6 Ways to Lift Your Mood

     1) Eat!12973338_10206307160462209_3495319041823648587_o

Foods known to boost energy:

  • Dark chocolate
  • Berries
  • Nuts
  • Fish (Omega 3)
  • Beans
  • Oats

2) Let the Light In12963529_10206315185862839_7079641011849477879_n

Sitting in a space that is filled with light (window/outdoors) can uplift your mood. However, dark atmosphere=dark mood.

3) Exercise12967938_10206314934896565_535863403029087196_o

Even if you don’t feel like doing a hardcore workout, even doing a few stretches or yoga exercise can be a major stress reliever.

4) Zone out12961212_10206314630448954_3240542489956608621_o

Relax with some candles and enjoying some downtime can relax and free you from stress. Flip through photos, read, write or listen to music.

5) Create12998182_10206314641689235_7586774973122396892_o

Doodle, paint, go to a serene place and draw what you see, or whatever comes to mind..

6) Aromatherapy12970851_10206314642929266_8558061885598201308_o

Inhaling aromas sends signals to our Limbic System which controls mood, emotions, learning and memory. It can have such a strong effect that it encourages positivity and relaxation for our mood and mind and can relieve different types of stress. The aromas can be:

  • flowers/plants
  • incense sticks
  • Essential oils
  • candles

 

~Vinita

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