Boost Your Mood With These 5 Tips

Aug 24, 2021

There are times when you feel low… times when you feel totally unproductive and of no use to anyone. There are several things that can depress you in this manner, but what you have to know is that problems aren’t the end of the world. You have to come out of them and get back to your tasks. If you feel that it is very difficult to pull yourself together when you are feeling low, here are some stress-busters that can help.

Listen to Music

Listening to music works therapeutically for most people. Whatever your particular taste in music is, listen to that. Get your iPod or music CD and pop it in. Listen to your most favourite song; maybe see its video if you can. This can cheer you up royally.

Just Breathe

Breath work is an effective yet underutilized tool to help manage stress and regulate mood. Find a quiet place to sit or lay down, put on some headphones with soft meditation music playing, get comfortable, and focus in on your breath. Inhale through your nose as deeply as you can, hold it for a second, and then exhale all the way through your mouth, and repeat this 10 times. Try your best to quiet your mind and focus solely on your breathing. You’ll be amazed by how you feel after those 10 breaths. 

Speak to a Friend

Most times, if you just share your sorrows with someone, you can do well at managing them. Call the one person you trust more than anyone else and tell them what happened. They will listen to you. Do not fear reprimand or ridicule. That won’t happen. If they are your true friend, they will hear you out and even tell you what you should do.

Go Out for a Walk

If you are stressed, sitting inside and brooding is only going to make matters worse. What you need to do is to go out and let it all out. Take a whiff of the air outside and you will find your problems slowly dwindling away. Most importantly, you can give it some thought and put things in a better perspective. This helps as well.

Busy Yourself with Something

When you are trying to work out your stress, the one thing you should try to do is to divert your mind. You have to busy yourself with something that you can put your heart and soul to. This could be your work or do something creative, like drawing or painting or learning an instrument, that you were long meaning to do. This can divert your mind in a very profound manner, and you will find that you are slowly but steadily coming out of your stress. 

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1 cup almond, coconut, or rice milk

1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries

1 teaspoon maca powder

1 tablespoon almond butter

1 handful of spinach

1 tablespoon raw, organic honey or stevia to taste (optional)

1 serving vanilla Juice Plus+ Complete shake mix

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