Do you think being in a good mood all the time is impossible? If yes, now I’m going to prove you wrong. Good mood is something that depends entirely on our perception of the world and you can control it. The point is that this is not an easy task to accomplish but there is nothing impossible for us, isn’t it? If you are ready to become a new better person, then follow these 12 tips.
1. Eat well
When all of your body systems function right and your health rarely fails you, this is a great source of good mood. That is why it is so important to take care of what you eat. A sound mind in a sound body, remember that. You should also eat well daily. When you are not eating enough you are most likely to be in bad mood and even depressed. And that is apart from the likelihood of weakening your health strength. The best way is to eat healthy food in proper amount and balance it with enough exercise. You need to eat enough calories so that your body functions properly.
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2. Do exercises
Physical exercise is an effective way to stay active, to mobilize your strength and energy. No matter how busy you are, it’s possible to find 15 minutes to do a few exercises. I recommend you to start exercising in the morning. Yes, that sounds completely impossible, but honestly, did you try it? Give it a try and you will see numerous positive results, such as good appetite, even hormones level, burst of energy and a general sense of self-respect which will make you go on and on.
3. Make rest a high priority
I advise you to spend some time during your busy day just sitting, relaxing and thinking of something good and pleasant. You will feel refreshed and full of energy so your work will bring you more pleasure. A good night sleep is also important. So, try to sleep at least 7-9 hours at night. Your getting up in the morning won’t be a problem if you do so and as a result you will have a bright smile on your face all day long.
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4. Look closer who is around you
Look at the people who surround you, there might be a few negative people who spoil your life and influence your mood. Don’t be afraid to eliminate them from your life and have space for good, positive people. You should take care of yourself, your mental and physical well-being, so avoid toxic, sneaky people by all means.
A human being is a social creature; we live among other people and need to get in contact with others. The psychological need of communication is to be fully satisfied in order to feel happy and be in a good mood. So talk to your friends, co-workers, communicate with your family more than you do now. It would be nice to start conversation with a stranger, do it regularly as a means of overcoming modesty and reserve.
6. Give up addictions
First of all, you have to get rid of the most harmful habits like smoking and drinking alcohol. There are also some addictive foods which do not do much good to your health. Among them are sugar, caffeine, processed foods and, of course, all kind of fast food and semis. Just start reducing the intake of these foods and you will see the improvement in your overall health state as well as in your mood.
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7. Keep track of finances
As a rule financial pressure is a source of great stress in our life. To avoid it, you should always keep it in order. Choose the best way of tracking finances for you and use it regularly. This way you will be able to manage all your income and expenses and it will help you avoid possibility of being broken.
8. Eat more vegetables
Adding more vegetables to your diet is one of the best ways to make yourself feel better. They are full of vitamins, nutrients, minerals and microelements, and are super delicious, which is also a very persuasive argument. There are many easy recipes worth trying so you will be surprised how easy and wonderful they are.
9. Include fat
Although you have to exclude a lot of harmful foods out of your diet, you should not exclude fats completely. They are essential for our body systems to function properly, they influence hormone production and guarantee brain health. The best sources of healthy fat are nuts, seeds, avocado and wild fish.
10. Try magnesium
Another useful thing is to get enough of magnesium. It has a positive effect on almost every system in the body. Magnesium calms the nerves and helps with stress. I get it from special magnesium supplements as getting it from regular foods is insufficient. Just make sure you consult your doctor before you start adding it to your diet..
11. Avoid sugar and gluten
What is the first food that comes to rescue when you get depressed? Sure, it is a dessert. Even though when a woman commits such a small crime she blames herself for that, it is a repeated scenario. Sugar and gluten are difficult to digest and are considered to be addictive because you want them more as you keep consuming it. If you start to eat less sugar you will notice that you stop even wanting it.
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12. Get enough B vitamins
This kind of vitamins plays a very important role in the body systems. B vitamins help prevent depression, improve metabolism and digestion. So make sure that your food is reach in B vitamins or get it from special supplements. Anyway having a proper vitamins balance guarantees you strong health and good mood.
Taking care of your mood is quite an easy task if you follow these tips. These ways are natural and healthy, I have tried all of them and I can say that they really improve the overall feeling and the mood. Which of these have you already tried and what was the result? Let’s share experience and find out if there is something we can add to the list.