Happiness is something that you can learn. You have to focus on yourself and their are proven ways that you can choose happiness for yourself.
- ) Exercise
Exercise releases endorphins when sweat and move your body! Endorphins relieve pain and stress and boost happiness. As long as you break a sweat, you will feel the positive endorphins from working out. You will also get the physical benefits of getting stronger as well!
- ) Eat Leafy Greens
Leafy greens such as spinach and kale are full of folate. Folate turns into dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is responsible for the pleasure sensation that we feel and is responsible for our motivation. So if you eat more leafy greens, you will lower your risk of sad/bad moods and depression.
- ) Play with your pet!
Pets are the best because they are loyal to you, give you unconditional love, and you never feel lonely with them! Also petting an animal has been proven to release serotonin and oxytocin, both of which are the “happy” hormones.
- ) Try a light box
Light treatment is an effective treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder ranging to Major Depressive Disorder. You can use a light box every day for consistent mood-boosting and treatment!
- ) Buy Flowers for Yourself
One Harvard research team found that fresh flowers in the home boost energy and mood while simultaneously decreasing anxiety.
- ) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
CBT is a proven effective treatment for Anxiety and Depression. CPT helps patients recognize unhealthy or negative though processes and replaces them with positive ones.
- ) Go Outside!
By going outside, the fresh air and the vitamin D boost your mood!
- ) Meditate
Meditation does take a lot of practice, but it is the best for your health. It focuses the mind, releases “happy” chemicals, and can reduce pain.
- ) Add Citrus
Citrus fruits such as lemons, oranges, and grapefruits boost “happy” chemicals. You can use citrus oils on your pressure points, buy citrus candles for your home, or buy a citrus tree!
- ) Green Tea
Green tea is not only great for your overall health by increasing metabolism, decreasing risk of heart disease, and osteoporosis, but it also increases your mood!
Another way to boost your mood is to do something you have always wanted. Many people always put themselves last. Come on in to our facility to explore your surgical and non-surgical options to address and insecurity and boost your confidence!
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