Want to feel happy? Try this.
Happiness is what all of us seek and this emotion has a major co-relation with good health. Being happier boosts your immune system and improves the quality of your life. It brings down your stress levels and protects your heart. Here are some tips to bring happiness into your life and shake off the blues.
Kindness makes both you and the receiver happy. Whether you do it directly or indirectly by contributing to charity, it will make you happy.
Exercise not only makes you more energetic, it also increases the endorphins throughout your whole body and these make you feel happier. Any kind of physical activity works, a walk, running, cycling, yoga, workouts and more.
Gift yourself flowers
Research has proved that fresh flowers make us feel happy. It brings enthusiasm and joy to your space and wards away anxiety and negativity.
Foods that make you happy
Dark chocolate releases the feel-good hormones, endorphins and uplifts your mood. Vitamin D and mushrooms put us in a better mood and have anti-depressant qualities. Raw walnuts, cashews, Kale and oysters help too. Coffee is sheer magic when it comes to improving your mood.
Microbreaks at work keep stress at bay and make you feel good too. Watch a funny video or spend a few minutes reading a book or playing a video game. You will be surprised at how much more energetic you feel and how much better your productivity is.
Sounds of happiness
Happy, peppy and melodious music is always a mood booster as it stimulates the production of dopamine which gives you that feel-good phenomenon. Making your own music is also associated with a warm, fuzzy feeling. So let yourself go, sing in the shower or turn up the karaoke.