5 Ways to Improve your Mood Right Now

5 Ways to Improve Your Mood

 

You can improve your mood right now by:

1. Laugh – find some funny jokes online and have a good laugh.

2. Do something nice for someone else – It doesn’t have to be big; Bring your coworker a coffee or text your friend that funny joke you just found.

3. Find something to be grateful for – Again it doesn’t  have to be big. We are all so blessed that there are a multitude of things we take for granted everyday.

4. Smile – It actually helps your mood as well as those around you.

5. Move your body – Get up and stretch, take a quick walk. A change of scenery and a little physical exercise can do wonders.

Get up and take control of your mood right now!

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Sharon Martin, a licensed counselor and psychotherapist in the San Jose area, specializes in helping adult children of alcoholics and others who struggle with anxiety, perfectionism, and self-criticism. She has a private psychotherapy practice in CA where she is available for online counseling. Sharon is also the author of The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism and write the blog Conquering Codependency for Psychology Today.

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