7 ways to improve your mood in 5 minutes

7 ways to improve your mood in 5 minutes

We can't always be in a positive mood (thanks to deadlines, bad traffic, 4-year old meltdowns...)

But, according to a psychology study featured on ABC News, while a portion of our individual happiness is pre-determined by genetics and circumstance, research shows that up to 40 percent can be controlled through our daily thoughts and actions.

This means that there are definitely a number of proactive things we can do when we start feeling ourselves getting down. So if you're looking for ways to turn a bad mood around, here are seven ways to improve your mood in less than ten minutes.

 

1. Listen to upbeat music

2. Get a good laugh 

3. Walk around the block

4. Declutter

5. Give someone a hug

6. Think about what went well

6. Allow yourself to vent

 

Go on, give a try, and let us know how you go x 

 

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