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
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