Top 7 Tips For Overcoming Bad Moods
posted on March 23, 2019
Life can be hard and we all go through rough times, which can affect our mood negatively. And as most of us have probably noticed, depression rates are on the rise in the last decade or so. In a shocking statistic, one in every 4 Americans has suffered major depression at some point in their lives. An article published in Psychology Today, 7 powerful tips to help you overcome bad moods are outlined. The tips are:
- Beware of rumination
- Focus on what you’re doing right
- Resist the urge to live in the past
- Leave the future where it belongs
- Incorporate structure into every day
- Remember there are very few victims in this world
- Find your social support network
You can read more details about these tips and their action plans by clicking here!
Tips on how to improve your mental health in 2019
There are plenty of studies showing that exercising is a valuable tool in managing depression, anxiety and, in particular, stress. But I am a big believer that too much of anything can have negative consequences. Read more about understanding stress in the link below. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/article-stressing-the-importance-of-exercise-for-mental-health/ In the meantime here are some tips that will help you use exercise to your benefit: LEARN HOW TO BREATHE: When you learn how to breathe, our posture and mobility improve. KEEP YOUR WORKOUTS SHORT... BUT INTENSE: A well-planned and efficient workout should last no more than an hour... PRIORITIZE RECOVERY: What you do outside...