Are you feeling down in the dumps? Are you battling to bounce out of bed in the morning? Don’t have the get-up-and-go to get to the office, the gym or, worst of all, a new client meeting? What you may need is a quick boost, something that can raise your energy and help adjust your motivation in an instant.
Mood booster: Breathing Boost
Time till mood boost: Immediate to several minutes
Feeling down? Take a breath. A deep one! Deep breathing is one of the fastest tension busters around, lowering levels of hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. Try the 4-7-8 technique. Inhale deeply through your nose for a count of four, hold your breath for a count of seven, and exhale through your mouth for a count of eight. Repeat five times.
Mood booster: Eat a Balanced Breakfast
Time till mood boost: 15 minutes.
Starting your day with a balanced breakfast will not only boost your energy, it will most definitely lift your mood too,...