Your mood is a delicate thing when you are not aware of how external factors can affect your emotional state. By being aware of how everyday things can change the way you feel means you can make use of these factors to be in a better mood.
Here are 5 simple things that can have a big effect in how you feel in life.
Being surrounded by clutter can bring stress and anxiety in your life. You end up using more time looking for things, and the idea of having guests over can be overwhelming. According to the principles of Feng Shui, clutter drains you of your positive energy. As they say, you can actually feel it. So take control of your life and clean it up!
Leatrice Eiseman is a color specialist who says how colors affect you correlates to that color’s behavior in nature.
- Blue can slow down your heart rate and calm you down.
- Green will refresh you, like a walk in the park.
- Yellow can bring you pure joy, like a sunny day.
- Purple will empower you.
Next time, remember that a happier you is just colors away.
People who smoke are more likely to be depressed, and those who are addicted to nicotine may be more than twice as likely to have depressive symptoms than those who are not. Call it quits and find a new obsession, like painting!
Spending tons of time on social media can give you the blues, mainly because you compare your life with others a lot of the time, and you’ve probably been sitting your day away. Put the Internet away, and enjoy a good old-fashioned productive day outside.
5. Your night light
Having a light on while sleeping decreases melatonin, an important mood balancer that you only create at night… in the dark.