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25 ways to boost your mood

Here are 25 proven ways to boost your mood.

  1. Drink a glass of water as soon as you get up in the morning to start rehydrating your body.

  2. Eat meals at the same time everyday to maintain consistent blood sugar levels.

  3. Have protein for breakfast to give yourself good fuel to start the day.

  4. Reduce your caffeine intake to control your hydration.

  5. Choose water over sugary drinks to maintain your blood sugar level.

  6. Eat whole grains instead of white bread/pasta to limit your sugar intake.

  7. Include fruit and veg with every meal to help keep you healthy.

  8. Avoid eating an hour before bed to help your sleep.

  9. Do bodyweight exercises like planks daily to strengthen your core.

  10. Go for a walk every day to get some vitamin D.

  11. Do jumping jacks daily to maintain your cardiovascular fitness.

  12. Do stretches before bed to help you sleep better.

  13. Practice daily gratitude to keep you happier.

  14. Compliment others to fill your bucket.

  15. Keep a Bullet Journal to get those thoughts out of your head.

  16. Avoid watching the news as it is 90% negative and will make you unhappy.

  17. Cut down on social media it makes people unhappy.

  18. Do short meditations to help stay calm throughout the day.

  19. Try box breathing. Special Forces use it to stay calm.

  20. Read daily. Replace negative news with positive reading.

  21. Make your bed first thing in the morning and start as you mean to go on.

  22. Get a pet. People with pets are measurably happier.

  23. Get 7-8 hours of sleep daily. Its hard to be happy when you are tired and grump.

  24. Wake up and go to sleep at the same time everyday of the week. Sleeping in or staying up late on weekends plays havoc with your circadian rhythm.

  25. Go outside everyday. The sunlight will make you happier.

Pick one to make a habit now.