Issue 1 – September 15, 2019
Who doesn’t need more positivity in their life? Things can get a bit hectic sometimes. That could really stress you out and dampen your spirit. Here at Bridgette Hart, we know how that could feel. Well fortunately for you, we’ve found a few ways that you could add a little more positivity in your life. They may seem pretty simple, but they are definitely effective.
Think of all the good things that have happened that day, that week or that year. Think about the good relationships that you have with others, maybe even the sweet relationship that you may have with your pets. Wallowing in negativity will always be counterproductive. Focusing on other things for a moment can help you to see things a bit clearer. It may be difficult at first, but staying in a positive and optimistic mindset can really help.
When you’re tired, you’re more likely to be irritable, angry. and sad. Sleep deprivation can also lead to depression and other health problems. Sleep is a way for the body to recharge itself and release tension. When your body has time to relax and reciprocate, you feel refreshed and much happier. If you can’t get the required eight hours of sleep, see if you can take short naps throughout the day.
When you take out the time to help others, you add some positivity to someone else’s day. In turn, they end up feeling happy and you feel happy and useful. Focusing on others can give you a bit of a distraction from your own problems for a time. One way that you can help others is by volunteering in your neighborhood. If you can’t do that, put a smile on someones face by taking the time to ask how their day is going.
Exercising can loosen your muscles and release tension your body. It also relieves stress, combats symptoms of depression and it lifts your mood. It’s also a great adrenaline rush. Exercising is a positive distraction from any negative feelings you may be going through. Working out for at least 30 minutes can do wonders for your physical and mental health.
It’s a scientific fact that music can effect your mood in positive and negative ways. If you’re feeling stressed, angry or sad, put on some feel good music to calm you down and make you feel happier. One recommendation is Classic music. It’s proven to reduce feelings of stress and depression. We love to listen to upbeat music. We’ve even put a playlist together for you called “Happy Dance”. It includes of some of our favorite upbeat songs. Just visit our Spotify playlist in the footer. Hope you love it!
Written By Toni Hart
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