Here are 6 things you can do that help keep a smile on your face.

Feeling blue?

This video includes some mood boosters to try the next time you need to break out of your funk!

They include:

  • Listen to upbeat music – Music can increase endorphin levels and reduce stress.
  • Go outside – Fresh air and natural light boost vitamin D and improve sleep.
  • Cuddle with a pet – Petting an animal helps decrease stress and lower blood pressure.
  • Watch a comedy – Laughter sends happy signals to the brain that elevate mood.
  • Move your body – Both aerobic exercise and strength training may help ease depression.
  • Catch up with someone – Having coffee with a friend or loved one can lift your emotions.


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Date Last Reviewed: October 26, 2021

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