7 STEPS TO IMPROVE YOUR GOOD MOOD
WHAT IS THE MOOD?
“A fundamental affective disposition, rich in all emotional and instinctive instincts, which gives each of our states of mind a pleasant or disagreeable tone oscillating between the two extreme poles of pleasure and pain.” Jean Delay , 1947, (French psychiatrist, 1907-1987).
REGULATING MOOD THROUGH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND MENTAL FITNESS
The scientific evidence indicates that exercise has a positive impact on your physical and mental health. On the arrival of Autumn and Winter , after a Spring and a Summer to moth, it is time to make the first stage of the school year to exercise your mood (thymic function) and to protect you from a possible depression seasonal.
There is plenty of evidence that exercise can be used to treat and even prevent mental illnesses such as depression .
Everyone can benefit from exercising his mood to improve it. We all have room to strengthen our resilience and well-being. The exercise of our mood is to “work” from our own level. Research shows that even small amounts of exercise are both mentally and physically beneficial.
The regulation of mood is influenced more or less fluctuating and contingent by the environment, depending on the basic provisions. The past has shown that ancient mood theories helped to cure many ailments (melancholy, …).
For several years now, some health professionals have found in their practice that part of the depression consultation that ends without medication or prolonged therapy helps many patients. The advice of many practitioners to preserve and develop good mood offer convincing results and the absence of certain diseases.
The idea that good physical form is maintained, through simple acts like a balanced diet , is acquired by the greatest number. However, the same for psychological form and personal development is not yet sufficiently present. It is necessary to integrate a lifestyle and thought, to create a factory with good internal humor. And since the manual does not exist, it is important to try proven and effective leads.
The biological thermostat of man is controlled by the psyche. For example, in stressful situations, our body secretes noradrenaline, a hormone that prepares our bodies for defense or escape. A set of mechanisms are set in motion: the heartbeats and breathing accelerate, the blood sugar level increases.
Living too frequently in a state of acute stress is harmful to health, and depending on the duration of other toxic hormones take over as corticosteroids. Opposite, good mood can lower blood pressure, blood sugar, and improves the resistance of our immunities against infections. Having a good self-image and a good mood is a real medicine, which does not mean that we should not accept our negative emotions .
7 IDEAS TO REGULATE MOOD AND WELL-BEING
1. START AT YOUR OWN LEVEL
Start at your own levelEveryone starts well somewhere! If you are new to the art of daily physical exercise, set small goals first and develop your goal up to 30 minutes of exercise a day . This is the minimum and it will be the maximum to begin with. The goal is to achieve its objective without being too greedy.
If you already have a list of exercises that you practice seriously, you can add something new like meditation. Meditation improves relaxation and concentration.
If you do both daily, then you can dispense with reading this article but feel free to post a comment to make a comeback of your experience and help beginner readers who wish to motivate themselves.
2. FIND THE RIGHT TIME FOR YOU
Find the right time for youDo you brush your teeth even if you’re in a bad mood? I hope the answer is “yes”! In this case, there is no reason why physical exercise should be ignored.
And no excuse! Even on a rainy day, there are many things you can do inside – such as yoga or meditation , supplemented by music or reading, which improve mood and reduce stress without necessarily be an expert or spend fortunes in courses to learn the basics.
3. CHOOSE THE ACTIVITIES YOU ENJOY
Exercise does not mean going to the gym and lifting weights. Whether you like walking , swimming, Pilates, kite-surfing, house cleaning from the ground up, or the adored doggie ride.
Even 10 minutes of daily physical exercise have been shown to have a positive impact on your mental and physical health. if you have multiple 10-minute activities, you can easily reach the threshold of 30 minutes.
4. DO NOT FORGET TO REWARD YOURSELF
Do not forget to reward yourselfEverything happens to who knows waited, says the proverb. And just not all will happen overnight, make sure you use this month your time to make the first step a propitious moment to generate good reflexes and start a process to be in a better state of being. mind.
When you reach a milestone of some sort, even if it is a detail to your eyes, as an extra 500m walk daily, tell someone close and celebrate this event with a smile. Although it may seem ridiculous at first, it is above all to create as many moments as you will stimulate your mood by a sense of satisfaction. ” Rome did not happen in one day “! Each stone placed allows to cement the good reflexes to remain in a good mood.
5. TAKE A BREAK
Take a BreakRegularity pays. Each grain of sand makes it possible to raise the mountain a little more each day. But if you miss a session of this “good mood” training for a day or a week, do not be too hard. You can go back from where you left off, in order to refocus on the goals you set for yourself. It will also be an opportunity to understand why you have “resigned” from your goals and to find a way to improve that daily time, anticipating the next periods that would propel you away from your goals.
6. TAKE YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY OR LOVED ONES FOR A WALK
Take your friends, family or loved one for a walkIf you are living with a mental illness, stress or tension of any kind, it is sometimes difficult to socialize, to continue to keep in touch. However, asking a friend or colleague to join you in a physical activity is a great way to stay motivated and share much more than the activity itself. This allows you to share an experience with someone while keeping your goals up to date.
7. TAKE NOTES, READ AND DO DIGITAL CURES
Take notes, read and do digital curesWith the advent of the “all digital” it is not easy to resist the screens. Only, the consumption of digital media becomes sickly and cuts us off from reality, from our dreams and from our creative mind. To remain positive, agree not to connect permanently with your smartphone or tablet. A lot of people “kill” time in public transport, by car, or even to the toilet (hello hygiene). Come back to the base, do not neglect to create an exaggerated dependence on tools that are not ultimately indispensable, but only tools – and that must remain so.
To reconnect with the positive and creative spirit, take the time to write a few lines on paper (your dreams, projects, etc.) every day and read a few pages of a book (already read or not) before you connect to your smartphone to control your emails or the like of your latest post on Facebook . For this step is like physical activity, do not look for the quantity, but simply “do” a little, every day and progress.
Finally, to conclude, here are some words of an actor that I particularly appreciate: Jim Carrey. Amateur of transcendental meditation, this atypical character develops for a long time beautiful reflections around the life and the love which can be levers to improve your mood.