no one said it was easy, but improve our mood It is also in our hands, even when things are not going well or are supposed to? bound to be wrong. Because for those of us who think negatively, these are tough days ahead. And this is the first big mistake. “If I think it’s going to be a bad day, my head will be directed towards that, I’ll do things so that it can happen because it’s what’s on my mind, it’s what What I have believed, it is what I do will create,” he says. psychological Sara Noheda, the same way you can train positivity – “To do this you have to make an effort and stay still because our mind is used to weighing and seeing differently,” says the psychologist Blanca Tejero CleverYou can improve your mood even with small changes or gestures that can turn a bad day into a better one. Here are some that worked (for me). And everything has its own explanation.
#One. Listen to a song I love (as many times as needed)
it proves Music Modifies Emotions and that, as explained david gamellaDirector of Master’s Degree in Music Therapy join“is the stimulus that makes most neurological networks work at the same time, It is the richest food for our brain, Although listening to music on a daily basis should be a daily self-care habit, when I’m having a bad day I put on a song I love – no matter how many times it is – because listening to music is what we love” Our brains give a moment of lag. Hearing something that we enjoy is a reward. And if we sing and dance at the same time, that benefit is amplified”, explains Gamela.
# 2. remember positive affirmations
without falling in the loop toxic positivity What Can Happen When You Enter an Infinite Loop of Viral Affirmations When I have a bad day I think of one of those positive phrases that makes me rethink the good and the bad aspects of that day. And induce to balance that which in principle has not started well. as confirmed by the psychologist Sandra Machado, this affirmation “They are a cognitive tool that helps us to improve our mood, maintain a positive outlook and can even increase our self-esteem. These include repeating positive phrases daily about yourself, your abilities or talents. To be effective, they should be brief, not too long and should be written in the present tense”, he added. so when i have a bad day i try to do that exercise or remember one of those Citation About self-esteem that I’ve learned from women I admire and/or who reflect me. “I think laughing is the best way to burn calories. I believe in kissing, I believe in kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. And I feel That happy girls are the most beautiful. I believe tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” audrey hepburn Dixit,
#3. Read or listen to podcasts instead of checking social media
When I’m having a bad day, plunging into unrealistic perfection like social media isn’t the best idea. So I try to get out of the habit of checking my network as if it were as important as checking mail, and I try to take some time to listen. podcast I like this or to read. Reading Causes an Instant Sense of Well-Being Because our brain rewards reading as a positive attitude related to desire and pleasure. This is dopamine in its purest form. In addition, reading helps us reduce anxiety and disconnect from reality.
#4. watch a series that makes me laugh
psychologist has long Andrea Trujillo explained to us Emotional Benefits of Watching a Series, “Daily routines do not cause changes in dopamine, but in novel and pleasurable situations, such as when we are watching a series, the brain does not stop generating dopamine,” he said. In my case, on the days when I am sad, I like to choose a comedy or a series that makes me laugh out loud. Although I have seen it many times. If it makes me laugh they are never enough.
#5. wear my favorite perfume
I still remember when a seasoned beauty editor told me that this is the only tip during quarantine beauty The one who did not give up even for a day had to apply perfume. There were days when she didn’t wear makeup, but putting on perfume was a comforting doubt that he didn’t want to give up, And it is not surprising: perfumes affect our mood For its connection with memories and feelings. For this reason, when I’m having a bad day, I resort to a citrus perfume that puts me in a good mood—citrus notes are invigorating—or a baby or clean smelling keep me in your zone rest,
#6. walk in the sun
theory says we should have outside at least two hours a day To regulate our biological rhythms such as sleep or muscle function. The fast pace of life that we live doesn’t always allow us to do this—because when are we going to open offices?—but when I’m in a bad mood I by all means try to go out to sunbathe or take a short walk because, as the sleep medicine doctors say, Javier Albars, Natural light regulates mood because it affects serotonin levels. And if walking isn’t possible, I try to go outside, even if only for 5 minutes, to sunbathe. And I do it by looking at the line and not thinking about anything else.