2 Minutes for a Happier You

I dint realize how I was so in love with notebooks and stuff during high school and college nanhalos lahat ng mga nagugustuhan kong mga notes sinusulat ko. This entry is one of the stuff I wrote during college. Buhay pa nga yung notebook eh. Haha. Compiler of notebooks worth keep. Haha. Enjoy this list of stuff for a happier you. 🙂

FLIP THROUGH OLD PHOTOS
When you are feeling down, break out your kid’s baby albums or pictures from your favorite vacation
MUNCH ON NUTS
For a mood-lifting snack, stack walnuts in your desk drawer
Or salmon into your salad lunch
They’re both packed with omega-3 fats, which make people less prone to depression
INHALE A CALMING SCENT
Fill your office with a fragrance candle or diffuser to calm down during a deadline-packed day
OPEN YOUR SHADES
To feel happier in seconds, let the sunlight stream in when you first wake up
WALK AROUND THE BLOCK
If you work in a windowless office, make sure you step out to see the sun a few times daily
CLEAR AWAY CLUTTER
Disorganized heaps of paper in your cube or on the kitchen counter can make you anxious
THINK FAST
Turn your thoughts in a race – it can lift the blues in minutes
CUE UP YouTube
A hearty laugh produces a chemical reaction that instantly elevates your mood, reduces pain and stress, and boots immunity, studies show.
RETHINK YOUR RETAIL THERAPY
Consumers who are easygoing about spending on a great meal out or a concert, for example, are happier than those who lavish their money on material goods such as clothes or jewelry
Experiences allow you to spend quality time with family and friends
PUT ON A HAPPY FACE
There’s a good evidence that just smiling and looking like you’re happy will make you sunnier
ZONE OUT
Rest, peace, quiet, and solitude can also create joy
CHAT UP A FRIENDLY NEIGHBOR
Socializing with a cheerful person in your neighborhood increases the likelihood that you’ll be happy too
CHOP VEGGIES
There is something about chopping vegetables, making order, creating something wonderful that whole process neutralized the negative mental state
DO A GOOD DEED
People who volunteer are likelier to be happier than those who don’t – regardless of how much money they make or other socioeconomic factor

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