Treat yourself to flowers
Studies have shown that flowers can have a positive emotional improvement on your mood.
Smile more often
Smiling tricks the brain and body into a calmer response. Smiling can also help to lower heart rate during times of stress.
Eat more fruit and vegetables
Studies have shown that a diet rich in fruit and veg is associated with greater happiness and positive wellbeing.
Spend quality time with positive people
A happy life is social rather than solitary so spend time with positive people.
Plan a trip
Studies have shown that people tend to be happier in anticipation of an experiential purchase rather than material goods.
Start a gratitude practice
Writing down a few reasons why you are grateful every day, can make a huge difference to your mood.
Make time for exercise
Exercise releases endorphins which are mood-boosting chemicals.
Get outside in the fresh air
Try to spend 20-30 minutes outside every day to improve mood.· Get more sleep
Studies have shown that inadequate hours of sleep lead to declining levels of optimism and sociability.
Many studies have shown the positive effects of meditation on brain health and reducing anxiety/depression symptoms.