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Mood Boosters

Why the Smells of Flowers Affect Us More Than We Think

BloomNation | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
BloomNation

By Pat Miller, florist on BloomNation and Owner of A Bed of Roses Florist in San Francisco, CA It turns out there's a reason why you love decorating ...

These Foods May Help Improve Your Mood

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayda Ersoy

Remember when you feed your body, you feed your brain too. Try to start really noticing how much effect different foods have on your mood swings. You will be surprised at the results!

How To Beat A Bad Mood

Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jancee Dunn Sigh if this has happened to you: You're heading out the door, feeling reasonably upbeat -- your outfit is cute, the weather is ...

Want to Beat the Winter Blues? Watch This Adorable Dog Snow Day Music Video

Sharon Glassman | Posted 04.29.2015 | Good News
Sharon Glassman

Smile along as bb the Bichon doggedly triumphs through cold temps, gray skies and seemingly endless snows in this cheery music video. It's a great ant...

9 Lovely Thoughts That Will Brighten Your Day

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living

We all have our bad days. We rip our favorite pair of jeans, we mess up a presentation at work, we break up with our significant others. In the moment...

Give Yourself An Attitude Makeover In Under An Hour

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living

It can be hard to change your perspective on things. And doing so can be a serious undertaking -- one that tends to take commitment and discipline. (A...

5 Tricks to Snap Yourself Out of a Bad Mood

Sheila Viers | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

By stopping and becoming aware of our thoughts, we allow ourselves to take a step outside of the picture long enough to observe what's going on so that we can make a conscious decision about how we want to feel.

5 Ways To Beat A Buzzkill

Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Ellen Seidman Ever feel like it's been one of those days? We've been there, too. Luckily, it's possible to turn your day around by simply chan...

4 Recipes To Make After Having A Bad Day

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

These easy dishes don't require a ton of brainpower and contain ingredients that just might have you doing a dance of joy right in your kitchen. By...

5 Reasons To Smile More

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

We often tend to associate smiling as the result of a positive event or mood. But research demonstrates that the act of smiling, in and of itself, can be the catalyst for joy. Even better, it is a tool that is free, easy and always available.

7 Tricks To Boost Your Happiness, Instantly

Susie Moore | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

A lot of people make gratitude part of their daily practice and count the same blessings. Believe it or not, there is a such a thing as a gratitude rut. What is something you have never been thankful for before in your life?

8 Ways to Save Your Sanity This Holiday Season by Taking Things Less Personally

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

So often we cause ourselves unnecessary distress because of the way we interpret what others have said or done. We may become anxious, sad, angry, resentful, or insecure because of someone else's words or actions, or even their silence and inaction.

26 Songs To Cheer You Up This Instant

Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Crummy day? Tune in. Music is a powerful tool: Studies have shown a good beat can ease anxiety, lower stress and even boost heart health. Over ...

Bad Day? 10 Things To Take Your Mind Off It (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living

We all have those days. The day is absolutely awful. Today sucks. Nothing is going your way. Maybe something objectionably catastrophic has happened, ...

How To Have More Energy For Sex (And Everything Else)

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Regain the mental and physical oomph you need to do the things you want to do. As a reminder, always consult your doctor fo...

The 10 Happiest Places On The Internet :)

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2013 | Teen

Because sometimes you just need a cute puppy GIF or an inspiring video.

10 Ways To Boost Your Mood In 2 Minutes Or Less

Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com You're just seconds away from a healthier, happier you! More from Shape.com: 10 Herbal Remedies That Really Work...

Boost Your Mood With These Happy Foods

Leisa Naples | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leisa Naples

There is not much we can do about the winter weather, but there are things we can do to boost our moods during this time of year that don't involve an extensive amount of time and money.

Mind Your Body: Taking a Stand

Psychology Today | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The advice that Kay Kay Magi received from her tennis coach hardly seemed earth-shattering at the time: Stand up straight throughout the match. Keep y...

9 Mood-Boosting Tricks Of The Happiness Trade

oprah.com | Lauren Gravitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I've succumbed to full-blown depression just once, and the only good that came of it was learning that I never wanted to experience anything like it a...