Monday, June 7, 2010


Natural Ways To Feel Happier 
Sweat away sadness
Just 30 minutes of walking a day can improve your mood.... 

Eat good food
enhances areas of the brain that affect your mood, so aim to eat a low-mercury swimmer, like wild salmon, arctic char or sardines twice a week. Have a baked spud on the side for a dose of vitamin B6, which lowers your depression risk. And foods rich in folate, such as spinach, beans and oranges, are filled with blues-busting serotonin—dig in, feel better! 

Have  sweet Dreams
It’s not just beauty sleep—it’s happy sleep! Logging a solid seven to eight hours of rest is one of the most important things you can do for your emotional health. 

Claim some quiet time
....meditation is as effective as medicine at reducing bouts of depression, according to research... 

See the light
.... Depressed people who were exposed to a bright light for an hour upon waking up in the morning for five weeks experienced a 54 percent improvement in symptoms, according to a study from Wesleyan University in Middletown,.... 

Phone a pal
.... lonely folks are more likely to be depressed, research from the University of Chicago suggests. To feel your happiest, aim to strengthen bonds with at least three close pals.


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