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Ways to get out of bad mood

Laugh it off:  Research has discovered that laughter and joy boost immune functions, especially the production of the natural killer cells that help defend the…

Laugh it off:  Research has discovered that laughter and joy boost immune functions, especially the production of the natural killer cells that help defend the body from illness and cancer. One of such research is the one pioneered by Norman Cousins called the “Laugh Therapy”. Also, laughter increases the release of endorphins i.e. the compound that give you a sense of well being. So find time to watch comedies and read favourite comics.

Again, Scientists has found Amino Acid helpful for restoring a good mood. For instance, when an imbalance or deficiency is creating a bad mood, the Europeans use supplements of a natural compound found in human cells to regulate mood and restore a healthy mindset. SAME (S-adenosyl-L-methionine) is produced from methionine, an amino acid that plays a role in the production of uplifting neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine.

One study indicated that SAMe worked on patients who had unsuccessful results with conventional antidepressants. To get a boost from SAMe, take a supplement combining it with vitamins B6 and B12.

Also, some scientist has found the hands as a healer. Dr Maoshing Ni, a Psychologist in an article ‘Going Up! 7 Pointers to Lift a Bad Mood ‘says “human touch increases the production of endorphins, growth hormone, all of which lengthens your life span and lowers the negative impact of stress.” Studies have found that patients who are regularly touched recover faster than those who are not touched. So give someone a hug or pat and feel both of your moods improve.

Similarly, research has found that doing squats and leg presses will greatly increase your natural production of the “youth hormone”. Increased growth hormone translates to an elevated mood, among other physical benefits. Keep it up with weight training, knee bends, push-ups, and rowing.

Similarly, breathing correctly is important for dispelling the toxins and wastes from your body; in fact, it is estimated that we expel only about 30 percent of toxins in our bodies through the bowels and bladder-the rest is all respiratory. Breathing is also a great way to clear your mind, boost your energy, and improve your mood.

Research has shown that smell has a definite impact on our bodies and minds. Experts say when you stimulate the olfactory nerves inside your nose; you activate the limbic system of your brain, which is associated with moods and memory. This concept is instrumental to aromatherapy, a natural health tradition that makes use of the healing powers of plants with strong scents.

There is a reason that flowers are the traditional get-well gesture. Colourful flowers have a powerful influence on moods; they can uplift a patient’s mood and even combat stress. One study found that during a five-minute typing assignment, people sitting next to a flowering bouquet were more relaxed than those who sat near foliage-only plants.

However, having continuous joy is imbedded in having peace with your creator who is able to help you swing easily from bad mood to a good mood.

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