As adults, how many times do we find ourselves angry or grumpy during the day? If I can be very honest, quite a few. There are some people who can instantly be put in a mood with very little things. You can be hungry, arguing with your partner or might just be missing your family; any of those matters can mess with your mood and it can end up putting off other people around you too.
So what do you do? How do you avoid being grumpy cat? I get it the cat has become popular but in the end, you really cannot walk around with a permanent frown on your face. If you do, you will soon enough, end up making everyone close to you angry as well. In order to avoid such a situation, you have to find ways to uplift your mood just as soon as it was put off.
Well, look no more! We have come up with some foolproof ways of uplifting your mood immediately.
- Munch on some snacks
When you are in a bad mood, chances are that you are probably hungry or ‘hangry’ as you might call it. It is a real thing! For uplifting your mood instantly, try munching on snacks, most preferably nuts. Keep walnuts in your bag or drawer to munch on as they are a good mood lifting snack and can make you come out of your bad mood in a short span of time.
- Take a Walk
This maybe something that people use when angry but it’s actually an effective way of changing your mood. You might have heard of people say, ‘get fresh air’ or ‘be present’, well this is what it entails. Walking around in a park or in a quiet place can do wonders for your mood. You will be feeling much better and even happy within minutes of stepping outside.
- Remove the Clutter
Decluttering can be very helpful when it comes to lifting a bad mood. Basically, when you are going through it, you begin to feel bad about yourself as well. By removing the clutter from your surroundings, you not only feel at peace but also experience an immediate boost in your mood.
- Get a Calming Scent
You may find this slightly odd but research says that lemon has a calming scent and inhaling it can instantly put you in a good mood and even help you de-stress. There are other scents as well such as basil or lavender, which can have a very soothing effect.
- Meditate for five minutes
Yes, it helps! A little meditation during the day can work wonders on your mood and it has been proven. All you need to do is take time out and find a quiet spot that is away from all the chaos and noise around you. In just a short of span, you will be feeling more relaxed, present and uplifted.