7. Remember the good old times
When you’re feeling down, remember the good old times. We all have a particular memory that can instantly lift our spirits. Studies have actually shown that remembering happy moments from our lives can increase the production of serotonin.
Our brains reward us with happiness when we also give them happiness, so maintain a positive thinking—it will never lead you to negative thoughts.
8. Catch up with a friend
This pandemic has forced us to spend more time indoors, isolated and that’s really bad for our overall health. Social isolation and loneliness can have serious consequences on our mental health, that’s why you should try to talk to your friends and relatives as often as you can.
Catching up with a friend (especially if he or she is a fun person) will boost your mood instantly. If we can laugh together, it’s even better! Laughter can improve your immune system and memory, can reduce stress hormone levels in your body and it can regulate blood pressure.
So… when was the last time you had a good laugh?