There are bad mood days in everybody's life. Of-course,We can't be happy and in jocular mood all the time.We feel a wide range of emotions and sometimes those emotions make you feel bad and it's pretty normal.Sometimes we just wake up feeling grouchy or maybe you are feeling bad as you just had a tiff with your girlfriend and so many more reasons.and other days,when everything is all right.But you are still miserable.Honestly,You don't always have to go for finding a reason behind your bad mood.This time,Give some rest to your detective mind and rather than probing for reasons, just destroy your bad mood and come out of this bleak bubble in splendid colors.Here are some natural therapies to brighten up your mood and bring back that charming grin on your face:-
1.Food makes mood:Our mood is directly related to our emotional well-being and Food has a great impact on our emotions.When you are in bad mood or stressed ,food can become your best buddy.If you spell the word 'STRESSED' backwards,it becomes 'DESSERTS' .When you are stressed ,body secretes a hormone called cortisol and cortisol increases food cravings for specially sweets and high-fat foods.So Here the word science seems to be working perfectly.Actually eating sweets or high carbohydrate food increases the level of a hormone called 'serotonin' in your brain that makes you feel good emotionally but there are some foods which can fight with your stress and are healthy as well.here is a list of some ofstress-burster foods:-
A)Fish:Fish that are high in omega-3 fatty acids,like salmon and tuna,help in keeping cortisol levels in check and fight heart diseases.Essential omega-3 fatty acids are really beneficial for our mental health.
B)Nuts:Most nuts including almonds,pistachios and walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B. They really help in stimulating immune system .They keep your blood pressure levels in control and feed the brain to think clearly in times of stress.
C)Oranges:Oranges are a great source of Vitamin-C and vitamin- C immensely helps in reducing the levels of stress hormones ,while strengthening the immune system.
D)Avocado:This green skinned,fleshy fruit is considered to be the healthiest late night snack and an'Award winning Stress burster'.It has been shown to have beneficial effects on high blood pressure as it is rich in vitamin B and fats important for brain cell structure and function.
E)Green tea:Green tea contains an amino acid called Theanine which protects us against cancer.It is also a brain booster and performance enhancer so one Mug of a Green tea can really help in stress management.
Apart from above those foods,a fudge or two of Hot chocolate brownie and Vanilla ice-cream are also allowed sometimes.Try to eat your breakfast daily as it provides essential fuel to our brain and body to work at its best. Have a balanced diet and plenty of water as they help in combating stress.
2.Music for mind:Music has been used as a healing force for centuries.Research has shown that music with a strong beat can stimulate brainwaves to resonate in sync with the beat. Fast beats lead to alert thinking and slower one helps in gaining calm meditative state.Listening to classical music for just 10 minutes can really help in destroying your bad mood.Music helps in balancing heart rate,blood pressure and levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Combining calming tunes with slow breathing or fast paced beats with aerobics can really be a good and innovative way to brighten up your mood.