This time of the year is usually filled with happiness. However, it’s not the same for everyone. Especially considering the past year. Coronavirus has led to people losing loved ones, people getting ill and a lot of people being made redundant or losing their jobs. The kind of stuff that leaves you feeling a little low, down or even depressed. It all puts your health at risk The key point here is that while these tips and tricks can help you feel better about yourself, they won’t cure any serious mental health problems. For those, you should really start by speaking to your family and friends.
As winter approaches, so do darker days with less sun and blue skies. Vitamin D can really give you a boost here. Usually people who suffer from seasonal depression consider Vitamin D to give them what their body is lacking. There are other alternative boosters too like Green Kratom, but you need to know what vitamin you’re lacking before buying them. You can do this by chatting to a doctor or pharmacist. Or you can consider going for simple plain old multivitamins too. A wide sweep which can give your body an overall boost. Usually taking in the morning or night with some water. You can get these from any kind of health store, just make sure they’re reputable.
Get Some Fresh Air
While it might not necessarily be nice outside it’s still great to get some fresh air. Especially if you go on a day with a clear sky. Try driving somewhere different and going for a walk there. New scenery can often lift the mood. If walking bores you consider going for a run, or even riding your bike. Going with a friend or family member can also help you in terms of motivation. Exercise in general has been proven as great for your mental health. So even if you just want to do some weights in the home, it will all be beneficial in some way or another. Plus, you don’t really need anything to exercise these days. You can easily find a work out video on YouTube and simply get into it in your front room.
Get Into A Side Hustle
Bringing in extra money is always rewarding. Primarily because it means you get to do some guilt free spending. At this time of year it’s always useful too. Even if you’re saving it and not using it making the money will feel good. If you’ve got the spare time and the wherewithal you can really feel good about yourself by bringing in some side funds. There are all kinds of ways to do this too. Whether you want to buy things cheap and think about selling them for more on a website like amazon or Ebay, or market a skill you have to the local community. A side hustle can take some pressure off and give you that feel good vibe. The issue here is that it can’t interfere with your day job, and it can’t be used excessively.
What are some positive ways you’ve boosted yourself up from feeling down? Let me know in the comments below!