Even the most notorious optimist fits of bad temper.
This is especially true in autumn and winter: a light day becomes much shorter than in summer; lack of sunlight and heat, the lack of vitamins - all this affects the mood. And in the rest of the year enough reason for the blues. But that does not mean you have to live with a depressed mood: if we know how to cheer up quickly, the whole year will be on the emotional lift.
Psychologists in the arsenal there are many recipes how to cope with melancholy, loss of strength and a bad mood.
These tips can help you quickly turn the mood in the direction of optimism, joy and cheerfulness.
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How to cheer yourself up: Tips
The first and most important piece of advice - this is not to succumb to bad mood and try to pick it up quickly. Some people, falling into depression, begin to drift of his fortune. To do this, you should not, because the nature very vulnerable and delicate so can bring themselves up to depression. So as soon as you feel that the mark of a good mood starts to fall down, to take urgent measures to improve the "indicator"!
Then you can act in accordance with its temperament, interests and way of life. Fortunately, the range of possible methods for raising the mood there for every taste. Let's look at the most common options that apply to most people perfectly. All methods can be divided into groups: active and passive (depending on what energy consumption they require), and others. A wide variety of techniques allows you to choose the one that is most comfortable and acceptable to you.
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Active methods to improve mood
Generally, these methods require sufficient energy costs. Suit men are by nature an active, energetic extrovert who can not tolerate a bad mood and did not give in to discouragement. They are ideal for the following techniques:
Begin to act proactively
You do not need to indulge in melancholy, wrapped in a blanket and sitting in a chair. On the other hand, shake, go outdoors. You can just take a walk in the park, and you can work out or just do exercises outdoors. For example, just a great remedy for the blues - biking or rollerblading, jogging, swimming pool, skating rink. In winter, when it snowed, you can play in the snow - this game is charging a positive adults more than children. Believe me, your melancholy retreat so quickly that you will not even notice! The main thing in this case - to get out of the house. If you are determined to put an end to his bad mood, of course, you will look for excuses to stay home.
If you are still categorically, under any pretext not want to leave the house, you can send the active steps in another direction: to do cleaning. Psychologists believe that it is often on a subconscious level puts pressure on us is a mess in our home (whether it's obvious confusion or chaos in the closet, which only you know). If your home is far from ideal in terms of purity, feel free to take over the case. Most likely, it will be difficult at first, you will force yourself to, finally, you will feel that this cleaning will never end, and you'll regret that started it. But as your home starts to become clean and comfortable, you will notice how your mood dramatically go up the hill. The benefit of this method of struggle with bad mood is twofold: on the one hand, you get rid of pessimism, but on the other - getting a clean house, which is very comfortable.
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Women technique enhance the mood
These usually include therapy gastronomic delicacies and native women's tricks: shopping, gatherings with her friends, change the image, and so on. D.
Snacks - on bad mood
Of course, this is probably one of the favorite methods of women struggle with a bad mood: eating vkusnyashek. If you are a supporter of this process, and the extra weight - not your problem, feel free to proceed with the takeover of chocolate, candy, cakes. But if you think that the sweet is harmful, or for any other reasons, do not eat it, you will come to the aid of bananas: they are not only great relieve depression, but also very useful. Note that alcohol - not the best friend of women in the fight against the blues.
Sitting with a friend
To avoid painfully ashamed to absorb cakes alone, invite a friend. Gossip, talk of souls sitting in the kitchen or in the cozy coffee shop. Make spite of his mood: throw off the robe, put something beautiful (no one talks about the evening gown at home - it is a beautiful suit home suit or a simple cut dress), do light make-up - for women it is a good weapon against bad mood.
Do what you love
Do you love the theater, but you have so much trouble that he always do not have time? Set aside all his work - they will always abound - and go to the theater. Or a museum, gallery, cinema, circus, or simply flip through the home directory with your favorite picture - it does not matter. The main thing that you have spent time where long wanted to visit.
Do you think that you are not hearing or voice? Then go to karaoke or take a hairbrush and sing "it" at home! You sure can not dance? So do it! No matter - at home or in a club, but do. Jump, podurachtes, laugh at the same time - perhaps this method will suit you best. Do whatever you want - even cry (if, of course, not the night). Well help relieve stress throwing pillows, kicking sofa or chair (do not hurt the leg), "boksirovanie" into the void - all these powerful psychological techniques that will help to set the mood.
You can wander around the shops themselves or with a friend. For women it is always uplifting. you can enjoy this shopping, ie shopping, and you can just walk across departments, getting acquainted with the collections. Perhaps it is today, you will find the dress of your dreams, which is looking for the last six months.
Look after themselves
You always do not have time for yourself? Then forward to the salon: update a haircut, a manicure (and do not forget to choose a bright nail polish), go to a professional beautician. If there is no financial ability to visit a beautician, do yourself a home facial massage, apply the mask, make a wrap or body scrub. Care is always uplifting to any woman.
But learn that the depressed state of the cardinal changes in the image better refrain: Of course, if you love nature and risky changes, then forward. But if you are inclined to impulsive decisions, and then, as a rule, are sorry for them, it is better not to cut her long hair up haircut "a boy", otherwise a new wave of despondency you just do not avoid. If you have long dreamed of such a haircut, but did not dare to take this step, who knows, perhaps it is now and it is time to make the dream a reality?
You want to quickly lift your spirits? Try a new image! A bright dress and high-heeled shoes - is ideal, as in the case of a failed experiment, everything is easy to return to normal. You can play not only with the colors of the clothes, but with a shaped: used to wear jeans and sneakers - take out of the closet feminine dress; accustomed to a business suit - select, on the contrary, the marked clothes in the style of casual. If you use makeup only on holidays, apply make-up right now, even sitting at home. Make spite of his habitual way!
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Passive methods of improving mood: Relaxation
These methods are directed to relaxation of the body. Well they are working people quiet, energy-passive, introverted. In addition, these methods are effective, if a bad mood - a consequence of chronic fatigue, which in modern humans is often the norm.
If you have a calm temperament and you really "treat native walls," then stay home. It would be great if you're home alone. If not, you can be alone in the room. Create a cozy atmosphere for yourself: aroma lamp or light the candles with relaxing essential oils; softly turn your favorite music, sit back and just think, to dream. Do not be afraid to dream - because dreams come true sooner or later. You can read affirmations: "I have a good mood", "I am happy," "I am happy." It is important that you honestly believed it, and spoke deliberately, with feeling.
Some women find a warm bath helps. Just not the usual, and sea salt, foam, essential oils. Also, do not forget to light the candles and turn off the electric light. Lie down with your eyes closed, breathe in the aroma of essential oils. The effect will be stronger if you take a bath not a usual time for yourself - then this procedure may seem even more mysterious and magical.
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Psychological techniques Emergency Statement
There are also techniques that help everyone without exception, regardless of the psychological and personality characteristics. Some of these techniques are quite complex to perform in psychological terms, but they are very effective.
Keep your posture and laugh
Another simple method that quickly elevates mood and requires neither time nor money nor power. It is what you need to stand up straight, straighten your back, like you're in a corset. Then raise your head high and wide smile. All! Only sincere smile, of course. You can do it in front of a mirror.
You can just stand in front of a mirror and smile at her reflection. For most people it causes a lot of emotions: someone feels like a complete fool, someone even starts to cry. First, your smile will be more than modest, but your task - to make it wider and wider, and then began to laugh. The main thing - do not stop and laugh heartily. Without reasons. Just. This powerful emotional release.
Complete unfinished business
It is unlikely that this method can be called pleasant, but if deep down you know that the reason for a bad mood is just unfinished business, is hanging on your soul stone, then that you may try to do to lift your mood, you will only one thing - to finish it business. So get yourself together and bring this matter to an end. You can give yourself a setup that when you do it, you go to a movie or buy yourself some new clothes, or in spite of the diet, eat cake. So it will be easier to set up and run this business.
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Vitamins for seasonal depression
The decline of mood in people often occurs in the autumn and winter. Therefore, we must have in stock a few ways: in your diet should be as many fruits, vegetables (especially citrus fruits are good and sauerkraut), and drink teas and fruit drinks made from fresh berries (cranberries perfect) propyl complex vitamins. And do not forget that in the room have to be a light (best suited fluorescent lamps), spend more time outdoors.
Another good thing to decorate your home for the winter, the good we have such a wonderful holiday like New Year: decorate apartment drizzle, put the Christmas tree at the window stick snowflakes - in stores now a huge selection of this tinsel, which will enliven any room and cheer up.