Five Ways to Elevate Mood in the Morning

You are not alone if life is feeling heavy.

A recent Gallup poll indicated that people are experiencing more sadness and worry, and less enjoyment, than ever before.

When you’re going through a period of stress, sadness, anxiety, or grief, the morning can feel like the heaviest time of day.

This video provides 5 suggestions for elevating mood in the morning. These not only help you to feel good in the moment, but that elevated mood can last for hours.

In addition, when practiced on a regular basis, they have a long-term positive impact on mental health and emotional well-being.

  1. Don’t go on your phone first thing in the morning.
  2. Keep a picture of joyful scene or inspirational phrase on your nightstand.
  3. Say “thank you” out loud upon waking. (Watch video to learn about why this is so powerful).
  4. Write gratitude letter.
  5. Move your body – stretch, go for a walk.

Click HERE to watch the short video.

Try one out tomorrow morning. Try all five! They do not need to take long at all! Some only take a few seconds. And they truly will make a difference in how you feel.

These ideas work for people of all ages. Share with someone you love!