Happiness promotes a healthy well-being for you and those around you. In fact according to Time Magazine:
People whose spouses are happier are probably also in better shape, even independently of their own happiness. In fact, the study’s data suggests that people with a happy partner are 34% more likely to be healthy than those married to a downer.
Sometimes it is easier said than done. But, incorporating exercise into your daily regiment can be a serious mood booster. Mayo Clinic suggests:
Need an emotional lift? Or need to blow off some steam after a stressful day? A workout at the gym or a brisk 30-minute walk can help. Physical activity stimulates various brain chemicals that may leave you feeling happier and more relaxed. You may also feel better about your appearance and yourself when you exercise regularly, which can boost your confidence and improve your self-esteem.
A healthy and balanced diet can also make a very positive difference in your day to day happiness. WebMD.com suggests that low vitamin D levels and low selenium levels could create a poor mood. While antioxidants, smart carbs and protein rich food can give your body an over-all boost. Read the full article here.