04 Dec How to Boost Your Mood in the Winter
In the colder and darker months of winter, it’s easy for your mood to follow suit. If you struggle to keep your mood up during the winter, luckily there are some things you can do to help. Here is how to boost your mood in the winter:
Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly.
Feeling down can make you crave carbohydrates loaded with fat and sugar, but those foods will only make you feel worse. A high-fat, high-carb diet will spike your blood sugar and lead to a crash. While you may feel more energized initially, your feelings of moodiness and tiredness can actually worsen in the long-run. Instead, choose a well-balanced diet rich in vegetables, fruit, lean protein, and whole grains to get the essential vitamins and minerals your body needs to maintain energy levels throughout the day. Exercising is also an amazing way to boost endorphins to boost energy and improve your mental health. Just don’t forget to let your body recover in between intense workouts!
Manage stress and practice relaxation.
Winter blues are often accompanied by stress and anxiety that are damaging to your wellbeing. For this reason, it is important to manage your stress to keep you healthy and happy. Just taking five minutes to meditate is a great way to ease, stress but the more relaxation techniques you practice the better. Another effective stress-management practice is being treated with Infrared Therapy and Massage. Not only does this treatment feel wonderful, but it boosts your immune system, reduces pain, and improves circulation – all of which will certainly help boost your mood in the winter. At CryoEmpire, our specially-designed mats are equipped with far-infrared heating and lined with natural gemstones.
Try healing and invigorating treatments.
There are few treatments better in the winter than whole-body cryotherapy. The healing and invigorating cryo chamber NYC immerses you in a mist of extremely cold air. In only a few minutes, this treatment stimulates an anti-inflammatory response the boosts cell renewal, eliminates toxins, repairs injury, and even gives you a natural high.