1Feel sunnier with a 5-minute walk!
Next time you need a quick pick-me-up, walk briskly for five minutes—to the kitchen, around your office or outdoors—and you’ll feel more cheerful, reveals new research in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Fit in a five-minute walk every few hours and your mood will stay upbeat all day long! ✤ It works! These easy “microbursts” of activity recharge and rejuvenate you by increasing circulation to your brain, which reverses the mental fatigue that causes down moods.