Hi, happy hor­mones!

Cosmopolitan (South Africa) - - REPORT -

NA­MASTE AWAY THE BLUES Stud­ies have found that yoga doesn’t just help with a ba­sic bad mood – it’s pow­er­ful enough to ease de­pres­sion. It’s thought that the fo­cus on breath­ing does won­ders for your mind.

DOWN­LOAD AN APP Not re­ally feel­ing med­i­ta­tion? Try the Headspace app. Yes, it’s med­i­ta­tion, but it’s bro­ken down in a way that isn’t so woo-woo.

PUT ON YOUR FAVE SONG Mu­sic can se­ri­ously help you change your tune, ac­cord­ing to ex­perts. The ex­act cause is be­ing stud­ied, but it’s be­lieved that it changes the path­ways in your brain.

DO SOME­THING KIND Pay­ing it for­ward has se­ri­ous pos­i­tiv­ity power, psy­chol­o­gists say. Why? It al­lows you to get out of your own sit­u­a­tion and re­alise that the world is big and our prob­lems are small.

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