What do you do when you’re in a bad mood?

Check out these 7 tips on how to get out of a bad mood in the morning.

Check magnesium levels
As stated, sometimes your vitamin levels might be low and more so, your magnesium levels. Whey these levels are low you might be moody and have other side effects that comes from low magnesium levels. Look into getting over the counter magnesium or either have some dark chocolate. Another idea is to have some dark leafy greens because they are loaded with magnesium. If you have time, take a very nice and relaxing Epsom salt bath. This will boost your levels and you’ll feel very relaxed when you’re done.

Meditate
If you wake up in a bad mood, don’t put off meditation. Try and find some space in a quiet room and meditate. Clear your mind and start thinking positive about the day. Thinking positive can help how you’re feeling and shift your mood from bad to feeling better. Start picturing the day being good and see how you want things to go. Don’t let your current mood effect the meditation. Go into it with wanting the meditation to change your mood.

Avoid caffeine
Avoiding caffeine might be something that’s very hard for some people. Having caffeine might cause you to get jitters and other things. It could even cause your bad day to get worse and more so if the caffeine causes you to have jitters. If you’re use to coffee in the morning maybe try a nice cup of tea that will help to relax you.

Snuggle and spend time with animals
If you have a cat or dog, spend time with your pet. Snuggling with them will relax you and be good for not only you but also for them. Even if you’re in a rush just take two or three minutes and you’ll be amazed at how much better you feel after you’re done. Cuddling pets help to reduce stress and anxiety and can change your mood.

Exercise before jumping into the shower
If you haven’t had a shower yet then take some time out and exercise for a couple of minutes. You don’t have to exercise for a long time. Just exercise for around 5 to 15 minutes and get those endorphin’s pumping. This is a wonderful way for the grumps to get fixed. Award yourself afterwards with taking a very nice shower.

Start off the day with a healthy breakfast
When you’re in a hurry it might be easy to skip that breakfast. However, skipping breakfast might be the worst thing you could do right now. Furthermore, you also want to skip something that’s sugary and could slow down your metabolism.  Instead of something that’s sugary like a huge muffin or French toast, go with eggs, avocado and have some water with it instead of coffee. You’ll be amazed at how a high protein breakfast can help you with feeling better.

Journal and Write Stuff
Start off the day with doing positive journalism. All you need to do is take at least five minutes of each morning and write some positive things in your journal. Focus on being positive. If you can’t think of anything positive then think about the sun beaming down, or something that helps you to feel good. Come up with another journal that will help you with writing out your stress and other things. Keep your positive journal separate from your stress journal. Write in your stress journal at night before sleep and get rid of all the bad feelings before you go to bed. This will also help to change your mood in the mornings.

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