“Laughter is the best medicine.” You may have heard this quote before and thought it was just a sweet way of saying that laughter is great and makes people feel good . . . but it’s more than that!
Did you know laughing actually increases blood flow and, as a result, boosts both your mood and your immune system? How cool is that?! Turns out laughter really is great medicine for both the mind and the body!
5 Ways to Boost Your Mood
Everyone needs a go-to activity that they know will help get them moving and boost their mood. If you don’t already have a go-to activity when you’re feeling down, here are some great ways to boost your mood!
- Watch a funny movie – Funny movies are great for boosting your mood, so get the popcorn and kick back with a one of the classics, like Monsters Inc. or Mrs. Doubtfire!
- Listen to your favorite playlist or artist – Music has been shown to lower blood pressure and improve breathing.
- Go for a walk around the block – Walking not only helps take our mind off things, but it helps lower our cholesterol and blood pressure too!
- Spend time with your pet – Spending time with your pets is often relaxing and helps you relieve stress and boost your mood.
- Eat dark chocolate and drink green tea – Dark chocolate helps lower your stress hormones, while green tea helps calm the body!
Essential Oils to Boost Mood
Essential oils are an AMAZING tool with so many benefits – USE THEM! If you’re ever feeling down or stressed out, just reach for any of these five essential oils to help boost your mood!
- Lavender – Calms you down while easing depression and anxiety.
- Frankincense – Grounds you and promotes relaxation.
- Wild Orange – Wakes you up and boosts your energy.
- Peppermint – Soothes stomach aches, headaches and clears the mind.
- Bergamot – Soothes anxiety and helps you release negative energy.
Our Favorite Mood Boosters
We all need a little pick-me-up sometimes. Here are just a few things that give us that little boost of confidence we need when we’re feeling down.
- Emoji Stickers – Slap the happy face, kissy face or winky face emoji stickers on your mood boosting roller bottles! Perfect for quickly identifying your “happy” roller bottle blends.
- Emotions and Essential Oils – Learn how to take charge of your emotional health and develop an understanding of both the physical and emotional aspects of essential oils.
- Essential Oils for Happy Living – Find out how essential oils can help you lead a happy, healthy life and transform your emotional wellness through the power of intent.
- Rollerball Mentality Make & Take Kit – Invite friends and family over for a make and take workshop! This kit includes over 10 rollerball recipes that will help your family and friends cope with various stressors.
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