You always have the power to shake things up and brighten up your day

We all have good and not-so-good days at work. But there are times when we wake up with a bad mood and nothing seems to help to cheer us up, isn’t it? Well, someone has rightly said that you create your own happiness and hence, you always have the power to shake things up and brighten up your day. Here are seven simple-yet-effective mood boosters that will help you to clear negative thoughts from your mind and feel calmer.

Scroll through your phone’s photo gallery

The next time you are feeling low, simply open your phone’s photo gallery and scroll through the pictures of your last vacation, friends and family members and all the ones that pop up happy memories in your head. As per research is done in the United Kingdom, viewing photographs of happy moments help to uplift a person’s mood and make him or her feel better.

​Take a walk!

We know you would have come across the same advice multiple times but there is a scientific reason why taking a walk helps in improving one’s mood. As per studies, people who goes for a walk during a short break and get sunlight exposure tend to have fewer sleep problems, better self-esteem and are more productive.

Declutter your work desk

You might not have realized but a cluttered work desk could be one of the possible reasons for your elevated stress levels and bad mood. Organizing your documents, tossing the unwanted things into the bin and cleaning your work desk can help to put your brain at ease and in turn, make you feel better.

Inhale a soothing scent

Try inhaling the calming scent of your favourite perfume, aromatic candle or the diffuser at your workplace. There is a high probability it would help to distract you from whatever is bothering you and make you feel refreshed.