Mood swings. We all have them. One day you're on top of the world, and the next, you can't get out of bed. It seems like your mood is constantly changing for no reason at all. It's perfectly normal to have days like that now and then. What if they disrupt your life and prevent you from living the way you want? Here's a closer look at mood swings and how to tell if yours are a sign of something in need of attention.
What can you do to change that and feel happier, more focused, and less stressed in the upcoming year? Since the brain controls everything we do, commanding everything from our thoughts to emotions and movements, it's up to us to take more control over the signals we send it.
In spending time outside and enhancing our connectedness to nature, nature decreases loneliness, builds resilience, and provides opportunities for self-care. So let's take a closer look at nature's mental health benefits.
A little bit of stress is good for you. It can help keep you focused and motivated to meet a deadline at work or safe in situations when your fight-or-flight response kicks in. The problem is that many people experience prolonged or chronic stress which can take a toll on the way you feel.