Given the daily dose of dire and depressing economic news, it’s not surprising that we tend to feel somewhat depressed as well. The signs include low energy and a general sense of fatigue and inertia. To remedy these ill effects, here is a practical, can-do tip to help you rise above the gray clouds of our gloomy economy and restore a sense of balance and perspective.
- Say yes to gratitude. Research confirms that when we feel thankful, our body chemistry actually changes. We produce more dopamine, the so-called feel-good hormone, which raises our energy level, reduces fatigue, and attracts other positive people.
- Find YOUR ONE person or moment to be thankful for each day. Tell somebody! Say it out loud. Write yourself a note. Call a friend, a sibling or parent and share YOUR ONE with them.
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