Dancing is optional but 100% recommended, play a favorite song to get lifted
Give a hug. Hold on for at least 30 seconds to get the mood-boost. Hug a friend, partner, parent, child, pet, trees.
An easy pranayama technique: inhale slowly in 3 parts, belly first, then ribs expanding, chest filling last. Exhale slowly in reverse: chest, ribs, belly
Get fresh blood flow to the brain: a simple forward fold, downward facing dog, or handstand changes your perspective
Who is easy to love?
Place a hand on your heart and reflect on someone who you love effortlessly. A few minutes remembering and savoring creates a quick shift
Eat something that grew in the sun and got onto your plate without very many steps in between.
Favs are avocado + cilantro wrapped in a lettuce leaf, sliced apple with almond butter,
fresh beet-kale-lemon juice
So many ways to boost the color in our lives: wear a favorite color (socks count!), add it as a screensaver, close your eyes and visualize your color
There is inspiration everywhere. Look to the sky, a co-worker's style,
Quick shift a room's energy: clap loudly around the perimeter of a space clockwise.
Wash hands afterwards
Even 5 minutes outdoors can shift and lift. Can't get outside? Look out a window or photos of the great outdoors
Get hydrated! Take a 5 minute break to pause and notice the sensations of drinking a tall glass
Make your bed, clear off a counter, organize your desk.
Clear a horizontal surface and create a sense of spaciousness + visual margin
Essential oils, fresh fruit, flowers, and spices all use the olfactory nerve to tap into the parasympathetic system