Have you ever sat down to work on what you are supposed to be doing, and you just don’t feel like it? It’s not an energy problem, you feel fine, but you’re just… not in the mood.
Being in a bad mood is obviously not an excuse to stop working, but you know the more you can improve your mood, the more productive you’ll be. As I always say: happy people are productive people.
In this episode, we’re going to share 5 tips to turn your mood around, and you can then funnel that into your best work.
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- How our mood affects us and our productivity throughout our day [5:16]
- How mindfulness and deep breathing can help us get out of dangerous mood spirals and relieve difficult emotions [9:26]
- Why journaling is so effective at relieving stress and anxiety [18:00]
- The power that changing our environment or context has on our mood [22:34]
- Why when you’re having a bad day is a perfect time to reach out to a positive happy person in your life [26:43]
- Thanh’s and Brooks’s go-to method for boosting their mood [30:51]
- Action steps you can take to integrate today’s topic into your life [38:00]
5 ways to turn your mood around
- Practice deep breathing and be mindful
- Journal every day and get rid of stress and anxiety
- Change your environment
- Talk to a positive person
- Listen to uplifting music and your favorite songs
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