9 Super Easy Tips For Happiness
Posted by Samantha Lawson
We all know how important it is to look after our wellbeing, but staying upbeat can be a challenge on some days.
At NEOM, we’re BIG believers in positive thinking, and our philosophy is that everyone deserves to feel GOOD. So we’ve come up with 10 easy tips that you can use to boost your mood.
1. Time To Get Zen!
Yoga can be an excellent way to boost your wellbeing and brighten up your day. Practising yoga allows you to focus your thoughts and take a break from the busy world around you.
Doing your routine at home? Why not add a few drops of our Moment of Calm Essential Oil Blend into your Wellbeing Pod before you begin. Inhale the smoky yet floral fragrance so you can feel ready to grasp what the day or night throws at you.
2. Come Home To Happiness
After a long day, sometimes you can need a little boost of positivity, and so we recommend lighting a Happiness Scented Candle to create a uplifting atmosphere. It contains a blend of 7 essential oils that are designed to LIFT your mood and put a SMILE on your face. The citrusy scent of white neroli, along with the warm aroma of powdery mimosa will help you get to your happy place just that little bit faster. Home sweet home!
3. Bite-Sized Exercise For A BIG-sized Boost
We’ve all read countless articles telling us how we need to do more exercise, but sometimes there just aren't the hours in the day! Or are there…
Keeping fit and regularly exercising can have a big impact on your wellbeing. It can help your body to produce more dopamine, AKA the ‘reward’ hormone. So even completing small sessions can contribute a LOT towards your mental wellbeing.
4. Meet The Wonder Mineral Magnesium!
We’re sold on the benefits of magnesium here at NEOM. And for good reason! Getting plenty of magnesium can have a positive effect on the body’s production of serotonin, otherwise known as your ‘happy hormone.’ Use some Great Day Magnesium Body Butter first thing in the morning to give yourself a well-deserved boost of this amazing mineral.
5. A Smile A Day Goes A REALLY Long Way!
Believe it or not, simply smiling can immediately give you a happiness boost! Even making yourself smile can cause your brain to release happiness endorphins.
Don’t fake it though, watch a bit of comedy on TV, call up that friend that ALWAYS has a funny story to tell, or listen to a hilarious podcast. Whatever it is, do something that’ll put a smile on your face and you’ll start feeling better straight away.
6. Fresh Air = An Uplifted You
We’ve already covered how exercise can help boost your happiness, but simply venturing outside can also have the desired impact. One study found that being outdoors for just 20 minutes could have a seriously positive effect on your mood.
So why not get off the bus/train early when you next visit the office, or take the scenic route when you pop to the shops. Making sure you get your daily dose of sunshine can work wonders.
7. Celebrate The Small Wins (You Did It!)
Even if your day hasn’t gone entirely to plan, take a look back at all the smaller achievements that you have made.
It might feel silly to pat yourself on the back for little things, but this can be an excellent habit to pick up. Setting small, obtainable goals will ensure that you’ll feel rewarded and confident within yourself. This can make a BIG contribution to your overall wellbeing!
8. Craft A Calming Commute
Some people see their commute as a bit of a slog, and we get it, it can be VERY tough! But don’t let this time go to waste. Use that half hour to sink into a good book or get yourself pumped for the day ahead by listening to a playlist of your all-time favourite songs.
If you’re working from home at the moment, fill that extra time you would’ve spent on your commute with a mood-boosting activity like yoga.
9. Choose to Invest in You
Making time for ourselves (however small) is super important, and a bath can be the PERFECT way to help make you feel revitalised and carefree! So pour yourself a glass of Prosecco (why not!), hop in the tub and slip into a watery bliss.
Add some Real Luxury Bath Foam to create a truly tranquil experience. The aromas of lavender, Brazilian rosewood and jasmine will add the inspiration to unwind and feel content after a long day.