Stay cheerful no matter what the weather is

Some people tend to feel down or depressed when there aren’t many bright sunny days. If you are one of them, read on… this article may be of great help to you!

Here are some scientifically proven ways to pick up your mood/ spirits during the colder months, according to realsimple.com.

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Choose happy foods

Consider enjoying some foods that tend to make you happy. For example, ‘chocolate can help to enhance your mood and relieve anxiety’, especially if it is a favourite or special indulgence for you.

Similarly, you may also experience a comforting feeling when indulging in your preferred comfort food, whether it is macaroni and cheese, a warm mug of hot chocolate (with marshmallows!) or ice-cream. This may be a short term solution if you are feeling down, but it may just be all you need and the perfect ‘pick-me-up’, to get you going again!

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