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  • Vent

    Vent

    Voice concerns to improve mental health.

  • Smile

    Smile

    Smiling, even during a hard time, can reduce pain, and improve mood and thinking.

  • Smell

    Smell

    Stop and smell the roses, coffee, baking bread or whatever brings a smile to your face.

  • Sleep

    Sleep

    Make sleep your #1 priority and you will perform better and be less sensitive to negativity.

  • Shower

    Shower

    Take a warm shower before bedtime to relax your mind and body.

  • Observe

    Observe

    View pictures of nature or get 15 minutes of sunshine a day to boost, mood and memory.

  • Move

    Move

    Exercise is a dependable mood booster; take a 10-minute walk to reduce stress.

  • Meditate

    Meditate

    Focus on breathing, sounds, music, an object or activity to rewire your brain for happiness.
     

  • Laugh

    Laugh

    Make time to laugh with others, while watching or listening to a funny show.

  • Journal

    Journal

    Write good memories for positive reinforcement and negative events to reduce their impact.

  • Help

    Help

    Helping others produces the single most reliable momentary increase in happiness.

  • Drink

    Drink

    Drink more water, less alcohol and no caffeine after 2 p.m. to sleep better and be healthier.

  • Destress

    Destress

    Eat dark chocolate, chew gum and exercise to manage stress hormones and metabolism.

  • Concentrate

    Concentrate

    Do crossword or Sudoku puzzles, or other games help relieve stress and improve focus.