Beat Your Blahs: 5 Natural Mood Boosters to Fix a Funk
Even if you feel super sluggish, it's a bad idea to sleep in late. Research has shown that forcing yourself to wake up at seven or eight in the morning instead of at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. may boost your mood and energy level, says Dr. Rosenthal. A dawn simulator may help you wake up earlier more easily, and light therapy often reduces the need for extra zzz's, he notes.
Originally published on FitnessMagazine.com, January 2012.
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