Ways to Boost your Immunity
Tough day or string of days? Use of one of these to feel better.
- SUNSHINE AND NATURE
Let the sunshine into your house. Open shades and curtains. Go for a walk in nature. Get fresh air. Bring in fresh flowers or branches with leaves.
Put on upbeat music when you feeling down to get energized. Research shows people who listen to music with an upbeat tempo during workouts exercise harder and last longer. Before bed listen to calming tracks.
- LAVENDER AND ORANGE
Both these ascents calm the body, are refreshing and provide soothing.
- GET LOST ON PURPOSE
Go somewhere you have never been before. Explore downtown on foot. Go for a drive with no destination in mind. The change of location helps take your mind off your troubles.
Ask for a hug! We need human touch to sustain life. When we are feeling down, we need even more human connection for healing. Pets help with healing too.
Go to the movies, do a craft, or get into a favorite hobby. Research shows that 62% of people with depression feel better when they participate in a leisure time activity that they enjoy.
- SMALL PROJECTS
Be productive! According to research 79% of depressed people felt better after doing a productive task. Clean, organize a junk drawer, write out a to-do a list, or tackle some small project around the house so you can feel a sense of accomplishment.
God does not leave us alone in our suffering! “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”