Superfoods, Better Moods

31 Ways to Boost Your Mood Naturally

Feeling down? These strategies may help
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Avoid drugs and alcohol

People with depression and anxiety often turn to alcohol and drugs to relieve their symptoms, but that strategy tends to be harmful in the long run. Drinking and drug use affect brain chemistry, and they can cause problems in relationships, work, and other aspects of life. (They can also be dangerous when combined with some antidepressants.) Although the occasional glass of wine probably won’t hurt you, people who are feeling depressed should limit their alcohol consumption, and, of course, say no to drugs.