Happiness Factors

Good pointers for everyone! And stay-at-home stuff is not limited to parenting!

Earth Zen Mama

I am on a journey to find the happiest life possibleโ€ฆarenโ€™t we all? I have realized, though, that my happiness is greatly impacted by a few things, no matter what. Thankfully I have realized what these factors are and can make sure I am meeting my happiness needs!


The weather.

If I am stuck inside due to snow, rain, cold, wind, etc., it greatly affects my mood. Humans need vitamin D, and vitamin D impacts our mood on a chemical level. Without it, we are more prone to depression. Even 15 minutes helps improve my mood greatly!

What I eat.

If I eat processed foods, too much gluten, or something sugary, my mood almost immediately plunges. If I eat real, whole foods, though, I feel much happier and lighter all around.

Exercise.

Obviously, exercise creates endorphins and endorphins make us happy! If I get outside and go for aโ€ฆ

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