10. Eat mood-boosting foods
While all most of us want to reach for comfort food, like cookies, chips, and cake. This may not be of service to your health. A few mood-boosting foods she suggests incorporating into your diet include: asparagus, as one cup offers two-thirds of your daily folic acid requirements, which some studies show helps stabilise and boost mood; avocado, of which a slice contains plenty of vitamin B, essential for healthy brain cells and nerves; blueberries, because they’re an “antioxidant powerhouse”; almonds, which are high in vitamins E and B2, both immune system boosters; and
Brazil nuts, which have helpful anti-inflammatory properties. It is also suggested to try fermented foods, such as kombucha and kimchi, which are great for your gut microbiome. Recent research has provided us with a new astounding fact: your gut microbiome is home to a second brain and that a healthy gut can equal a healthy mind. Also make sure you’re drinking plenty of water, adequate hydration can improve your energy levels, mood and overall well-being. Drinking water can be soothing at times of intense stress and has natural calming properties so to avoid headaches and fatigue.