Tips on How to Master Your Mood

Tips on How to Master Your MoodMood swings are a fairly common occurrence, especially with women. Oftentimes, a person can experience a sudden change in mood even if there is no direct reason for such change. When we go through mood swings, it can affect how we react toward other people, how we deal with the environment around us, and how we view our present situation.

No matter how common mood swings may be, however, it is important to seize control. Becoming a master of your mood will help you surpass its influence on your behavior and perspective and help you run your life just the way you want it.  Once you take control of your emotions, you can think reasonably, which influences how you react to different situations. For instance, controlling your mood will likely make you nicer toward your loved ones, friends, and co-workers. If you control your mood, you will be more motivated to work well and excel  instead of focusing on your depression.

There are several ways you can take control of your moods and emotions. The first is to acknowledge your mood swings. Be aware that you are experiencing mood swings. You can easily control something when you acknowledge its presence. If you feel sad, hurt, or in a state of self-pity, admit to yourself that you are feeling those negative moods.

Then, take a deep breath. After admitting these moods, release them through deep breathing. Don’t allow these moods to set into you and affect your behavior. Take a deep breath until you feel good inside. Sometimes, it helps to stop what you are doing, close your eyes, and breathe.

Find something positive to conceal your moods. Think of happy thoughts or anything that will let you forget your moods. You may want to think of your family or an unforgettable experience. This will help you divert your thoughts on your bad moods into something more positive.

And, don’t forget to smile. Become the master of your moods by encouraging happy actions upon yourself instead of letting moods take control over you. Smile even if you feel gloomy. It will help you calm yourself and release more positive energy into your body.

Lastly, maintain a healthy and energetic body. A weak body is always prone to mood swings and negative vibes. Maintain a stronger body, so you will be less likely to encounter mood swings.

Be in control of your moods and emotions, so you can live your life the way you want to live it.

-M. Germaine Parra
D.C. Area RealtorFeng Shui Consultant
Licensed in DC, MD and VA
Long and Foster Realtors
6862 Elm Street Office, McLean, VA  22101
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