How to remedy this?? Well, maybe RUNNING might help?? Or, some other kind of exercise. But, I know, that nothing beats that awesome, tired, I've-just-had-a-great-run feeling in terms of exercise. Here's the science part if you want to read more re: why and how exercise affects us mentally: 'The Exercise Effect' http://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/12/exercise.aspx
As written in this article: "Failing to exercise when you feel bad is like explicitly not taking an aspirin when your head hurts. That's the time you get the payoff." Oops. Guilty of this this week. Argghhh, kicking myself now!
The sun has decided to come back out today, so I'm hoping this weekend will be a sunnier place to be in allround. I've just learnt that it is a festival weekend (Qingming Festival) so that means a lovely, long weekend for us, which will be very welcome.
Now, this is sure to be a mood booster, so I'll focus on this if I start to get grumpy again today. Instead of self-driving up to Inner Mongolia, we are now set on taking a caravan/trailer tour up through China! Something a little like this:
So, anyone else feel a big difference on days when they do and don't workout or run? Or anything else that affects your mood if you do or don't do it / eat it / have it ??