by Marisa Conrad, REDBOOKShutting down stress and boosting your mood can be as simple as getting dressed in the morning. Try these tweaks to your daily routine to leave your inner Negative Nancy in the dust.
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1. STRIKE A POSE
Your neighbor yammers nonstop about her yoga class, but is it really more calming than your treadmill time? Most definitely. A new study from Boston University found that people who twisted, toe-touched, and tree-posed three days a week felt more positive and less anxious than those who walked for the same amount of time. Why? The combination of focus, slow breathing, and stretching make you feel relaxed and loose. For free yoga workouts, try the Yogamazing podcast on iTunes, or try our favorite moves at redbookmag.com/exercisevideos.
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2. GET SOME LOVIN'
If you or your guy are prone to anxiety or a temper, having sex more often may make you both happier, a study in Read More »from 4 Fast and Free Ways to Get in a Better Mood