For many, going on a walk in the morning can be an instant way to boost your mood. Medical facts aside, just think about it: When you walk outside, you’ll be exposed to the sunshine, and that little dose of vitamin D will help you instantly feel more awake. Not only will you get your blood pumping, but you’ll also be able to take in everything your local neighborhood (or wherever you’re walking!) has to offer.
It can also be a time when you can let go of whatever’s stressing you out and focus on what you are hoping to accomplish that day. Noticing the trees, the new coffee shop on the corner, or even the outfits of the people you come across can all help you feel present. And it doesn’t hurt to blast your favorite tunes while you do it, either.
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