At Carson we understand the importance of holistic healing. We understand the desire to find natural remedies over chemical ones. Though we encourage you to follow doctors orders and take any medication you are prescribed, we put together this list of natural mood boosters for those who suffer from anxiety depression, and other mood disorders. Many of these methods are available right here at Carson Hot Springs Golf and Spa Resort!
Spending time in nature
There’s a number of reasons why you should unplug and spend time in nature. Being outdoors helps us connect with our natural habitat and let go of worries and concerns that have been plaguing us. Studies supports the theory that those who suffer from mood disorders greatly benefit from spending time outdoors. But it’s not just for those suffering from illness; spending time in nature is good for everyone!
Getting a full body massage
At Carson, our spa offers full body massages that our customized to your needs. Our therapists will work with you to provide the most relaxing massage possible for your body. Massages are proven to boost your mood and ease symptoms of anxiety and depression while relaxing and healing your body.
Taking a hot mineral water bath
Baths are wonderful holistic mood boosters, especially when you bathe in authentic mineral straight from St. Martin’s Hot Spring. The soothing warmth and the healing minerals will help you achieve full body relaxation, which will calm your mind as well.
Eating wholesome food
Sticking to simple wholesome ingredients in your diet can greatly improve your mood. Swap out sugary drinks for mineral water and trade your coffee for tea. Make sure to eat lots of leafy greens and healthy fats as well. A wholesome diet can work wonders for mood boosting as well as overall physical wellness.
Doing aerobic exercise
Whether it’s a hike along our beautiful Columbia Gorge or a jog on the treadmill at your local gym, doing aerobic exercise on a regular basis is great for your mental and physical health. Rigorous exercise can produce endorphins which give you positive thoughts and feelings. Also once your body starts feeling healthier, you’ll be elated with the results, which will add to the mood boosting powers of exercise.
These are just some of many way to boost your mood naturally. We understand how hard it can be to maintain positivity and physical health, but it is vital to your overall well-being. So try one or all of the mood boosting tips today with a visit to Carson Hot Springs Resort!