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  • Why sunshine makes you feel happy!

  • Natural Health Magazine says "Sunlight, and in particular morning sunlight, is capable of ‘resetting’ our circadian clock, and making us feel pretty good at the same time."

    You most likely already noticed that you tend to feel happier more often on a sunny day but why does that happen?

     Jennifer Ackerman, author of Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream – A Day in the Life of Your Body says “In response to the shorter hours of daylight, the brain secretes melatonin for a longer period during the longer night hours, putting the body in ‘night mode’. It also reduces the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in regulating mood."

    You can read more over at Natural Health Mag

    A few tips to help you make the most of the happy sunshine vibe:

    If you’re at home during the day, let the sun shine in by keepping the curtains open as much as possible.

    If you work in an office, try to get a workspace that’s near a window and make sure you have a walk outside at lunch time.