How does caffeine affect your mood?

How does caffeine affect your mood?

by Tina Sendin December 20, 2019 5 min read

Feeling down? Going through mood swings? Having one of those days?

What if I told you that you can turn your day around as easy as getting a caffeine fix?

I'm not pulling this out of a hat. Science suggests that caffeine is not just a stimulant that keeps you alert, it can also improve your mood and help you become a walking ball of sunshine. This may seem like a tall order for caffeine but wait ‘til you order a tall cup of coffee and experience it yourself!

Based on a review conducted by A. Nehlig, having 75mg of caffeine (a cup of coffee) every 4 hours can lead to a “pattern of sustained improvement of mood over the day.” It can increase alertness and well-being, help concentration, improve mood and limit depression. [1]

Keep reading to find out more!

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Brain fog: 8 signs you have it, and 1 quick way to get rid of it

Brain fog: 8 signs you have it, and 1 quick way to get rid of it

by Tina Sendin August 16, 2019 5 min read

Brain fog is a mental lapse or fatigue, which is characterized by difficulty in thinking, understanding and recalling. 

Here are 8 common symptoms of brain fog, and why it happens to the best of us. Read more to find out how to get rid of it.

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How do you get motivated when depressed?

How do you get motivated when depressed?

by Mark Miller May 26, 2016 4 min read

How do you get motivated when depressed? Years ago a comedian said she loved being depressed because she slept 20 hours a day and ate ice cream the other four hours. I suppose if she didn’t laugh about this crippling mental illness she would have cried.

If it’s a serious case of clinical depression, you could become so disabled you quit or lose your job, you contemplate or even attempt suicide or you could be overwhelmed by sadness or hopelessness such that you don’t want to do anything.

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