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Close Mood boosters can turn bad days around

Carolyn Baana, aka Coach Carolyn, blogs about life and career success at

In support of this week's suggestions that you can, and should, choose to be in a good mood, here are a few ways to find your way out of the doldrums.

Music. This post in PSYBlog shares all the ways music can lift our mood. But you knew this one, didn't you?

Physical exercise. A search on "exercise and mood" will return thousands of results supporting that exercise makes for a better mood. One of my favorites is this one from USA Today citing research that found that the good mood created by exercise actually sticks around for up to 12 hours. 12 hours!

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