Boost your mood naturally [hydration benefits 101]
Why is drinking more water so important? Find out in this series of short articles that explores the overlooked benefits of hydration.
Scroll through any social media platform and you'll quickly see that there are lots of miracle cures for low mood, as long as you click that "Buy Now" button. However, if you're in need of a mood boost, you might be overlooking an inexpensive and easy-to-access resource for mental health: water. Studies from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have shown that inadequate water intake increases fatigue and feelings of depression. While it's not a one-shot solution for mental health issues, proper hydration helps you maintain a healthy baseline mood and is one of the simplest forms of self-care you can engage in.