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Share Your Best Mood Boosters!

Posted by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 9:57 AM
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Autumn brings falling leaves and a new crispness to the air.  It also brings shorter days and, for many, the onset of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

We want to help you beat the seasonal blues before they have a chance to set in - and give you the opportunity to help your fellow moms at the same time!

Use the replies below to tell us your favorite mood boosters and coping tips. 

Do you have a trick for getting motivated to exercise (a proven mood booster)?  Tell us about it!  Is there an inspirational quote that helps when you're feeling down?  Share it below!  What are YOUR proven mood boosters?

One mom who replies to this post will be chosen at random to receive a $25 gift card to Target or Walmart (perfect for buying yourself a pick-me-up).  The more times you post, the better your chances of winning so share your best mood boosters, one post at a time!

I will "sticky" this post so it remains at the top of the discussion list throughout the fall and winter.  That way, you can pop in anytime you need a mood boost!

 

The Official Rules
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  • Posts must be made between Thursday, October 13 at 9 am EST and Wednesday, October 19, at 11:59 pm EST.  
  • This contest will end on Wednesday, October 19, at 11:59 pm EST. 
  • One winner will be selected randomly.
  • The winner will be posted on this thread and will be notified via CafeMom PM.
  • Multiple replies are allowed and will increase  your chances of winning.
  • Prizes are only available to members who live in the US or Canada (excluding Quebec).
  • Prizes must be claimed within 10 days of notice of winning.
  • One winner will receive a $25 gift card to Target or Walmart (winner's choice).
by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 9:57 AM
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leahbeah143
by Leah on Oct. 13, 2011 at 10:16 AM
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 I like to snuggle up in my big comfy chair with a book and some cocoa

rhodaj
by rho on Oct. 13, 2011 at 10:39 AM
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 Going Tanning

lyrick24
by Ruby Member on Oct. 13, 2011 at 10:42 AM
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Go swimming
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lyrick24
by Ruby Member on Oct. 13, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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Roast marshmallows by the firepit
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rleer4
by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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I walk to lift my mood.  For motivation, I plan a errand around my walking so it forces me to get out.

supernoodle2
by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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My mood booster is getting out of the house and doing something fun with my kids.
Raeann11
by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 11:09 AM

walking

supernoodle2
by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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I love to take a bath and read
Raeann11
by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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crocheting

Raeann11
by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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knitting

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