Be Your Own Lab Rat – Reach for the sky


I saw this on ScienceDaily:

To remember the good times, reach for the sky

Simple motor actions, like moving marbles upward or downward between two cardboard boxes, may not seem meaningful. But a new study shows that motor actions can partly determine people’s emotional memories. Moving marbles upward caused participants to remember more positive life experiences, and moving them downward to remember more negative experiences. ‘Meaningless’ motor actions can make people remember the good times or the bad.

Be Your Own Lab Rat

First thing in the morning, greet the day by stretching your arms up and out as you look up. Do the same any time you need a little mood boost.

Does it work for you? Try it several times and let me know.

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