Right now I am exhausted, cranky and unmotivated. I’m supposed to be writing a blog post about Spring Crafts, but I really don’t feel like it. I look at the calendar on my phone and realize, oh right, it’s almost that time of the month which means, PMS. (It’s always hard to find ways to deal with PMS mood swings.)
For me, that explains a lot. When it’s almost time for my period, my energy level drops, I’m exhausted, I’m more emotional and not as patient or happy, (ask my family.) Even though you can’t control everything when it comes to the effects of your cycle, there are different strategies you can try to help manage the emotional aspects of PMS and ways to deal with PMS mood swings.
8 Ways to Deal with PMS Mood Swings
1. Stay Active
Doing some sort of exercise that gets your heart pumping can really be helpful in combatting those feeling of sadness and depression when it’s your time of the month. Aerobic exercise releases endorphins (feel good brain chemicals) that can boost your mood and energy. It doesn’t totally get rid of your symptoms but it can definitely help.
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