From cold showers to warm hugs: how to kickstart your happiness hormones

With the stresses of the pandemic taking their toll on our mental wellbeing, we ask the experts for smart ways to lift your mood

Up and running: Cardiovascular exercise is one way to release mood-lifting endorphins

Helen Chandler-Wilde

Happiness is elusive at the best of times. But right now, deep into a national lockdown, with no end in sight, it feels like a distant land (and remember, holiday plans are off the table, too).