Instant Mood Fix: The High-Five!

Playing Drs. Rx: Could a High Five Boost Your Mood?

Perk up your mood without a pill? Yes, just give a high-five! “There’s actual science behind it. The NCBI did a study showing that gestural verbal praise, aka a high five, can truly motivate and encourage a child to do better!” shares plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon.

Watch: Drs. Rx: Need a Happy Mood Boost?

It’s not just for kids. A season-long study of NBA behavior suggested it might just help teams win as well! Comedian Kym Whitley jokes about a motivating high-five after getting it on

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