12 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Down

We’ve all had those days where nothing seems to go right. Or maybe you just feel down for no particular reason. Sometimes feeling upset, low, and sad doesn’t seem as fleeting as we’d like, though, and it lingers longer than we feel comfortable with. Sometimes you just need to spend time with your friends or your significant other to lift up your spirits. The important thing is to find what works for you. For example, you could try to…

  1. Write a letter to your future self

Isn’t it a wonderful idea to pen down all the thoughts and emotions you are going through? You can talk about an experience that’s bothering you or the lessons you learnt. It could be about someone every special to you too. This can be an overwhelming experience, even life changing for a few.

  1. Keep your mind busy with games

Playing online games is also a simple way to divert your mind from stressful situations. You can simply download a free rummy app and play free online rummy card games. There are a number of authentic websites for online gaming. Choose the authentic ones as you don’t wish to get scammed, now do you?

  1. Binge watch a TV show

Another fun way to divert your mind from the current scenario is by binge watching TV shows. Even binge watch movies works!

  1. Make yourself a hot drink in a cute mug

If you are a tea or coffee person this pointer is for you. Nothing cures a sad emotion like a cuppa of hot beverage does. Treat yourself to a cup of freshly brewed coffee, soul-soothing chamomile tea or a happy mug of hot chocolate.

  1. Head out for a makeover

  Get out of the house and hit a saloon. Ask for a complete makeover and relax. It’s worth a try. Trust me.

  1. Unplug yourself from the world

Stay disconnected from the internet and the world. Just relax and remember what it’s like to be a person sans screen.

  1. Visit a playground and get on the swings

Things go grey when we forget to play. So, irrespective of what the world says, go to a park and get on a swing.

  1. Cover yourself in soft things.

Grab your softest blanket, some fuzzy socks, and your most comfortable pajamas and relish in the fuzziness.

  1. Lie down and relax

Lie down and take deep breaths while you burn a candle. Take this time to think about your feelings and come to terms with them.

  1. Play an old video game

Break out that old gaming console collecting dust and put it to good use. Enjoy the nostalgia.

  1. Have an at-home spa day

Pamper yourself a little and try some home-made face masks or give yourself a manicure or pedicure.

  1. Go to an estate sale and look through someone’s treasures

A great way to thrift your mind from a current issue is by keeping it occupied. And what better to keep your mind occupied with curiosity? So, you can go to an estate sale all by yourself or call a friend for company and start exploring through someone’s treasures.

Remember that no matter how awful today seems: there is always hope for a better tomorrow.