10 Ways To Overcome A Bad Day
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10 Ways To Overcome A Bad Day

Take a deep breath. It's a bad day, not a bad life.

10 Ways To Overcome A Bad Day

We all get bad days, if there weren't any bad days we wouldn't be able to appreciate the good ones. Bad days do suck though, so here are some ways that it can suck less.

1. Watch your favorite movie / TV show

I don't know about you, but when I watch my favorite movie ("Beauty and the Beast") or my favorite show ("Gossip Girl"), I instantly feel better. If you don't have a favorite just watch some things that Netflix recommends or ask your friends for what they recommend.

2. Hang out with friends

No one knows you better than your friends, so if you're having a bad day, hang out with them. You could go get fro-yo, go to the movies or even just go get coffee. Being with people you enjoy being around will definitely make you feel better.

3. Exercise / Meditate

There have been multiple studies done that shows that working out and meditating will help you overcome a bad day. It releases feel-good brain chemicals (neurotransmitters, endorphins and endocannabinoids) that may ease depression.

4. Play with your pets / someone's pet

Being around something that's happy, fluffy and cute will make you feel better—trust me on this one and find a dog to pet.

5. Do something you love

Whether it's dancing, singing or reading, doing something that makes you happy will ultimately make you happier.

6. Color / Draw

Drawing is a great way to release emotions and your thoughts. If you're not good at drawing, coloring is a great option as well. There are many adult coloring books out there, and you are bound to find one—or you could always print off pictures online.

7. Listen to music

No matter what mood you're in, music will make it so much better.

8. Play a video game

Playing a game where you can be in a different world and forget about the problems in your real life can help you de-stress

9. Change into comfy clothes

Being in comfortable clothes will always make you be in a happier mood. Comfy clothes are different for everyone, so wear what makes you feel confident.

10. Take a bath

Taking a bath can be very relaxing, especially if you have bubbles or a bath bomb. If you aren't a bath person or don't have access to a bath tub, you can always take a warm shower.

Hopefully these tips will help you overcome a bad day!

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