11 Ways to Turn Around a Bad Day

Date:07-06-2013 07:20:05 read:4

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Feel like you woke up on the wrong side of the bed? Well, we all have had those days where nothing seems to turn out right. Don’t you worry! We have just the right tips for you to turn a horrible day around!

1. Try to see the silver lining

Just know that no matter how bad your day might have been, there is always something that you can learn from the situation. How much learning you take back from a hopeless or crisis situation is up to you. Your constant attempts at trying to find the silver lining will give you hope and a positive way of life.

2. Dance

Well, no matter how bad your day has been, it can never be too bad to dance! You could put on your little black dress, hit the club, hang out with your friends, and dance the night away. Even if you do not feel you have the energy to do all this, simply dim the lights in your room and just dance like no one is watching!

3. Call a friend

No matter how bad the day might have been, you can always bank on your friends to bring that smile back on your face. Sometimes, all we need to make a day better is a non-judgmental listening ear. A simple phone call can make the day seem not-so-bad. Just have a heart-felt conversation with your buddy, vent out your feelings, and get charged up to face life again!

4. Listen to music

Listening to music can be very therapeutic. You need not always go for the peppy numbers to make yourself feel good. Pick any song that you love, be it some fun country number, some soothing jazz, or the blues. Just pump up the volume and let the music take control. As you begin to lose yourself in the sound of music, you will feel as if all your worries are melting away.

5. Plan for a getaway

If you feel like you have had enough of this boring life, you could always plan for a little getaway with your best friends. When you channelize your energies into planning for a holiday, you will forget how bad the day had been and will only be focused on what the future might have in store for you!

6. Pamper yourself

Hit the beauty salon before you head home after a rough day! Get that pedicure that you have been postponing. Go for a relaxing massage or a refreshing facial. Having someone at your service to pamper you will make you feel much better and will help you forget all that was bad about the day.

7. Read a book

Whenever you are down, you can always find comfort in your favorite book. Make yourself a nice cup of tea, change into some comfortable clothes, and snug into a corner with your favorite book. This will offer you a great escape and give you all the relaxation that you need.

8. Have a reunion

Many a times we fail to be with our friends even when they are all in the same city. Well, there could not be any better way to turn a bad day around than to catch up with your old friends. Just give them a call and go out with them. This reunion will transport you to the happier times and will make you forget how sad you have been.

9. Be a child again

We often forget the child in us in all this hustle-bustle. Well, it is never too late to dig into the child in you and do “silly” things. Get wet in the rain, have a pillow fight, run for no reason, tickle someone, laugh out loud, or just hug your favorite soft toy. This will surely make your day brighter.

10. Take a walk

Sometimes, all that you need to feel better is a calming walk. Put your favorite music on and just take a long walk. As you pass the neighborhood, the shops, and the people around, you will feel lighter. It will also give you some alone time to just gather your thoughts and relax.

11. Help someone in need

There might be someone out there who is having just as bad a day as you are having. Bringing a smile to that person will surely rub-off on you and you will definitely feel better. Being of help to someone else and having them feel grateful, will help you forget your worries.

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