Have you been feeling a little down lately? Maybe you know that you are not depressed but life just seems a little blah, for a lack of better words. Well, good news! There are easy ways to feel happier as early as within the hour!
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My own life can leave me feeling a little down from time to time. Some days it’s a constant battle to not focus on the negativity of life but rather the positive. That can be hard to do, especially if life seems so negative all around you. The good news is, once you begin to focus on the positive you’ll quickly learn what makes you feel happier and then you can repeat the same easy steps over and over again each time life starts to make you feel a little gloomy.
So, before you go to staying in bed for hours into the day or even for days into the week, I want to encourage you that life doesn’t have to be that way. There are great things out there just waiting for you. Sometimes, all you need is help finding the good.
Easy Ways To Feel Happier As Early As Today!
The ways that I’m going to share with you today are ways that I’ve discovered over the years help me remain positive. Life can seem a little meaningless at times. Even the great King Solomon felt so. Ironically, his father, David suffered from depression as well. Now we know that depression can be caused by genetics but both King David and King Solomon are great examples that depression doesn’t have to control our lives. If you do suffer from depression please take the time to talk to a doctor about it. You may feel a little embarrassed but you shouldn’t. Your primary care doctor is there to help you and there’s nothing to be ashamed of. Some times as Christians we feel that we should always be happy. I’m thankful that God gave us such wonderful examples of depression in the Bible to help us understand that suffering from depression does not mean that we don’t trust in God.
Maybe you just need a little pick me upper though to help you get your day going.
Great ways to feel happier
- Open Up The Windows
- Let The Light Shine In
- Search For Colors That Make You Feel Happier (you can see what I mean by viewing my personal Pinterest board)
- Turn Up The Music
- Read Your Bible
- Take A Shower
- Get Ready To Go Out (even if you plan on staying in)
- Know That Staying In Is A Plan (don’t look at it as if you have nothing to do but rather you are choosing to be home today)
- Paint Your Toes
- Diffuse Lemon Oil or Other Oils To Help You Feel Happier
- Listen To The Birds
- Put Fresh Flowers On The Table
- Find A Creative Hobby (don’t set out to sell it but rather just to express your feelings)
- Start A Small Garden (getting outside will help boost your spirits on a daily basis)