When things don’t go your way, it’s easy to feel sad and down. To lift your spirits—and remind yourself that you’re worth being happy!—try some of these activities:
1. Call an old friend
Sometimes the best way to feel good is by talking to someone who knows and loves you, but you’ve lost touch with over the years. Calling up your childhood best friend may be just what you need to get out of this funk! Ask how they are doing, and listen carefully for any news about their kids or family members. If it’s been awhile since your last conversation, ask about how things were going when you were together last—especially if those days seem like a distant memory now that life has passed through so many phases since then (e.g., moving out of state). Asking questions like these can help revive memories that might have been too painful for either party at first glance; after all, we tend not remember things well if they hurt too much while happening! Plus we can always learn from mistakes made by others who share similar experiences with ourselves.
2. Have a massage or soak in a tub
Massage is a great way to relax and reduce stress. It also increases blood flow, which helps your muscles relax. A good massage therapist can help you with tension in all parts of your body and get rid of aches and pains.
Another relaxing activity is soaking in a tub or Jacuzzi tub filled with warm water that has Epsom salt added to it (about 1 cup per gallon). The heat from the water will help you feel refreshed while releasing toxins from your muscles after exercise or after working hard all day long at work!
3. Listen to some music
Listen to some music and listen deeply, especially if you’re struggling with depression or anxiety.
Listening to music can be a great way to relax and unwind. If you’re feeling stressed out, listening to music that makes you feel good will help take your mind off of the problems in your life.
4. Take a nap or meditate
Taking a nap is a great way to recharge, and meditation is the ultimate relaxation experience. If you’re looking for something that’ll make you feel good, try doing something that will lull you into a deep state of relaxation. It’s important to take care of yourself and do things that make you happy because they’ll help keep your mind focused on positive things rather than negative ones.
5. Watch a great movie or read a good book
Watch a great movie or read a good book and enjoy the feeling of being transported into another world.
Watching a movie or reading a book is an activity that can be done alone, with friends and family members, or even by yourself. Even if you’re not feeling up to socializing as much as you’d like at the moment, taking time out for yourself can help replenish your energy levels so that you feel ready to take on any new challenges in your life.
6. Surround yourself with positive people
There are a few things you can do to help make your life more enjoyable, and one of them is surrounding yourself with the right kind of people. You’ll feel better about yourself if you surround yourself with inspiring friends who believe in themselves and their dreams, as well as kind-hearted family members and coworkers. If possible, try to avoid negative influences like gossipy coworkers or angry relatives—they can bring down your mood even if only for a little while!
Volunteering is a great way to give back, and it can help you feel better about yourself.
Volunteering is an opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of others. It gives your brain something new to focus on, while also providing mental and physical exercise.
You can find volunteer opportunities through online searches or by calling local organizations that are looking for volunteers.
8. Go for a walk
Walking is a great way to get some fresh air and exercise. It’s also easy on your joints, making it an ideal choice for people who are looking to lose weight or maintain their health. If you’re not quite ready for a run around the block or have trouble walking long distances, try taking shorter walks at first.
Walking can help improve sleep quality in several ways: it releases endorphins into your system; helps regulate blood pressure; improves circulation throughout the body (including oxygenation); reduces stress levels in both mind and body; improves memory function by increasing brain activity during sleep as well as reducing cortisol levels during waking hours when compared with those who don’t walk regularly – all things that help people fall asleep faster!
9. Practice gratitude
Gratitude is associated with higher levels of happiness, and can be practiced in many ways. You might consider writing a gratitude journal or making a list of things for which you are grateful on your fridge or wall. You could also try practicing gratitude with friends and family, by thanking them for their support or acknowledging how much they mean to you.
10. Take care of yourself, you’re worth it!
It can be easy to take things for granted, but it’s important to remember that you are worthy of taking care of yourself. Whether it’s eating a healthy meal, going shopping or doing something nice for others—each of these activities has the potential to make your day brighter and better!
Take care of yourself and you’ll be able to enjoy life more!