How To Overcome The Bad Day Blues?
If for whatever reason you have a bad day, what you need
to do is think hard. Not about your misery or misfortune that hit you. You may
have your opinion that unfortunate events or experiences haunting and
putting you under depression and mental stress, draining your emotions of
their usual energy, killing your enthusiasm and damaging everything that you
hold dear in life.
In short, your negative thoughts may make your bad day worse than it actually
is. Without doubt, that will be the case if you surrender yourself to the
consequences rather than the other way round. But if you take control and in
clearer frame of mind, you can come up with ways and means of overcoming
the bad day blues.
Since negative thoughts and emotions will overwhelm you on a bad day, you
need to come up with strategies to counter them. One great way to start is
going for vigorous physical workout like long-distance jog or gym exercises. If
you prefer lighter alternatives, you can go swimming or even take a long walk
in the park. Anything to take your mind away from things that hurt you
Speaking of parks or even gardens, you can go there, sit somewhere and
observe trees and flowers. For me, I usually jog from my house to a small hill
which is quite a distance away to enjoy the sunset.
If you are too busy exercising, you can just listen to cool music or watch a
movie. Doing still removes negative thought from your mind but is not as
effective as exercising and going out as a whole.
The Good Times
Remember the good old days that enriched your life?
Such as all your happy experiences and moments that elevated your spirits. Or
even your friends and loved ones who brought cheer and laughter into your
life. Just recall and think of all the good things that came into your life and be
grateful for the blessings bestowed on you.
By appreciating, all those good things will naturally outweight and push your
bad day into insignificance.
Do not indulge into self-pity as that will be guaranteed to plung you deeper
into sorrow and even insanity. Remember a bad day is just another day that
will be over if you allow it to. It might have inflicted emotional scars on your
mind initially but unless it is a tragedy or you getting into deep trouble like
debt and being arrested for doing something illegal, a bad day is just
Time As A Great Healer
If you look from another yet wider perspective, you will soon realize that time
is a great healer. It may not help you to get over in one night but it will
gradually if you focus on other more important things in life.
Such as your daily goals and relationships with the people around you such as
your family. Just because you have a bad day does not mean you can take those
But if the problems that caused you to have a bad day are really beyond your
control, you should discuss with your friends and family instead of keeping
everything to yourself. Doing these certainly helps to relieve any burden you
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