7 Ways to Brighten Your Day
We’ve all had one of those days when nothing seems to be going right. You spill coffee all over your clothes – and your keyboard. A one-hour drive takes three. You and your spouse can’t seem to get on the same page. The kids can’t seem to stop screaming. The day becomes a series of small annoyances that get under your skin. Or maybe you’re struggling with a deeper pain, a more stubborn stressor. Maybe you’ve recently experienced a difficult loss. Whatever the reason, you may want a break from the negative feelings and to bask in a brighter day. Here are seven tips to try.
Margarita Tartakovsky, MS, is an associate editor at Psych Central and authors the body image blog Weightless. She writes about everything from anxiety and ADHD to creativity and couples to mindfulness and stress. You can learn more about her work at her website.