7 Surprisingly Quick And Easy Ways To Feel Happier
In our day to day life mood plays an important role. Whenever your mood is good you feel very happier but when your mood is bad you feel bad, depressed etc.
All of us have days when we’re out of sorts. You just wish you were in a better mood. You’ve had days like that, haven’t you? Perhaps you tried to get yourself into a better state of mind but struggled to achieve it.
Sometimes we get stuck in our own emotional dumps and forget how easy it is to feel happier, so here are seven simple ways to lift your mood. Many people have found them useful. Some of them may surprise you!
So here I give you some easy and quick ways to feel happier let’s go.
1. Go for a walk.
“The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk” –Jacqueline Schiff
Most people know that going for a short daily walk is one of the best forms of exercise. When you are feeling down it is even more beneficial. If you can, go into a natural environment with plants and birds. Can you think of such a setting not? What do you notice first? The different shades of greenery, the fresh smell of country air, the sounds of birds, or the sunlight shining through the trees? Make it real by taking a little stroll.
2. Listen to quality music.
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain”. Bob Marley
Music can shift a listener’s state within moments. Its effect can be nearly magical. Dig out that CD you haven’t listened to in ages or tune in your radio to something you’ve never listened to before.
3. Open yourself to discovering something new.
Read something (printed, not online) different than what you would normally watch. There are a ton of different types of magazines can you get these days. Visit your local library or browse through a magazine rack. Pick up or buy a magazine you wouldn’t normally buy. You may discover something wonderful.Write some blogs to express yourself.
4. Find something to laugh at.
Laughter is one of the best ways to lift your spirits. Find an entertaining book, or watch a comedy. Even better, try to learn a few new jokes and tell them to others. Meeting old friends and laughing at old memories.
5. Simple breathing meditation.
“Life is a mystery – mystery of beauty, bliss and divinity. Meditation is the art of unfolding that mystery”. – Amit Ray
Breathing meditation is a great exercise that you can do anywhere. Simply allow yourself to sit comfortably with your back straight. Now close your eyes and become aware of the flow of air into and out of your nostrils. That’s all there is to it. Do this for 10-15 minutes. Notice how pleasantly surprised you can be at how you feel afterward.
6. Doodling for the fun of it.
Most people can remember when they were young and used to doodle for hours. Kids love drawing silly little pictures. Drawing is not just for kids or artists. Whoever you get some pens, pencils, crayons or whatever you have and just draw for the fun of it. Notice how your state of mind shifts.
7. Think of others less fortunate.
The fact that you are reading this article suggests that you are probably much better off than most people on this planet. At times this may be hard to believe, but if you can read and have access to the internet, just those two things alone mean you are better off than most people in the world. There are many human beings that barely have access to the basics of survival. There are people with lots of pain. Allow your compassion for them to grow.
These are all pretty simple. There’s nothing profound or life-changing, but when all you need is a quick pick me up these may be just the thing you need. Putting simple ideas, methods, tools, and techniques into action will help you achieve change quickly and easily–surprisingly so at the time– then you imagine.
Changing your mood can be surprisingly quick and easy when you have the right tools, strategies, and methods.