Top 10 Ways to Get Through a Bad Day in 10 Minutes or less

Whichever one you choose, start by taking 3 deep breaths (in through the nose and out through the mouth) and as you breathe, bring awareness to your feelings and trust the process of life…remind yourself that this too shall pass.Don't forget to check out One door, so many possibilities!

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    Listen to a motivational video. Try these. They work!

    Believe in Yourself~ a Bad Day~ and Bad Days~

  2. 2

    Write down 3 things you appreciate right now.

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    Bring your attention to your feeling. Write down the thoughts causing that feeling. Then assess what situation led to these thoughts. Is the meaning you gave to the situation valid?

  4. 4

    Smile and do something kind for someone.

  5. 5

    Have a look at these bad day jokes.

    I told my wife she was drawing her eyebrows too high. She looked surprised.And the Lord said unto John: ‘Come forth and you will receive eternal life’. But John came fifth, and won a toaster.What did the pirate say when he turned 80? Aye Matey.I went to a really emotional wedding the other day. Even the cake was in tiers.Someone stole my mood ring. I don’t know how I feel about that.I got caught taking a pee in the local swimming pool. The lifeguard yelled at me so loud, I nearly fell in.Someone stole my Microsoft Office and they’re gonna pay. You have my Word.My wife accused me of being immature. I told her to get out of my fort.

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    Buy yourself flowers or a really cool new tool.

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    Call up a friend or loved one.

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    Draw a picture of what would make your day better.

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    Share your feelings with someone on

  10. 10

    Go for a run or take a shower.

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