Tuesday, 24 February 2015

So you've had a bad day...

Everyone has bad days. Days you get home from work and want to crawl into bed. Days when you can't be bothered to make dinner, do any chores or even get into a conversation. To go some way towards helping, I've come up with a list of things that make me feel better when I've had a bad day that are sure to cheer you up.

Tips to help perk you up after a bad day

- Dressing down. When you get home take off your stuffy work clothes and get into something cosy and snug like PJs, your dressing gown and a pair of slippers.

- Relax in bubbles. Getting in to a warm bath filled with bubbles and surrounded by candles is the dream. To just sit with your own thoughts for a while surrounded by warmth is lovely.

-Comfort food. Whenever I feel down I turn to sweet treats even though I probably shouldn't. I'm talking cake, chocolate and sweets! Its not wanted, it's needed!

-The perfect accompaniment. Once in a while it's nice to have a cold alcoholic beverage to de-stress, followed by a marshmallow filled hot chocolate to make you feel all warm inside.

-Take yourself somewhere else. Put your favourite film or TV programme on, or simply pick up a book and transport yourself to another place. Feeling like you are in someone else's world for a few hours is an easy way to forget about your troubled day.

-Express your emotions. If your day has been exceptionally bad and you feel the need to cry, just do it. It will make you feel 10 times better to just release all your feelings.

-Time for bed. At the end of the day there is nothing better than slipping into some new bedding. It may take a bit of effort and a few minutes to change them, but when you are in your bed you will feel the benefit.
Like I said, everyone has bad days, the trick is to not let them take over your week. Shake them off and start the next day afresh. I hope these go some way to making you feel better on a bad day! Let me know what you do to perk yourself up on a bad day!
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