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6 Little Ways to Make You Happier

As you learned Monday, I’ve been going through a bit of a rough time recently. I’m doing my best to make it through – but an AWFUL case of the Monday’s, which was made worse by something I can’t talk about here, did not help – and figured I would share some things that cheer me up when I’m down. As a friend of mine told me, during times like this you need to surround yourself with the things you love.

1. Fresh flowers

Tulips are my  personal favorite

2. A special drink – This will depend on the person. It might mean a special cocktail for those of you older than 21, it might mean a special drink from Starbucks. Yes, I know that $5-10 for a drink is a lot. But if it’s something you rarely do, it doesn’t make much of a difference, and it can really cheer you up.

3. Buying your favorite foods – Surround yourself with the things you love

4. Listening to your favorite album – Favorite artist or playlist? Play it on repeat. Or even just play your favorite song on repeat if that won’t drive you crazy.

5. Write – Expressing your feelings can be difficult on a good day, and so many people don’t want to burden their friends or loved ones by talking about how they are feeling for a long period of time. Writing your feelings gives you the free reign to say whatever you want however you want. It can be pretty therapeutic.

6. Call a friend – Staying by yourself can be helpful sometimes, but don’t forget to reach out to the people who love you.

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13 Comments

  • Reply Kiki

    Surrounding yourself with your favorite things is a great way to cheer yourself up. I like starting my Monday's off with a special coffee and it helps fight a case of the Monday's.

    March 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm
  • Reply Steph G

    I love buying myself flowers, especially this time of year. This is a great list.

    March 12, 2014 at 1:16 pm
  • Reply Melissa Mooney

    So agree. The writing is especially true because sometimes you just dont want to feel like a burden or you may not even know what you are feeling anyway.
    Your blog is so relatable on so many things.

    March 12, 2014 at 1:22 pm
  • Reply the Florkens

    YYEESSS to the Fresh Flowers! Seriously… nothing makes me happier than a fresh vase of them somewhere in the house. So simple!

    -Kate
    http://www.theflorkens.com

    March 12, 2014 at 1:23 pm
  • Reply Caitlyn Phipps

    I have had a rough couple of weeks to, job rejection! But all will get better and make sure to perk yourself up with these amazing ideas! I actually wrote a similar post and we have quite a few of the same ideas on ways to get happy 🙂

    March 12, 2014 at 1:26 pm
  • Reply Misty, Handbags + Handguns

    I never remember to get fresh flowers for the house. Excellent idea!

    March 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm
  • Reply Helene in Between

    sorry you are having a rough time! hope it gets better soon, these can definitely make you happy!

    March 12, 2014 at 3:05 pm
  • Reply Blogger Ash

    I love fresh flowers in the house!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutelifestyle.blogpspot.com

    March 12, 2014 at 3:34 pm
  • Reply The Girl who Loved to Write

    These are great tips! I hope things turn around for you soon!

    March 12, 2014 at 5:58 pm
  • Reply Kellee the Caffeinated

    fresh flowers in the house always makes me feel happy and cheery!!!!

    March 12, 2014 at 8:25 pm
  • Reply jessica nicole

    love this list. fresh flowers in the house are the best!!

    March 13, 2014 at 2:52 am
  • Reply Kate at Green Fashionista

    I'm sorry you're going through a rough time *hugs*

    Those flowers are beautiful, love tulips! Sure to brighten up any day 🙂

    March 15, 2014 at 5:53 pm
  • Reply Lena @shinystout

    FYI, a penny in the water of tulips makes them stand STRAIGHT up. Yup! The copper does something to them… Try it!!

    March 19, 2014 at 1:54 pm
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