When You’re Feeling Down. Part 2.

A few more ideas that may help you feel a bit better when those hard times hits. Not every suggestion is for everyone. Just pick out your favourites. 🙂

WAYS TO GET CREATIVE

  • Doodle.
  • Make a cartoon.
  • Knit.
  • Write a poem.
  • Create a new recipe.
  • Sew.
  • Cook your new dish.
  • Build with clay.
  • Do a craft projects.
  • Crochet.
  • Write a song.
  • Colour.
  • Create a new outfit.
  • Play an instrument. Even a kazoo counts!
  • Build something.
  • Dry dot painting.
  • Decorate your home or move things around a bit.
  • Paint.
  • Visit an art museum.
  • Try rug-hooking.
  • Play an instrument.
  • Do a short video and send it to a friend.
  • Quilt.
  • Draw.
  • Invent something silly.

WAY TO BE SPIRITUAL (Side note: Spiritual and religious are not always the same thing. These ideas are for anyone totally regardless of religious affiliation.)

  • Meditate.
  • Read a healing blog.
  • Attend a service or class that practices your belief system.
  • Read a meaningful book.
  • Go online and listen to a talk that inspires you.
  • If you do follow a particular religion… Read your book of wisdom, attend a study group, memorize a verse or poem, pray.
  • Do an act of kindness.
  • Call someone who is able to have those meaningful conversations.
  • Go to a support group.
  • Play music that feeds your soul.
  • Get comfy and listen to a relaxation tape.

ENGAGE YOUR BRAIN

  • Journal.
  • Do a puzzle.
  • Organize something.
  • Do mazes.
  • Make plans.
  • Learn a new skill.
  • Go to a library or a bookstore.
  • Play a word game.
  • Do a crossword puzzle.
  • Write a story.
  • Watch a game show. Try to guess the answers.
  • Write a blog.
  • Learn how to do something new.
  • Try some brain teasers.
  • Read a good book.

I hope these suggestions have been helpful and will help you even more when you are having a rough day. I’d like to offer a suggestion though. Perhaps doing some of these things on a more regular basis can help prevent some of those slips in to sadness. It can’t hurt to try right?
See you Friday!

2 responses to “When You’re Feeling Down. Part 2.

  1. Good ideas and glad to see that I do some of them! 🙂

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