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10 ways to feel good right now!

When you are feeling low and need a boost here are ten ways to make you feel better! By Liggy Webb

1. List all your accomplishments
Sometimes you just need to remember all the positive things that you have achieved in your life so making a list to remind yourself will give you a confidence boost

2. Do 10 minutes of exercise
Just a quick 10 minutes of exercise. Even if it is a quick run up and downstairs or standing up and stretching and walking about for a bit will give you an energy boost.

3. Find something to give away
If you have somethng you don’t need or use, and it might be something someone else might need or use, give it to them.

4. Lift someone else’s spirits
You can turn around bad feelings about yourself right away when you channel your energy into making someone feel good about themselves by doing or saying something nice.

5. Phone a friend
Who needs psychiatrist when you have friends? Friends can be walking, talking tonics and remind you that you are not alone!

6. Write down a goal
If you are feeling a bit low, think of something that would like to achieve and create a goal.

7. Relive your best memory
Focus on a wonderful, happy memory and take a few minutes to dwell on it. Go through all of the details and relive the experience in your mind and see how good it makes you feel.

8. Smile
Just the very act of smiling tells your brain that you are happy.

9. Turn off your computer and connect
Just connecting with another person will help you to feel less isolated and they may say something nice to you that will make you feel better.

10. Let someone else decide If you feel under pressure sometimes it is good to take the heat out of the situation and let someone else make the decision for you. You don’t always have to be in total control!

Liggy Webb’s new book Resilience is now available through Amazon. For a chance to WIN a copy of the book, please email your details to editor@thecheltonian.com and quote Resilience.