Make yourself happy...
Smiling has a positive effect on your mood. Also a smile is infectious. When you smile, it will lighten your mood along with the mood of others.
Get Out of the House
Being cooped up in the same environment can cause feelings of isolation and depression. Change your surroundings and get a breath of fresh air. It can snap you out of a mood fast.
Soak Up the Sun
The vitamin D provided by the sun along with other benefits boosts serotonin levels in the body. Even just 15 minutes of sunlight will immediately aid in lifting spirits.
Allow yourself a pat on the back for the challenges that you have overcome. Celebrate your victories, no matter how small, in order to rejuvenate yourself for future battles.
Indulge yourself with something that lifts your spirits. Like a hot bath, a pedicure, a massage, or an ice cream cone.... do what makes you feel satiated and pampered to improve your mood.
Shake things up in your environment. Altering your environment can change your perspective and leave you feeling more open and hopeful. Move things around. Shift your environmental energy.
Accomplish Something You’ve Been Putting Off
Procrastination can contribute to feelings of negativity. To finish something that you've been avoiding will give you a sense of accomplishment and raise your mood instantly. Clean out that closet, rearrange your drawers, attack the papers on your desk...
Douse Yourself in Inspiration
Who inspires you? Reflect on and read about people and circumstances that reflect strength and faith. This will inspire and fill you with a renewed sense of purpose.
Exercising releases endorphins, it is a quick way to make yourself feel good. It also makes you feel more powerful, alive and youthful, which are key ingredients to feeling happy.
Do Something Good for Someone Else
Get out of your own head and give yourself a fresh perspective. Brightening someone else’s day will make you feel better about yourself and happiness is contagious.
Count Your Blessings
List everything that you are thankful for. It is easy to take your daily blessings for granted and lose sight of what you have. Celebrating and appreciating your life will open you up for more.
Laugh as much and as many times as the opportunity presents itself.. Act silly, make up and tell jokes...
Behave Like A Child
Swing on a swing. Jump rope. Sing songs. Play charades. Lay in your yard and look up at the sky and imagine what the clouds look like.
Have A Happy Day!