Because we all have them.
That dreadful day you knew was coming for weeks has finally arrived, and even though you’ve been anticipating, you still don’t really know how to deal with it.
You’re overcome with anxiety and panic, and you feel like you can’t function without thinking about how horrible this day is going to be. You want to sleep in all day, but you know you have too many responsibilities that can’t be avoided.
The day sweeps you up and you can’t seem to get down from the ominous cloud of despair you’re stuck on.
Everyone has days like this, when we can’t function correctly because of the anxiety the dreadful day is bringing. But you know, it actually doesn’t always have to be this way. Yes, bad days really suck and anxiety doesn’t just go away so easily.
But there are fun and easy ways to ease your mind and relax, at least a bit.
Taking your mind off of the day you don’t want to face is a must. You need something to both distract you from the problem and give you a surge of positivity and happiness.
While some of us have easy ways of doing this and making it work, others don’t have a go-to coping mechanism they know they can always rely on when they need something to turn to that will deflect the negativity the day will inevitably bring.
Of course, just how serious a bad day may be varies to different degrees for everyone. Sometimes it can be brought on by something you can’t control or stop, but even so, and no matter how bad it may get, it’s nice to find at least something to smile about no matter how far down in the dumps you’re bound to go.
If you’re determined to bring some joy into your horrible, no good, very bad day, look no further than at these quotes on happiness to bring your dreadful day to a halt.
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Shine through your dark days.
“Stars can’t shine without darkness.”
You gotta go through bad times to have good times.
“It’s OK to be a glowstick; sometimes we need to break before we can shine.”
Don’t let other people and things influence your happiness.
“Being happy is a personal thing and it really has nothing to do with anyone else.”
Think happy thoughts even when it’s hard.
Be the positive person you are on your best days and defeat today like a boss.
“She remembered who she was and the game changed.” — Lalah Deliah
Kick the negative thoughts out of your head.
“Don’t be a slave to your thoughts. Control them.”
Try to find the brightest side in every situation.
“When it rains, look for rainbows. When it’s dark, look for stars.”
You’re not at your best yet, and that’s OK. Keep going.
Sometimes a day gets worse before it can get better.
“Sometimes when things are falling apart they may actually be falling into place.”
Put your all into anything you do, even on a bad day.
“Do everything with so much love in your heart that you would never want to do it any other way.”
It’s not easy, but try to avoid things that make your day worse than it already is.
“Whatever you decide to do make sure it makes you happy.”
You can’t force happiness on yourself, but you can force others to stay away from it.
Laughter is the best medicine.
“Life is better when you’re laughing.”
Find the positive side of any situation.
“Everyday may not be good, but there is something good in every day.”
You’re bigger and better than your bad days.
“When you have a bad day, try and treat the world better than it treated you.” — Patrick Stump
Work through a dreadful day, hope for tomorrow.
Treat your life like a vacation and the biggest obstacle will only be sand in your shoes.
“Life’s a beach, enjoy the waves.”
Having a bad day makes your good days more worthwhile.
“Bad days build better days.”
Everyday isn’t as bad as your worst day.
“Breathe. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.”
Use that dreadful day as a learning lesson.