Friday, November 21, 2014

26 Ways To Be Kind To Yourself

Let's face it school is tough that is why it is important to treat yourself kindly. Here are somethings you can do to make yourself feel good.

1. Clean your living space it will make you feel awesome.

2. Eat a piece of fresh fruit. The smell and the sweet taste is a nice treat and also good for your body.

3. Drink a glass of water. Hydrating is more important than you think.

4. Work on a project you care about.

5. Take an hour to do something you want. Your responsibilities can wait.

6. Take a leisurely walk and just focus on breathing.

7. Put on some music you love and just dance or rock out.

8. Seek out something funny like watching your favorite comedy film or funny animal videos on YouTube.

9. Text or spend time with a friend.

10. Smile. Smiling is actually proven to boost brain function which then boosts your mood.

11. Meditate. Studies have shown that meditating can reduce stress and make you less susceptible to negative emotions.

12. Don't skip a meal. I know it's tough when you are busy but skipping a meal will actually reduce your productivity and cause you to be in a bad mood.

13. Plan a fun activity

14. Hug someone. Science has shown that like smiling giving or receiving a hug boosts your mood.

15. Cry. I know that doesn't sound like it boosts your mood, but crying releases pain. You will feel better afterward.

16. Watch a movie, listen to music, or read a book that inspires you.

17. Get some natural sun.

18. Go to a dog park.

19. Volunteering two hours a week is a great way to feel proud of yourself for helping others. If that is too much of a time commitment think about how you can do kind things for strangers and then do them.

20. Jump on your bed like you are a child again.

21. Try a new flavor of ice cream.

22. Take a shower, wash your face, clip your finger nails. There is nothing like feeling clean.

23. Wear bright colors.

24. Do something you haven't done before and make new friends.

25. At the end of the day write down all the good things that happened to you that day.

26. Take a deep breath and let go of your past.

Here is a funny video to brighten your day.

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