When I am feeling down, a simple activity like painting my toenails can lift my spirits. Sometimes it is the simple things in life that can bring us joy. How quickly we forget.
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Good quality time sharing fresh air and sunshine with a loved one. Thanks for sharing your ideas.
It's nice to here that others still appreciate the brick and mortar bookstore. I especially like to go on a rainy day. I love the smell of all of the printed books when I walk in the door. Thanks for sharing!
I have admire you for taking the physical activity approach. At times, I just want to lay horizontal on the couch and disappear into the cushions with a big fluffy pillow and a cozy blanket.
Yum! Sounds like a good idea.
Ah! Music and motion. This is another great suggestion to add to the list. Thanks for sharing!
I guess that is where that phrase, "Stop to smell the roses" became popular. Flowers lift my spirits also. Thanks for your input.
Cleaning does take your mind off things. When your done, you can stop and say, "Ah! I feel like I have accomplished something today". That would make me smile. Prayer always seems to calm the spirit. Doesn't it?
I like your answer. I seems to be the same approach I have been using lately. It works pretty well. Thanks for sharing your ideas!
Hey! Eating and shopping is great "in moderation of course". I just discovered the benefits of online shopping. As for eating, my girlfriend and I are becoming foodies together. Yes, I am a girl. Sometimes I like to paint smiley faces on each nail.
I have never seen it, but I hear it is popular. Sounds like it works for others also. I will check it out. Thanks for sharing!
Listening to music for at least 20 minutes in the middle of the afternoon is becoming a new thing for me. It does work. Thank you!
I like all of your ideas. That makes an enjoyable evening that would calm anyone's spirit.
Reading the Bible always seems to give me clarity in my thinking. I love to read Psalms. Thanks you!
That's a good way to start the day. I'm guessing it helps you past your good mood onto others. Thank you!
I like this idea. I occasionally enjoy a power nap, but I never take time to reflect on life like that. I will definitely try it. Thanks for the suggestion!
Thanks for sharing your story. I completely understand how it brings security and peace of mind. Every time I get a bill paid, for some odd reason I stop to say, "Ah!"
Sounds like a good way to brighten your mood and keep you fit. That would be a good "pick-me-up" when I start to run out of energy too.
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When I am down, I go within and communicate with the God within me through the use of Meditation. I also use self hypnosis to lift my spirits and the practice of Gratitude.