Friday, 15 February 2019

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

This past week has been hell on earth for me, not only have I had to endure the delightful effects of the stomach flu, but my anxiety has been through the roof, and I've felt extremely tearful, I've struggled each day with all those unwanted, negative emotions and spend a whole five days depressed in bed wallowing in my own self-pity. Thankfully, I'm feeling better now and decided to share some of the things that helped cheer me up when I felt at my lowest.






Watch a feel-good movie. 

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

When Im feeling down a film will always cheer up usually something funny or because I love horror movies ill sit and watch one hiding behind a pillow. It helps me forget about my worries and focus on somebody else's pain and misery.

Paint my nails.

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

I have a massive collection of nail varnishes and I love to lay them all out and make my nails really pretty. However, I've found that it's not so easy when you have to run back and forth to the toilet but still fun to try. 

Music.

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.


I listened to some of my favorite music, It helped me feel good about myself and helped send me off to sleep which was just what I needed.

Cuddle a pet.

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

I could cuddle my cat all day, he's so calm considering I never leave him alone. It's a great way to feel comforted and they make the best friends. I didn't let him leave my side for days he's so loyal.

Write it down. 

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

I wrote a lot in my journal and I haven't read any of it back yet, I feel as if I need to prepare myself because I ranted alot.

Cry it out

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

I don't know about you but I love a good cry it makes me feel so much better and releases all my pent up sadness and pain and I cried a lot.

Watch some funny videos.

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

I love to watch some hilarious videos, I start off so serious and by the end of it im laughing and thinking about it for hours afterward.

Read some positive quotes 

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

I have quotes plastered all over the place, on notebooks, my phone, my fridge everywhere some of them are really inspiring and can help lift my mood.

A nice long bubble bath. 

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.


relaxing in a warm bubble bath helps me instantly relax and feel happy.

Call someone 

How to cheer up during anxious and depressed days.

I usually ring my cousin because she doesn't judge anything I say and will just sit and listen, which then leads to some funny conversations about past experiences and we have a good old laugh.

What cheers you up when your down?














6 comments:

  1. I've read a few of your blog posts and can totally relate to how you feel. I have Anxiety and Depression and suffer intrusive thoughts. I dont have children but I can imagine how hard it must be as a new mum too when you are constantly in a worried state. I pretty much do the same things as you to try and relax.i mostly binge watch Netflix lol. Thanks for sharing your own personal experiences. Its comforting to know you're not alonex

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    1. Hey, yeah its very hard but starting to get a little easier, I do have my down days but I try to find ways to help myself sometimes they work and sometimes they don't it's so irritating but getting there slowly. Yes, Netflix is amazing I also binge watch for hours lol. I'm happy to share so I can help others who feel the same way and hopefully make a few friends in the process, as my friends don't understand me at all. Thanks for commenting and reading. ♥

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  2. I love your raw honesty and a few of your ideas really work for me too. My partner is really struggling with his depression right now, and had a very rough week. We do CBD therapy exercises together and they also help.

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    1. Hey, I'm so glad they work for you. Depression is awful I hope he's okay. Yea I'm currently looking at some CBD exercises going to try a few of them out cause it can get so bad sometimes. Thanks so much for reading and commenting. ♥

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  3. Sometimes you really do just need a good long cry! My favourite thing to do is read and have a nice long soak in the bath. Love your honesty and tips in this post. x
    El | Welsh Wanderer

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    1. Yep, I always feel better after a long cry and baths are so relaxing. Thanks for reading and commenting. ♥

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