From Gloom to Bloom:

How to Perk Up Your Mood on Tough Days

Mental health is as important as physical health. Although the conversation surrounding mental health is more accepted today, some individuals still consider the idea taboo.

Redditors explained what they did to make themselves feel better during rough mental health periods. 

Sometimes you don't have the energy to do anything but go outside, but taking yourself out now and again can reintroduce you to nature, and giving you some fresh air helps your brain. 

Get Outside

Everyone faces rough periods in their lives. It is a part of the human condition. It is important to remember that you are not alone and you are not a bad person for feeling this way. You should not feel guilty for experiencing lows. 

Stop Shaming Yourself 

Exercising is a great mood booster. When you're experiencing arduous periods in your life, exercising can provide you with a much-needed break from reality. You can give yourself an hour or so a day to relax and unwind.


Some people on Reddit claimed they bought a motorcycle and learning to ride it served as a form of mindfulness and meditation. 


Taking care of an animal provides you with something you have to do. Setting out food and water and caring for the pet makes it much more difficult to ignore than when you take care of yourself.

Get a Cat

Social media is toxic. With our compare-and-contrast culture, social media is not an excellent outlet to peruse when dealing with any issue. Taking a break (or cessation) from social media is beneficial at any point. 

Cut Out Social Media 

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