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Here’s 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. 

Forum users explained how they made themselves feel better during rough mental health periods. 

Get Outside

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. 

Stop Shaming Yourself

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. 


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.  


Some people on the forum claimed they bought a motorcycle and learning to ride it was a form of mindfulness and meditation. 

Get a Cat

With their cuddly yet sassy attitudes, cats can help you handle your emotions. Taking care of an animal provides you with something you have to do. 

Cut Out Social Media

Social media is toxic. With our compare-and-contrast culture, social media is not an excellent outlet for dealing with any issue. 

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