I love these ideas! Sometimes, a smile in the right direction really can change the day!
But as someone with bipolar disorder, I will say that doing positive things can make me feel better. But I can always tell when I am having one of my downswings and not just a blue mood because faking it doesn't make me feel better, it makes me feel tired, and thus more bad moody.
In the summer, working in the garden, especially picking flowers and blueberries that I grew, instantly lifts my mood. I try to head into the garden every day. Seeing the changes in nature and spotting a hummingbird or other wildlife is an instant mood booster!
I beg to differ with EEGINER, below. I found this article, and all others I have read on the site, to be of optimal length. I think the article has no excess verbiage, and if a person wanted to skim to the "fine points," one could skim down to the numbered list which is quite concise.
I wonder if EEGINER stands for "engineer" of some sort. I have to confess that most engineers I am acquainted with are scientific minded, and not really into "words"/verbal expression, and so forth. I, on the othe hand, really love all types of work-smithing.
If fact, I am usually guilty of producing far too much verbiage, especially when writing.
But, back to the point: Thank you for the excellent suggestions.
5/13/2013 7:40:07 PM
Hello there I just joined really great article there are a few points in there I can relate to that always give me a lift on any given day especially the furry friend one.
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