Simply Nerdy Mom: From Meh to Yeah: Restoring Positivity When Life Gets You Down

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

From Meh to Yeah: Restoring Positivity When Life Gets You Down

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We all have bad days from time to time, which is simply a natural part of life. However, extended periods of feeling down require a big response. Otherwise, you run the risk of being trapped in the state of mind for years to come.
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There are several things you can do to identify the problems and subsequently rebuild your positivity. Here are some key pointers that should help.

Rebuild Your Energy Levels
It’s hard to attack the day when your energy levels are low. Therefore, investing heavily in lifestyle choices that will encourage a boost in energy should be top of the agenda. You’ll feel happier on the inside, and more confident about achieving your daily and ongoing goals.

The importance of a good night’s sleep cannot be emphasized enough. Get into the habit of giving your mind and body a chance to prepare for sleep. Naturally, a comfortable mattress and pillows are vital too. When you wake up feeling fresh and energized, your physical and mental wellbeing will improve.

Finally, when you wake up, be sure to get out of bed. This instantly kicks you into a productive and positive mood.

Improve Your Physique
Regular readers will know that I am a huge advocate of frequent exercise and healthy nutrition. It is particularly beneficial for anyone stuck in a negative mindset. For starters, those foundations will have a huge impact on your energy levels. But the benefits don’t stop there.

The release of endorphins during exercise will make you feel better about yourself. Meanwhile, increased strength and fitness will highlight the fact that you’re capable of anything. Furthermore, looking good makes you feel good, and the enhanced looks gained from your hard work can be telling on your mindset.

Ultimately, this is a great way to become the best possible version of you. For that reason alone, it can be one of the best ways to drag you out of this dark place.



Consider Professional Support The situation that you are currently acing doesn’t necessarily mean that you are suffering from clinical depression. Still, life passing you by with a feeling of nothingness rather than sadness is a very common symptom. If depression is a possibility, talking to someone is crucial.

Opening up and expressing those feelings can take a great weight off of your shoulders. Even if you do not feel ready to see someone face-to-face, online support is available. While friends and family can provide emotional support, the strategies put in place by an expert are the key to escaping the demons.

There’s nothing more frustrating than not understanding why you feel this way. If professional advice can cure this issue, you must take it.

Focus On Communication
Human interaction is a central focus of maintaining a healthy mindset. Sadly, social anxiety is a common factor that can lead to serious issues in relation to mental health and general positivity. When this is an issue in your life, it’s vital that you treat it ASAP.

If you’ve noticed that a change in your willingness to enter social situations, it could be due to sight or hearing loss. When you already receive support for these features, a simple case of replacing the hearing aid batteries could be the answer. Restore your ability to communicate properly, and you should see a difference in your daily happiness.


Rebuilding broken friendships and getting back in touch with relatives can restore positivity. Surround yourself with positive people, and it’ll rub off on you.



Find A Passion
While other people hold the key to our happiness, it’s important to have personal hobbies and interests. Whether it’s something you do alone or with friends, these activities give you something to look forward to. It could be playing music, watching a sport, or helping local community projects.

Whatever the source of your happiness might be, creating time for the activities is essential. The thought of your next session will drag you through the difficult moments where life feels tedious. Moreover, your enthusiasm will shine through to secure interest from others.

Another top trick is to establish a range of enjoyable activities. Variety is the spice of life, and will keep things interesting.

Get Organized
It’s far easier to feel positive about your world when you maintain a sense of control. Most people think that the big issues such as relationships and retirement savings are the key. In truth, the daily issues are equally telling.

Therefore, simple jobs like keeping the home clean or ensuring that bills are paid automatically can make a big impact. After all, failure to do this can allow stress levels to rise. In turn, this will hit your happiness and general positivity. Overcoming this stumbling block is crucial for your immediate and long-term situation.

Many of the issues mentioned above also feed into the concept of organizing your life. Now is the tie to make it happen.

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