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Six Ways to Have a Chill Day and Relax Your Mind and Body

Sometimes it feels like you’re constantly on the go. Whether you’re busy with work, school, socializing, whatever, it can take a lot of you.

Then there are other times when it feels like the anxiety will never end. Even though nothing major is happening you still have anxiety for some strange reason and it won’t go away.

Or maybe you’ve been feeling utterly exhausted and can’t see to get through your day without itching for a nap.

When this happens, I find it to be super helpful to have a chill day.

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30 Positive Affirmations to Start Your Day

Sometimes it’s hard to be nice to yourself. Sometimes, it hard to believe in yourself. It can be difficult to get through each day.

Each day brings new stresses but it also brings new opportunities as well. One way to feel better and to keep moving forward is to believe in yourself and be kind to yourself.

So, here’s a list of positive affirmations if you’re ever feeling stuck.

You can do this.

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Journal Prompts for a Bad Day

Journaling is something that helps me whenever I have a rough day.

It allows me to get out my feelings and frustrations onto the paper. I can rant and ramble to my heart’s content and if I can’t find the words, I can draw or scribble.

Normally, I write about my day or talk it out with myself about why I feel the way I do, but there are plenty of journal prompts to help you get over a rough patch.

For example, there are prompts that help you focus on something else or shift your thinking around.

I’ve compiled a list of prompts that may help.

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How to Create an Inspirational Music Playlist to Boost Your Mood

One thing that helps me out when I’m having a rough day or just need to lighten up a little bit, is music.

Everyone loves music (at least, I believe everyone does). It doesn’t matter what you’re feeling – music has a way of switching your mood, depending on what you’re listening to.

Music can make you happy, make you cry, it can make you dance and sing.

So, I have a special inspirational playlist on Spotify that I created. I listen to it whenever I need a pick-me-up.

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Create a Positive Workspace

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I had already been working from home for a couple of years before the pandemic hit (almost) a year ago. It’s stressful and can take a toll on your mental health, even without the rest of the world being thrown into a tizzy. If you’ve ever heard “advice for working from home” you’ll notice that they all tend to say the same thing:

  • Put on pants – it’ll help you get in that “work” mindset
  • Sit in a chair at a desk – no couches or beds

Do I always follow those pieces of advice? No, I don’t.

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