32 Ways to Feel Happier Right Now

We all need a little cheering up sometimes. Life happens, things can pile up and make us feel stressed or depressed, and if we don't take some time for ourselves once in a while it can really impact on our mental health.

Here are 32 instant mood boosters for next time you're feeling down. You don't have to do all of them, obviously - just pick one or two that sound good to you and give them a go.

1. Go for a walk
2. Call a friend
3. Read a book
4. Cuddle someone you love
5. Write in your journal
6. Sing
7. Declutter your house
8. Do some yoga
9. Perform a random act of kindness
10. Write a letter
11. Do volunteer work
12. Plan a trip
13. Meditate
14. Lift some weights
15. Dance
16. List everything you're grateful for
17. Watch a funny TV show
18. Take a nap
19. Pray
20. Do an adult colouring book
21. Go for a drive
22. Buy some flowers
23. Watch cute cat videos
24. Bake a cake
25. Drink some tea
26. Stroke your pet
27. Do something that scares you
28. Take a bubble bath
29. Create something
30. Eat some chocolate
31. Compliment someone
32. Smile!

What makes you feel instantly happier? Let me know in the comments!

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  1. 14, 26, 30! (Especially 26 – we’ve two pussycats who are very cuddly and they always bring a huge smile onto my face!)

    1. Aww, that's so cute - thanks for sharing! :)

  2. Great list! I love cuddling my cat - an instant mood booster :) x www.aimeeraindropwrites.co.uk x

    1. Thanks! Animals are great mood boosters, aren't they? :)


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