13 People Share Their Methods For Getting Out Of A Bad Mood

These tips may serve you well the next time you find yourself in a not-so-happy place.

When you're in a bad mood, it can feel near impossible to just drop the feelings and feel happy again. But, as we all know, it's really not impossible. Difficult? Yes. But not impossible. There are even scientific methods — such as shaking it off, crying, and drinking something warm — that have proven to help cheer us up when we're feeling low. 

Sometimes it can be especially useful to hear other people's tips for getting themselves out of a bad mood, so one Reddit user asked the online community, "What are some ways of getting out of a bad mood?

Their answers might serve you well the next time you find yourself in a not-so-happy place. 

1. Play with your pets.

2. Smile.

3. Call it out.

4. Try meditation.

5. Talk to a friend.

6. Go for a run.

7. Take a drive.

8. Make art.

9. Exercise.

10. Analyze your situation.

11. Get a change of scene.

12. Take a nap.

13. Reset with this trick.

Cover photo by Gian Cescon on Unsplash

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