1. Buy some candy that you loved as a kid
Easy and fat and always work, try it by yourself and see…
2. Take a shower or bath
Sometimes, just a simple act of caring for yourself – like grooming – is enough to snap you out of a bad mood.
3. Read a piece of fiction
Go and check one of your favorite books and start reading it, once you go deep you forgot what was wrong
4. Make a mug of tea/coffee/hot chocolate
If you’re getting into a strop with your work, a good way to get perspective is to step away from the computer and make yourself a soothing hot drink. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate which change my mood alot
5. Take a walk
Put your Mp3 players on your ears wear comfortable shoes and take a walk
6. Write down five things you love about your life
I guarantee you won’t want to do this when you’re in a grump or a sulk. But force yourself. Grab a sheet of paper, write “FIVE THINGS I LOVE ABOUT MY LIFE:” and list them. Doesn’t matter if they’re big or small. If you’re still not feeling better after that, make it ten things…
7. Watch an episode of your favorite TV show
Like reading a good book, watching your favorite show draws you into a fictional world and makes you forget whatever’s bugging you in the real one. Switch on a show that you really love, and enjoy it. Ideally, go with something light-hearted, funny or feel-good. My best is Boston Legal..
Finally, the simplest and best way to snap out of a bad mood is just to laugh. At yourself, at your kids’ or at anything…