25 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Down


1. Be nice to yourself.

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2. Make this your morning routine.

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3. Eat well.

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4. Embrace the magical powers of tea.

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5. Remember to take a break.

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6. Write down all the reasons it was worth getting out of bed and look back at these lists.

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7. Put on your emergency tiara in times of stress.

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8. Surround yourself with inspiring things.

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9. Make a declaration of intention.

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10. Remember that you are awesome in your own right.

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11. Leave yourself affirming messages.

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12. Make time for the things that make you feel good.

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13. Enjoy the pleasures of being alone.

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14. Build your own “emergency care wall.”

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15. Remind yourself of all the delightful things in the world you are going to experience.

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16. Take out all the toxic things in your life.

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17. …and remember to appreciate your body for all that it does for you.

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18. Give a hug. Get a hug.

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20. Disconnect.

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21. Do some yoga. Seriously, it’ll be good for you!

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22. Be reflective. Be courageous.

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23. Always prioritize yourself.

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24. Don’t forget to breathe.

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25. And remember:

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