Happy first day of Spring! I love the change of seasons from winter to spring, and I’m looking forward to more sunshine, trees starting to bud and the appearance of my favorite spring flowers. It’s hard to imagine anyone having a bad day when spring is in the air, but sometimes it happens.
Whether you or a friend is having a bad day, it can be hard to know what exactly you can do to cheer them up. Though some people might want a hug or a nice text message, these 15 different ways to turn a bad day around fromShari’s Berries are all backed by science, giving you tons of different ways to cheer someone up.
For example, sending your friend something yellow can increase optimism, while going for a walk together can release endorphins and help calm them down. Or, if you have some extra time, why not visit an animal shelter together? Snuggling with animals for 15 minutes can lower the stress hormone cortisol. Plus, who doesn’t love cuddle time with their furry friends?