We’ve all had those days. You know, the days when nothing seems to be going right. Someone did something that upset us; we couldn’t achieve the goals we set out for ourselves, No matter how hard we try to overcome the hardships of the day, we still feel like it’s a bad day.
What Does Having A Bad Day Mean?
For those of us who seem to struggle with bad days, it is often difficult to define to others what that means. And honestly, that’s okay because a bad day is hard to define as it differs from person to person.
But if we had to define a “bad day,”, our definition would look a little something like this. A bad day is a day when nothing seems to be going right.
A day when we are mentally preoccupied with an event or situation that has us feeling angry, down, anxious, or any other negative emotions we could think of. A day we find it difficult to adult.
Those days are considered a bad day by many, but how you define a bad day is up to you.
No matter how you define a bad day, it is still bad. Leaving many of us depressed, angry, or just plain unhappy for an extended period. Forcing us to ask if it is okay to have these days or even live life like this.
Is It Okay To Have A Bad Day?
The answer is yes. We all have days that we would consider bad. No matter how hard we try, they just seem to sneak up on us unprovoked and out of our control, just one of those days.
And it is okay because those days are few in between. Nevertheless, they significantly impact our lives.
If You’re Having A Bad Yay, Just remember This 1 Thing.
If you are having a bad day, there is something that you need to know and remember. A secret about bad days that will impact your life. That secret is simply bad days don’t really exist.
That secret is simply bad days don’t really exist.
Understandably so, you may be questioning that statement.
However, the explanation stands that bad days are just bad moments that leave us with a negative feeling we allow to rue our day.
Think about it. A typical bad day is when we experience an adverse event in the day. An event that so powerfully affects us leaves us with negative emotions and probably feeling defeated.
We become so hyper-focused on this adverse event and the emotions that come with it. Without realizing it, we act out upon those negative emotions throughout the day.
And while you are feeling those negative emotions of anger, sadness, or whatever it may be, your mind begins to play tricks on you.
Those negative emotions change your perception of reality. The change in perception becomes the force that affects the rest of your day, thus causing a BAD DAY to occur.
A simple explanation for something that has a significant impact on our day.
What To Do If You’re Having A Bad Day?
So if you find yourself having a “bad day” then the best thing to remember is that there is no such thing as a bad day but a “bad” moment in our day.
The secret is that our mindset is clouded by the negative event and emotions that took place sometime throughout our day. These negative emotions cloud our thinking, triggers out negative speech, and perception of reality.
We found ourselves speaking negatively, and with that, we began to think negatively and see the world around us as such.
If you understand this simple truth, it is easy to turn your bad day around. Because your mind wont be so fixated on the adverse event and emotions. A bad day will become a good day with “bad” moments in the day.
To turn a bad day around is to change your thinking about what a bad day really means. And the best way to change your thinking is to change your speech.
So try this:
- Remember, there is no bad day but an adverse moment in the day.
- When you feel yourself thinking you are having a lousy day, Challenge the thought.
- If you find yourself speaking negatively about your day, challenge your speech.
- When you challenge the speech, rephrase it by saying “I am not having a bad day. This event is only a moment of my day. It doesn’t mean my whole day was bad.”
How to cheer up after a bad day
If all else fails, here are some things you can do to cheer up after a bad day or simply when you find yourself thinking that you are having a bad day.
- Honor your feelings. Even the negative ones need to be respected because your feelings matter no matter what. So be gentle with yourself.
- Don’t forget to rephrase the harmful speech you’re having into a positive one. Your speech matters because what we say does determine how we feel.
- Take a moment to breathe. We often forget to breathe throughout our day so taking a couple of moments to take some meaningful deep breathes will go a long way.
- Practice self-care routine. If you find yourself still in a negative mood by the end of the day. Then do something that makes you feel good, an act of self-care.
- Remember, you have had bad days before, but you overcome them and will continue to overcome them in the future.
A bad day is inevitable. But you can overcome it by simply remembering that there is no such thing as a bad day, just a moment of adverse events in our day.
If you can just remember that, you will find that those adverse events will not overpower your mind.
And because those adverse events can’t overpower you, you will find that your day is much brighter and provide you with the strength you need to take it on.
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