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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Valdosta chapter.

We’ve all been there, in a mood you just can’t seem to get out of. You may have broken a nail, stepped in a piece of very sticky gum, or just feel like you need to hit the reset button for the day. It is possible to get out of that bad mood you’re in. Life can sometimes be VERY unfair. Rest assured there are some mood-boosting activities we can suggest to you to brighten up your day and your mood. 

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Treat Yo Self

  • Go buy that cute purse you’ve been gawking at 

  • Enjoy your favorite junk food 

  • If it makes you happy then it’s a treat you need


Talk to Someone

  • Communicate how you feel to a great listener

  • Getting it all out promotes relief 

  • Seek professional help if needed 



  • Social media can be a distraction, focus on You (No Joe intended) 

  • Take a moment for yourself no outside world just your own reality 

  • Meditate in the absence of disturbance 


Face Mask and Chill

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  • Self-care is always an answer

  • Relax while wearing your favorite face mask

  • Pamper yourself at a spa if you want to get the full experience 


Record some Positive Affirmations 

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  • Practice positive thinking as it motivates us to do anything

  • Start your statement with “I am” and end it with a positive thought 

  • Repeat your affirmations as you will grow to believe in them


We hope that any of these activities will allow the mood boost you need!

Arielle is a Junior Finance major at Valdosta State in Valdosta Georgia. At Valdosta State she leads the Campus Activities Board as the Executive Director. She is originally from Savannah, Georgia. Arielle enjoys cooking and shopping. Instagram is her favorite platform, follow her @_ariellejay
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