There is nothing wrong with getting upset. However, it can become an issue when you lose control of yourself and find yourself stuck in a gloomy, grumpy rut. Knowing how to cheer yourself up whenever such times come upon you is necessary in order to move past the mood. It is an essential trait.
As humans, we all have our ways of going about life. Not everyone can conform to your ways, and vice versa.
Whether or not you master cheering yourself up, it is worth giving it a shot. Bottling up negative emotions can have a really negative impact on your relationships, your work-life and health in general.
Some say an effective way to cheer yourself up is to count down from 10 to 1 or stand in front of a mirror and speak calming words out loud to yourself. If these ideas appeal to you, be our guest; another option is to read the ‘self-cheer’ quotes below, that you can use anywhere – even at your workplace.
Quotes on how to cheer yourself up when you are upset at work
Quotes on how to cheer yourself up when friends and family put you in a bad mood.
How to cheer yourself up without using words
There is anger and there is rage.
When in rage, you might find it hard to calm down and reason rationally enough to know how to cheer yourself up.
At this stage, simple actions can also help.
Actions such as singing, taking a walk, exercising, playing a game, listening to music, reading a book, writing in a diary, meditation, offering help to someone in need, change of environment, etc.
Things to not do in anger
The mind, especially an enraged one has a way of tempting you to do things that you might later regret, after the heat of the moment.
There are some things you do normally, or subconsciously, well when calm, but trying to do them as a means to cheer yourself up might cause you to do them dangerously.
For example, driving: drinking and driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol is bad, but so is driving while angry or if your mind is distracted by negative emotions.
Other examples are drinking, smoking, making sarcastic comments, fighting, punching or hitting hard objects, fist/teeth clenching, sedation, and so on.
Now that you have read how to cheer yourself up you have no reason to allow negative vibes to get you a bad mood and you now know some of the many bad side effects of anger.
Namely, that the person affected the most is you. Therefore, the sooner you learn the different ways to cheer yourself up, the better.
The best attitude towards any vexation is to first distract yourself from the cause of the anger and focus on something positive.