1: Crank the tunes. Try NOT smiling while blasting
your fave feel good song (or 5).
2: Write it down. Did you know that taking the time
to write down 3 positive things each day will make
you more optimistic and less stressed?
3: Get outside. Just a few minutes of fresh air can
give you a fresh perspective.
4: Walk it out. A 15-minute brisk walk gets the heart
pumping and will decrease stress. For the three 5 minute
segments give your attention to:
a) what you can see
b) what you can hear
c) what you can feel
5: Do something. Whether it’s sending an email or
clearing the clutter off your dining room table, just
getting one tiny little thing off your to-do list and onto
the ‘it’s done’ list will give you a huge mental sigh of
6: Text a friend. Reaching out to a pal and letting them
know how awesome they are will make you feel awesome,
7: Smile. In one research study subjects who smiled after
a stressful activity decreased their heart rate more quickly
than those who didn’t. It even works if you fake smile!
Try any of these simple tips to feel happier in the next 15
At Resilient Minds we help our clients to develop a mindset of
long-lasting resilience so they can perform at high levels on the
really important things in both their work and personal lives.
Have a great week.
“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which
every man has many–not on your past misfortunes,
of which all men have some.”
–– Charles Dickens
Thought Leaders in Resilience, Productivity, and Wellbeing
Jamie +64 21 772 079
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