When you’re having a bad day
No matter what you do, when you are having a bad day, it seems like you just can’t catch a break. Your alarm goes off and you hit snooze one too many times, then rush through your shower, slip on the wet floor, and end up with shampoo in your eye. You run out the door without breakfast and spill coffee on your shirt on the way to work. Your boss is in a terrible mood, is she also having a bad day?
And piles more work on top of your already overflowing desk. It’s only 9 am and you’re having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day!
The good news is that there are lots of things you can do to turn your bad day around.
It’s easy to feel like everything is going wrong
Murphy’s law writes that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. It’s basically an unlucky day, and everything seems to conspire against you.
Turn your Bad Day into a Good Day
As mentioned, there are plenty of things you can do to make things better. For starters, try taking a few deep breaths and picturing yourself in a calm place. Maybe listen to calming music or take a quick walk outside for fresh air. If all else fails, try some of these other ideas:
What if Your Best Friend has a Bad Day?
If your best friend is having a bad day, here are some ideas for how you can help. Reach out to them and let them know that you’re there for them no matter what. Offer to take them out for coffee or ice cream, or just meet up at their house so they don’t have to go anywhere. You could also try sending them a funny meme or gif to make them laugh, or even just listen and be there for them. Sometimes it’s enough to know that someone cares
The most important thing is to remind your friend that bad days don’t last forever, and they can turn the day around if they try! With some positive thoughts and encouragement, your friend’s bad day can quickly turn into a good one
No matter how bad the day may be, there is always something that you can do to turn it around. Don’t forget- everyone has bad days and it’s important to remember that tomorrow is a new day! So don’t give up and hang in there.
What to buy for a friend who is having a bad day
If your friend is having a bad day, then one of the best things you can do is buy them something to make them feel better. Flowers or candy are always good options, but if you want to get more personal, you could try buying them their favorite book, movie, or CD. If your friend is into exercise, then a new pair of sneakers or a yoga mat might be the perfect gift. Whatever you choose, make sure it’s something that will make your friend smile and forget about their troubles for a while
But just as Murphy’s Law dictates, when something goes wrong, all go wrong so this can mean that you and your friend both have a bad day. How unlucky you both are but would it not be more fun to overcome this together?
Start by listening to a great song from Daniel Powter – Bad Day might take you and your friend the first step to turn this bad day into a good day and if not today then tomorrow.
If you are looking for something to do together, how about inviting your friend over for some afternoon tea and cake? Not only will it be a great bonding experience but also making the cake from scratch or baking it all together is a great way to pass the time.
A little retail therapy might do well too! Go on window shopping and try on some clothes together. It might not be as effective when done alone, but it sure is fun to do that with your friend – giving you both lots of laughs and distractions
Sometimes, a bad day just needs a good cry. This is no exception. Have a movie night at home or go out for the latest blockbuster movie, grab some popcorn and hug it out at the end of the movie.
At the end of the day, remember that bad days can be turned into good ones with a little effort. That is why having a best friend is so important! They are always there to help you get back up and start again
So don’t forget to thank them next time you’re having a bad day, because they are the ones who can help turn it around!
FAQs When you are having a bad day
What can I buy for a friend who is having a bad day?
Flowers, candy, books, movies, CDs, new sneakers or a yoga mat are all great options to cheer up your friend. You could also try something more personal like their favorite item of clothing or even just something small to make them smile. Whatever you choose, make sure it’s something that will help your friend forget their troubles for a while.
What can I do to cheer up a friend who is having a bad day?
Start by listening to them and being there for them – simply letting them know that you care can be enough to turn their mood around. You could also try inviting them over for some afternoon tea, doing some window shopping together, or even a movie night at home with popcorn and a hug at the end! It’s all about showing your friend that you care and that you’re there to help them through their bad day.
What should I do if my friend is having a really bad day?
If your friend is having an especially hard time, it’s important to be there for them and let them know that you are listening. It might also help to do something together – like go out for lunch or have a movie night. Whatever you do, just make sure they know that you care and are there for them no matter what. Sometimes, just having someone to talk to can make all the difference in a bad day!