Five Steps to Brighton Your Day!

26/02/2016 15:54 | Updated 26 February 2017

Here are 5 Steps To Brighten Your Day Instantly!

Do you ever feel like it's groundhog day? i.e. you are doing the same old thing each and every day?!...

Here are 5 easy steps to help you change things around a little...

Step 1:
Stop Complaining!

It doesn't matter what it may be about, just STOP. It's not doing you any favours whatsoever. It may seem tempting to keep moaning, but it doesn't help anything, especially your mood!. Also try and stay clear of other moaners, last thing you want to be doing is heading the' moaning about absolutely everything' club! Sometimes we don't even realize we are moaning, we just do it automatically, so take notice of what you predominantly talk about, and make an active effort to focus on good stuff instead.

Step 2:
Focus On Gratitude

What are you genuinely grateful for in your life? There is always something to be grateful, for no matter what. Even if it was years ago!. Make a list of at least 10 things which you are really grateful for, and watch how this list grows the more you focus on everything. I highly encourage adding to the list every day, perhaps 10 things each evening before you go to bed. The more we focus on positive things, the more this energy grows and flows! yeah baby!!

Step 3:
Laugh!

What was the last thing which happened that made you do a proper belly laugh? have a think about what it was, and watch how it instantly makes you smile again! it doesn't matter how long ago it was, think about it, and watch how it brings back that playful fun energy again! Failing that, have a look at some hilarious video clips or watch a comedy movie, listen to your fav comedian! hell do whatever it takes to make you flash that gorgeous smile of yours!

Step 4:
Love

This may sound a little cliche, but it's not. Think about someone you absolutely adore. It doesn't matter who it is, gosh it might be someone you haven't even met! Think about all of the qualities you love about them, and how your heart opens at just the thought of them. Take 5 minutes to appreciate all of the wonderful gifts they bring to you. Imagine them in your mind, and sending lots of love direct from your heart to theirs.

Step 5:
Play!

Have fun. It is so important to have fun, and yet so often we can forget!. Think of the most silliest joke you can, and share it with one of your friends or co-workers!. Take a dance lesson or enroll on a course in a subject which is totally different to what you would usually do. The main thing is to have so much fun! let your inner child come out to play! how long have they been shut away and in a boring world of same old same old? well now is the chance to let loose and have some fun!

Life is meant to be fun, so start living and enjoying it :)