Me too, on occasion.
Even though by nature I am a glass half full, sunny side of the street girl, life has its fair share of challenges and disappointments that can sometimes threaten discouragement or defeat.
Here's the thing. I have discovered through the years that when threatened with The Blah's there is one definite way to help overcome them. Here it is....
Do something for someone else.
That may or may not have been the answer you were looking for. Notice I didn't say spa day or retail therapy (though I'm not opposed to gift cards for those venues! I will accept!). And notice I didn't share some deep theological thought or magic formula.
It's just a simple course of action that I have found to work wonders in my attitude. One of the biggest reasons we get The Blah's is that we focus too much on ourselves. So sometimes all we need is a shift of focus. Spending a little time doing something for someone else has an unbelievable way of cheering me back up or getting my heart attitude right when necessary.
Here are some practical examples...