How to Turn Around a Bad Day

Becky Mollenkamp
7 min readApr 25, 2023

When you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, or have it a rough patch, these 10 tips can help you feel better.

When you’re having a bad moment or day (or even a long series of bad days), it can feel like things will never get better. You may intellectually understand that change will eventually come, but that doesn’t lessen the load in the moment.

At those difficult times, it’s tempting to beat yourself up, lash out at others, or simply give up. To avoid these less-than-desirable reactions, it can be helpful to have a few healthy responses at the ready.