Here’s what happens during Mercury retrograde, and what you can do to maintain your sanity, and yes, even grow during this time.
The key is to be mentally present for that stroll. If you are walking but your mental gears are still churning over the problem or over someone else’s bad behavior, you will fail to observe your surroundings.
Try new things out. Build a new hobby. Like cooking, reading, dancing, blogging, or absolutely anything! It’s always nice to have your mind occupied with interesting things rather than curling up in the bed with your week-old pajamas lamenting.
We all have those days where we have to go that extra mile to stay positive. While wallowing in self-pity often seems like the only viable option, it’s not.
Hang out with a young child. Spending time with my favorite little toddler girls ALWAYS lifts my spirits. You can’t be down when they’re crawling all over you to hug you and beg you to play Barbies with them.
Waiting it out is the worst, especially because sometimes you can’t do anything to speed healing. So, the first flutter of happiness or inspiration or calm — whatever it is you’ve been missing — feels like coming back into existence.
Shakira – Hips Don’t Lie
We all have days where we just seem to wake up on the clichéd wrong side of the bed. Here are some activities to try and pull you out of that bad mood and put a smile on your face.
I’ve never been the type to mope after a breakup with “I’m sad, I miss you” music. Usually I’m pissed off and need a girl power boost.
Happiness, if anything, is best when it remains a warm gun.