How to Cheer Someone Up: Top 4 Ways To Make Someone Happy
Life can be downright difficult at times and there is nothing worse than seeing a friend or a loved one in pain. When you realise that someone who is close to you is down in the dumps, all that you’ll want to do is cheer them up and lift their spirit, so that their initial upset doesn’t evolve into heartbreak, self-pity, anxiety, or depression. But unfortunately, it is not always easy to hold the tender spots of someone who is feeling down.
We’ve all been there: a close friend or loved one is feeling low, and you helplessly stand by asking, “Is there anything I can do to help?” It’s basically a tough position to manoeuvre, as you might find it hard to find the right words that’ll comfort them and to determine how they would like to be loved when they are feeling dark.
Certainly, just saying, “Cheer up!” or Don’t worry you’ll be alright isn’t going to help the situation in everyone’s case. So here are tips on how to cheer someone up and make someone’s day better in a meaningful way. Read on.
Take Them Out
When it comes to going through a rough time, it’s quite normal for some people to want to stay inside and be alone. Hence they might confine themself in a room or to their bedroom-which can make the situation worse. Being alone with their thoughts – especially when they’re feeling low can be the perfect breeding ground for negative and self-critical thoughts.
To make sure that they don’t ruminate on their problem and diminish their ability to make positive changes in their life by confining themselves, you’ll need to remind them that there’s a world outside.
Grab your besties, pile into the car, and head to one of your favourite nature spots for nature therapy. Find something fun to do that’ll distract them like mountain climbing, exercise, camping or just a walk with them. Whether you bring them to the beach, a mountain, a field or a lake, making an effort to be there for them will be a great way to make them feel loved, cared and boost their mood and spirit.
Pro Tip: If you would like them to remember the day for the fun moments you’ve had together instead of the problem that they had to face, turn the photos of the day into stylish keepsakes like photo books, prints or story tag cards and gift it to them.
Host A Staycation
Send Them a Note Or Card
Surprise Them With Thoughtful Gifts
Now that you’ve read through our top 4 creative 4 ways to make someone happy. We hope you can lift someone from the pit of depression or bad mood in an easy way. If you feel inspired and want to find something to brighten’s up someone day, please feel free to visit the Pixajoy website and choose your favourites!