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3 ways to instantly feel better

April 10, 2018

How to instantly feel better? I have 3 easy ways which always make me feel better. Just before Easter I was feeling very good about myself, my work flow was steady and I would wake up with a very positive attitude each morning. I took some time off to just chill during the Easter but somehow I fell into a “funk” and couldn’t seem to get out of it for the most of the past week.

I knew that I was in a need of a quick “feel good” medicine and I have 3 bullet proof ways to lift my spirits up and instantly feel better. Whenever I notice that I’m getting more anxious about my daily life, normal tasks take me extra time or effort to complete or when I’m just “down” for no specific reason, I realise that it’s time to do something about it.

My ways to instantly feel better are:

  1. PUT ON A FULL ON MAKEUP/ OUTFIT – Yep! I know that a suit doesn’t make a human more or less worthy but there is some kind of magic in getting all dressed up and looking bit extra dressed up than you are usually. When I look good, I also feel good. I know that to some, this might sound too vain but it’s not like that. Somehow red lipstick, fave pair of shoes and a bit more dressed up outfit are my natural self esteem boosters and give me more confidence to deal with anything on any given day.
  2. SMILE AND MAKE SOMEBODY SMILE – Here we come to that genuine, heartfelt moment of instantly feeling better without much effort. Just smile more people, I swear to you that a smile a day can change the world. Whenever I’m down, I try to remind myself to just smile for no specific reason and find happiness in the smallest of things. When I do that and esp. when I just smile to a random stranger and get a smile back, my, at first “forced” smiles are flowing naturally for the rest of the day. You guessed it right, my mood has shifted and I’m instantly feeling better. There is nothing better than giving a smile and making somebody smile. By making others smile, you make your day better instantly too.
  3. GET OUTSIDE FOR A LONG WALK – This is my ultimate advice on how to instantly feel better – go for a walk! Yes, stretch your legs a bit, breathe the fresh air, clear out your thoughts and spend some time surrounded by the sea views or beautiful greenery of the forest. It’s good to be by yourself, with your own thoughts and meditate at the same time while moving and simultaneously doing well for your body and your brain.

Let me know what are the ways how you make yourself feel better instantly? I know that the real problems and unsatisfaction can have much deeper roots and also require much more work on getting them fixed but for the short while, when you just can’t seem to get to feel better, try all you can think of to get yourself feel better. Even the simplest of problems might look huge and unsolvable if you have the wrong attitude and are feeling down.

Have a great beginning of the week dear readers! Much love to each of you!

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  • Reply Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog April 10, 2018 at 3:12 PM

    Going outside for a long walk always helps me!
    A change of scenery is great for motivation 🙂

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

    • Reply natali karppinen April 10, 2018 at 8:18 PM

      Absolutely agree with you and I’m glad that you could relate to this post. 🙂

  • Reply Daeyz April 10, 2018 at 6:30 PM

    Your tips are so true! I try to go on a walk to clear my head whenever I feel stuck!

    xx, Daeyz

  • Reply Elina April 10, 2018 at 7:01 PM

    Great tips! I especially agree about walking. And since it’s not so cold and dark anymore, it feels even better.
    May I ask where did you get that turban hat?

    • Reply natali karppinen April 10, 2018 at 8:17 PM

      Thank you for reading and commenting Elina! The turban is from Zara. 🙂

  • Reply Amy Arnold April 10, 2018 at 8:34 PM

    I could not agree more with these three things. Getting put together, getting outside, and getting outside of myself are always so helpful. Love your red!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Reply THE LALA LOOKBOOK April 11, 2018 at 2:12 AM

    Great tips!


  • Reply A Trendy Life April 11, 2018 at 11:22 AM

    Smile and walk between trees never fail. You look so elegant in these pictures.

  • Reply Shloka April 11, 2018 at 1:45 PM

    These are such fab tips – I always find that I feel a lot better when I smile and make an effort with my appearance. Also spending time with people who make me happy and have a good energy!


  • Reply Bridget April 11, 2018 at 2:57 PM

    Great tips!. Long walks is always my go to to get out of a funk. I also love your shoes so much!

  • Reply Shannon Jenkins April 11, 2018 at 4:22 PM

    Love everything about this look! I love the red coat and your shoes!

    <3 Shannon 
    Upbeat Soles

  • Reply Grace April 11, 2018 at 7:15 PM

    Fresh air ist the best thing you can do when feeling bad!
    xx grace

  • Reply Grace Louise April 11, 2018 at 8:23 PM

    Woweee you look gorgeous and thanks for all the tipsss!

    Grace Louise ||

  • Reply Mariann Yip April 11, 2018 at 11:23 PM

    I love to go outside and clear my head whenever I’m feeling overwhelmed! Great tips!

  • Reply wendee April 12, 2018 at 1:50 AM

    your photos are beautiful
    The Glossychic

  • Reply Courtney Hardy April 12, 2018 at 4:14 AM

    These are good ideas. Going outside for a walk can be very helpful.

  • Reply charlotteone April 12, 2018 at 12:42 PM

    These photos are so beautiful!
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  • Reply Olia April 12, 2018 at 9:29 PM

    So gorgeous babe!!
    Hope you’ll stop by for my latest post!

  • Reply Bea April 13, 2018 at 1:43 PM

    Loving your style! You are so chic. Would you like to follow for follow on Bloglovin? 🙂


  • Reply Dylan Leah April 13, 2018 at 10:20 PM

    Long walks are definitely helpful. I also try and go to yoga a bunch when I’m in a bit of a rut!
    xx @dylan_leah

  • Reply The Losing Struggle April 14, 2018 at 2:49 PM

    I totally can find myself in each of these possibilities!
    Whenever the daily routine feels like too much, it is indeed time for a small switch.
    Going for a walk has never disappointed me.

    Enjoy your Sunday!
    Celien | The Losing Struggle

  • Reply Kate April 15, 2018 at 9:24 PM

    Love this! Going on a walk is always my solution!!
    -Kate //

  • Reply bonjourchiara April 16, 2018 at 10:19 AM

    I work from home so I don’t need to dress up every day. So when I feel inspired I absolutely love to put a nice outfit on or to treat my self with some time off to join a walk outside! xx

  • Reply Toks April 16, 2018 at 12:17 PM

    You look stunning in red and the turban looks amazing on you. xoxoxo

  • Reply Corina April 16, 2018 at 12:25 PM

    Long walks are life saviors, I promise. They work perfectly for me and they just help putting all my thoughts on shelves.
    P.S. You look gorgeous, dear!

    xo Corina

  • Reply Alina April 16, 2018 at 2:34 PM

    Going outside for a walk definitely helps me too! Such a helpful post!

  • Reply Vale April 16, 2018 at 4:44 PM

    I absolutely love your look Princess! The red touch is also adorable and I like your tips…I always do that when I feel a bit low, especially the walk! When I can’t walk I ride my home bike or I exercise with weights. Many kisses

    Fashion and Cookies – fashion and beauty blog

  • Reply Rach April 16, 2018 at 9:18 PM

    Yes! All 3 of these helped me feel better too!

  • Reply Kelsey Bang April 17, 2018 at 9:19 AM

    love these great tips! you look gorgeous in red!

  • Reply Katya April 18, 2018 at 11:50 AM

    Well everybody deserves to feel better than they used to be. I like long walks the most, the time you can just think quietly. These are massively helpful.

    StyleSprinter Blog by Katya Bychkova

  • Reply Daphne Celeste April 21, 2018 at 12:50 AM

    How I make myself feel better when I’m feeling down is I switch up my weekly routines. For example, waking up in the morning, getting ready for work, then lunch time, then more work, then home, etc. it can get exhausting and almost depressing in my opinion. So what I like to do is switch it up and go to the gym in the mornings, make some breakfast and relax before I have to get ready for work. Then after work I will go have sushi with my husband or go out for drinks with my girls.
    Thanks for your advice!

  • Reply sillas de recepción April 23, 2018 at 11:40 AM

    Going out for a long walk works for me too, and if it’s with my little dog even more, and I’ve loved the smiling and making someone smile, I’ve loved it.

    And no matter how well we all go, we all have bad days, just don’t get carried away by them ^^

  • Reply Bebederos para viaje April 23, 2018 at 1:28 PM

    My three ways of feeling better are:
    Walking or going out in general (it also helps a lot to have a drink with a friend ^^)
    Meditate with relaxing music
    I think I’ll take that one of you to smile and try to make someone smile 😀

  • Reply Miriam Granado Martinez May 5, 2018 at 8:05 PM

    I loved this post and blog SO much ♥♥♥
    I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this Outfit omg!

    Lots of love from Spain
    Miriam xx

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