7 Ways to Encourage Yourself When You’re Feeling Down

4.) Count Your Blessings.

The best way to combat negativity is with gratitude.

Not only does it take the focus off your issues and bad feelings but it also redirects your attention to the good and positive in your life. Many times we feel down when our thoughts are simply headed in the wrong direction.

Taking time to think of what we already have and how blessed we are helps to get our thoughts and feelings back on track.

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