Manage episode 285380992 series 2771084
1) Stop looking back and thinking about things that have happened. Take a moment to think of 3 things in the near future you can look forward to... Maybe it's someone's birthday and you can play what you might get them... Perhaps you'll be moving school in the summer and you can think about all the new opportunities that may arise.... Or maybe you can think about when you can next visit a loved one you haven't seen for a while. 2) Pay somebody a compliment - it could be in person, on the telephone or in a message. Maybe say thank you so someone who has helped you at school, or to a delivery driver who has brought something to your house or maybe you could just tell somebody that they look nice today. It is said that by personally making someone else happy, it can in fact make yourself happier too.
3) Think about an activity that you are good at, but maybe have not been able to partake in it over lockdown. Could you pick it back up today? Maybe you ask an adult when you might be able to do it again. Maybe you could watch some videos or TV programmes about it to get your enthusiasm up or talk about pictures or trophies you might have in the cupboard. Doing things you are good at make you happier, and can often make other people smile too !