Actionable Advice for Injecting Positivity Back into Your Life

Find joy

Nicole Akers
Published in
4 min readApr 14, 2024


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Ever find yourself just going through the motions, feeling totally jaded with life? Yeah, me too. But guess what? There are a few things you can do to find a bit of brightness in the darkness.

First off, you can do something to change up your routine. Doing the same thing day in and day out can really wear you down, so why not switch things up a bit? Try taking a different route to work, cooking a new recipe for dinner, or even rearranging your furniture. It might sound simple, but sometimes a little change is all it takes to break out of a rut.

Next, let’s address the elephant in the room: social media. We all know it can be a breeding ground for comparison and negativity, so consider taking a break. You don’t have to go completely off the grid, but limiting your screen time and focusing on real-life connections can do wonders for your mental health.

Speaking of real-life connections, don’t underestimate the power of a good old-fashioned chat with a friend. Reach out to someone you trust, grab a coffee, and vent about whatever’s been weighing on your mind. Sometimes, just getting things off your chest can make a world of difference.

You can also take a walk outside, savor your morning cup of coffee, or simply pause to admire a beautiful sunset. Trust me, those little moments of joy can add up. The day isn’t right without waking up to coffee and a little time with my sweetie. I’ll leave you to wonder if that’s my husband or the dog. We contemplate all the things about life.

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Sending healthy wishes for your week,



Nicole Akers

Teacher | Happy Mom of 2 brings amazing tips on parenting, learning, & lifestyle | 🐶 Mom | Bestselling Author | Founder of Publishous. Keep that smile.