Whether you've got a case of the Mondays or an argument with a friend has left you in a foul mood, reaching for the nearest chocolate bar isn't your only option for a quick pick-me-up. When it comes to feeling better in a flash, everything from concentrating on your breathing to giving a stranger a compliment can help. Read on for eight quick, easy—and often surprising––ways to turn that frown upside down.
1. Make a gratitude list.
2. Practice mindfulness.
3. Try toning.
4. Practice a random act of kindness.
5. Pour yourself a small cup of coffee.
Take a bite out of foods that fight stress and ease anxiety.
6. Have a laugh.
7. Eat an orange.
8. Just breathe.