We all get sad but we don’t have to stay there. Here are some tips to drag yourself out of the doldrums.
It was one of those days. The sweetest little white possum was being pegged as being our first climate change extinction.
This headline was closely followed by the news that Russia was pulling the plug on a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with the US, creating fears of another nuclear arms race.
Meanwhile, Tassie was burning, parts of Queensland were flooding and parts of New South Wales were sweltering in record-breaking heatwaves.
On the other side of the planet, residents of Michigan, USA, were being warned of possible record breaking wind chills in the wake of the polar vortex.
Yet, world leaders were bickering about creating more weapons of destruction. As if we need weapons when it is so clear we are managing the murder of our planet just fine without them.
Another day in paradise. It could be any day. Depressing, right?
It doesn’t really matter how positive your attitude is, sometimes things just pile up to send you into a state of despair.
That’s why it’s vital to have a bag of tricks to drag yourself out of the doldrums.