1. Embrace your bad mood.
It sounds counterintuitive, but try accepting the fact that you’re in a terrible state. Doing so will actually make the negative perception of the day go away faster, according to Mark Aoyagi, director of sport and performance psychology and associate professor at the University of Denver.
“We’re a lot better off just accepting and acknowledging where we’re at, as opposed to trying to change it,” Aoyagi told HuffPost.