Advertising
Advertising

Cheer Up! Photos To Lighten Up Your Gloomy Day

Cheer Up! Photos To Lighten Up Your Gloomy Day

Everyone’s mood changes from time to time. Here are a few pictures that will lighten your mood and make you cheerful again! There is so much life and happiness around you. You simply need to seek it and have your eyes open at the same time. Nothing can stop you from being happy, you just need to know where to look.

beautiful-colorful-helpless-macro-photography-Favim.com-300249

    The calmness in this picture is uplifting. There is something so serene in these bubbles. The light colors and hues just melt my heart away. Take a moment to really see the beauty within.

    nature-photography01

      Dandelions are always beautiful. Pay attention to the contrast with blues and whites in this photo. It really brings a smile to my face! I hope it does the same for you.

      ZAm2d9A

        The greenery in this photo can be a great energy booster. Green is a great motivational booster as well. It makes you feel like working and brings a sense of calmness. Look at that bright sun in the background behind the trees. Look at the color contrast! It is really magnificent.

        tumblr_kvcu8lfY631qzl7pko1_500_large

          Cherry blossoms are always reliably beautiful. Look at nature from another breathtaking view! This picture is the perfect example to tell you what nature and togetherness is all about. I’d love to take a walk right here. A gorgeous view to say the very least.

          Advertising

          tumblr_lrfio6Q08P1qa12wdo1_500

            Something very mysterious about this picture. Something subtle can show that life is not always happy, but that there are a sad times as well. That does not mean we cannot relish it. The good and the bad is what life is all about. Take them in the same stride. Just believe and have faith in yourself.

            Flume_Trail_Lake_Tahoe_California_wallcoo.com

              The blue waters and the green cove will surely make you feel wonderful. A bird’s eye view just can’t get better than this. You get a large look at the open and wide sky with its light blue colors and gray-white clouds. You also get to see the mountains with their peaks and the wonderful landscape. The hint of green that the trees give also creates a dynamic edge.

              butterfly-2-2013

                Butterflies are simply beautiful. The color contrast here is truly mystifying. The butterfly itself has wonderful colors—black and orange is a fantastic combination. While reminiscent of Halloween, it also brightens my mood in a spectacular way.

                beautiful-butterfly-fly-nature-photography-yellow-favim-com-100256

                  OM5lnH6gpo5dr0bvLmuA9I5OopE

                    beautiful-flower-nature-photography-Favim.com-528455

                      47986-bigthumbnail

                        Sometimes, you just want to look at some pretty flowers.

                        Advertising

                        nature_stars_II_by_tangleduptight

                          most-amazing-nature-wallpapers-images-280

                            This scenery is dream-worthy.

                            beautiful-blue-nature-photography-Favim.com-500556

                              Look at those colors!

                              2013_10_com.danialDesign.quan3Djing_pic_1.png

                                image021

                                  A nice day and a nice view. What can beat that?

                                  Sunrise over Moraine Lake in Banff National Park, seen from the top of the rock pile.

                                    This landscape is epic and serene at once.

                                    Advertising

                                    new-nature-photography017

                                      Togetherness is always lovely.

                                      tumblr_mw4n7gWGth1qlpepyo1_500

                                        What a wonderful world! These odd colors will bring a smile to your face.

                                        5295045

                                          Sometimes, there are just no words. You just have to stand back and appreciate.

                                          178972618_bff0a419c9_b

                                            The purple in this picture really sets the mood well. A wonderful mix of colors.

                                            beauty-of-the-nature-inan-aksoy

                                              Another beautiful one. I love the autumn colors.

                                              Advertising

                                              scenic-beauty-of-nature-photography-2-504-20

                                                The sun is fascinating. No words to describe the simplicity and camera placement. This view truly is breathtaking.

                                                tumblr_lynrgtacmW1qhdxj5o1_500

                                                  Very odd, but very real. The car’s presence brings a sense of mystery. You get to see a whole dynamic picture here. The grass with its greenery is fantastic here.

                                                  beautiful_canada_nature_and_landscape_wallpapers_17

                                                    Sometimes, a change in perspective can be even more beautiful. The pinetrees with the wintry mixture is wonderful here. Christmas time is a time of belonging, and feeling loved describes this picture well enough. I hope it reminds you of something special.

                                                    413063350_XpPFW-L

                                                      evening_dance__by_incredi-d3g0iia

                                                        225766-the-beauty-of-nature-between-the-mountains

                                                          Take your time and really look at the details in each of these photos. Each one has a special depth—you just need to look closely in order to see it. You might just find that your sour mood has lifted!

                                                          More by this author

                                                          Ramanpreet Kaur

                                                          Currently a student but don't know what direction to go in: Let us see if writing gets me anywhere :)

                                                          Why Drinking Water Is So Good For Your Body How To Go Through College And Stay Sane The Oldest Person In The World Reveals Her Secrets To Longevity If You Have A Weird Sister, Never Leave Her Alone 13 Amazing Yiddish Words That Can’t Be Directly Translated Into English

                                                          Trending in Communication

                                                          1 How to Live up to Your Full Potential and Succeed in Life 2 7 Public Speaking Techniques To Help Connect With Your Audience 3 5 Steps to Master Networking Skills and Perfect Your Personal Branding 4 The Real Causes of Lack of Energy That Go Beyond Your Physical Health 5 If You Think You’re in an Unhappy Marriage, Remember These 5 Things

                                                          Read Next

                                                          Advertising
                                                          Advertising

                                                          Last Updated on December 2, 2018

                                                          7 Public Speaking Techniques To Help Connect With Your Audience

                                                          7 Public Speaking Techniques To Help Connect With Your Audience

                                                          When giving a presentation or speech, you have to engage your audience effectively in order to truly get your point across. Unlike a written editorial or newsletter, your speech is fleeting; once you’ve said everything you set out to say, you don’t get a second chance to have your voice heard in that specific arena.

                                                          You need to make sure your audience hangs on to every word you say, from your introduction to your wrap-up. You can do so by:

                                                          1. Connecting them with each other

                                                          Picture your typical rock concert. What’s the first thing the singer says to the crowd after jumping out on stage? “Hello (insert city name here)!” Just acknowledging that he’s coherent enough to know where he is is enough for the audience to go wild and get into the show.

                                                          Advertising

                                                          It makes each individual feel as if they’re a part of something bigger. The same goes for any public speaking event. When an audience hears, “You’re all here because you care deeply about wildlife preservation,” it gives them a sense that they’re not just there to listen, but they’re there to connect with the like-minded people all around them.

                                                          2. Connect with their emotions

                                                          Speakers always try to get their audience emotionally involved in whatever topic they’re discussing. There are a variety of ways in which to do this, such as using statistics, stories, pictures or videos that really show the importance of the topic at hand.

                                                          For example, showing pictures of the aftermath of an accident related to drunk driving will certainly send a specific message to an audience of teenagers and young adults. While doing so might be emotionally nerve-racking to the crowd, it may be necessary to get your point across and engage them fully.

                                                          Advertising

                                                          3. Keep going back to the beginning

                                                          Revisit your theme throughout your presentation. Although you should give your audience the credit they deserve and know that they can follow along, linking back to your initial thesis can act as a subconscious reminder of why what you’re currently telling them is important.

                                                          On the other hand, if you simply mention your theme or the point of your speech at the beginning and never mention it again, it gives your audience the impression that it’s not really that important.

                                                          4. Link to your audience’s motivation

                                                          After you’ve acknowledged your audience’s common interests in being present, discuss their motivation for being there. Be specific. Using the previous example, if your audience clearly cares about wildlife preservation, discuss what can be done to help save endangered species’ from extinction.

                                                          Advertising

                                                          Don’t just give them cold, hard facts; use the facts to make a point that they can use to better themselves or the world in some way.

                                                          5. Entertain them

                                                          While not all speeches or presentations are meant to be entertaining in a comedic way, audiences will become thoroughly engaged in anecdotes that relate to the overall theme of the speech. We discussed appealing to emotions, and that’s exactly what a speaker sets out to do when he tells a story from his past or that of a well-known historical figure.

                                                          Speakers usually tell more than one story in order to show that the first one they told isn’t simply an anomaly, and that whatever outcome they’re attempting to prove will consistently reoccur, given certain circumstances.

                                                          Advertising

                                                          6. Appeal to loyalty

                                                          Just like the musician mentioning the town he’s playing in will get the audience ready to rock, speakers need to appeal to their audience’s loyalty to their country, company, product or cause. Show them how important it is that they’re present and listening to your speech by making your words hit home to each individual.

                                                          In doing so, the members of your audience will feel as if you’re speaking directly to them while you’re addressing the entire crowd.

                                                          7. Tell them the benefits of the presentation

                                                          Early on in your presentation, you should tell your audience exactly what they’ll learn, and exactly how they’ll learn it. Don’t expect them to listen if they don’t have clear-cut information to listen for. On the other hand, if they know what to listen for, they’ll be more apt to stay engaged throughout your entire presentation so they don’t miss anything.

                                                          Featured photo credit: Flickr via farm4.staticflickr.com

                                                          Read Next