We all have rough days. It’s a part of life but that doesn’t make it something you enjoy. When you’re feeling down, these are 7 books you can read to cheer you up. After reading any one of these books , your whole world can seem brighter.
1. “the Journey of the Raindrop”
This is a sweet little children’s book that’s enjoyable even for adults. It’s about a raindrop that falls to earth and encounters different scenarios to work through as it goes through the natural water cycle. It’s a very short book, making it a good choice to read when you don’t have much time. This book offers you perspective and helps you feel like you’re back on track. It’s one you can read with your child or enjoy alone.
2. “Laughter: the Best Medicine”
This classic book of humor is by Reader’s Digest and has been delighting readers for years. It’s a collection of jokes, funny stories and cartoons. You can sit and read it cover to cover or just read it a bit at a time. It’s sure to make you laugh or at least chuckle. When you’re reading this, you’ll forget all about your troubles.
3. “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff and It’s All Small Stuff”
If you’re having a rough day due to the general stresses of life, then this is the book for you. This book offers tips and wisdom for dealing with stress and making your life less stressful. It offers valuable perspective that you’ve been looking for. It gives you the feel of chatting with a wise friend. Written by Richard Carlson, this book is sure to make your day seem better.
4. “Happily Ever after: the Life Changing Power of a Grateful Heart”
I just finished reading this book and I truly enjoyed it. Written by Trista Sutter, the very first “Bachelorette”, it’s a book that makes your whole world seem better. As the title suggests, this book is all about cultivating a grateful heart. I found it very inspirational and actually plan to reread it soon. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
5. “the Funny Thing is”
Need a laugh? This book is sure to deliver. Authored by none other than Ellen DeGeneres, it’s one that offers you great humor to enjoy. She’ll cheer you up from the worst of moods. In fact, you’re likely to forget all about the rough day you’ve been having when you read this book that offers lots of feel-good laughter.
6. “Pride and Prejudice”
Sometimes the best way to cheer yourself up is by reading something to distract you. “Pride and Prejudice” can certainly offer you the distraction you’re looking for. Lose yourself in a world of romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. Written in 1813 by Jane Austen, this English Classic has charmed readers for 200+ years. Once you read it you’ll understand why it’s a tale that’s stood the test of time.
7. “the Blue Day Book: a Lesson in Cheering Yourself up”
The title says it all, doesn’t it? This book is written for the express purpose of cheering up the reader. It’s filled with encouraging messages, humorous thoughts to enjoy and numerous pictures of animals that’ll make you smile. This’s a 5 star book which tells you that audiences around the world have enjoyed it. Many reviews state how this book never fails to cheer them up when they’re feeling blue.
These are 7 great books that can cheer you up when you’re feeling down. What books do this for you? I’d love to hear your recommendations.