National Upsy Daisy Day:
Looking at your life in a positive light is all about the National Upsy Daisy Day, celebrated on the 8th of June every year.
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Why National Upsy Daisy Day?
As we live in an era, with no time to ourselves, completely engulfed in technology and technical jargon, we might often lose interest and passion to move on. It is therefore important to have a positive mindset on matters, no matter how trivial they seem to be. Keeping your day bright and cheerful is the first step towards building a positive outlook and that is what will give you the motivation to face challenges with a smile. Everyone gets bogged down with life’s challenges and needs a reminder to tell them that there is still positivity around. The National Upsy Daisy Day is all about giving you that reminder making you feel cheerful about your day and life in general.
How can we celebrate National Upsy Daisy Day?
When you wake up with a positive attitude, then you will probably have a cheerful day and this has been proven by many studies as well. On this day, here are a few things that you can do to make it a little more cheerful than usual.
- While you can self-motivate yourself to have a cheerful day, you can take this day as a means to encourage others as well. Leave a note, something cheerful to someone you care about, to make the day special and cheerful for them.
- Of course, the best way to spend this day would be to indulge yourself in activities that promote your mental well-being. This includes treating yourself to some skincare, spa, going to a health retreat, etc. Even binge-watching your favorite day and doing nothing could be a good way to spend this day if that is what relaxes you.
- Another way to make others cheerful and happy is to be part of a social activity that brings joy into their lives. You can be part of any social activity like working in a local shelter, working for the underprivileged, etc.
Share your thoughts and how you spend this day with #NationalUpsyDaisyDay on your social media platform. You might be brightening the day of another person through your messages and ideas.
Interesting facts about National Upsy Daisy Day:
Believing that every day is a blessing can help you handle any challenge that comes your way. How our day turns out to be will depend on the actions and choices we make at every turn of our lives. It is important to keep the positive spirit up and here are some interesting facts about the day and positive thinking in general.
- Positive psychology was first used by Abraham Maslow, an American Psychologist in the year 1954.
- It was also in the 1950s when more emphasis was placed on mental health as much as physical health. Psychologists began treating mental illnesses through improving mental health during this period.
- A separate field for positive psychology was built by Dr. Martin Seligman, who was the President of the American Psychological Association in the year 1998.
- In the year 2002, the first conference for Positive Psychology took place internationally.
There have been many studies evidencing the power of positive thinking and here are some interesting facts.
- There have been studies proving that positive thinking will improve the cardiovascular health of a person.
- Positive thinking has also proven to improve the immunity in our body with time. It also helps in keeping a tab on blood pressure levels.
- A person is prone to have a better learning experience and improve their knowledge capacity when they are positive about their life.
- There have also been studies indicating that positive thinking can improve the productivity of a person and therefore the profitability of a company.
- With better resistance to stress and depression, positive thinking naturally boosts our lifespan.
- Positive thinking also helps with better maintenance of relationships among people, with everyone being appreciative of others and mindful of their blessings.
History of National Upsy Daisy Day:
The credit for a celebration of this day should be attributed to Stephanie West Allen. She created the day in the year 2003 to bring a positive outlook, laughter, and humor into our lives. The term was generally used for referring to kids who fall or those who have been picked up after falling.