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Three Things That Make Me Happy

Ellie Upton United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Film and TV Studies, Disability
Find out more about me Contact Ellie

Hi guys,

I hope that you’re all ok!

Looking after your mental health is incredibly important, especially in times likes these. Today I want to share with you three simple things that make me happy. Maybe they’ll do the same for you!

  1. Musicals 

I LOVE MUSICALS. When we did a terms worth of looking at musical films for one of the Film Studies core modules, I was in my element. There’s just something about them that makes me so happy. They certainly perk me up when I’m down! I love them in all forms- if it’s a musical I’m there! I cannot wait for the theatres to be able to open again so that I can hear the orchestra warming up and the beginning of an overture…

2. Music

Following on from my last point, I also love music. I love the way that it has the ability to transfer you to another time or place. I always find myself listening to music when I’m feeling down. I love a variety of genres but if I had to choose decades I’d have to say that I especially enjoy music from the 1900s to the 1970s. As you can see, I have quite varied tastes!

3. Good Food

Now, I don’t even mean unhealthy food (although some of it is of course, everything in moderation) but just food that tastes good. I find that knowing I have something nice to eat for lunch/tea can really help me to get through a hard day. Perhaps that isn’t the best coping mechanism, but there you go! Treat yourself now and again- you deserve it.

There you have it, three things that make me happy. Take care of yourselves and please reach out to those around you if you are feeling low. What makes you happy? Let me know in the comments below!

Ellie Upton United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Film and TV Studies, Disability
Find out more about me Contact Ellie

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