How to Feel Alive (The Ultimate Guide + Image Quotes)

If you're feeling down, we have a solution: quick, easy activities you can do to make yourself feel alive. Jordan Lejuwaan, the creator of High Existence, has come up with 20 fun ways to spice up your day. By all means, go insane!

It's impossible not to feel down sometimes unless you're the second coming of Jesus Christ (if you are, please comment!). Here are 20 quick ways to recharge your batteries and reclaim your “on top of the world” feeling.

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While the car is moving, stick your body out the sunroof

I can tell you from personal experience that this one is a lot of fun. If you don't have a sunroof, a window will suffice. Speeds of 40 mph or more make the experience much more exciting.

  • Go outside and enjoy nature.
  • It just feels right to be outside.
  • Something should be destroyed.
  • Take out your rage on an inanimate object, such as the printer in ‘Office Space.

Dance!

Remember that time you got a little tipsy and actually danced in front of everyone? Go ahead and repeat that (being tipsy is optional).

Recognize that you are A LIVING THING!

You have a lot of potential ahead of you. Consider what amazing things you could be doing tomorrow if you feel like you're dead today.

Exercise

Hormones are the most effective legal drugs available. Get your adrenaline pumping by lifting weights or going for a run.

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Take in the sunrise

You can't argue with that. Get up a little earlier and remind yourself how rejuvenating this experience can be.

Scare yourself silly

Are you terrified of spiders? Go ahead and make contact with one. Choose a fear and go check to see if it still frightens you.

In the rain, run around

Have you seen the movies ‘Singing in the Rain' or ‘The Sound of Music'?

Play your favorite badass song loudly

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Muse's Bliss, You, and Whose Army? are among my favorites. Rage Against the Machine's Without a Face and Radiohead's Radiohead's Radiohead's Radiohead's Radiohead's Radiohead's Radiohead

Do something that takes you out of your comfort zone

You're bound to find something in this last one, but I wanted to keep your imagination going just in case.

Scream loudly at the top of your lungs

As in all those cliche movies where they yell in the rain on top of a mountain… except do it right now, right where you are.

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Meditate

If you're not sure how to do this, look up “meditation techniques.”

Do something unexpected

It doesn't have to be crazy or dangerous; it can simply be fine. It feels great to step outside of your normal routine and throw responsibility to the wind.

Perform a random act of kindness

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It feels great to give. Sometimes we forget how good we are.

Learn about a stranger

Make a genuine connection with another human being. Skip the small talk and instead inquire about their goals and aspirations.

Make love and/or have a wild make-out session

If your room/closet/dressing room isn't FILLED with steam afterward, you're not rocking it hard enough.

Perform an illegal act

Oh, did I just tell you to break the law? Yes, I absolutely did. Laws are designed to be broken, and it feels great doing so.

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Drive quickly…really quickly

Consider the film ‘The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.' If you have a Prius, you might want to skip ahead to the next one…

Become Enraged!

Anger is a wonderful gift. If something is bothering you, express your displeasure! Just getting your feelings out can be incredibly liberating.

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