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.

This post may contain some affiliate links to products that I use and love. If you click through and make a purchase, I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. Read my full disclosure here.

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.


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.


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

(((Instant Book Preview of How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me, Revised Edition)))

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

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.

(((Instant Book Preview of The Power of Fun)))


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

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.

(((Instant Book Preview of How to Stay Alive in the Woods)))

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.

Related Posts

Actions Speak Louder Than Words in Relationships: There are many ways to show someone you care. Sometimes all it takes is a smile or kind word to make another person feel loved. Other times to show love you need to do more, like buy your loved one something special to show you care! But sometimes these things are not enough. You may need to write your spouse or significant other a love letter to show them you really care about them. This will be especially helpful if you're planning on proposing. A love letter can be a great asset to your relationship. Read more.

Stop Taking Selfies: Just stop taking selfies. Seriously. We all know you took self-portraits of yourself on the toilet, on the beach, or with your pet. Now, it's time to stop. When you post selfies all the time, you make yourself seem like a narcissist and it's obnoxious and it never, ever looks good. You need to stop making pictures of yourself your profile picture on social media. Post pictures of things and activities and places and people and stuff! That's what you need to be doing, not taking pictures of yourself and posting them everywhere! Read more.

Going Back to School at 30: It's never too late to learn something new! If you're feeling like you're missing out on something, don't worry; you can still pursue higher education at any age. There are many benefits to returning to school, whether you do it online or in-person. You can meet new people, challenge yourself, and even develop new skills. Here are some tips for returning to school. First, make sure you're motivated to continue your education; you should be excited to improve your skills. Next, research the programs you're interested in. There are many things to consider, from cost to workload to whether you want to study online or in a classroom. Lastly, sign up for classes. It's important to commit to your goals, so sign up for classes and keep a solid schedule so you can reach your goals! Read more.

Find Your Center: In this article you will learn how to open your heart with a breathing technique. Start by finding a quiet place where you will not be disturbed. Now, take a few slow, deep breaths from the diaphragm. You'll want to fill your lungs from the bottom to the top. After you've taken that deep breath, slowly exhale. As you breath out , try and relax every muscle in your body. Once you've emptied your lungs, repeat. Read more.

Not Productive: Not Productive. If you're not feeling productive, it may be because you are not doing enough to feel productive. You should set goals for yourself and work towards them! Reach out to friends and family, ask them for advice on how to get your life back on track. There are many ways to beat procrastination, you just have to put the effort into it! This is a great article that I hope you find useful. Read more.

↓Free Ebook↓

You have heard it all before: "Live life to the fullest", "follow your dreams", "be who you are" and "if it is meant to be, it will be". These are all wonderful quotes that are meant to help you live a happy life but they miss the point. Our lives are interconnected with each other and with the world.

No matter how hard you think you try, there’s always going to be a certain level of stress in your life. And when stress gets out of hand, it can start to negatively affect your life. But this doesn’t have to be the case. There are some easy steps you can take to improve your life in the long run, and we’ve found a few that can help you enjoy a better life and get rid of stress.

Free Ebook