8 deep questions to ask yourself when you feel unhappiness

  1. What situations, people, or things have led to the unhappiness?
  2. What emotions do I feel in this moment that are connected with this unhappiness?
  3. Was I expecting something?
  4. Is there anything I can do to change this? If so, what changes can be made and how will this affect me and those around me?
  5. Do I want to be in a different location (work or home)?
  6. Do I need more money, time, positive attention from others, or love?
  7. Do I feel judged or criticized by someone?
  8. Could it be that instead of feeling unhappy, I am actually being happy and it feels like unhappiness because it is different from my normal experience of happiness?

7 tips on how to deal with unhappiness

  1. Take care of yourself. Taking care of your physical needs, like eating well, getting enough sleep, staying active, or seeing a doctor when necessary can help you feel better in the long run.
  2. Take a break from the situation that's making you unhappy for a while and do something else to take your mind off of it for a little while.
  3. Spend time with others. You may find some relief from unhappiness by spending time with friends or family members who offer comfort and understanding. Laughter is an excellent and healthy coping mechanism for sadness too!
  4. Share your feelings. It's important to talk with somebody about the unhappy things going on in your life, and not bottle up your emotions. It can feel good to share all of the thoughts and worries that are weighing you down with a supportive listener.
  5. Make a list of why you are unhappy. Solve or eliminate the issue that is causing your unhappiness.
  6. Figure out what you are missing in your life that would make you happy and try to find ways to acquire it.
  7. Create a list of the things that make you happy. Spend time doing those things.

How unhappiness affects you

A person who feels unhappiness would most likely feel this way because of their circumstances. They would become unhappy because they are not receiving enough love, have a lack of sufficient food or are experiencing an illness. The feeling of unhappiness can be caused by things such as not receiving enough love, a lack of sufficient food or an illness.