3 Ways To Treat A Friend If She Is Feeling Down

Having down days is normal and everyone experiences them from time to time. It is natural to experience fluctuations in our emotions, whether or not this is provoked by something. Being down isn’t nice at all, but knowing you have support really does make all the difference. If you notice one of your friends being down, you should definitely do the right thing and check in on them. Talking about it often helps a lot, but if you want to do a small act of kindness to show you have been thinking about them, here are some great ideas of things you could do. 

Buy Her A Treatment At A Beauty Salon 

Sometimes when we feel down, our self-confidence is affected as a result, which is another thing to worry about. While our confidence should come from the inside, there is nothing wrong with indulging yourself in treatments to make you feel a bit better. Buying your friend a treatment at a beauty salon could be the perfect pick-me-up. Feeling revitalised and beautiful can really help you put on a brave face, which will help you to deal with whatever you are internally struggling with. If you don’t know what to get her, either make it a surprise or throw in subtle hints and try to gauge what it is she would enjoy. Check out to see a range of treatments and book one today! 

Take Her Out For Lunch 

Taking a friend out for lunch is a really lovely gesture and it also means you can spend a bit of quality time together. If you are close, you will probably have a good idea of her favourite restaurant, or alternatively, you could try something new. This will make sure she gets out of the house and doesn’t mope around too much – plus, good food puts you in a great mood! Even if she doesn’t feel up for going out for a meal, having a takeaway and watching a film together can still be really fun. Some people may insist that they want to be alone when upset, but it is important that they also have company sometimes to prevent them from getting lonely. 

Give Her A Handwritten Card 

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If you are a little bit short on cash but want to give your friend a little something to show you are thinking of her, a handwritten card could be the perfect solution. This doesn’t take much but if you put in a little bit of effort into writing a lovely message, this will ensure that they feel loved and appreciated. Sometimes, words can have so much meaning attached to them and the thought behind the gesture will be really touching. 

Looking out for each other is essential and if you show an act of kindness towards a friend then it is very likely that they will do the same back to you. No one wants to feel lonely or unappreciated, so make sure that isn’t the case and show some warmth! 

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  • lyndsey cooksey
    3rd March 2021 at 9:59 am

    Lovely ideas here. I do enjoy going out with my friend, I think its because we cant go out at the minute, that would make anyone feel down.

    • admin
      3rd March 2021 at 11:06 am

      I love going out with friends as well and already planning a girls day once we are allowed go go out again


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