By PT Staff, published on January 1, 1994 - last reviewed on June 19, 2012
Most of us spend about three days of every 10 trying to shake off bad moods, according to a University of Michigan study. The problem is, the most effective strategies aren't used all that often. Bouncing back from bad moods, it seems, is a survival skill that needs some fine tuning.
From most common to least, here are some of the ways people try to cheer themselves up: