How to Boost Your Mood Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Posted on July 12, 2017

Ever have one of those days where it sort of felt like you were all over the map emotionally, physically, or spiritually? It’s that kind of day where no matter how hard you try, you can’t find that one happy place to pin your day on. We’ve all been there. There are little secrets within each and every one of us that we can all use to give ourselves an instant boost.

Every single zodiac sign has a shadow and a light side, and when you tap into that light side of who you are as a person, you can get an instant boost to your day and your mood, anytime. So let’s have a look at how to boost your mood by your zodiac sign. Once you find out yours, scroll on over to your partner’s or favorite people to discover how you can help them boost theirs too, whenever you want!


As a natural born leader and a fire sign, Aries is full of spark, magic, and passion. Aries may have a bad day that leads their tempers to flare up, or, just a bad day in general. To pick up that steam, Aries just needs to try something new. Aries loves trying something new. It could be something big like a new job, a new relationship, or a new house.

It could even be as simple as trying a new place for lunch. Something new for Aries is always very exciting. So if you are down in the dumps, or maybe it’s your favorite Aries, switch up the routine on…something. Anything will work. Take initiative and plan something you’ve never done before.


Taurus is an earth sign and is loyal to the core, translating into stubbornness sometimes. Taurus has the ruling planet Venus and this makes Taurus very easy to please. When you are down in the dumps, Taurus, do something that captivates one of your senses. Feel something pretty, touch something pretty, taste something that is downright naughty but feels soooo good.

Stop in at a department store and buy a new perfume scent. Listen to the calming sounds of the ocean, even if it is just a recording. Buy yourself a new outfit and go out on the town to show it off. When Taurus feels attractive, Taurus feels great. So feed your senses this way and you will give yourself, or a Taurus in your life, an instant pick me up.


Gemini is an air sign, and ruled by Mercury. This makes Gemini the Chatty Cathy of the zodiac. Gemini loves electronic gadgets and can often be seen texting and talking on the phone. Geminis love to be in the middle of the online or real life social scene.

If you need an instant mood boost, find your favorite person, or people, and get connected. Send out some texts, or just call up your favorite pal or loved one and get connected. Nothing will pit you in a better mood than being around people for a coffee or a meal and shooting the breeze.


As a water sign, you are the nurturer in the zodiac, Cancer. You feel good when others are comfortable and taken care of. You usually feel down when you aren’t receiving enough nurturing yourself. So if you are a bit down, it’s time for you to pick yourself up and engage self-care stat.

This could be anything from a long hot bubble bath to a night on the town with your favorite person. You may want to try a new recipe or restaurant, preferably a restaurant where you can be served for a change. Put the apron down, call a sitter, and treat yourself when you are feeling in the dumps, Cancer.


Leo just wants to have fun! So if Leo is in the dumps something big has happened. Usually for Leo, having their loyalty tested is something that will get them in the dumps. Feeling flattered is a great way to boost your spirits. So if you are feeling in the dumps, you just need to connect with someone that makes you feel good.

Do something that you excel at to give yourself a boost of self-confidence. Engage in an activity that makes you feel like a superstar and where people all around you will be oohing and ahhing. When you feel admired, Leo, you are lifted out of any bad mood. So go find some admirers and supporters. It shouldn’t be hard for you, you usually have a long list.


Virgo is the mutable earth sign that is picky, health conscious, and likes things organized to a tee. You are usually pretty flexible and can cope with a lot; you don’t often need a mood boost. When you do, some serious down time is in order. You may just need to retreat to your cave for some of your infamous reflection.

We’re talking unplug from your phone and work e-mails, just relax. You may also want to splurge on some retail therapy. You usually have a practical approach to money, so spending a little money on yourself can feel good. That will always get your spirits up. So if you aren’t feeling the greatest Virgo, take a big time out from the world and pamper yourself.

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Libra is the harmonious relationship oriented sign, and also the cardinal air sign that launches the fall season. Libra is also ruled by Venus, which makes you very easy to please when you need a little pick me up. Like Taurus, something pretty or something new has you feeling good.

For a Libra, anything that blings, gold or silver, or is just pretty. Libra likes to make their home beautiful. So if you really need a pick me up, do something around the house to make it look beautiful. A new gadget will also pick up that mood if you can swing it in your budget.


All it takes to pick you up, Scorpio, is a good mystery or a good secret! You can do this a number of ways, by getting into deep, meaningful conversation with someone you love the most, or by engaging in some detective work. As the fixed water sign, still waters run deep with you, and you love to explore what is beneath the surface.

Anything that stimulates the desire to solve a problem or a puzzle will be a great distraction for you. If you need an escape from the world, a nice bottle of wine and a marathon of 48 Hours Mysteries or Making a Murderer (on Netflix) is your perfect evening to help you unwind.


You are the philosopher and the traveler of the zodiac, and as the mutable fire sign, you always seem to have a lot going on. You are creative and passionate, but when you are in the dumps, your inner spark really fizzles out. You can pick that mood up again by a short bout of escapism

Daydreaming and fantasizing about a past or future trip visualising a plan being successful will help. Let your mind and your heart go wherever it can. Plan a road trip or an expensive five-star vacation, you don’t even need to book and go on it. You’ll have fun just dreaming about what could be. You may even feel the fire lit under you to pursue those dreams and that’s never a terrible thing.


Capricorn is happiest when you have some productive work goals aligned, created, in development, or launching. As the cardinal earth sign, you also love to be the boss. You aren’t able to connect with your feelings as much as others, and so when you are having a bad day or need the mood boosted, you are better off on your own. This is especially true if a person has annoyed you and put you in a bad mood.

The worst thing that person can do is try and explain things to you or talk it out. So if you are grumpy isolate and distract yourself from the situation or person, and get your mind off of it. One good thing about you is that you never stay upset for long because you have work to do. If it happens, the Universe gives you permission to escape.


As a fixed air sign, Aquarius can come off as a bit begrudging sometimes. Some call you stubborn, and others may even find you cold. You don’t get in bad moods often, but when you do, there’s a definite chill. You feel most productive and accomplished in life when you have given back to the world. If you need a mood boost, you are another sign that needs redirection and refocus.

Do something for humanity and volunteer when you need a mood boost. It could be the simplest thing like cleaning out your closet and taking it to a clothing bin or shelter. You will feel productive when you do so, and also be reminded of the bigger picture in life. For you, when you need a mood boost this reminder helps because it’s usually the little things that upset you, but not for long.


As the mutable water sign, you beloved Pisces can frequently get blue. You are more prone to mood swings than other people. This is why you have a bit of a reputation for retreating into the cave on occasion. Try a different approach next time, Pisces. When you need a mood boost, find a creative outlet.

You can be the most creative sign of the zodiac. It also means you are also super sensitive, and you soak up others emotions like a sponge. If you do feel down in the dumps a lot. Create. Dance it out, paint it out, draw it out, write it out. Whatever works for you. When you do, it will be a balm for your heart and your soul.


Every person has those days when we are in a bad mood. We all have times when we feel grumpy, irritable, and we just don’t want to deal with the world or with people. You have probably developed your own ways of dealing with your bad moods and making yourself feel better.

Some people like to retreat and be alone, others like to get together with loved ones and friends, some like to veg out and watch TV, others like to shop. Everyone has their own method of dealing with a bad day. Use these tips to lift your spirits the next time life gets you down and we hope that they help to put a smile on your face.

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