Feeling Rubbish?

Click on the rubbish pile to see all the ways that it’s possible to feel like rubbish…

Unfortunately we all go through times when we don’t feel so great…we can’t be happy all of the time! Feeling rubbish occasionally is perfectly normal.

If you’re feeling rubbish now, why not try using our Wheel of Life tool to explore what might be bothering you.

You can also have a look over the next few pages to learn more about resilience and how to cope when you’re feeling down in the dumps…



Wheel of Life

Use this tool to help you think you about areas in your life that are going okay and also the ones that you might be finding harder.

There are loads of different reasons for why you might be feeling upset, low or just plain rubbish and this tool could help you work out what might be bothering you.

Rate each of these areas of your life right now, with 1 being rubbish and 10 being awesome.

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Sorry, but you'll need to view the Wheel of Life on a larger browser

Rarely does anyone have a Wheel of Life with a nice full circle — it's normal to have bits of your life you find more difficult than others.

The Wheel might also show you areas that you are happy with — it's important to recognise these too!

Sometimes it's helpful to get it all in perspective so you can start thinking about how to change things if you want to.

Try our Mood Booster