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East Tenneesee Children's

East Tenneesee Children's Hospital

Coping With Sad Feelings

Feeling sad? You're not alone. Everyone feels sad at times. Sometimes sad feelings last only a moment. Other times, they last a little longer.

It’s OK to feel sad. But sad feelings don't have to take over your mood or ruin your day. You can do things to help yourself feel better. When sad feelings ease away, a happier mood can take their place.

Reviewed by: D'Arcy Lyness, PhD
Date reviewed: September 2021