How To Raise Your Vibration When Depressed

Negative thoughts are addicting in nature. That is why it is difficult to raise your vibration when you feel depressed.

What Is Vibration?

Your vibration is the frequency that your energy is vibrating at.

You can tell what your vibration is by the way that you feel.

When you feel good, it means that you are in high vibrations.

When you feel bad, it means that you are in low vibrations.

The key to changing your vibration is to change the direction of your thoughts because the way that you feel is a psychological response to your thoughts.

Can You Raise Your Vibration When You Feel Low?

Yes. You can raise your vibration when you feel low.

According to the “like attract like” principle of the law of attraction, negative feelings attract other negative feelings.

This creates a downward emotional spiral and lowers your vibration.

But this principle also applies to feelings of high vibrations.

This means you have the ability to raise your vibration when you feel down.

Here are five steps you can take to raise your vibration when depressed.

Step 1: Honor How You Feel

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The first step to raising your vibration when depressed is to know your starting point. 

Be honest and ask yourself how you feel right now.

There’s no shame in feeling depressed or bad.

In fact, you should honor yourself for having the willingness to look inward and acknowledge how you feel.

Your negative emotions reveal to you the feelings you don’t want to feel, so you have the opportunity to clarify how you want to feel instead.

Forgive yourself for having these thoughts. Trust that these low-vibe thoughts are opportunities for spiritual growth.

Step 2: Ask The Universe Guidance

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The next step to raise your vibration when feeling depressed is to ask the Universe for guidance through prayer.

The Universe is always responding to your energy – whether you are aware of it or not.

Prayers to the Universe are the best way to directly communicate with this higher power and shift your energy from negative to positive.

A prayer that works great for releasing low vibration thoughts is: “I surrender the false perceptions I have placed upon myself. I forgive these thoughts because I know that I am love.”

Step 3: Choose Again

Once you have witnessed how you feel and asked for support from the Universe, it is time to choose again.

Choose how you want to feel right now. Let your negative feelings inform how you want to feel instead.

You may find it helpful to follow the Emotional Guidance Scale to move up the scale from the downward spiral to the upward spiral.

The Emotional Guidance Scale is a scale of our feelings and emotions, in sequence from our highest vibrational feelings to our lowest.

It is broken down into 22 of the most common emotions from emotions with the highest vibration (joy) to emotions with the lowest vibration (powerlessness).

According to the Law of Vibration, everything in this world is made up of energy that is vibrating at a specific frequency.

And your emotions are your barometer for measuring the vibration you are currently in.

As you make your way up the Emotional Guidance Scale, you get closer to love, which is the feeling of the highest vibration.

Emotional Guidance Scale

Step 4: Recite An Affirmation

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Continue to raise your vibration by reciting affirmations.

Affirmations are positive phrases or statements used to challenge negative thoughts.

To get started, choose any of the following affirmations that resonate with you and use it whenever you need to combat negative thoughts.

  1. I am enough.
  2. I am alive and breathing right now.
  3. I release the future, forgive my past, and live in the present.
  4. All is well in my world.
  5. I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness.
  6. I release my fear and choose love instead.
  7. I choose to focus my attention on the good around me.
  8. I trust the outcomes in my life are for the best.
  9. I forgive myself and set myself free.
  10. I welcome miracles into my life.

Step 5: Do Something Fun

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The final step is to physically do something that brings you joy. 

This is great for interrupting the train of negative thoughts by directing your focus onto something else.

For example, go for a jog, watch a TV show, take a bath, call a friend, or do some baking.

You may find it helpful to keep a list of high-vibration activities you enjoy in your journal or Law of Attraction Planner.

Yes. Thinking thoughts that make you feel sad will lower your vibration.

For example, if you keep thinking about a painful breakup, you will lower your vibration.

Sadness itself does not lower your vibration. Sadness means you are in low vibration.

Does Crying Lower Your Vibration?

Yes. Crying will lower your vibration.

The reason why you cry is that you’re focused on something that makes you feel sad.

And thinking sad thoughts will lower your vibration.

How Long Does It Take To Raise Your Vibration?

It only takes a few minutes to raise your vibration.

The amount of time it will take to raise your vibration depends on how good you are at redirecting your thought to something that feels better.

If your thoughts are always going back to what was bothering you, you will be stuck in your low vibrational state.

You cannot think about something unwanted and raise your vibration at the same time.

To change your vibration, you must change your thoughts.

Does Raising Your Vibration Always Work?

Yes. Raising your vibration always works.

It doesn’t matter what vibrational state you are currently in. Relief is always available to you.

Remember that your vibration is a response to what you’re thinking.

And you always have a choice in what you think about.

According to the Emotional Guidance Scale, the emotions with the highest frequency are joy, knowledge, empowerment, freedom, love, and appreciation.