How to answer “How’s your day going?”

You can reply to “How’s your day going?” with an adjective like “good” or you can choose to describe how your day is going in detail.

How’s your day going?

Good, and yours?

Short answers

It is perfectly acceptable to use an adjective to describe how your day is going. You can also follow up with “…. and yours” to ask the other person how their day is going if nothing interesting is happening to you.

Some example adjectives:

How’s your day going?

  • Amazing
  • Great
  • Good
  • Not bad
  • Ok
  • Same old, same old
  • Terrible
  • Awful

Long answers

You can also give a longer, more detailed answer to “How’s your day going?”.

Here is an example answer but you can describe your day in detail.

How’s your day going?

Good, I woke up early and went to the gym so I have plenty of energy. I started working when I got back but my boss is putting a lot of pressure on me to finish this report that I need to do by Friday. I am going to have lunch now in about 5 minutes. What about you? How is your day going?

As you can see there are many different ways to respond to “How’s your day going?” and you can decide on how to reply to the question. 

If you are looking for a more professional response, you can read my article about answering “how are you doing?” here.