In which there are some small things that always cheer me up

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I’ve been thinking lately about the simple things in life that make me happy.  An entire day can be improved by the smallest action or gesture, either cheering me up from a blue funk or just making me smile more.  Things guaranteed to make me feel better are:

–         A decent cup of coffee (latte or brewed strength 5 cafetiere coffee)

–         A massive hug

–         Getting a letter or card in the post from a friend

–         Unexpectedly catching a good film on TV

–         A bar of dark chocolate

–         Hearing a great song on the radio

–         Buying a new lip gloss

–         My hair behaving the way it ought to

–         Wearing a favourite piece of jewellery

–         Receiving a compliment from a colleague or complete stranger

–         A glass of red wine

What about you?  What are the little things that can turn your day around?

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One response »

  1. Your list is great, and includes many great pick-me-ups that I enjoy too.

    I like it when the traffic lights mostly turn green as I approach the
    intersections on my daily commute – that happened on my birthday this year, and it was like a little gift from the traffic gods.

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