Here’s a big list of the little things in life we can enjoy:


  1. You wake up before your morning alarm goes off and you can still get more sleep.
  2. You give Mother Nature the slip and get inside or in your car just before it starts raining.
  3. Someone holds the door open for you for what appears to be an awkwardly long time, just so you don’t have to open it.
  4. The person in front of you in the drive thru pays for your order.
  5. You fast-forward through your recording to miss the commercials and you stop just as the next part of your show starts.
  6. You get an unexpected compliment from someone – even a stranger.
  7. Someone re-Tweets or forwards what you post on Facebook unexpectedly.
  8. You’re just sitting there in your chair and you realize that things are great just the way they are.
  9. Finding money that you forgot you had in a coat you haven’t worn for a while.

10.  Hitting the timing perfectly on a bag of popcorn

11.  Popping bubble wrap.

12.  The elevator arrives just as you push the button.

13.  Ordering coffee and hot chocolate at the right temperature.

14.  Your cell phone staying charged long enough for you to finish your conversation.

15.  Getting in your car and seeing that you had more gas than you remembered.

16.  Your favorite song coming on the radio just as you’re thinking about it.

17.  Seeing trees turn green as the weather gets warmer.

18.  Peeling the perfect hardboiled egg.

19.  Bed linens that just came out of the dryer.

20.  Taking a long shower or bath without being interrupted.


There are lots of little things in life that can make us happy. We just have to look for them.


Enjoy your day.