100 Little Things That Will Make You Happy

There are lots of little things to be happy about, so read on for some happiness inspiration!
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Here we are again: back to school, back to social events, back to being the big ball of stress rocking back and forth in the fetal position getting existential about the future. 

With so much going on, it's so dang hard to stop and take a breath, much less reflect on how you are really feeling. 

So I ask, are you happy? 

My answer? Overall, yes, but day-to-day happiness so easily gets muddled in our hectic lives and the frenzy of emotions we mirror of others. 

So remember: life is good, what will be will be, and everything will be alright. 

And if you need a little more help feeling the warm and fuzzies, here are 100 little things to be happy about: 

1. Wearing your favorite sweater

2. That content feeling of waking up naturally... without a headache-inducing alarm 

3. Watching the world from behind the window of a moving vehicle

4. Reruns of your favorite show 

5. A bubble bath with extra bubbles

6. Long walks on a sunny day 

7. The relaxing of your tense shoulders after a deep breath 

8. Burning a new candle 

9. Freshly cut flowers 

10. Lazy Sundays

11. The smell of clean cotton and laundered clothing 

12. Random compliments 

13. Wrapping yourself in a warm towel after a shower 

14. Fuzzy socks 

15. Finding a great sale 

16. When soft rain puts you to sleep 

17. Checking things off your to-do list

18. Your favorite song coming on the radio

19. Finding a new song you love

20. Hearing a song you forgot about 

21. S'mores 

22. Kicking off your shoes after a long day 

23. Finding a book you can't put down

24. Reading something that completely resonates with you 

25. Long, tight hugs 

26. Hearing from an old friend 

27. A GOOD slice of pizza 

28. New school supplies 

29. Swaying to the beat of a good song 

30. Homemade baked goods 

31. A fresh haircut 

32. An organized closet

33. The feeling you get after a workout 

34. Accomplishing something early

35. Finding something you thought you lost 

36. Payday!

37. A smile from a stranger 

38. Getting out of work/class unexpectedly early 

39. Feeling good in an outfit 

40. Find a pair of jeans that really fit 

41. The extra crunchy french fry at the bottom of the bag 

42. Finding a new favorite food 

43. Puppy licks 

44. The feel of the sun warming your skin 

45. Bralettes

46. Butterflies from a new crush

47. Butterflies in general 

48. Cold water with lemon

49. When something you've been wanting to happen, happens 

50. Yummy smells

51. Making a brave decision

52. Doing something for someone other than yourself 

53. When you can see the stars

54. Hot chocolate with mini marshmallows 

55. When someone just gets you 

56. Laughing when something is really, really funny 

57. Finding a pen that writes perfectly smooth

58. The package you've been waiting for finally arriving 

59. Eating food that you're majorly craving 

60. Soft serve vanilla ice cream with rainbow sprinkles

61. Sand between your toes

62. Undisturbed snow 

63. Drawing a perfectly straight line 

64. Finding money you forgot about

65. The way your curtains dance in the wind 

66. Fresh fruit

67. Taco Tuesday

68. Twinkly holiday lights

69. Learning something new 

70. Feeling well-rested

71. A great dream 

72. When inspiration strikes

73. Trampolines

74. A party where you actually had a good time

75. When your mom packs you lunch

76. Finding old pictures 

77. When someone expresses appreciation for you 

78. Tears of relief

79. Smiling

80. Having time to leisurely eat breakfast

81. A great hair day

82. Calling your grandparents just to say "hey" 

83. An even tan 

84. Singing... loudly

85. Popping bubble wrap 

86. Sleeping in clean sheets

87. Beach days 

88. Eating raspberries off your fingertips

89. Candid photos 

90. When your music shuffles to the song you really wanted to hear

91. Handwritten letters

92. A good kiss

93. The cool side of your pillow 

94. Bonding with someone over a shared interest

95. Being greeted by your pet

96. Forehead kisses

97. Being trusted with a secret

98. A stranger holding the door open for you 

99. Being too excited for the next day to sleep 

100. Being yourself, loving yourself, and treating yourself the way you deserve 

Appreciate the little things; there is so much to be happy about!

I want to hear from you in the comments below!

What little things make you happy? What would you add to this list? 

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