In life, there are truly countless things to feel happy about. When life becomes heavy, it helps to be reminded of these things to be happy about. Of ways to become happier when you’re not.
Here is my list of things to be happy about in life, in no particular order:
48 Things to Be Happy About
The sun setting and rising every day.
Friends to laugh with.
A warm summer’s day.
Spring blossoms and buds appearing.
Eating ice cream.
Seeing a rainbow after heavy rain.
Incredible doctors who can cure life-threatening diseases.
Getting a new puppy.
Getting a new kitten.
Learning a new skill.
Quality time with family.
Random acts of kindness.
Seeing other your loved ones’ dreams come true.
Planning a vacation or road trip.
Watching a feel-good movie.
Having a best friend.
Things working out for you in life.
Planting a garden.
Receiving a compliment from someone you look up to.
Working out and actually seeing progress.
Being able to communicate with people on the other side of the world thanks to the internet.
World leaders who are tolerant.
Playing a musical instrument.
People you can trust.
Teachers who make meaningful differences in their students’ lives.
Having a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day.
Hearing your favourite song on the radio.
More people becoming more aware of climate change and actually doing something about it.
People getting cured of blindness.
Babies being born to loving parents.
Making new friends.
Trying a new sport.
Falling in love.
The ability to be creative in many different ways.
People giving money to charity.
Looking at the ocean.
People getting cured of deafness.
Exploring a forest.
Listening to inspirational talks.
Getting a promotion at work.
Dancing the night away.
What’s on your list of things to be happy about? I’d love to hear from you, so please, leave a comment below.