The Happy List – 101 Things To Be Happy About

Another year is ending, and you are getting surrounded by the distress of not achieving enough this year. While staring at the bigger picture of one whole year, you are ignoring the tiny things that one should celebrate in life. Happiness is a state of mind. Our mind can trick us into only thinking about what we do not have and blinding our view from what we already have. While fulfilling the demands of life, we forget about the small things that bring joy to our life. Being happy is a habit that one can develop. This happy list will remind you about 101 things one should cherish and be happy about!

“Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.”

  1. Waking up every day
  2. Family
  3. Friends
  4. A healthy body
  5. Ability to see, smell, sense, touch and hear
  6. Your childhood
  7. Ability to work
  8. An open mind
  9. Inner strength
  10. Positive energy
  11. Self-confidence
  12. A good heart
  13. Helping Others
  14. Sincerity
  15. Courage to tell the truth
  16. Taking Risks
  17. Facing Fears
  18. Expanding your horizons
  19. Thinking out of box
  20. Goals and Dreams
  21. Equality
  22. Human Rights
  23. Freedom of Speech
  24. Self-respect
  25. Hanging out with friends
  26. A meaningful conversation
  27. Having a hope
  28. A positive perspective on life
  29. A deeper understanding of emotions
  30. Love and be loved
  31. Staying true to yourself
  32. Traveling on the road less traveled
  33. Surviving your bad decisions
  34. Imagination
  35. Creativity
  36. A curious mind
  37. Being a driver of your life
  38. Making decisions
  39. Freedom
  40. Sensitivity
  41. Power to say ‘No.’
  42. Calling an old friend
  43. Good Laughs
  44. Comfortable clothes
  45. Books
  46. Movies
  47. Bubble bath
  48. Singing in the shower
  49. A relaxing foot massage
  50. Yoga
  51. Meditation
  52. Travelling to new places
  53. Karaoke
  54. A beach day
  55. Wine and Cheese
  56. A birthday cake
  57. A fresh fruit smoothie
  58. Gifts
  59. A genuine compliment
  60. A warm smile
  61. An encouragement
  62. Workout
  63. Cooking a new recipe
  64. Fragrant candles
  65. Music
  66. Online shopping
  67. An evening walk
  68. A cute puppy
  69. A cat
  70. Horseriding
  71. Sound of ocean waves
  72. People watching
  73. Cafe moments
  74. Poetry
  75. A big fat breakfast
  76. Weddings
  77. Babies
  78. Flowers
  79. Humming a song
  80. Solitude
  81. Deep breathing
  82. Access to the internet
  83. Reading an autobiography
  84. Writing a journal
  85. Watching cartoons
  86. A dark chocolate
  87. Sleeping well
  88. Striking a conversation with a stranger
  89. Finding your way without map
  90. Meeting deadlines
  91. Having plenty of time on my hand
  92. Changing Weather (the sunshine to snow)
  93. Listening to 10 years old song
  94. A warm blanket
  95. A cup of hot tea
  96. A freshly baked home pizza
  97. A road trip
  98. Star-gazing
  99. Sharing a travel memory on Instagram
  100. A place you call home
  101. Just being yourselfAdd your happy list in the comments below. Love and Sunshine. Keep Feeling Buddhaful!


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Jasz Gill is a contemporary writer and poet who writes about emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and compassion. She started writing a blog with Rose Colored Glasses in 2010, a self-help blog to encourage individuals in their journey towards mindfulness. Her writing style is based on turning big ideas into practical wisdom.

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  1. Loretto says: Reply

    Thanks for finally talking about it, The Happy List – 101 Things To Be Happy About In Life

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