The nicest part of brewing up some extra happiness is doing it for yourself or even a loved one, when your happy it gives you a sense of feeling good about your situation. We all deserve to experience positive things in our lives.
Happiness seems to be contagious, so try use these amazing tips to also lift someone else’s spirits, it’s almost inevitable that you’ll feel, even happier that’s a win, win situation!
Your Happy Tips!
Buy yourself some beautiful flowers to lift the atmosphere in your home.
Turn off the TV tonight and do something creative instead, whatever you enjoy.
Light a candle to make you regular dinner a little more cozy.
Choose a new screen saver that makes you smile!
Practice the art of ‘noticing’ and ‘appreciating’ the good things in life. Stop and smell the roses – both literally and figuratively.
Sing in the shower, loud and proud.
Keep a Happiness Planner or write down 3 things you’re grateful for each day.
Brighten your day and someone else’s with random acts of kindness.
Give a stranger a genuine compliment
Put on red lipstick or your nicest perfume.
On a beautiful day, eat your lunch outside.
Cozy up on the couch with tea, a good book and your favourite music playing.
Rearrange your desk with plants or photos of your family. Looking at natural scenes or pictures of loved ones are both proven ways to destress quickly.
Call your best friend to catch up. Just hearing their voice will probably make you smile.
Make a healthy version of your favourite fast food.
Look for the good in every situation.
Get up 15 minutes earlier so you can enjoy breakfast or read a book before your busy day begins.
Kiss and hug your loved ones every chance you get.
Just be silly and embrace your inner child.
Slow down and pay attention to the world around you. Take the scenic route to work, shop at a market, go to a festival, travel to that spot you wish to go out of town for a day trip.
Listen to audiobooks or intriguing podcasts on your daily commute.
Engage all your senses. Notice the sun on your skin, the breeze on your face, the grass between your toes. Eat mindfully and really taste each bite.
Have a ‘no screens night’ and do something that truly recharges your body and mind instead: take a warm bath, practice some gentle yoga or take up an old hobby, read a book, meditate, enjoy the quiet night.
Always remember: your mindset makes the difference between an ordeal and an adventure.
Which simple pleasures do you enjoy throughout your day? And what does your happy list look like?
I’d love to hear your ideas for brightening up your days in the comments. Cassie xo