18 November 2015

50 Little Things That Will Put A Smile On Your Face


With all the sadness, cruelty and heartbreak in the world lately it has been hard to be positive. I don't know if this is the same with you reading this but I personally have had such a heavy heart this week and I've been so incredibly emotional. However, I don't want this to be a negative post. I've decided that I would put together a little list of things to be happy about and things that will put a smile on your face. Yes these things may not be significant or hugely important but these are definitely things that can help put that smile back on your face if you are having a dull day. It's like Albus Dumbledore once said 'Happiness can be found even in the darkness of times, if one remembers to turn on the light'. Enjoy!

1. When your favorite TV show returns or a new season is put on netflix.

2. Having a pet greet you at the door and slobber you with kisses.

3. Freshly shaved legs

4. When your favorite song comes on the radio.

5. Going out for a meal with your family and friends.

6. Having a cosy night in with chocolate and films.

7. Lying in bed and listening to the rain and wind outside.  Hello Autumn/Winter!

8. Seeing all the Christmas decorations going up. Yes it's early but it still makes us smile!

9. Finding money you didn't know you had in an old bag or pocket.

10. Applying your make up and it looking flawless. High 5 to me!

11. Drinking hot chocolate on a cold day.

12. Discovering a song by a band or singer that you'd never heard of before and loving it!

13. Having an amazingly good hair day

14. Not having to set an alarm for the following day. Best thing ever.

15. Coming across old photographs of  you and your friends or family from years ago.

16. When you're walking down the street and someone you don't even know smiles at you.

17. When faith in humanity is slightly restored when you realise that the nation came together and raised over £37 million for Children In Need. Incredible!

18. Buying and putting on fresh new bedding.

19. Costa and Starbucks finally stocking all their new festive drinks. Hello White Hot Chocolates & Salted Caramel Lattes.

20. When you train or bus actually arrives on time.

21. Going into your favorite store and realizing they have a sale on!

22. Hearing children and babies laughing. Such a lovely sound!

23. Waking up to a good morning text from your partner or even just a best friend!

24. Receiving packages in the post.

25. Those days where you don't have to live by a clock!

26. Receiving a lovely comment on your blog or someone sending you a lovely tweet.

27. Paying off all your bills on time! Yay!

28. Finding our your favorite band or singer has released new music!

29. Singing along to a song and getting every single word correct!

30. People who work in customer service and still smile and say have a nice day when serving you.

31. Hearing 'I Love You' from your friends, family or other half.

32. Receiving compliments, We never believe them. But they still make us smile all the same!

33. Getting into a nice bath that's just the right temperature and has just the right amount of water in!

34. Having a disney movie marathon and being able to sing along to every single song word for word!

35. Cooking dinner for your family and it turning out to be extremely tasty and well cooked.

36. Going out or going home during rush hour and still being able to get a seat on the tube or bus.

37. Getting paid more on pay day than you expected too! Yay!

38. The excitement you get planning for a holiday abroad. Hello Mauritius in January 2016!

39. Having underwear that matches.

40. Those times you have with your friends and family that make you laugh until you cry.

41. Autumn/Winter Fashion. Tis' the season for woolly socks, woolly hates, scarfs and boots!

42. That feeling when you have a negative mind-set but then prove yourself completely wrong!

43. New stationary! Hello blogging, to-do and christmas planning lists!

44. Hearing Christmas songs already being played in some stores!

45. Being able to find the perfect pair of jeans.

46. Going to the gym and actually enjoying it! Yay!

47. Cold and frosty walks early in the morning.

48. Calling up a friend to have a quick chat and still being on the phone 3 hours later!

49. Passing a level on a game you thought you'd never be able to completely. Yes Candy Crush I'm looking at you!

50. The realization that despite all the difficulties we go through in life we will come our of them and become stronger and better people for it.


I hope this post made you smile. I know there's a lot of awful stuff going on in the world at the moment but it's important to keep on living our lives the way we always have as well as showing support. We only have one life and it's extremely important to be happy. Make sure you are happy and are enjoying your life and make sure to hold on to your loved ones just that little bit tighter as well as that's so incredibly important right now too.

Leave a comment below letting me know what things make you happy. 
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  1. This post is exactly the type of post we need to read right now. Thank you so much! I study in Paris so I was deeply touched by the events,and I feel like my life is on pause at the moment and I can't see the end of it. I try to read a few blog posts in the evening to cheer up, and this one is actually perfect. I'd say my favourite thing at the moment is going to Costa and hearing Christmas music! And cosy nights in with a hot drink are a must too :)

    Julia x

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    1. This comment made me well up a little bit! I hope you and your family are okay Julia and that you are all staying safe! I'm glad this post and others like this have helped you. It will get easier eventually, but I can understand it will take time as the events are definitely so raw right now. I have to agree with the christmas music! I heard last Christmas the other day and was so super happy!! :) xx

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    2. We are okay fortunately, I feel really lucky that me and my loved ones were safe when it all happened. Thank you again for the support and positivity, sometimes it's the little things that work the best! x

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  2. I know exactly what you mean about feeling emotional! Every time the news comes on, it's just sadder every time! This is such a good idea though :) I really need to get onto number 3 asap haha - you're right though, it does make you feel much better! ;)

    Tania | teabee x

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  3. LOVE this post! I was thinking of doing something a little similar to this, but it was more of a list of "oddly satisfying things" hahaha. Thanks for the smiles!

    Jasmine | The Sixth Disney Princess | Instagram | Tumblr

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  4. I completely agree with everything you've mentioned! Freshly shaven legs are probably a great one for me haha and obviously the last one pretty much sums up everything perfectly. Such a lovely list xx

    Sam // Samantha Betteridge

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  5. Such a lovely post Fleur, well said :-D xx

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