10 Small Things We Can Appreciate Every Day

It's all about enjoying the little things

Jan 13, 2017

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Some days, we’re really aware of waking up to the sun streaming through our windows or the feeling of slipping into sweatpants after coming home from work. Other days, we’re a little less attuned to ourselves, our surroundings, and how pretty amazing life can be. While it’s totally normal to forget about the small things and get into that routine mode, life is a lot more enjoyable when we stop and take in those every day occurrences that make us happy. What’s not to love about taking a deep breath, thinking about what is going right, and how many small details we can be thankful for? Time to stop and smell the roses.

1. CHANGING INTO COMFORTABLE CLOTHES AFTER WORK

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2. A GORGEOUS SUNNY DAY 

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3. A HILARIOUS/SWEET/THOUGHTFUL MESSAGE FROM A FAMILY MEMBER OR A FRIEND

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4. ACCOMPLISHING SOMETHING (MAKING ROOM IN YOUR DISHWASHER FOR EVERY SINGLE LAST PLATE, NOT RUSHING OUT THE DOOR IN THE MORNING, DRINKING ENOUGH WATER FOR THE DAY)

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5. WAKING UP BEFORE THE ALARM AND FEELING WELL RESTED

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6. WITNESSING OR RECEIVING A KIND GESTURE FROM A STRANGER

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7. HAVING BREAKFAST WITH YOUR BETTER HALF

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8. MAKING ALL THE GREEN LIGHTS ON THE COMMUTE TO OR FROM WORK

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9. READING AN UPLIFTING HEADLINE

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10. SHARING AN INSIDE JOKE WITH FRIENDS AT WORK

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REBECCA WOJNO, CONTRIBUTOR
Rebecca is passionate about reading, cooking, and learning about people doing good in the world. She especially loves writing about wellness, personal growth, and relationships.

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