Happiness can come in the simplest of ways sometimes. Whether you’re having a sort of OK day, a blah day, or could just use an extra boost, here are 25 super-simple ways you can make your day just a little bit happier, right now:
1. Hug a loved one. (Extra points for cuddles.)
2. Get outside.
3. Get moving.
4. Smile. (It’s a total mind trick…“faking it” can actually make you feel happier!)
6. Treat yourself to a little luxury.
7. Phone a friend.
8. Pet a puppy (or a kitty).
10. Pretend to be 10 again…play with something, play on something, imagine.
11. Do something nice for a stranger.
12. Make a quick gratitude list.
13. Tidy something up.
14. Go through old photos.
15. Say “thank you.”
16. Listen to a song that always pumps you up. (Extra points for dancing.)
17. Sing along with a song in your car. (Also extra points for dancing.)
18. Surround yourself with a nice scent.
19. Take a power nap.
20. Visualize somewhere relaxing.
21. Dress up…even if you don’t have anywhere special to go.
22. Read a good book. (Extra points for a book on happiness.)
23. Make something.
24. Tackle something you’ve been putting off forever.
25. Breathe deeply.
What easy ways do you have to boost your happiness?
photo credit: Camdiluv ♥