Happy Buttons

What makes you happy? What are the simple pleasures that bring you great joy? Review the following list slowly, taking time to savor each one and remember the emotions it evokes.

What would you add to the list? What are your happy buttons?

  • The first flower in the spring.

  • Hearing your favorite song on the radio.

  • Someone who winks at you.

  • A hot shower with soap that suds.

  • Finding a 20-dollar bill in your coat pocket.

  • Getting mail that isn't a bill.

  • Having someone brush or play with your hair.

  • Hot towels straight out of the dryer.

  • Hot bread straight out of the oven.

  • A clerk who goes out of their way to assist you.

  • A thick chocolate milkshake.

  • Lying in bed listening to the rain outside.

  • A big bowl of hot soup when it is snowing outside.

  • A good book that you don't want to end.

  • No lines at the supermarket.

  • Getting a real person when you need assistance.

  • People coming to your party.

  • A bubble bath with lots of hot water.

  • Going to the beach and wading in the ocean.

  • A really good hamburger and fries.

  • Finding a sweater you want on sale.

  • Having someone tell you that you are attractive.

  • Running through the sprinklers.

  • Laughing out loud in the movies.

  • A really good conversation.

  • Receiving a birthday card.

  • Sending a birthday card.

  • Waking up and realizing you still have a few hours you can sleep.

  • Going to a 50th anniversary party.

  • Having a happy dream and you wake up smiling.

  • When your child apologizes for something he did or thanks you for something you did.

  • Accidentally overhearing someone say something nice about you.

  • Having old friends drop in to visit.

  • Making a new friend.

  • Red toe nail polish.

  • Holding hands with a child.

  • Holding hands with a lover.

  • Road trips with friends.

  • Watching the sunrise.

  • Finding a parking meter with time left on it.

  • Counting your blessings

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