Happiness, to some, is a lofty feeling or ideal that cannot be achieved easily. The truth of the matter is happiness can be found in the simplest places if you know where to look. It can be found in simple activities that you’ve never done before, or in giving yourself some well-needed rest.
Here are 36 great and simple ideas to find genuine happiness TODAY!
1. Buy a box of cinnamon sticks just to smell them.
2. Take a power nap!
3. Text your friends and ask them to tell you a funny joke
4. Play a card game at work.
5. Buy a Hula-Hoop and get wild!
6. Sit in silence for five minutes.
7. Face a fear, big or small, like heights!
8. Give yourself a pep talk in the mirror.
9. Wake up an hour earlier than usual.
10. Give away old clothes and furniture for free.
11. Text solely in emoji with your bestfriend!
12. Plan a trip just for the sense of anticipation. You don’t even have to take it!
13. Learn the meaning of a new word.
14. Hug someone you just met.
15. Dance or sing in public.
16. Rearrange your furniture.
17. Snuggle with an animal.
18. Mismatch your socks on purpose.
19. Fake a smile to boost your mood!
20. Eat a meal with your bare hands!
21. Put your phone away for an hour.
22. Watch a sad movie to feel better about yourself.
23. Write in cursive like you’re in second grade again.
24. Wear your favorite clothes to run an errand.
25. Realize how good it is to stretch your muscles
26. Wash all your dishes will listening to a podcast.
27. Peel an orange in one peel!
28. Draw on a steam mirror with your finger.
29. Watch home movies from your childhood.
30. Make an easy checklist so you can cross everything off.
31. Practice good posture.
32. Unfollow someone negative on Facebook.
33. Forgive someone who’s hurt you.
34. Eat the last piece of cake.
35. Roll down a hill, and then remove the grass stains
36. Take a day off just to have a movie marathon.