50 Things That Make Me Happy

Happiness is something we all want in life. Happiness is something we all want to feel more of and never let it go. Happiness is something I felt like I could never experience again when I went through the year of hell last year. But happiness does exist and it does come back round even after the hardest times. Happiness is something I’ve felt so strongly this year and it’s made me feel so much better about living life again. 

When you go through hell and back, you grab that happiness with both hands and nurture it with all you have. You never take it for granted and you appreciate all those little moments because they mean a hell lot more than those ‘big fancy things’ that society tells us that they’re suppose to make us happy. Reality is these rarely bring us happiness or only can once. But each person has individual happiness within them and knows what or even whom makes them happy. Everyone’s is individual and personal to them. So here are 50 things that make me happy:

1. Fresh fruit smoothies 

2. Waking up and feeling so refreshed

3. Hitting publish on a new blog post

4. Morning cuddles with the one you love

5. Bike rides

6. McDonalds Mcflurry’s

7. Overcoming a fear

8. Laughing so much your belly hurts

9. Long hot bubble baths

10. Freshly painted nails

11. Baking cupcakes

12. Consuming said cupcakes

13. Deep chats at night 

14. Long walks

15. Going to the beach

16. Sharing the blogger love

17. Testing new makeup

18. Seeing your favourite band live

19. Singing your heart out to said band

20. Car journeys 

21. Reading a good book in bed at night

22. Getting into a clean bed with fresh sheets

23. Matching your underwear

24. Buying new underwear

25. Getting cosy when you’re freezing cold

26. Being tanned and radiant 

27. Puppies!!!!!

28. Wearing a new outfit

29. Ice lollies in the sunshine

30. Playing the sims 

31. Hearing the autumn leaves crunching under your toes

32. Feeling so content and at peace

33. Going to cromer and being by the sea

34. Wearing a new lipstick 

35. Inside jokes with the family

36. Waking up next to Matt in the morning
37. Reminiscing on old memories with friends
38. Starting a new notebook
39. Being really creative 
40. Christmas time
41. The sound of rain from inside
42. When someone just gets you 
43. Watching the snow fall down 
44. Wearing my favourite lipstick
45. Buying fresh flowers
46. Feeling really confident and positive
47. Long car journeys 
48. Back tickles when I’m feeling down or stressed
49. Hearing my therapist say how well I’m doing
50. Fish finger sandwiches #enoughsaid

What little things make you happy?


Lauren x

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19 Comments

  1. Kate Rose xo
    August 26, 2017 / 9:28 am

    This was such a lovely post Lauren and I think it's so important to reflect on the positives in life! XKate// itskaterose.com

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 3:47 pm

      Aw thanks so much, Kate! You're so right girl xx

  2. Natalie Leanne
    August 26, 2017 / 9:32 am

    I love these little lists, and I definitely am partial to a Mcflurry once in a while šŸ˜‰ give me all the Oreo topping! xxxwww.natalieleanne.com

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 3:48 pm

      Mcflurry's are just too good!!xx

  3. Amber Gregory
    August 26, 2017 / 11:12 am

    I love this post! It's always the little things that make you happy!www.amberatlanta.blogspot.co.uk

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 3:49 pm

      Yay I'm glad you love it, Amber! Couldn't agree more xx

  4. JaynieShannonx
    August 26, 2017 / 2:39 pm

    Lovely post šŸ™‚ I also enjoy the enthusiasm about puppies, I feel ya!JaynieShannon | Beauty & Lifestyle xx

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 4:04 pm

      Thanks so much, Jaynie!! They're the cutest xx

  5. Anika May
    August 26, 2017 / 5:39 pm

    Love the positivity of this post! I totally need a long car journey, love them!Anika xo | anikamay.co.uk

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 4:05 pm

      Aw thank you, Anika!xx

  6. Elena Isabelle
    August 27, 2017 / 11:42 am

    oh i love car journeys too. sometimes i just drive around at night. its so relaxing.ā¤ļøŽwww.elenaisabelle.com

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 4:05 pm

      I love long journeys at night!xx

  7. Lucy Alice
    August 27, 2017 / 4:13 pm

    These posts are always so lovely to read, I might have to do one for myself at some point – starting a new notebook and a good fruit smoothie always make me happy!Lucy | Forever September

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 4:06 pm

      You definitely should, Lucy!xx

  8. Morgs
    August 27, 2017 / 4:49 pm

    These sorts of posts always make me feel all squishy and happy haha! I love the little things xMorgan // http://www.justmorgs.com

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 4:08 pm

      Aww I totally know what you mean!xx

  9. Julia Bluhm
    August 27, 2017 / 6:49 pm

    Love this! This is always a good exercise to do as a blogger, I feel. It helps keep everything in perspective. That being said, playing sims and autumn leaves will definitely always make me smile. šŸ™‚ Julia | Julia in Bluhm | instagram

    • Lauren Victoria
      August 29, 2017 / 4:08 pm

      Definitely agree with you!xx

  10. Lucy Victoria
    September 4, 2017 / 3:22 pm

    Aw, this is a good read! I've struggled with anxiety over the past few years & definitely relate to all these things; my last post explores how the simple things make you happy- getting outdoors around trees and nature helps me :)Life inside the Locket

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