50 Little Things That Make Me Happy

In my last Wisdom Wednesday I shared a quote by Robert Brault which said

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

This quote stuck with me for some time and I started to look at all the little things that made a big difference. I decided to write them all down and see how long the list would get. I ended up compiling a list of 50 things that make me incredibly happy. These things are very simple and nothing special but they make me feel good and change my mood on bad days. These things can be different for everyone but maybe you can relate to one or more things from my list πŸ™‚ so here we go


  1. Chocolate and all kind of candy
  2. Long drive with good company
  3. Lighting a candle on cold winter days
  4. Getting Flowers
  5. A clean and organized home
  6. Getting a new haircut
  7. Pizza and pasta
  8. Having a long phone call with my family in Germany
  9. Sharing interesting facts
  10. Shopping spree at my favorite drugstore
  11. A cup of berry tea
  12. Fresh fruit smoothies
  13. The milk and Oreo combination
  14. Taking a walk in the park
  15. Having some me time
  16. Watching my favorite TV show
  17. Getting compliments on my cooking
  18. Getting to sleep in
  19. Listening to a song that expresses everything you are feeling
  20. Eating homemade food by my mother
  21. Sitting close to an heater on a cold winter day
  22. Buying gifts for loved ones
  23. Taking an amazing shoot
  24. Having a cup of coffee with my best friend
  25. Soaking in Sunshine
  26. Long summer days
  27. Watching the full moon, sunset, sunrise
  28. Getting hugged by my loved ones
  29. An unexpected text message from family or friends
  30. Trying to cook a new dish and nailing it
  31. Sitting on the beach and watching the ocean
  32. Playing with little kittens
  33. Sitting in front of a Fish tank and watching all the colorful fish
  34. Doing my make up
  35. Making DIY gifts
  36. When my phone is charged 100 %
  37. Adding new songs to me iPod
  38. Watching my favorite YouTube channels video
  39. Sharing food
  40. Exploring new places
  41. Surprising others
  42. When everything goes according to plan
  43. Reading a good book
  44. Watching a good movie
  45. Being able to help others
  46. Coffee from Starbucks
  47. Taking pictures with my DSLR
  48. Buying new notebooks
  49. Being in nature
  50. Checking things off my to-do list

I hope you enjoyed reading this post and it inspired you to make a list as well πŸ™‚ I would love to read about the things that make you happy so leave them in the comments.


15 thoughts on “50 Little Things That Make Me Happy

  1. This is a lovely list and a reminder to enjoy all of the little moments life has to offer. Taking my dog to the park and watching her run around with other dogs makes me happy πŸ™‚

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  2. Great list! We built a new house in the country and I feel happy looking out the windows at the beautiful scenery and at the new garden we planted.


  3. Such simple but beautiful things! I also love checking things off my to-do list, it makes me feel so much more productive! I also love buying gifts for my loved ones, especially at Christmas! I finished and wrapped all my Christmas shopping last month!

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