50 Simple Pleasures That Will Cheer You Up

Life can be complicated sometimes. Thats where simple pleasures come in!

Simple pleasures help us bring it back to the basics. They help us appreciate the little things and cherish every moment. And they provide us with a sense of calm in an increasingly complex world.

So with that, here are 50 simple pleasures that will cheer you up:

  1. Listening to your favorite song
  2. French press coffee (heres the french press I use!)
  3. Succulents
  4. Reading a good book (my latest favorite: Atomic Habits by James Clear)
  5. A long walk
  6. The fresh smell that fills the air after it rains
  7. Cake. Plain and simple.
  8. Lighting a candle (I love these!)
  9. Looking at old photos
  10. A good nights sleep
  11. Meditating on a yoga mat
  12. Having a nice glass of wine
  13. Learning something new
  14. Cleaning your home
  15. A warm, weighted blanket
  16. Birds chirping outside in the morning
  17. Cozy socks
  18. Reading uplifting quotes
  19. Planning something youre looking forward to
  20. People-watching
  21. A cleansing, purifying face mask (this one is my go-to)
  22. Watching the sun set
  23. Being in love
  24. Laughing
  25. Creating a vision board to visualize your dreams
  26. Driving with the windows down
  27. Petting an animal
  28. Taking a bath (especially with bath bombs!)
  29. Cuddling with your significant other
  30. Checking something off your to-do list
  31. Journaling
  32. Freshly washed sheets
  33. Buying something on sale
  34. Calming essential oils like this lavender one
  35. Making love
  36. Returning home after a long trip
  37. Sweet and spicy tea (this is my favorite)
  38. Hearing inspirational stories about other peoples lives
  39. Exploring a new place
  40. The smell of your favorite perfume (mine is Chance by Chanel!)
  41. Freshly baked bread
  42. Raking sand in a zen garden
  43. Spending time with friends
  44. A soft breeze in warm weather (one of my favorite simple pleasures!)
  45. Expressing yourself, whether by speaking, writing, painting, etc.
  46. Alone time
  47. Thai takeout
  48. Watching a funny, lighthearted TV show like The Office
  49. A crackling fire
  50. Feeling confident

What are your simple pleasures? Let me know in the comments!

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