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20 Simple Pleasures That Need To Be Appreciated More

It’s the little things that get you through the day.

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20 Simple Pleasures That Need To Be Appreciated More
Kylene Ronayne

It is very rare for people in today’s society to be able to step back from the chaos of their busy lifestyles and actually appreciate the little things that keep them going. Though we might not always acknowledge them, it’s safe to say that these simple pleasures in life are priceless.

1. Finishing a workout.


Though some days we may not always want to do it, you cannot help but feel a sense of extreme pride after finishing a great workout. Now, you can go enjoy that donut you’ve been craving!

2. Walking into a cool, air-conditioned room.


“Ahhhhhhh.”

3. Getting water out of your ear.

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Finally, you can hear without feeling like an entire gallon of water is swishing around in your ear!

4. Laying in freshly cleaned sheets.

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Probably the best feeling in the world, actually.

5. Getting something unstuck from between your teeth.


The relief when you finally get that piece of popcorn from 18 hours ago out between your two front teeth. Wow, phenomenal.

6. Taking off your shoes at the end of the day.


No more pain, thank you Jesus.

7. Having the song that you’ve been wanting to listen to come on shuffle.


It’s always the best having a song you like come on, but when it’s a song you’ve been dying to listen to, that makes it ten times even better. You know the music gods have spoken to you today.

8. Drinking really cold water when you’re thirsty.


You chug that ice cold water bottle.

9. Catching food before it falls on the floor.


Catlike reflexes, baby!

10. Good hair days.

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They don’t come around too often, so savor every second of it.

11. Clear skin days.


Again, super rare so make the most out of it.

12. Getting your picture taken and actually being happy with how it turned out.

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New profile picture? I think yes! Probably won’t be another year until you get a pic you like again, so go for it.

13. Taking a really long nap.

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You know you had some deep sleep when you wake up super confused and think it’s a completely different day.

14. Putting lotion on dry skin.


Especially after you just shaved your legs.

15. Making a great meal all by yourself.

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Eating healthy is great, but when you actually make that meal with your own two hands, it makes it especially more satisfying.

16. When your underwear and bra match.

You know it’s going to be a good day when this happens.

17. Finishing a book/show and actually enjoying the ending.


Wow, thanks for not ruining my life with some super dramatic, sad cliffhanger for once!

18. Making it to the end of the week.

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Friday never comes soon enough.

19. When a complete stranger smiles or does something nice for you.


Thank you, kind soul, for not being miserable in public like the rest of us!

20. Really amazing hugs.


Never appreciated enough. Of course, you need to find an amazing hugger first, but when you do, it’s one of the best feelings in the world. A great hug can turn your entire day around!

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