60 Underrated Things In Life
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60 Underrated Things In Life

Appreciation for some of life's most discredited pleasures.

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60 Underrated Things In Life
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Life is full of many wonderful pleasures that many of us, like myself, often forget about. And it's important to recognize that even on bad days, good things still happen. Focusing on these positive aspects of our day-to-day lives can really change a person's perspective. So in thinking about the little things that make so many of us happy, I've here's a list of some of the best things that often go unrecognized and deserve more appreciation:

1. Sun showers

2. Smiles[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971492501374240457323310_tumblr_mxegj3ruA81sg6uizo1_500.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=955&h=195b4930d6798467444f412b2b6650a15ac026a864013ad0d9a33932d27c18be&size=980x&c=3097643669 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971492501374240457323310_tumblr_mxegj3ruA81sg6uizo1_500.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D955%26h%3D195b4930d6798467444f412b2b6650a15ac026a864013ad0d9a33932d27c18be%26size%3D980x%26c%3D3097643669%22%7D" expand=1]

3. Cool showers on sunburns

4. Tight hugs[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971493797415752642100274_JLGpE.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=1005&h=904dfcd5df4b33ee021863be185dc4ad3bd17cd17da27f1b24a9488eeef5f036&size=980x&c=3447523021 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971493797415752642100274_JLGpE.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D1005%26h%3D904dfcd5df4b33ee021863be185dc4ad3bd17cd17da27f1b24a9488eeef5f036%26size%3D980x%26c%3D3447523021%22%7D" expand=1]

5. Discovering new foods you like.

6. Reading something that really applies to your life.

7. Laying in bed after a long day.

8. And being completely relaxed.[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971491284004996-1174192973_orGa9.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=560&h=6cb138e822fb11d3514e41b0514a319881531b43904137009b39853e0cb348fe&size=980x&c=145109540 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971491284004996-1174192973_orGa9.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D560%26h%3D6cb138e822fb11d3514e41b0514a319881531b43904137009b39853e0cb348fe%26size%3D980x%26c%3D145109540%22%7D" expand=1]

9. "This reminded me of you"

10. Thunder storms

11. The feeling after you cry

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12. Outdoor showers

13. The smell of clean laundry

14. Breakfast foods[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971488910224165-582932287_tumblr_n8j9mnq70o1r3njpgo1_500.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=332&h=fabd5959ec70d38a4698d8c37a99756d112ef4beb86c77bef9747b82f9dcd3b2&size=980x&c=2931019575 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971488910224165-582932287_tumblr_n8j9mnq70o1r3njpgo1_500.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D332%26h%3Dfabd5959ec70d38a4698d8c37a99756d112ef4beb86c77bef9747b82f9dcd3b2%26size%3D980x%26c%3D2931019575%22%7D" expand=1]

15. When you don't find out something's on sale until you're at the register

16. Over-sized clothes

17. Contagious smiles

18. Contagious laughs[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F6359714878884388211917719539_giphy.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=312&h=bf14d37be0b9cc133f1cc1bb0597300e7eb144f0080a6cae1b450eab4cdc3bc5&size=980x&c=2034080263 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F6359714878884388211917719539_giphy.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D312%26h%3Dbf14d37be0b9cc133f1cc1bb0597300e7eb144f0080a6cae1b450eab4cdc3bc5%26size%3D980x%26c%3D2034080263%22%7D" expand=1]

19. Car rides with that one person

20. When someone makes up their own nickname for you[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971487047506928-1035690900_tumblr_ni5464VTnw1qk0j55o6_400.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=604&h=5f0c6bb0bc4303d1b242e19ef1fb447fbdf1ca0a2603a8ad5e9795921e665c6a&size=980x&c=2443324787 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971487047506928-1035690900_tumblr_ni5464VTnw1qk0j55o6_400.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D604%26h%3D5f0c6bb0bc4303d1b242e19ef1fb447fbdf1ca0a2603a8ad5e9795921e665c6a%26size%3D980x%26c%3D2443324787%22%7D" expand=1]

21. Getting into warm cars on cold nights

22. The person you can send the ugliest snapchats to[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971485878082740511202010_tumblr_n9hlecUakk1qjepkzo2_r1_500-1433439481.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=735&h=b613c96da032ff2622c9bc929ac14ea4e360a560c1ac6fee6c39a0b47c945357&size=980x&c=4220686108 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971485878082740511202010_tumblr_n9hlecUakk1qjepkzo2_r1_500-1433439481.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D735%26h%3Db613c96da032ff2622c9bc929ac14ea4e360a560c1ac6fee6c39a0b47c945357%26size%3D980x%26c%3D4220686108%22%7D" expand=1]

23. Random (I miss you/ I love you) texts

24. The city at night

25. Surprises

26. Letters and cards in the mail[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971484286445828-570131741_tumblr_m4ltkislvd1r7vxcmo1_500.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=608&h=cd51e55fc08e775b4792523347f0a8cce816d2d9a832db4be76757e02d5d3c70&size=980x&c=799805450 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971484286445828-570131741_tumblr_m4ltkislvd1r7vxcmo1_500.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D608%26h%3Dcd51e55fc08e775b4792523347f0a8cce816d2d9a832db4be76757e02d5d3c70%26size%3D980x%26c%3D799805450%22%7D" expand=1]

27. Hole-in-the-wall coffee shops/ restaurants

28. When someone tells you a secret or opens up to you

29. When you try on clothes in a store and feel super confident

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30. Coincidences

31. Blanket cocoons

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32. Car windows down

33. Good hair days

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34. Really good coffee

35. "Come outside, we're going on an adventure"[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F6359715046781505081727370500_tumblr_nysukwXYwz1untprdo1_500.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=922&h=41505ff90b2da6ed9c6dcb298876ff8d09d4b4156caa21ca45fc3bd47be192ef&size=980x&c=3326638945 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F6359715046781505081727370500_tumblr_nysukwXYwz1untprdo1_500.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D922%26h%3D41505ff90b2da6ed9c6dcb298876ff8d09d4b4156caa21ca45fc3bd47be192ef%26size%3D980x%26c%3D3326638945%22%7D" expand=1]

36. Days where you're in a good mood naturally and for no particular reason

37. Conquering a fear

38. When they give you a lot of guac at Chipotle

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40. Being so comfortable with someone that you can literally talk about anything

41. Home-cooked meals

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42. When songs bring back good memories

43. Familiar roads

44. Fresh sheets[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971507215566915-498431561_ariel-gifs-the-little-mermaid-35279026-500-278.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=776&h=e124b2b189c19d12263a5c165a9c8d5efe794467cd1a3d1645e274ae9a4828b7&size=980x&c=800802386 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971507215566915-498431561_ariel-gifs-the-little-mermaid-35279026-500-278.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D776%26h%3De124b2b189c19d12263a5c165a9c8d5efe794467cd1a3d1645e274ae9a4828b7%26size%3D980x%26c%3D800802386%22%7D" expand=1]

45. Tattoo stories

46. Leaves changing color in fall

47. When you think about a song and then it plays on the radio[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971510962513123-63420294_tumblr_inline_mff1psZsWn1qbee1d.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=206&h=166e7f9ad5face717ec95ac426d3a3747a270931b072994be4899be508ad92a3&size=980x&c=2860472143 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971510962513123-63420294_tumblr_inline_mff1psZsWn1qbee1d.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D206%26h%3D166e7f9ad5face717ec95ac426d3a3747a270931b072994be4899be508ad92a3%26size%3D980x%26c%3D2860472143%22%7D" expand=1]

48. Knowing you did well on a test

49. Non-mainstream playlists

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51. When your package arrives on time or earlier

52. Countdowns to big events

53. Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches on the beach

54. Finding money you didn't know you had in your wallet[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971506566330690-976475980_giphy.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=312&h=ca7b950d0b492e6cd8a4ee8608f0163b51fa36b566084377d13c6f81683fbf80&size=980x&c=2034635155 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971506566330690-976475980_giphy.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D312%26h%3Dca7b950d0b492e6cd8a4ee8608f0163b51fa36b566084377d13c6f81683fbf80%26size%3D980x%26c%3D2034635155%22%7D" expand=1]

55. When you can't stop laughing

56. When someone knows how you're feeling without having to ask

57. The beginning of new friendships[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2Ffiles%2F2016%2F04%2F25%2F635971512080498911-919347258_new-did-we-just-become-best-friends-gif-288.gif&ho=https%3A%2F%2Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net&s=255&h=15a99f616c074b0ee8b4b787713ed81ea739c81074ffb7af2d9435b0b8b9f757&size=980x&c=2584909362 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252Ffiles%252F2016%252F04%252F25%252F635971512080498911-919347258_new-did-we-just-become-best-friends-gif-288.gif%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Faz616578.vo.msecnd.net%26s%3D255%26h%3D15a99f616c074b0ee8b4b787713ed81ea739c81074ffb7af2d9435b0b8b9f757%26size%3D980x%26c%3D2584909362%22%7D" expand=1]

58. Not-awkward silences

59. When someone remembers little details or random facts about you

60. Genuinely nice people

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Thanksgiving has officially ended which means we are in preparation for the final holidays of the year. December is a busy month, filled with shopping and sales, wrapping gifts, planning family gathering and parties, cooking and baking, holiday movies, and of course, lots of drinking. I know that I will be spending a lot of December watching the ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas,

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Planning Another Christmas Party

Don't just plan another plain party but get creative to have everyone wanting to come back next year!

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You know it's Christmas when the radio stations change to all of your favorite holiday tunes, the air is still, and stores have the best sales. With all my favorite things from Christmas happening my least favorite probably has to be when I have to go to another same old boring Christmas party that I get invited to every year. Here are some Christmas party ideas so that you won't have another sad Christmas party.

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High School Soccer is Wildly Important

For Young Players Who Want to Succeed at The Next Level

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High School Soccer is Wildly Important

Whose choice is it? The parent? The player? There are a number of reasons that a kid may sit out of high school soccer, and to be completely honest; It is a huge mistake. High school soccer is the final piece in the puzzle that takes a player from above average or elite, to college ready by the end of their senior year. Every year thousands of talented athletes don't play for their high schools. Why though?

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8 Things That Should Be On Everyone's Holiday To-Do List

December is around the corner, are you ready?

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8 Things That Should Be On Everyone's Holiday To-Do List
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As they tend to say, its the most wonderful time of the year! People have begun to compile their Christmas to-do lists in anticipation for the season of sugarplums and gingerbread.

The history of the Christmas to-do lists goes back hundreds of years, almost as old as the holiday itself, however, people tend to fall out of this habit as they get older. This is unfortunate, as the theme of Christmas tradition can add bundles of the spirit of joy to your families.

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