For today’s Blogtober post I wanted to share some simple things that never fail to make me smile. After yesterday being a bit full on I definitely need a pick me up. I wonder what brings a smile to your face.
1) Cats. Just seeing a cat always calms me down. As I drove home today I saw several prowling around. Currently I don’t have one but cats have been a pet of choice in the past and I have fond memories of a moggy I had when I was little.
2) Rainbows. They always seem to brighten things up, usually after a dramatic rain storm.
3) The Sound of Music. If I see it coming on telly I find myself putting down whatever I am doing and being drawn into the Von Trapp family singalong.
4) Chocolate. I buy one big fruit and nut chocolate bar every week and break a bit off every day after work. Nothing beats that soothing taste.
5) A winter bath. This one is obvious. Who doesn’t love a soak on a frosty day?
6) Milkshake. Any kind, made from ice cream and cheap and cheerful from the supermarket.
7) Good books. If I am feeling serious I read non-fiction and if I feel like drama I have plenty of novels to turn to.
8) A cardio workout. Whether it’s aerobics or dancing, spinning or HIIT workouts, I always feel so much better after making the effort.
9) Anything Disney. I really want to explore Disneyland Paris more as have only been there once.
10) My friends and colleagues. So many of my closest friends are funny and entertaining. They rarely fail to make me laugh.
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