“There is something about a sunset that gives us peace. While so many of us are rushing to finish work or get dinner on the table, the earth is giving us a great gift — a moment of pure, unfiltered beauty.“
Taking only a minute to enjoy something simple could be the difference between a so-so day, and an extraordinary one. In our crazy-busy and overstimulating world it’s easy to overlook the small things we do on a regular basis that could fill the day with joy. We’ve thought of a few pieces of your routine that could become the best part of your day. Take a look and tell us what simple pleasure makes you happy.
Your Morning Cup
Whether you have coffee or tea, black or sweetened, that first morning sip can be a wonderful wakeup call. As the warmth fills and awakens you, take the time to think of something you’re looking forward to that day.
The time it takes you to get to and from work is an excellent time to clear your mind so you’re ready to be productive in the morning or leave work stress behind as you head home.
Don’t underestimate the power of a good laugh — you know, one that leaves your tummy hurting. In one feel-good action you can relieve stress, help your sleeping habits and even build up your immune system.
A Quiet Place To Sit
- You are probably constantly walking through public spaces without even noticing. A park bench or building steps can be the most relaxing areas to really stop and just watch the world go by for a moment.
Your Favorite Tunes
Has someone told you to snap out of it? Listening to your tunes can instantly put you in a cheerful mood and boost your productivity. So turn up the beat and dance out your negative thoughts.
The Ease At Which You Can Connect With Family And Friends
Put your technology to good use. Connect with people on a more personal level and make a phone call! Hearing from old friends or family can be a comfort you didn’t know you needed.
Your Favorite Treat
Be it ice cream, chocolate, gummies or all the above, it’s OK to indulge in a moment of sweetness. Instead of feeling guilty, savor and love every bite — you deserve it.
There is something about a sunset that gives us peace. While so many of us are rushing to finish work or get dinner on the table, the earth is giving us a great gift — a moment of pure, unfiltered beauty.
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