Life can be complicated sometimes. Thatโ€™s 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 ๐ŸŽถ
  2. French press coffee (hereโ€™s the french press I use!) โ˜•๏ธ
  3. Succulents ๐Ÿชด
  4. Reading a good book (my latest favorite: “Atomic Habits” by James Clear) ๐Ÿ“š
  5. A long walk ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ
  6. The fresh smell that fills the air after it rains ๐ŸŒง
  7. Cake. Plain and simple. ๐ŸŽ‚
  8. Lighting a candle (I love these!) ๐Ÿ•ฏ
  9. Looking at old photos ๐Ÿ“ท
  10. A good nightโ€™s sleep ๐Ÿ˜ด
  11. Meditating on a yoga mat ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ
  12. Having a nice glass of wine ๐Ÿท
  13. Learning something new ๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
  14. Cleaning your home ๐Ÿงผ
  15. A warm, weighted blanket ๐Ÿ›Œ
  16. Birds chirping outside in the morning ๐Ÿฆœ
  17. Cozy socks ๐Ÿงฆ
  18. Reading uplifting quotes ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
  19. Planning something youโ€™re looking forward to ๐Ÿ˜Œ
  20. People-watching ๐Ÿ‘€
  21. A cleansing, purifying face mask (this one is my go-to) ๐Ÿง–๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
  22. Watching the sun set ๐ŸŒ…
  23. Being in love ๐Ÿ’•
  24. Laughing ๐Ÿ˜‚
  25. Creating a vision board to visualize your dreams ๐Ÿ–ผ
  26. Driving with the windows down ๐Ÿš˜
  27. Petting an animal ๐Ÿถ
  28. Taking a bath (especially with bath bombs!) ๐Ÿ›
  29. Cuddling with your significant other ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โค๏ธโ€๐Ÿ‘จ
  30. Checking something off your to-do list โœ”๏ธ
  31. Journaling ๐Ÿ““
  32. Freshly washed sheets ๐Ÿงบ
  33. Buying something on sale ๐Ÿท
  34. Calming essential oils like this lavender one ๐Ÿงด
  35. Making love โค๏ธ
  36. Returning home after a long trip ๐Ÿก
  37. Sweet and spicy tea (this is my favorite) ๐Ÿซ–
  38. Hearing inspirational stories about other peoplesโ€™ lives ๐Ÿ™
  39. Exploring a new place โœˆ๏ธ
  40. The smell of your favorite perfume (mine is Chance by Chanel!) ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ
  41. Freshly baked bread ๐Ÿฅ–
  42. Raking sand in a zen garden โ˜ฎ
  43. Spending time with friends ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ
  44. A soft breeze in warm weather (one of my favorite simple pleasures!) ๐Ÿƒ
  45. Expressing yourself, whether by speaking, writing, painting, etc. ๐ŸŽจ
  46. Alone time ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ
  47. Thai takeout ๐Ÿฅข
  48. Watching a funny, lighthearted TV show like โ€œThe Officeโ€ ๐Ÿ“บ
  49. A crackling fire ๐Ÿ”ฅ
  50. Feeling confident ๐Ÿค—

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

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