If you're looking for a bit of a pick me up or need to cheer yourself or someone else up here are our top 10 tips to give you a reason to smile.
Not just any food, usually the naughty food, pleasing to the eye and gives you a sense of indulging in a masterpiece. This type of food certainly puts a smile on your dial.
2. Free Stuff
Anything given to you free whether it is from the free taste tester at the local supermarket or a surprise gift from someone you know, getting free stuff is a pleasant experience and always makes us smile.
3. Sleeping In
Everyone loves a good sleep in, especially after a hard week. Even thinking about sleeping in during the week makes us smile even though we know we can't, the thought can bring us some comfort.
4. A night out with friends
It is such a happy occasion when you have a night out with friends. You get to recharge by catching up with friends, maybe have drinks and relax in good company. It's usually full of laughter, fun and can lead to all kinds of adventures.
5. A stroll on the beach
The ocean has so many amazing gifts to offer us. Much like space it has the ability to make us feel like a small piece of a huge puzzle. It is so large we can never see the end of it from the shore, yet it brings so much peace and comfort.
6. Being welcomed home
Such a great feeling being welcomed home whether it be by your family or your pet. The bigger the greeting the bigger we smile, and a nice reminder why we worked hard all day.
7. Hearing your favourite song
Your favorite song can make you smile, make you sing, make you dance and make you feel great to be alive. Music can strike every chord in the human body and can change your mood from bad to good.
8. Great memories
Reminiscing over memories whether in discussions or looking at photos of great times shared can make you smile from ear to ear. Looking back on great memories is good for the soul.
Giving or receiving a great hug is such an amazing feeling and makes us all feel loved. When we feel loved we can't help but be happy and smile.
10. The laughter of children
The happiness of our children or grandchildren make us smile without a doubt. There is nothing more fulfilling as a parent or grandparent to hear the innocence of a child's laugh.