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100 Things That I’m Grateful For

100 Things That I'm Thankful For | A Girl, Obsessed

When I started this post, I thought it was going to take hours to write. As I started listing things though, it became easier and easier to recall all of the things I’m thankful for, and by the end I was in a completely uplifted mood. It was incredibly therapeutic to take the time to reflect and make a list of the things that make me happiest.

100 Things That Make Me Happy + Thankful

  1. The kindness of strangers
  2. Making someone laugh
  3. The relief of a good cry after a stressful day
  4. Freshly shelled peanuts
  5. Winning at rock/paper/scissors
  6. Nailing a liquid liner cat eye on the first try
  7. Singing worship songs
  8. A donut from a Krispy Kreme when the “Hot” sign is on
  9. Crawling into a freshly made bed with a bunch of squishy pillows
  10. How fluffy storm clouds look
  11. Crushed ice from Sonic
  12. Waking up and realizing you still have a whole hour before you’re supposed to get up
  13. The feeling of cold aloe vera on hot skin
  14. A hug from my grandma
  15. Falling asleep on the couch with my yorkies
  16. Squishy socks on cold feet
  17. The scent of rain on the wind
  18. Letting go of the past
  19. Binge watching a new show on Netflix #OINTB
  20. Finding a friend in the most unlikely of situations
  21. Late nights creating
  22. The way the smell of Dr. Pepper will always take me back to the days I spent with my grandparents when I was a little girl
  23. Long summer days that seem to never end
  24. Taking off the bra at the end of the day
  25. Inappropriate jokes
  26. Throwing on pajamas warm from the dryer
  27. The taste of pure chocolate
  28. Making peace with an old enemy
  29. The color of the sky on a cloudless summer day
  30. The sound of nothing more than the open windows and a gentle breeze
  31. Scary movies
  32. The fizzy little bubbles that tickle your nose when you drink a freshly poured soda
  33. How all of the plants and trees turn bright green before a thunderstorm
  34. Taking the perfect selfie after 50 attempts
  35. Hearing a baby do a big belly laugh
  36. Seeing fireworks at night
  37. Having a super productive day
  38. Taking photos of little everyday moments
  39. Getting lost in a video game or good book
  40. Staying at hotels
  41. A home cooked meal made by my dad
  42. All-day marathons of The Walking Dead
  43. The feeling of really thick, plush carpet beneath my toes
  44. Those goosebumps you get when you’re cold and then stand in the sunlight
  45. Late nights watching Big Brother with my mom
  46. Reading a verse in the Bible that God clearly wanted me to read
  47. Stealing a bite of cookie dough from the bowl
  48. Washing my face in the morning
  49. The scent of LUSH products
  50. When a stranger waves back
  51. Hot buttered popcorn at the movie theater
  52. Dancing around my room to one of my favorite songs
  53. Taking a walk through a park on a breezy day
  54. Anything to do with the ocean
  55. Unicorns
  56. Murder-mystery books
  57. Chinese takeout on the weekends
  58. Working really hard on something I’m super passionate about
  59. 80s high school movies
  60. Spending quality time with my sister
  61. Road trips
  62. Being woken up by puppy kisses
  63. The exhilaration after I’ve done something that scares me
  64. Visiting some of my favorite cities, like Chicago and Las Vegas
  65. Finding a pair of jeans that fit me perfectly
  66. Ordering foundation online and having it be the perfect match for my skin tone
  67. Decluttering and organizing my bedroom
  68. Creating blog posts every day
  69. Waking up early and having the whole day ahead of me
  70. Thinking of the ideal gift for someone
  71. Ice water with fresh lemon
  72. Belonging to a church I truly feel at home in
  73. Singing when nobody’s around to hear me
  74. When one of my favorite sports teams wins
  75. Watching documentaries
  76. Be able to bless someone else when I have the opportunity
  77. Learning something new every day
  78. Finding my true passion in life
  79. Minimalist design
  80. Putting on lotion after shaving my legs
  81. Sleeping with the windows open
  82. Looking through old photos of my trip to Europe
  83. Making lemonade
  84. When plans get canceled 
  85. Getting a new lens for my camera
  86. Laughing so hard I cry
  87. Watching YouTube gamers and beauty gurus
  88. My Bible studies and devotionals
  89. Taking time to meditate and pray when I’m feeling anxious or overwhelmed
  90. The rare times when I paint my right hand just as neatly as my left
  91. Seeing a rainbow after a storm
  92. Getting a hot caramel macchiato from Starbucks on a cold day
  93. The color pink
  94. Finding the perfect bag, on sale, with a bonus coupon
  95. Passing out Halloween candy to really excited little kids ninjas and princesses
  96. Having a Savior I can lean on all of the times I am weak
  97. Coming to terms and finally accepting my short height
  98. The flavor of pink bubblegum
  99. The way salt water curls my hair perfectly
  100. You guys, my amazing readers and friends (OMG cheesy I know, but it’s true)

This was such a fun list to create, and I encourage all of you to do the same. Make it your goal this weekend to take a little “me” time and write a list of things that make you happy and that you’re thankful for. I promise you will be in the happiest mood after. 🙂

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