30 Reasons To Be Happy Today

In a world where it seems like the only news is bad news, being happy can feel like an uphill battle. However, reasons to be happy aren’t as scarce as they might seem. Here are 30 reasons to be happy today, and, really, everyday:

  1. Netflix will probably never stop airing The Office.

  2. Someone loves you.

  3. The Freez is officially open and they’ve got some of the best slushies ever.

  4. Puppies exist.

  5. If you’re reading this article, you probably have access to some sort of internet-capable device.

  6. Fairy lights make everything better.

  7. It’s getting warmer! (I really hope I didn’t just jinx that…)

  8. You aren’t the same person you were a year ago.

  9. Campfires.

  10. You are learning to pursue peace, not perfection.

  11. The sunset was the same color as your favorite sherbet ice cream.

  12. You could walk to a public library right now and check out some of the best literature ever written.

  13. Nothing makes you feel better than dancing like a fool to the Shrek soundtrack.

  14. Your best days are ahead of you.

  15. Someone loves that Spotify playlist that you made.

  16. Stars.

  17. Walmart Yodeling Boy.

  18. Memes in general, to be honest.

  19. Fireworks in July.

  20. Late summer nights when you missed your curfew but, thankfully, your parents were asleep when you got in.

  21. One Direction could come off of hiatus any day now (wishful thinking?).

  22. You have survived 100% of your worst days.

  23. Really tart lemonade.

  24. That mistake that you made, it didn’t matter that much, did it?

  25. Webkinz is still a fully-functioning website.

  26. Dew-covered golf courses.

  27. There is exponentially more good in this world than there is evil.

  28. At least 240 babies have been born around the world since you started reading this.

  29. Someone, somewhere, is writing your new favorite book, or poem, or song.

  30. As of right now, there are 431 women running for office in the United States of America.