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Little Things That Make You Disproportionately Happy

Updated December 10, 2020 17.6k votes 1.6k voters 51.5k views42 items

List RulesSmall, mundane things that occasionally happen throughout the day and make you more happy than they probably should.

Check out this list of small stuff that makes you happy and then think of all the small things that you’re thankful for. What trivial thing brings you joy? The perfect Guy Fieri impression? A giant slice of New York Pizza? Sno-cone ice? The little things that bring happiness differ from person to person, but the most important thing about all of the things on this list is that they’re so insignificant, it’s hard to imagine them making anyone happy – but they really do.

We all have small things that make us happy for some reason, whether it’s a hot cup of coffee or taking the perfect selfie. We can’t explain why those dumb little things are the best part of our day, they just are. What are the things that make you disproportionately happy? Is it a well-oiled Slip 'N Slide? Or is it the first bite of a frozen candy bar? Put on a crisp pair of socks and check out these little things that make you happy for some reason.

Vote up the small, mundane things that occasionally happen throughout the day and make you happier than they probably should. Feel free to add the little things that make you really happy to the list and then go out and crunch some leaves. 

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    Finding Money In Your Wallet You Didn't Know You Had

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    A Cool Breeze On A Hot Day

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    Sleeping On Freshly Cleaned Sheets

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    The First Bite Of A Delicious Meal When You're Hungry

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    When A Song You Love Comes Up On Shuffle

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    Driving Through A Long String Of Green Lights In A Row

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    When You See A Dog Smile

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    When You Actually Get Eight Hours Of Sleep

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    Your Delivery Order Showing Up Before It's Due

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    Getting A Good Grade On A Test You Thought You Failed

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    Wrapping Up In A Warm Towel When Getting Out Of The Pool, Shower, Ocean, Etc.

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    Having An Extra Snack Fall From A Vending Machine

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    Having A Fully Charged Phone Within A Few Minutes

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    The First Sip Of Ice-Cold Soda

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    A Cool Shower After A Hot Day

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    When A Cat Rubs Its Head On Your Leg

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    Elevator Doors Opening The Moment You Hit The Button

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    Flipping To The Exact Page When A Teacher Tells You To Open Your Book

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    Putting On Your Favorite Sweatshirt

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    When A Cloud Is Shaped Like Something Cool

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    Finding The Book You've Been Looking For At A Book Exchange

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    Crunching Leaves Under Your Shoes

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    No One Disturbing You In The Office

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    Peeling An Egg In One Peel

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    Grace Canterbury added

    Finding A Few French Fries In The Bottom Of The Bag

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List Rules: Small, mundane things that occasionally happen throughout the day and make you more happy than they probably should.