100 Things That Make Me Happy Besides Money: 1-25

In yesterday’s post, I shared with everyone my list of 43 Things I want to do in life. Well #1 on the list was to come up with a list of 100 Things That Make Me Happy Besides Money.

So I decided to come up with a list and share it with everyone so I can officially cross the goal off as being done. I am breaking it up into 4 separate posts of 25 things so please check back over the next few days to see the whole list.

I now bring you the first 25 things on my list (no particular order, I just thought of them this way):

1. Love

Love is the most important feeling in life, and it does not take money to find it.

2. Family

Spending time with or talking with family members is always a sure way to bring myself happiness

3. Friendship

Spending time with friends is one of the main things that makes me happy to be alive.

4. Intimacy/Sex

This is a no-brainer, but getting intimate always puts me in a state of happiness.

5. Freedom

Having the freedom to do what I want in life reminds me to be happy about my life.

6. Chocolate

Mmm chocolate always makes me happy.

7. Ice Cream

Ice cream makes me happy, especially Ice Cream cakes from Dairy Queen :).

8. Smiles

Seeing others smile brings me a sense of happiness that can make my day go from bad to good.

9. Road Trips

Road trips are one of my favorite things to do. Whether it is by myself or with friends, I love to go new places and see new things.

10. Sleeping in

Who doesn’t get happy when they can sleep in with no alarm clock to wake them up?

11. Music

Music alone can put me in a state of well-being. There is nothing better that live music turned up as loud as it goes.

12. Movies

A good movie can make me feel happy almost every time I see one.

13. Trying new things

Trying things for the first time always makes me happy because it reminds me I can do anything.

14. Holidays

Holidays are always a happy time, mainly because it is a time to get together with friends and family.

15. Nice weather

A nice sunny day can make all my problems seem to disappear.

16. Beaches

Spending time on a beach is one of my favorite things to do without spending money (unless you pay to park, lol)

17. The Ocean

The ocean has a way to of calming my nerves and just reminds me to live in the moment.

18. Dogs

Man’s best friend can always put a smile on my face, whether it is my dog or someone else’s.

19. Exercise (depending on what kind)

I don’t love exercise, but whenever I finish working out I have a high that makes me feel happy.

20. Talking to strangers

I love talking to people I don’t know because it opens my mind up to new opinions.

21. Cold beer

Drinking a cold beer with a friend or stranger is something I enjoy greatly.

22. Reading books

Books can teach you a lot about life and have a way of making me happy when I finish reading one.

23. Surfing the internet

Yeah it is sad, but surfing the internet makes me happy.

24. Running in to old friends

Running in to a long time friend always brings me a sense of happiness and enjoyment.

25. Pizza

A delicious homemade pizza never fails to put a smile on my face.

Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for the next 25 things on my list of 100!

7 thoughts on “100 Things That Make Me Happy Besides Money: 1-25

  1. Chelle

    A lot of these things would be on the top of my things that make me happy list too. I’m hoping to plan a roadtrip to the beach in a few weeks :) It has been way too long for us!


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