Tuesday, 22 July 2014

little things

 Taking time to appreciate the little things can easily be glanced over as life whizzes by so quickly, but recently I've been trying to look at life in a more positive way, because really life is too short! It really can be the little things that bring a smile to my face each day, I think we as Humans often get caught up on the stresses of daily life & often forget nice things that happen throughout our day.
 
- Having time to take my morning coffee back to bed.
- Walking Tilly through the countryside early in the morning or just before the sun sets.
- Planning a spa day with one of my oldest & bestest friends.
- Adding all my spare pennies to our savings jar
- Dom picking me up from work in an evening & greeting me with the biggest hug ever. 
- Arranging flowers in little glass bottles
- FaceTiming my little Brother who lives over in Turkey
- pug hugs
- Baking, I've always loved baking but never made much time for it!
- Receiving lovely comments & tweets from you guys (appreciate every single one of you that reads my blog!)
 - Making someone a cup of tea when they come home from a hard day at work 
- That feeling when you find something you'd been searching weeks for (my MacBook charger!)
- Getting the reduced cupcakes from Tesco
- Painting my nails perfectly, for once!
- Hearing the Northern accent again after being away down South for 3 years
 
Lots of lovely little things happen during my day & taking 5 minutes to recap on a few of those things each week feels weirdly rewarding. I've always been such a negative person but it's so refreshing to be able to think more positively & actually notice the nice things that surround me.
 
L x

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16 comments

  1. I live for the little things in life, they make the stressful days so much more bearable! x

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  2. It's terrible how we devote so much more time to thinking about the negative things in our life. Great post =)

    yescassiewill.com

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  3. Hehe, I love that one of these is the northern accent! I lived very briefly down south after moving from Manchester and it was far too hard for me, I love the north!

    Catherine, xo // Lady Liquor

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  4. Sometimes all you need is a cuppa tea. I'm drinking one right now & plan to have another. :] // itsCarmen.com ☼

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  5. I can't even remember when I had my morning coffee in bed last time? Hmmm it must be lovely...

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  6. Love this post, really makes me appreciate the little things that have made my day a little brighter! :)

    Shannon x

    Fangirls&Foundations

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  7. This is such a nice post! I think we can all be guilty of not paying much attention to the little things sometimes, but bringing our attention back to them can totally lift your mood! :)

    Alicia (LissyBeauty)

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  8. What a lovely lil post! <3 made me smile!

    zara xx
    zaras-bowsandpearls.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. It's amazing how much the Northern accent feels like being home <3 I couldn't imagine living down south mostly for that reason haha :) Lovely post!

    Jess xo

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  10. This is lovely :) getting back into bed with a coffee is the BEST feeling! xx

    Little Miss Katy | UK Lifestyle & Fashion

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  11. Aw this is so lovely! You definitely need to take time to appreciate all of these little things. This post has made me want to list all of those things in my own life because I've been feeling so down lately!
    www.LydiaRosexo.blogspot.co.uk xo

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  12. Such a lovely post, and baking is so underrated as a relaxation!

    Belle ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  13. I agree that being met from work is the absolute best after a hard day! What a happy list! :)

    Owl Girl | A London lifestyle blog

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