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10 Things That Have Made Me Happy This Week

by Anna Nuttall

A little happiness project where I reflect on my week and think about all the 10 things that have made me happy this week. Here we go.

According to Richard, I apparently complain a lot! I don’t think I do really, I mean I’m not one of those crazy grumpy old women who mumble under her breath constantly and keep cursing the sky with my fist. But my husband keeps saying I grumble first thing in the morning and even last thing at night.  I will find something to complain about at the supermarket, at home and even in my sleep (according to him I do sleep talk and can be heard complaining about something to do with foods – probably relieving our daily argument over food!).

Well, there I was thinking I was little miss-go-lucky, who skipped and dance through life. I always thought I had a smile on my face and spring in my step. Hmm – maybe I don’t.  This whole revelation of me being someone who complains and is never happy, kind of make me sad.

So in retaliation and to go to my husband, ha I’m not really a grumpy old woman I started a little happiness project. I will find 10 things that have made me happy this week and I will list them all down. I will show who is the boss and who is really little miss sunshine.

Are you ready, here is my list of the 10 things that have made me happy this week:

  1. The thunder storm last week. That was amazing. It was electrifying and loud. For 2-3 hours the entire night sky just lit up and put on a show. It was the speculator and a rare opportunity to see Thor anger.
  2. Finishing my i-lipo sessions and not putting on any weight.
  3. Joining Weight Watcher, which I’m enjoying and a little easier than slimming world.
  4. Trying out Herbal Essence new shampoo, which is divine! The review will be up soon but my god I love their new strawberry and mint shampoo & conditioner.
  5. Finding out that Waitrose buttermilk pancake is only 3 point!
  6. Getting a massive hug of my niece and telling me she missed me. Awww.
  7. Having my niece holding my arm for dear life and then falling asleep. Awww.
  8. Getting new business interest to one of my clients, that made me happy.
  9. Finding out that I have £10 worth of points on my Boots card.
  10. Meeting up with an old and new friend this weekend and next week.

So there you go, what do you think – am I a grumpy old woman who complains a lot. What were the 10 things this that made you happy this week?

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27 comments

Jayashree 22nd July 2017 - 11:09 am

It is really nice to count our blessings. We really miss to see the little things that gives us immense happiness. Nice post. Happy weekend

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Jessrenee 22nd July 2017 - 1:18 pm

You are not grumpy! Neither am
I but my husband would disagree! Haha! I enjoyed your post and the everyday things that make u happy!

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Holly 22nd July 2017 - 2:29 pm

Love this! What a positive post. 🙂

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Bhuboy 22nd July 2017 - 3:17 pm

Thats great. keep the gratitude

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Kelley 22nd July 2017 - 4:25 pm

What a refreshing post to read. I love the concept of finding things in your day that makes your happy! Great Blog and great post!

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Lydia Samson 22nd July 2017 - 4:36 pm

This made me smile, I love how you are bringing intentional focus to your attitude. I need to do that more!
Lydia of allmychaosbylydia.wordpress.com

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Courtney 22nd July 2017 - 5:14 pm

The positivity you brought with this post made me smile! Also, I love myself a good thunderstorm!

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Jordan Nelson 22nd July 2017 - 5:23 pm

Keeping track of the positives in your life is so healthy for you. This is awesome. Keep it up.

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Crystal Simmons 22nd July 2017 - 5:46 pm

This is lovely. We all need to focus more on what makes us happy. This inspires me.

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Bethany Hutson 22nd July 2017 - 7:10 pm

I think we should all talk about the things that make us happy more often. The more we talk about them, the more we see them, the more we realize we are constantly surrounded by them.

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Logan 22nd July 2017 - 7:24 pm

I like this project! People need to write more posts like these! I dig the simple list- very straightforward and honest. xoxo Lo’

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Jenni 22nd July 2017 - 7:39 pm

That storm sounds incredible. Always a bonus finding out you have spends on advantage cards

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Natalia 22nd July 2017 - 8:28 pm

This is really nice idea to list 10 things that make you happy! I should do it too (at least fir myself)! And for a grumpy woman you are pretty funny 😉😘😘

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Mummy Times Two 22nd July 2017 - 8:39 pm

It sounds like a really great week, you niece sounds very precious s

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Nayna Kanabar 22nd July 2017 - 10:54 pm

Lovely to read all your positive things that you achieved, this list is a great idea.

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Ali Michelle 23rd July 2017 - 1:17 am

Love the post. Reminds me to be grateful for all the things that make me happy! Thank you for sharing!
-Ali

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Amy 23rd July 2017 - 3:43 am

I didn’t realize how much I missed thunderstorms until I moved to a place that doesn’t ever have them! Glad you kept the weight off from your i-lipo – congrats.

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maria 23rd July 2017 - 8:25 am

Love this post!

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Stephanie Usher 23rd July 2017 - 11:59 am

We also had good fun watching the thunderstorms this week! Although I was hoping it would have made things a little bit cooler! xxx

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Jenni 23rd July 2017 - 2:19 pm

Hahaha sounds a bit like my partner too. He is grumpy and complains a lot. It’s nice to reflect on your week and count the positives!

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Richard 23rd July 2017 - 9:19 pm

You’re not that grumpy! I just sometimes wish I got a bit more morning cuddles 🙂

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ChrissyAdventures 24th July 2017 - 1:15 am

When we change our outlook on life and begin to see the happy, life is so much better. I apllaud you for making this effort. I seek that joy so much I created a group of happy 🙂

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Lottie 24th July 2017 - 5:40 pm

Love this idea for a post! I am surprised you found weight watchers easier than slimming world as I hate all the counting with ww!

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Stephanie Cummings 24th July 2017 - 8:31 pm

Some great things this week. I go to SW I did WW for years but never lost more than a stone. Best of luck with it and the storm missed us completely x

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ramiz 25th July 2017 - 11:03 am

hope that you can have more than 10 things to be happy everyday 🙂

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Laura H 27th July 2017 - 10:16 am

I’m glad I’m not the only one who loves thunderstorms! There was one where I am last night and I love listening to the rain.

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Dominika 1st August 2017 - 11:37 pm

It’s so good that you have come a long way. Keep winning Anna.

DOMINIKA GOODNESS BLOG

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