45 Little Things Worth Living For

1. The first snowfall of the year

2. First kisses

3. The sound of rain pattering against your window

4. Finding money in your pockets

5. Tight hugs

6. Driving with the windows down, singing at the top of your lungs

7. Photo booth pictures with friends

8. Rereading your favorite book

9. Full moons and crescent moons — any bright kind, really

10. Finding the perfect gift for someone

11. Jumping into a pool on a hot summer day

12. Petting furry animals

13. Seeing a rainbow

14. Feeling on top of the world after a new haircut

15. The smell of clean laundry

16. Late night conversations

17. Finding the perfect pair of jeans

18. Opening birthday presents

19. Naps that don’t require setting an alarm

20. Cozy, fuzzy slippers

21. Baby pictures of people you love

22. The white noise of your favorite coffee shop

23. Wrapping up in a warm sweater on a chilly evening

24. Hearing a great song for the first time

25. Finding a new binge-worthy show

26. Licking the spatula after you are done baking

27. Compliments from strangers

28. The smell of fresh coffee in the morning

29. Waking up on Christmas morning

30. Jumping into a pile of colorful leaves (because you’re never too old for that)

31. Taking goofy polaroid pictures

32. Feeling the sand underneath your bare feet

33. Seeing your breath on cold days

34. Getting off a plane somewhere new for the first time

35. Inside jokes

36. Fresh, warm bread

37. A freshly made bed to curl up in

38. A warm, scented bubble bath

39. Reuniting with old friends

40. The moment you recognize your favorite song at the club

41. The first bite of a food you’ve been craving

42. Hearing a baby giggle

43. Cutting the tag off of a new purchase

44. Popping bubble wrap

45. Feeling alive Thought Catalog Logo Mark

Put together, yet occasionally a hot mess – a 20 something writer.