Have a Great Day

250+ “Have a Great Day” Messages to Send Your Friends and Family [2020]

A positive attitude can take you far in life. That’s why you should send daily encouragement to your friends, family, and partners. It doesn’t matter whether you’re texting them to check in on them out of the blue or are already having a conversation with them and want to work in a few encouraging words before you say goodbye. Either way, you should seriously consider sending a good day message to your friends and family:

Good wishes to send to your friends:

1. Today is a new day — and a new chance to make your dreams come true.

2. Live today to the fullest because no one knows what tomorrow will bring.

3. Life is beautiful. Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses on this wonderful day.

4. Today is the perfect day. The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. And anything is possible.

5. We haven’t talked in a while, so I wanted to check in on you. I hope you have an awesome day.

6. There’s no room for negative thoughts today. Practice the power of positive thinking!

7. On this beautiful day, I just wanted to remind you you’re my best friend. I miss you, pal.

8. Forget about yesterday. Today is a new day and you’re going to have so much fun!

9. Don’t forget to show gratitude today. We’re so lucky to be alive right now.

10. The right attitude will make or break your day, so keep smiling.

11. No matter what life throws at you today, remember you have what it takes to succeed.

12. The most important thing to do is make each day memorable. Then you’ll live without regrets.

13. Good morning. I hope today is filled with love and happiness.

14. I just wanted you to know I’ve been thinking of you. Have a great day!

15. Stay positive. Today is going to be a lovely day.

16. I wish you all the happiness in the world on this beautiful, sunshiny day.

17. If you’re having a bad day, just remember, I’m always in your corner.

18. I hope you have a blessed day. You’ve been in my prayers.

19. Good afternoon to my favorite person.

20. Have a good day and face life with courage!

21. Here’s a positive thought: You’ll never be this young again, so enjoy it while it lasts!

22. You’re a beautiful person and deserve to have a beautiful day.

23. There are so many ways to make today special. You better not let the moment pass you by!

24. Every day brings about new opportunities. Never forget that, kid.

25. Remember, you can’t control other people’s behaviors or the outcomes of certain situations — but you can control your own attitude.

26. Don’t let the world see you frown. Keep smiling throughout your hardships.

27. I’m sending positive thoughts your way. You can do this, buddy.

28. It’s a good thing we’re friends. I don’t know how you would get through the day without me!

29. Today is going to be a great day for you. I can feel it in my bones.

30. I hope you do something new and exciting today. Make the most of your 24 hours!

31. Every single day is a blessing. You should be thankful for every moment you receive.

32. I hope you find a way to release your negative energy and learn to think positively.

33. Today is going to be filled with so many beautiful moments. Don’t miss out on them.

34. The right attitude can change your whole day. Try to look on the bright side, man.

35. Enjoy your day. Don’t rush through it. Savor every second.

36. May today be better than yesterday. May your smile be wider than it once was.

37. Another day, another adventure. It’s going to be a fun one!

38. A new day is here. It’s beautiful, don’t you think?

39. Remember, the difference between an okay day and a great day is your mindset.

40. Today is the perfect day to reach for the stars. You’ve got this!

Good day messages to send to your family:

41. I hope you have a nice day. You deserve the chance to relax for a change.

42. The right mood will make a big difference, so turn that frown upside down!

43. Good evening! You’re on my mind today and every other day!

44. I just wanted to remind you that you’re an inspiration to me. I hope the day treats you as well as you treat me.

45. The sun has risen. It’s time to face the day with a smile on your face and hope in your heart.

46. A bright new day is here. I hope you make the most of it. I know I will!

47. There’s no sense in dwelling on yesterday when today is so wonderful. Look ahead, not behind.

48. Remember what you taught me. Bad days teach us important life lessons, so don’t be too upset if today doesn’t go as planned.

49. Try to achieve all your goals today. I’ll be cheering you on from afar.

50. I wanted to send you a quick greeting to say I love and miss you! Have a great day.

51. You’re the strongest person in this family. You can overcome any obstacle today brings.

52. Today is not the end. It’s only the beginning. So don’t give up hope.

53. Have a fun day. Send me some pictures soon!

54. I’m sorry it’s been a while since we’ve talked. Just know that I’m always thinking of you.

55. I’m sending you lots of love and hugs on this lovely day.

56. Stop worrying about tomorrow. Focus on your blessings today.

57. Every single day is like a blank canvas. You can paint it however you wish.

58. I hope you have a special day because you have a special place in my heart.

59. Great things happen to people who go out there and look for them, so don’t stop searching!

60. I love you. I hope you have a great day, even though I’m not there with you to experience it.

61. I’m making the most of every single day. I hope you can say the same.

62. Every morning is a fresh start. It’s a chance to become the person you always wanted to be.

63. Have a nice day. May you receive everything your heart desires.

64. Good luck at work. You deserve credit for how much effort you put in each and every day.

65. Today is whatever you make it. You get to decide whether it’s a good day or a bad day.

66. Don’t regret what you did yesterday. Start planning what you’ll do tomorrow.

67. All of my best days are days spent alongside you.

68. Have a pleasant day. Live each hour to its fullest.

69. Every single day, I’m so thankful you’re in my life.

70. Today is either going to bring you happiness or teach you an important lesson. Either way, you’ve won.

71. Wake up smiling — and go to bed the same way.

72. I hope you have an amazing day. You’ve earned it after everything you’ve done.

73. I can’t be with you today, but I’ll be with you soon. I miss you and our entire family.

74. You’re in control of today. You get to decide how you spend every second of it.

75. Life is easier knowing I have you in my corner. Thank you for always being there and have a wonderful day.

76. You deserve a day filled with sunshine and roses. Never settle for less than that.

77. Today isn’t over yet so make sure you make the most of the hours you have left.

78. I miss you today. I missed you yesterday. And I’ll miss you tomorrow.

79. Today is going to be amazing. Grab it by the horns!

80. I love you. Have a great day. Don’t let anything get you down.

Good day messages to send to your partner:

81. Hey, baby. I just wanted to say hello. I hope you have a nice day at work.

82. Good morning, cutie. Today is a beautiful day — but not as beautiful as you.

83. Have a great day, darling. Don’t forget to smile.

84. I’m on my lunch break and don’t have much time to talk, but I just wanted to let you know you’re on my mind, baby.

85. Morning, sunshine. I hope you have an amazing day. I love you!

86. I hope you have a wonderful day because there’s nothing I love more than seeing you smile.

87. Your love inspires me. Thank you for making all my days easier.

88. You’re the greatest thing in my life and I hope you have a great day.

89. I’ve never loved someone as strongly as I love you. Have an amazing day, sunshine.

90. My day isn’t complete without you in it. I hope to see you soon.

91. Have a nice day. Don’t miss me too much!

92. I’m glad the sun rose so early because that means we have extra time to spend together.

93. Today’s possibilities are endless. What do you think the world has in store for us?

94. Every single day is a step closer to our wedding day.

95. I hope today brings you happiness — because you bring me happiness.

96. No matter what this day brings, one thing will never change. You will always have me.

97. Today is your day! You’re going to kick ass.

98. There’s nothing you can’t accomplish. Don’t doubt yourself today.

99. Today is a wonderful day — especially since I get to spend it with you.

100. No matter what today brings, I’m going to be there for you, baby.

101. Today is a new day and our love is even stronger than before.

102. You have a great day ahead. Trust me, sweetie.

103. Be confident today. You deserve the world.

104. I hope you get everything you want today. I already have everything I want because I have you.

105. Face the day with courage because you can do anything. I believe in you, baby.

106. Today is better than yesterday because we have each other.

107. Have a nice time today, babe. You deserve to relax and unwind.

108. Have a good day. But not too good without me there with you.

109. The morning sun reminds me of your beauty. Have a great day, darling.

110. Today is a new day, but I’m not going anywhere. I will be there for all of your tomorrows.

111. You shouldn’t go through life with your eyes closed. Make sure you stop and look around, baby.

112. I’m wishing you luck today. I know you have what it takes to succeed.

113. Every single day is beautiful. Just like you.

114. I’m thankful to wake up every single morning because it means I’ve been blessed with another day alongside you.

115. Today is going to be amazing. There’s no doubt in my mind.

116. Today is a chance to do everything you’ve ever dreamed. You don’t have to wait until tomorrow.

117. Today, you made my dreams come true. Of course, you do that every other day as well.

118. Have a nice day, cutie. I’ll be thinking of you every single second we’re apart.

119. Every single day brings me more opportunities — and I’m not going to miss out on the opportunity to say I love you.

120. I hope you have a good day because, with you, I’m going to have a good life.

Famous great day quotes to send to anyone you love:

121. “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” — Dr. Seuss

122. “In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” — Les Brown

123. “Every day may not be good… but there’s something good in every day.” — Alice Morse Earle

124. “Every day is a good day to be alive, whether the sun’s shining or not.” — Marty Robbins

125. “Every day above earth is a good day.” — Ernest Heminway

126. “A good day is a good day. A bad day is a good story.” — Glennon Melton

127. “Every day is a good day. There is something to learn, care, and celebrate.” — Amit Ray

128. “No matter how bad things are, you can at least be happy that you woke up this morning.” — D. L. Hughley

129. “Today is a happy day because I say it is.” — Jonathan Lockwood Huie

130. “Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!” — Dita Von Teese Read

131. “We know nothing of tomorrow; our business is to be good and happy today.” — Sydney Smith

132. “Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.” — Mark Twain

133. “This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before.” — Maya Angelou

134. “Every single day is a good day no matter how bright or dark it is, because it always brings an opportunity to start a positive beginning in your life.” — Edmond Mbiaka

135. “Every day is a good day, some are just a little better than others.” — Jeff Garthwaite

136. “How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em.” — Shel Silverstein

137. “Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

138. “Now that your eyes are open, make the sun jealous with your burning passion to start the day. Make the sun jealous or stay in bed.” — Malak El Halabi

139. “Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.” — Lemony Snicket

140. “Even the worst days have an ending, and the best days have a beginning.” — Jennifer Coletta

Silly good day messages to send to anyone at all:

141. Morning. Make today your bitch.

142. Good morning. We live in a cruel world but at least we have each other.

143. Today is going to suck but at least we can drink wine and laugh about it later.

144. We’re far from the weekend, but today is still going to be a good day. I hope…

145. Wake up thankful because you have me in your life. You couldn’t be luckier.

146. Good morning. I hope you’re still alive and kicking.

147. Another day, another horror. I hope you have a decent day, my friend.

148. I hate pretty much everything about this world, but at least we have dogs.

149. This week has sucked, but at least it can’t get any worse.

150. Bring me alcohol. Help me get through today in one piece.

151. I always start the day grumpy. But then I see you and everything feels okay.

152. The birds are out. The sun is shining. And I’m going back to bed. I’ll talk to you later.

153. It’s not a good day until I have my coffee and some bacon.

154. Good morning! Another stressful day has arrived.

155. I woke up smiling. Then I remembered today is going to suck.

156. Good morning to the person who makes Mondays feel almost tolerable.

157. Today might not be as horrible as we think. Keep an open mind. One of us has to.

158. I hope you have an exciting (short!) Monday.

159. Good morning. I hope you wake up happy to have the privilege of knowing me.

160. I wanted to wish you well today but I’m too tired to form a coherent sentence.

161. Today will be a good day. As long as we have each other. And coffee. Plenty of coffee.

162. Smile. This could be the best part of your day. It could be all downhill from here.

163. I’m wishing you luck today! You’re going to need it.

164. When you’re feeling down, remember, you might be having a bad day, but I’m having a worse day.

165. Each day is a blessing. Or maybe a curse. I can’t tell the difference anymore.

166. Have a nice day. Don’t let reality get you too depressed.

167. A good day requires good friends and good alcohol.

168. You’re going to have a great day. I can tell — and I’m beyond jealous.

169. Today is a great day to face your fears. And to lend me cash.

170. Have an amazing day. You deserve it, even though you annoy the hell out of me.

Good day messages to send any day of the week:

171. Smile. Today could end up being the greatest day of your life.

172. You have no idea what today is going to bring, so there’s no reason to worry. Think positive thoughts and ignore the negative ones.

173. Your world can completely change in an instant, so be prepared. This could be the first day of the rest of your life.

174. Today has so much potential. There are so many risks you could take and adventures you could embark on if you’re brave enough to try.

175. A good day starts with a good mindset, so don’t let your doubts get the best of you.

176. The most amazing days of your life are the ones you don’t see coming. Who knows? Today could be one of those days.

177. Have a good day. Remember you are loved and admired and respected by so many. Whatever insecurities you have are only in your head.

178. Don’t race to tomorrow. Don’t waste today.

179. Your bad days will make your good days feel even brighter. They will teach you to enjoy the good moments while they last.

180. Today, you are going to surprise yourself. You are going to prove you are capable of anything you put your mind to.

181. The best days start out as perfectly normal days. Never forget that fact.

182. Every single day is a chance to become someone new, someone better, someone you are proud of being.

183. Today is the start of something new, so there’s no reason to worry about what happened yesterday. Live in the moment. Focus on the present.

184. You aren’t going to have a good day if you have a bad attitude. Make sure you’re giving yourself a chance to have some fun.

185. The next 24 hours could change your life. It depends on how you spend those hours. It’s completely up to you.

186. You’re in charge of the direction of your day. You can’t control the people around you, but you can control yourself.

187. Today is a beautiful day and you’re a beautiful person. I know these things to be true.

188. Opportunity is knocking, so don’t ignore it. Make today amazing.

189. Make the most of today. Don’t hold back. Don’t sell yourself short.

190. You deserve every ounce of happiness that today brings.

191. This day has so much potential. You have so much potential.

192. I’m wishing you an amazing day filled with joy, laughter, and love.

193. Every single day is a journey. Make sure you choose the right path.

194. Start the day off with a smile. Don’t settle for frowns.

195. Have a great day! And tell me all about it later. I want to know the juicy details.

196. You deserve to have an amazing day that fills you with hope for the future.

197. I know times are rough right now, but a great day could be right around the corner. You have to keep the faith.

198. My days are always brighter when they’re spent with you. Can we see each other soon?

199. This day is beautiful. It makes me feel like anything is possible.

200. I hope you have a great day because the thought of seeing you sad makes my heart physically hurt.

201. If you have a bad day, I’m here to wipe away your tears.

202. The best days are when we’re together. I wish you were here with me right now.

203. Today, the world feels like such a magical place. I hope you can feel it, too.

204. The sun is shining down on my shoulders and the wind is whipping my hair. It makes me feel so lucky to be alive.

205. The day ahead of you might not be easy, but you are going to get through it regardless. You’re too strong to back down.

206. There’s so much beauty surrounding you. Look around on this gorgeous day. Don’t keep your nose stuck in your phone.

207. Today, you are going to accomplish something great. I believe in you even more than I believe in myself.

208. Have a nice day. Treat yourself. You deserve to be spoiled.

209. This magical day won’t be complete until I see you. I hope you stop by soon.

210. I’m wishing you the most wonderous day. It’s only the beginning of everything you deserve.

211. Never lose faith in yourself. Even if today knocks you down, you can get back up again. There’s no doubt about it.

212. My favorite days are the ones that start with your name on my phone. I hope you feel the same way about me.

213. Today has the potential to turn out perfect. However, you have to put in the effort.

214. Everything about today is beautiful. The sun. The sky. And you.

215. Every single day is a chance to explore the world and learn more about yourself.

216. Today is waiting for you. Show it what you’re capable of accomplishing.

217. The power of positive thinking will power you through today. Remember to search for that silver lining.

218. Today is special. Just like every other day.

219. Make the most of your time on this planet. Don’t waste today because tomorrow is never guaranteed.

220. Today is a great day to move forward and stop worrying so much about the past.

221. Focus on your mood and your attitude, because they can make a wonderful day miserable and a miserable day wonderful.

222. Today is full of surprises. Wait until you find out what’s in store.

223. The more you appreciate today, the happier you’ll be tomorrow.

224. You’re lucky to be alive right now. Make sure you count your blessings as often as your problems.

225. A beautiful day is behind us — but there’s another beautiful day right in front of us.

226. Have an amazing day. Take risks. Take chances. Make yourself proud.

227. I hope your day is filled with excitement. I hope you explore everything this world has to offer.

228. Today might look dreary and gray — but looks can be deceiving.

229. You have no idea what today has in store. The world might surprise you. You might even surprise yourself.

230. What you do today will impact you tomorrow, so make your choices wisely.

231. Time is such a precious gift. You don’t want to waste it. You want to make the most of every second you’re given today.

232. Have a great day. Don’t let the rain ruin your mood because a rainbow will be out soon.

233. I hope your day goes exactly the way you planned. I hope your only surprises are positive ones!

234. Today is a miracle. Tomorrow is, too. Never forget that statement is true.

235. Today, like every other day, there are a million choices for you to make. Listen to your heart and you can’t go wrong.

236. Have an amazing day. Remember you are worthy of every ounce of happiness that comes your way.

237. Have a nice, productive day. Believe in yourself and you’ll accomplish anything and everything.

238. Have a great day. Have a great week. Have a great year.

239. What you learn today is going to prepare you for tomorrow, so listen closely.

240. I hope you have the loveliest day of your life.

241. Today could bring us closer together. It could be the best day of our lives.

242. You can’t face the day with a frown. You need to smile your widest and expect great things to happen.

243. Today is a great day to go on an adventure, spread your wings, and fly.

244. I hope this text finds you well. I hope you’re having a wonderful week.

245. Live life to the fullest. Don’t let your insecurities get in the way of having a great time.

246. Have a nice day! Actually, I take that back. Have a wonderful day!

247. Today, nothing is impossible as long as you believe in yourself.

248. Every day is better with a smile. And a warm cup of coffee.

249. Today is a wonderful, beautiful day. It reminds me of how wonderful and beautiful you are.

250. I love you today, tomorrow, and every other day. Never forget that! Thought Catalog Logo Mark

January Nelson is a writer, editor, and dreamer. She writes about astrology, games, love, relationships, and entertainment. January graduated with an English and Literature degree from Columbia University.