START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

29 Simple Pleasures

  • 1 of 6
29 Simple Pleasures

By Marc and Angel Hack Life, DivineCaroline

Life is filled with simple pleasures, the little satisfying effects you never really anticipate, but always take great pleasure in. They are the gifts of life that we each subconsciously celebrate in our own unique way. Here, what we think are nearly thirty of the most satisfying simple pleasures life has to offer.

1. Skinny Dipping: There’s something mysteriously liberating about being naked in a body of water. You’re naked, but it feels natural, a sense of unrefined freedom.

2. Finding Money You Didn’t Know You Had: You reach into your pocket and find a twenty-dollar bill from the last time you wore these jeans. You aren’t rich, but you are richer than you were a second earlier.

3. Making Brief Eye Contact with Someone of the Opposite Sex: You pass her on the street or in the subway. She glances up at you momentarily, making direct eye contact in a way that seems to communicate a subtle curiosity. For a split second, it makes you think…and then it’s gone.

4. Sleeping In on a Rainy Day: As the rain beats lightly against the window, you nestle your head deeper into your pillow. The sound is soothing and your bed feels like a sanctuary. There’s no place you would rather be.

5. Receiving a Real Letter or Package via Snail Mail: Email has become the primary source of written communication. Most snail mail these days is junk mail. When you check the mail and find a real letter or package from someone you know, excitement overtakes you as you tear into this rare gift.

  • 1 of 6

Read more: Health, Inspiration, Mental Wellness, Spirit

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

DivineCaroline

At DivineCaroline.com, women come together to learn from experts in the fields, of health, sustainability, and culture; to reflect on shared experiences; and to express themselves by writing and publishing stories about anything that matters to them. Here, real women publish like real pros. Together, with our staff writers, they’re discussing all facets of women’s lives from relationships and careers, to travel and healthy living. So come discover, read, learn, laugh and connect at DivineCaroline.com.

167 comments

+ add your own
1:14AM PDT on Oct 2, 2013

Thank you Mel :)

2:15PM PDT on Sep 30, 2013

30. I log into care 2 and my site opens without any delay!

4:07PM PDT on Sep 19, 2013

Thanks.

10:44AM PDT on Aug 20, 2013

Thank you.

4:06AM PDT on Aug 20, 2013

A rarity. An article that I can 100% agree on:)

9:31PM PDT on Aug 16, 2013

Thank you :)

4:59AM PDT on Aug 7, 2013

True!
As a high school student, I would also say getting a good mark back finally after an exam is also a great feeling! :P

6:48AM PDT on Jul 29, 2013

It can be incredibly simple

2:52PM PDT on Jul 21, 2013

thanks

7:15PM PDT on May 17, 2013

Yes, skinny dipping is a great simple pleasure, use to do it in a creek behind our apartment complex in Alexandria, VA...its was really fun except for the water moccasins in the creek

add your comment



Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

Certainly, a most adorable and delightfully modest dogs, so pawfectly aware.

Supermarkets like nice looking vegetables but they all taste the same.

Thanks for the tips...

Great idea with wonderful benefits.

Story idea? Want to blog? Contact the editors!



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.