1000 Awesome Things

A time-ticking countdown of awesome things.

#1: Stepping into the shower when it's already at the perfect temperature


#2 Changing the channel during the commercial break and then flipping back just as the show's begun

#3 Rubbing someone's newly shaved head

#4 When the lights turn green just as you're approaching the intersection

#5 Laughing so hard you make no sound at all

#6 Waking up and realizing you have more time to sleep


#7 Emptying the recycling bin on your computer

#8 Taking your heels of at the end of the night and walking barefoot.

#9 When someone gives you their last piece of gum.

#10 That feeling in your stomach when you go really high on swings.

#11 Sneaking under someone else's umbrella.

#12 Waking up before your alarm clock.

#13 Squeezing through a door as it's shutting without touching it.

#14 The first squeeze from a new tube of toothpaste.

#15 Seeing someone laugh in their sleep.

#16 Getting the armrest in the movie theater

#17 When you know your remote control so well that you don't need to look at the buttons.

#18 Watching something download really fast.

#19 That awesome feeling you get after a good workout.

#20 That one really good pen that never gets lost.

#21 Getting off of an airplane after a long flight.

#22 When you nudge the person snoring next to you and it makes them stop.

#23 When your pizza delivery boy hands you your order.

#24 When the dentist says you have no cavities.

#25 Finding the T.V. remote after looking for it forever.

#26 Remembering what movie that guy is from.

#27 Building a couch cushion fort.

#28 When you push the button for the elevator and it's already there.

#29 Pushing the little buttons on the soft drink lid.

#30 The smell of freshly cut grass.

#31 Popping bubble wrap!

#32 Old, classic board games.

#33 The smell of the coffee aisle at the grocery store.

#34 When your microwave pops popcorn perfectly.

#35 The other side of a pillow.

#36 When the vending machines give you two things instead of one. 

#35 Snow falling on Christmas.

#36 Slurping hot soup on a cold night.

#37 When you get the milk to cereal ratio just right.

#38 Finding out your birthday is on a weekend.

#39 The feeling of scrunching sand in your feet.

#40 Running into the water just as a wave rolls up.

#41 The five second rule.

#42 Getting in a line just before it gets really long.

#43 The smell and sound of a campfire.

#44 Outdoor theaters. 

#45 Getting piggy-back rides.

#46 Paying for something with exact change.

#47 High-fiving babies. And dogs. 

#48 The sound of solid crack from a good break billiards.

#49 Really, really tall people.

#50 Getting a strike when your bowling.

#51 When your Mom surprises you with your favorite food.

#52 When the other people in the elevator are going to the same floor as you.

#53 Getting hand-written letters in the mail.

#54 Lighting matches/ lighters. *Don't smoke.*

#55 Multitasking while brushing your teeth.

#56 Roasting the perfect marshmallow.

#57 When you're at camp and everyone gathers around the camp to sing songs.

#58 The smell of a nice bakery.

#59 Getting served breakfast in bed.

#60 Hanging your hand out of the car window.

#61 Having a whole row to yourself on the plane.

#62 Getting the window-seat.

#63 When there's leftover cake.

#64 The sound of scissors cutting construction paper.

#65 When you're really tired and about to fall asleep and someone throws a blanket over you.

#66 Getting the eyelash out of your eye.

#67 Snow days.

#68 Getting a trucker to blow their horn.

#69 Inside jokes

#70 That moment when you're watching a scary movie and you know who's going to die next.

#71 A really cold glass of water on a hot day.

#72 Hot chocolate on a cold day.

#73 Eating food you loved as a kid.

#74 Finally getting that tiny piece of popcorn out of your teeth.

#75 The first scoop out of a jar of peanut butter.

#76 ADRENALINE RUSHES.

#77 Eating cookies like the cookie monster.

#78 Perfect parallel parking on the first try.

#79 Sweat pants/ Yoga pants/ Track pants/ Jogging pants

#80 Old school candy

#81 Neighbors with outdoor pools.

#82 Sneezing three or more times in a row.

#83 Using Rock-Paper-Scissors to settle anything.

#84 Old-fashioned rotatory telephones.

#85 Strategic trick-or-treating.

#86 When you get extra candy while trick-or-treating because the person likes your costume.

#87 That one house on the block that gives awesome treats on Halloween.

#88 Real-bearded Santa Clauses.

#89 Sleeping on new bed sheets.

#90 Flossing

#91 The smell of gasoline.


#92 Old playground equipment.

#93 Eating the last piece of dessert someone left in the fridge.

#94 Eating things past the expiry date.

#95  Having a full tank of petrol/diesel/gasoline.

#96 Fat baseball players.

#97 Waiters and waitresses who bring you free refills without you asking. Especially soft drinks.

#98 Finding money in your old coat pocket.

#99 Updating an app on your phone.

#100 Collapsing into bed when you're completely, massively exhausted.

#101 The last day of school.

#102 Looking back, smiling and saying thanks.

#103 When you realize you don't miss someone anymore.

#104 Crossing of the last item on your to-do list, grocery list, etc.

#105 Driving through your old neighborhood and stopping to see the house you grew up in.

#106 Twins and Triplets

#107 The first time a new friend calls you by your nickname.

#108 A good turnout at your birthday party.

#109 Staying out till the place shuts down.

#110 The airport pickup

#111 Star-gazing

#112 Gift bags.

#113 Kindergarten class photos.

#114 Old yearbooks.

#115 Going through the car wash.

#116 The first bite of a piece of gum.

#117 Getting up early on Sunday morning to watch cartoons in your pajamas. 

#118 Stretching your legs after a really long car ride.

#119 Those first few moments when you've finally learned how to ride a bicycle.

#120 When the music is so good that you feel goosebumps running over your body.

#121 Birthdays

#122 Gifts of any sort

#123 Finding that one mix that is absolutely ah-mazing!

#124 Homemade soup made by your mom on a cold day.

#125 Singing in a choir

#126 Fridays

#127 The smell of the ocean

#128 Untangling the last knot

#129 Nutella. Lots of nutella. (nutella on apples is heavenly)

#130 Smelling flowers

#131 Pajama parties

#132 Sleepovers

#133 Jumping into a pool and staying underwater to watch the bubbles.

#134 Diving into a pool.

#135  Shopping

#136 Freshly lain sheets

#137 Sitting on a beach watching the waves

#138 Baking. 

#139 Cookie dough. Cookie dough ice cream.

#140 Climbing a huge hill and finding it deserted.

#141 That moment when you reach the top of the hill on your trek.

#142 A drink of cold water after a long run

#143 Finally sneezing after an age of that "about to sneeze" feeling.

#144 Pool noodles.

#145 A giant tub of ice cream all for you.

#146 The last page of a good book

#147 Reclining on the sofa playing computer games/ video games.

#148 Small hilltop villages

#149 Hot sauce

#150 Waking up early, stretching outside and feeling the cool morning air

#151 Not having to set your alarm clock for the next day

#152 Taking off your boots after a long hike

#153 When someone calls you beautiful. Even if you're a dude. :P

#154 Having dinner as a family

#155 The free baskets of shampoo, conditioner and body wash you get in hotels

#156 Wearing new shoes for the first time

#157 Toast

#158 Seeing the full moon from your bed on a silent night

#159 Returning to my bed after a long day

#160 Having gasoline/petrol/diesel and allowing it to roam freely

#161 In sadness remembering a happy conversation , with a dear one, word for word

#162 Nice-smelling cheese

#163 A bird landing close without seeing you

#164 Sunday mornings

#165 Looking over bridges

#166 Chocolate syrup/Fudge on ice cream

#167 Accidentally getting a recipe right

#168 Receiving unexpected mail

#169 Sunshine after the rain

#170 Singing your heart out

#171 Jumping on a trampoline 

#172 Reading a book and drinking hot chocolate while it's raining outside.

#173 Listening to good music

#174 The wind right before a summer storm

#175 Finding someone who likes the same books as you

#176 Making someone laugh

#177 A big hug from a small person


#178 Riding bicycles

#179 Wearing something that makes you feel confident

#180 First tracks on fresh snow

#181 Watching a little kid enjoying ice cream

#182 Believing in unicorns

#183 When people understand your sarcasm


#184 Playing the piano 

#185 Finding your keys

#186 Having finished all of your exams

#187 Having an umbrella with you when it unexpectedly starts raining

#188 Getting your old password right on the first guess

#189 Running on a beach with a dog

#190 Buying flowers for someone. Receiving flowers from someone

#191 Writing on a steamy mirror after a hot shower

#192 Throwing a coin into a wishing well. 

#193 Being the only laughing and unable to stop

#194 Letting go of a grudge

#195 Midnight snacks

#196 Good earphones that make you feel every beat of your favorite song

#197 When the code works. (coding)

#198 Quickly hiding and eating a piece of candy before a child sees you

#199 Scribbling on a white board

#200 Saying sorry

#201 When your piggy bank is full

#202 Fixing something

#203 The first page of a new notebook

#204 Walking only on black tiles on a checkered floor

#205 Gumballs

#206 Being able to sing a song you love

#207 Carrying so many books from the library that your arms hurt

#208 Wearing an apron

#209 Ringing someone's doorbell and running

#210 Pillow fights 

#211 Smiley stickers

#212 A hotel's free breakfast 

#213 Looking at pictures from when you were little

#214 The view from a ski lift

#215 Speaking in a helium voice

#216 Peeling the protective transparent sticker off a new gadget

#217 Deleting a huge amount of junk off your computer

#218 Jellybeans

#219 A random, sudden outing with friends

#220 Sitting under a tree

#221 Finishing combing your hair

#222 Having a funny dad

#223 A double scoop ice cream dripping down your hand

#224 Pickles

#225 Dunkin' Donuts

#226 Stealing someone's fries without them realizing it

#227 Finally finishing moving in

#228 Singing loudly in the car and not caring what the people in the next car might think

#229 Robes

#230 Making a wish at 11:11

#231 When a ladybird lands on you

#232 Skipping stones

#233 A dachshund

#234 Shopping for scarves 

#235 Receiving what you ordered online

#236 Watching Friends.(the show)

#237 Rock climbing

#238 Ducklings

#239 Daydreaming


#240 The smell of a new car

#241 A light on your bicycle

#242 Seeing your parents happy

#243 A pool party

#244 Finding a lady bug

#245 Fitting into an old pair of jeans

#246 A road trip with a good playlist

#247 Passing notes during class

#248 Pretending you're interested in buying makeup from testers in makeup stores

#249 Poetry and chocolate

#250 Scaring the living daylights out of someone

#251 Knowing that someone was talking kindly about you in your absence 

#252 Snorting while laughing and then laughing even more

#253 Reading your old diary

#254 Church weddings

#255 Being tickled

#256 Making a list of places you want to visit


#257 Running into the sea as the tide comes in


#258 Spending time with grandparents

#259 Having the house all to yourself

#260 Getting paid

#261 Swings

#262 Making a paper boat and sailing it

#263 Planting a tree

#264 Accidentally making a soap bubble while washing your hands

#265 Laughing without knowing why

#266 Realizing how awesome the people around you are

#267 When a baby holds your finger

#268 Red velvet cupcakes

#269 Finding everything exactly where I left it

#270 Feeding a stray animal

#271 Humming

#272 Being interested in the big things and being happy with the small things


#273 Finding that missing sock


#274 Not taking yourself too seriously

#275 Making an elderly person laugh

#276 Sitting next to someone nice, doing absolutely nothing

#277 A mother's hug

#278 That silhouette of E.T. against the moon

#279 A brand new cellphone

#280 Running in a field

#281 Seeing a double rainbow

#282 A costume party

#283 Getting a new hairstyle

#284 A fully-charged phone

#285 An optimistic friend 

#286 Decluttering

#287 Wearing a hat

#288 Laying down on grass

#289 Water fights

#290 Singing in the bathroom

#291 Redecorating your bedroom


#292 Shopping for stationary

#293 Reading old texts

#294 Sharing a secret

#295 Being the oldest sibling

#296 Getting good seats in the theatre

#297 Freedom of choice

#298 An unexpected nap

#299 Melted cheese on toast

#300 New pajamas

#301  Staying up all night listening to amazing music.

#302  EDM <3

#303 When your schedule clears up

#304 Reading a good book and having an awesome soundtrack blasting in your ears.

#305 Fields of flowers

#306 Reading yourself to sleep.

#307 Glow-in-the dark things.

#308 A book-store 

#309 A bicycle with a basket full of flowers

#310 Being able to talk openly with an old friend.

#311 Rainbow sprinkles on ice cream.

#312 The smell of home

#313 A quiet place to read.

#314 Getting your braces off and running your tongue across your teeth.

#315 Exploring new places.

#316 Shooting stars.

#317 Balloons.

#318 An unexpected call/text from an old friend.

#319 Discussing things with someone that ACTUALLY UNDERSTANDS.

#320 Frozen yogurt 

#321 Night-time drives on a long road.


#322 Beautiful words.

#323 A candlelit dinner.

#324 Red roses. <3

#325 A funky umbrella.

#326 Finding the perfect gift.


#327 A group picture.

#328 Understanding calculus. 


#329 Sweet laughter

#330 Scoring 24/24 in an exam. :D

#331 Buying a new laptop

#332 Finding a new book to read when you're almost done with one.

#333 Non-stop movie marathon

#334 Anime and Manga <3

#335 Lindt truffles! <3

#336 Doing stuff with your siblings and bonding.

#337 Being complimented by strangers.


#338 Laughing so hard that tears come out of your eyes.

#339 Having an author like your review of their book.

#340  Rewatching a TV series you used to love watching

#341 Getting a much higher grade than you expected

#342 A long vacation

#343 Recognizing an animated character's voice 

#344 A pizza buffet

#345  Shopping during a sale




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