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Doggy kisses

Doggy kisses
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Dogs are the best part of coming home at the end of a long day. After all, who else gets so excited to see you that they wag their bottom, lick your face, and sometimes even pee a little on the floor? No one, that’s who. Enjoy your pet’s unconditional and pure affection. Along with a tongue bath, here are 28 ways your pet is trying to tell you they love you.

A crossed-off to-do list

A crossed-off to-do list
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Is there anything more satisfying that checking off a tough task off your to-do list? Only checking off all the tasks on your to-do list! Picture it now – the sound of the pencil drawing the line firmly, the crinkle of the worn paper – and get back to work. For a little inspiration here are 32 secrets from people who’ve crossed major items off their bucket lists.

A clean desk

A clean desk
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It’s hard to think in a messy room and having a cluttered desk can hamper your ability to get anything productive done. So make a clean sweep, throwing out old ideas as well as old papers, and start with a clean slate. Head here to learn how to create an orderly home office.

Dark chocolate

Dark chocolate
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There’s something magical about chocolate. The way it melts on your tongue, coats your mouth, and satisfies your tastebuds like no other food. Plus a little every day is actually good for you, so you can indulge guilt-free. (Even cardiologists swear by a little chocolate every day!) Here are some more fascinating facts about dark chocolate.

A spring breeze through an open window

A spring breeze through an open window
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After a long closed-in winter, simply opening a window feels like an act of rebellion. Begone musty jumpers and heaters! Welcome fresh air with the promise of flowers, picnics and beaches lingering in the breeze! Fresh air can also help ward off viruses. Find out some other ways to decrease your chances of catching a cold.

The smell of fresh-cut grass

The smell of fresh-cut grass
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Mowing the lawn isn’t fun but the smell of a recently cut lawn sure is. Best part? You don’t have to actually do the former to enjoy the latter, especially if you have conscientious neighbours nearby!

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Picking a flower

Picking a flower
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You can buy a flower at a store and it’s a beautiful, fragrant reminder of spring. Or you can pick a flower (preferably from your own yard) and appreciate even more how something so tiny can burst through dirt and create something so beautiful and perfect you can hold it in your hand.

Sharing a smile with a stranger

Sharing a smile with a stranger
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Standing in line at the store. Waiting for an appointment. Listening to a boring meeting. Walking home. Nothing livens up a boring, mundane task like sharing a knowing smile with someone else. You don’t even have to say a word, the smile says it all.

A warm drink on a cold day

A warm drink on a cold day
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There’s just something about being warm and cosy inside while the weather is chilly and unforgiving outside. So snuggle up with your favourite tea or hot cocoa and enjoy watching the wind blow from the safety of your cocoon. Here are the top 53 comfort foods guaranteed to make you feel better every time.

Ice blocks

Ice blocks
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Frozen treats on a stick are beloved by children but they’re not just for children. They’re cooling, tasty and have instant portion control. If you’re lucky they’ll even turn your tongue funny colours.

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