10 Vital Ingredients For A Good Day


Life being what it is you can guarantee that not everything will go the way you planned. There are bound to be challenges and disappointments but having the right attitude can help you to overcome them as you negotiate your way through the rich tapestry of life.

So here are my 10 essential ingredients to help you to have a good day. Simple, free and within us all already – you just have to make sure you remember to use them.

A smile on your face

A twinkle in your eye

A spring in your step

See the beauty of nature around you

A helping hand for someone who needs it

The people you love around you (or in your heart!)

A positive attitude

 A Random act of Kindness

An occasional (innocent) flirt

Laugh – often and loud!

Have a good day!

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*Image credits

Smile – photostock / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Running Man – Idea go / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Monarch Butterfly – Rosemary Ratcliff / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Confused – renjith krishnan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Devil and Angel Hearts/Right sign/Human Eye – digitalart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Love/ Red Gift Box – Master isolated images / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Baby – Free Digital Photos.net

  • Itsme Terilyn

    So darn easy to do. Thanks for the reminder. I am sure to have a great day now!

    • Made my day getting such a kind comment Terilyn! Thanks for stopping by and glad you enjoyed the post :-)

  • Cheri Allbritton

    Never lose the twinkle in your eye!

    • No chance of that Cheri! Thanks for stopping by :-)

  • Erica Allison

    LOVE this! Thanks, Tony! Guest post to you by next week, promise!! Have a great day!

    • Thanks Erica, very much looking forward to being your host :-)  Hoping you have a good weekend!

  • Tony,

    I’ve been working on change my perspective every day. Thanks for this. Every single day you have the power to change your outlook from negative to positive. Yes we’ve heard it before, but it works and I like your 10 ingredients.

    • Thanks Craig, I appreciate your taking the trouble to stop by with your kind comment :-)

  • Haloism

    Thanks a lot

  • Elaine Helle

    Looking forward to catching the twinkle in your eye, your smile and laugh on Global Belly Laugh Day,
    January 24. On January 24 at 1:24 p.m (local time) smile, throw your arms in the air and laugh out loud. Join the Belly Laugh Bounce Around the World. http://www.bellylaughday.com
    with a smile, a belly laugh and a grateful heart,
    Elaine Helle

    • I certainly will Elaine, thanks ever so much for sharing the post and for your comment – good luck in all you do and keep laughing :-)

  • Anonymous

    All great reminders! Love it!

  • Very nice post. Simple things like this can make your day.

    • I agree, sometimes we can over complicate our lives and forget to appreciate the simple things in life :-)

  • arkarthick

    Tony, lovely collection of little thoughts (that have big impact) with cute accompanying pictures to make a good day. Thank you for sharing. :)

  • Thanks for adding a bit of cheer to my day with this post. This simple things in life…that is where true happiness lies. 
    ~Lori :)

  • I love this Tony!! I’m going to do each one today. A great way to start the weekend!! =))

    • Thanks Marty, glad you enjoyed the post – hope you have a fantastic weekend :-))

  • Hi Tony,

    These are great and simple advice that we sometimes forget
    to practice.  I love the positive energy
    from your posts.



  • I’m jealous. I wish I had thought of this first. :)  Thanks for this.

    • Thanks Marcie, glad you enjoyed it and I hope I added a smile to your day :-)