60 Positive Things You Can Do in 60 Seconds
60 Positive Things You Can Do in 60 Seconds
By Amanda Froelich / trueactivist.com
Aug 4, 2014

It doesn't take much to create a brighter day. In fact, it takes only sixty seconds!

Change is the rule of life; all flows, grows, and eventually withers away to recycle and birth new life once again. But the existence you are currently experiencing is a beauty and blessing to behold. Accept and revel in the present moment by choosing to do one of the 60 following positive tasks for a minimum of sixty seconds; who knows, such playful behavior may change the way you live your life!

  1. Smile
  2. Give a hug
  3. Jump for joy
  4. Kiss a friend

    Credit: Visualizeus

    Credit: Visualizeus

  5. Let out a ringing belly laugh
  6. Wish on a star
  7. Eat a piece of fruit (5 a day!)
  8. Pet your dog
  9. Sprint at maximum effort
  10. Hold a yoga pose
  11. Drink a glass of water
  12. Write a “Thank You” note

     

    Credit: NPR

    Credit: NPR

  13. Call your parents
  14. Sign up for a pottery class
  15. Balance on one foot
  16. Sprinkle ground flaxseeds on something you’re about to eat
  17. Listen to one good song
  18. Tell a joke!
  19. Give someone a minute of your undivided attention
  20. Do jumping jacks

     

    Credit: LiveBoldandBloom

    Credit: LiveBoldandBloom

  21. Meditate
  22. Receive a compliment
  23. Dance like no one is watching
  24. Snack on some almonds
  25. Read a poem
  26. Do 10 push-ups
  27. Take a multivitamin

     

    Credit: The Naked Kitchen

    Credit: The Naked Kitchen

  28. Stretch and yawn – even if you’re not sleepy
  29. Compliment a stranger
  30. Make a list of your five favorite songs
  31. Wash your hands
  32. Send a check to a good cause
  33. Bend forward at the waist and hang
  34. Rub your temples
  35. Breathe deeply
  36. Observe everything around you, and list 5 positive things
  37. Call your parents (“Hi Mom and Dad. Bye!”
  38. Brush your teeth – again
  39. Sign a petition for a cause you care about
  40. Contemplate how you can be more sustainable with your actions
  41. Hang upside down and stretch out your spine
  42. Share a sandwich with someone else who is hungry
  43. Make a paper plane with an inspiring message and launch it into the world
  44. Do 10 squats
  45. Close your eyes and think of nothing
  46. Play with a dog.

     

    Credit: Pet Shop

    Credit: Pet Shop

  47. Pet a cat.
  48. Help someone with their groceries.
  49. Pick a flower and give it away
  50. Shimmy your shoulders
  51. Think of someone you’re grateful for
  52. Pay yourself a compliment

     

    Credit: HappinessWeekly

    Credit: HappinessWeekly

  53. Do 10 sit-up crunches
  54. Speak (and feel) 5 affirmations
  55. Make plans to spend time with your partner
  56. Try a vegetable you think you don’t like
  57. Sing a favorite tune
  58. Skip as high as you can
  59. Hug a tree
  60. Be thankful for the live you’ve been given

 

Invite in more pleasure, experience more peace, and unleash your playful spirit!

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