I Want to Share What Made Me Smile Today

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 607 People

    Yes We Can

    I like to read the news but lately most places my eyes turn to are sad or ghastly or downright scary! Please note: this is NOT what made me smile today....Just now I read about a woman who killed the family cat..seems she planned on wearing it to a Lady Gaga concert...she's...
    frito414 frito414
    56-60, F
    14 Responses Apr 15, 2011

    So today I went to McDonald's drive through

    and the man in front of me bought my food for me. He also told the worker to tell me that he said " Have a good weekend beautiful". That was so sweet!
    VirgoBeauty VirgoBeauty
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2015

    so love the scent and feeling of honey

    and lemon with brown sugar all over me for a body scrub...so soothing that really made me smile today :-)
    glowingember glowingember
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    His texts, photos... His stubble (beard).

    .. I love men with stubble. Though i get ticklish by them 😏
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 10

    I'd Rather Smile Than Become Cynical

    I just opened an Email from a friend. Sweet, charming message and at the bottom a couple of lines that just grabbed me. "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning  to dance in the rain."   Ok so here's the bottom line   ...
    frito414 frito414
    56-60, F
    48 Responses Apr 6, 2010

    My baby called me after what seemed like

    forever! He just got back from his field op and i'm so happy to hear his voice again!! After all the bad stuff that has happened between us and everything that happened while he was in the field I'm so thankful to hear him say he loves me!!
    holmanan1 holmanan1
    18-21, F
    Nov 22, 2015

    Still My Baby

    My daughter and I are sharing a room at the moment until we can get our own place. This morning I woke up before her and sat at the foot of my bed drinking tea for a few minutes before she started to wake up herself. She stuck her bare foot out from under her duvet and I sat...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Nov 25, 2012

    A stressful day followed by the feeling of hope

    as you realize someone is thinking about you as you make your way home.
    Givingup766 Givingup766
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jan 15

    when my boyfriend told me

    that we should hang out at this place where he thinks is beautiful, he wouldn't tell me what it looked like but then he said he would probably bring a blanket too so maybe a picnic? :D
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19
    18-21, F
    Nov 13, 2015

    I passed all my subjects this midterm.

    ThankyouG! ?? tears of joy
    katrinakatcake katrinakatcake
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 15

    love that lingering scent of honey sugar

    and coffee mud scrub on my skin....so refreshing and sexy scent...
    glowingember glowingember
    36-40, F
    Jul 11, 2015

    When my fiance and I exchanged our valentines

    day gifts this afternoon. She got me a cute flower/plant, a adorable card and a real pretty pretty ring (cheap) but that don't matter because I smiled today!!!
    Pertgen16 Pertgen16
    31-35, F
    Feb 10

    I was not having the greatest day today

    until a stranger passed me on the sidewalk, smiled and said hello. It turned my day around. Sometimes the smallest gestures can make a big impact.
    bustedknucklesbrew bustedknucklesbrew
    31-35, M
    Mar 12, 2015

    Watching my boyfriend

    who is currently stationed 6,000miles away from me put on his own "concert" (him singing along to songs) Fireworks by Katy Perry was by far the best<3
    holmanan1 holmanan1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2015

    I came into work a little tired

    and irritated . I was getting hot so I took off my glasses( this actually helps) and my coworker just stopped and was like "You're really pretty...Wow. I never really see your whole face because you have on your glasses. You're so pretty." It probably didn't show but that made...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 26

    My mom was admitted into the hospital on

    Christmas Eve. When we visited her, I gave her a prayer stone that was supposed to be in her stocking. "Thinking of you" is engraved in the stone, and the prayer card along with it says a prayer for strength and a speedy recovery. What made me smile-that day and every day...
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    so cute how a simple whatsapp emoticon of

    kiss from my ex brings butterflies to my tummy....this really made me smile today...
    glowingember glowingember
    36-40, F
    Jun 25, 2015

    My boyfriend thankfully loves me

    even if I'm still nervous around him.-.- Knowing he accepts me for who I am and accepts my past, I'm grateful. He is patient and loving, and he adores me.:) It reminds me how special it is to have a person in your life that treats you well, and someone you would like to spend...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 11

    I was looking through old pictures

    and screenshots from when my current girlfriend and I first got together and onward. They've always been so sweet, and I smiled the whole time I was reliving those memories <3
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 11
    glowingember glowingember
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    On marriage equality law:"This is the moment

    when society tips. This is the moment of no return on the issue. With the goddess of love in the skies, the god of war and the agent of radical change united in rampage - we experience the agent of deep and unavoidable change in action, concerning fundamental structures that...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2015

    I don't smile anymore,

    that will change. Last night at the gym a man approaches me at the station with the paper towels and spray bottle cleanser and he tells me that he has noticed me before at the gym and that I always look tired. He told me that I needed to be more energetic at the gym. I told him...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Jan 26

    That person's reply lol XD I don't think

    that person is reading my stories anyway so I guess it's safe to post this here lmfaooo
    GummiBr GummiBr
    18-21, F
    Feb 10

    I don't know why, but I decided to read through

    our old conversations today. All the way to 8 years ago. And you know what, they totally made me smile. I think I was convinced that the sparse conversations we have now meant that our closeness in the earlier times wasn't real. But going through all those messages... I...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    Mar 20

    winning the forth level on geometry dash yes

    it's not that big but it did make me smile and cry out yesssssss
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 24

    i got a message from my best friend saying lets

    have a skype date today and then another of my really close friends messaged me and says he misses me. i love my beautiful friends who just seem to know when i could use some kind words.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 26, 2015

    I want to change my life.

    ... I need a good partner.... I am not so smart but not a bad guy....
    tahmid23 tahmid23
    22-25, M
    Feb 11

    I found a small art studio

    that I can't wait to go into ^_^
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 25

    well this is just an update to the other thing

    I posted on this experience already. So today I went to the place where my boyfriend was talking about and I loved it, it's very peaceful, there was a lot of trees and I saw these cute birds, he said he sometimes goes there to just think about life and that it relaxes him and he...
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19
    18-21, F
    Nov 14, 2015

    i woke up at 12 o'clock pm.

    We had oranges in the kitchen. My dogs didnt pee in the house. my room was spotless. Joey Graceffa posted a new video. My hamster is OK. I called my friend. I am having three friends over for a sleepover. Today ended peacefully.
    luckyducky66 luckyducky66
    16-17, F
    Jan 3
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    Feb 11

    today im sleeping all day.

    its sad but happy at the same time. and also my cats were fighting each other outside my window . theyre being adorable with those claws. okay, thats all. have a nice day everyone.
    Pluviophilia Pluviophilia
    16-17, F
    Nov 12, 2015

    I saved a man donating my own blood

    and that man being a patient of mine....
    Bernab Bernab
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 13, 2015

    I am in love with two great guys

    but need to choose one any advice anyone?
    LoneWolfFemale LoneWolfFemale
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 11

    Having a friend that you can be yourself around,

    even though your hundreds of miles apart. Having someone just listen and accept who you are is priceless.
    Givingup766 Givingup766
    36-40, M
    Aug 18, 2015

    I shared my umbrella with a wonderful old lady

    today. It was srsly hot, burning weather in here and I'm glad I saw the lady. We had a short walk, and it felt nice. She told me that she counts people in my age who helps her at times like this. She said, "I can barely even reach ten." Was the sad reality. Or maybe there's a...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14

    We Humans Need Our Comfort Food

    I have a well honed sense of the absurd and shopping today just proved that to me once again. We are expecting a snowstorm..kind of big but not earth shattering. Well the stores are packed...Yup everyone is out and in a rather bad humor...buying more supplies before the so...
    frito414 frito414
    56-60, F
    23 Responses Jan 11, 2011

    I want to say happy birthday to my sweet friend

    mindstruggle today. she makes me smile every day, even on the day when we should be making her smile. I hope you have a great birthday!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    Finding out my mom is visiting me on Sunday

    and gong over the menu of what we will be eating at this rehab home I am in.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 12, 2015

    got soaked in the rain

    and I just loooovvveeeee it!
    glowingember glowingember
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 3, 2015

    A guy messaged me saying im awesome

    and when i replied but you dont know me what he said astounded me. He said i dont have to because i know everyone is awesome in their own unique way and that he hoped he made me smile and god bless. It still makes me smile so thank you and i meant what i said that the world need...
    JustMui JustMui
    18-21, F
    Jul 23, 2014

    This Baby Did The Other Day.

    He was giggling like crazy. He's so oogly. Look at his double chin :3 Awww. Chubbyness. It made me smile. It made me happy. Deep down, I was all like "woah, this is what life is all about." I need to create more days like those for myself.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    8 Responses Mar 28, 2011

    Your life will become better by making other lives better.

    Life is hard!! We all know that, but some people have it worse than others. We sometimes forget to look at the good in life because the bad just seems to be everywhere. Sometimes we just need someone or something to lift our spirits and sometimes a smile is all that it takes...
    MKM18 MKM18
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2013

    I and six other people gave food to a homeless

    man. He was walking between cars with a sign that read "Food, please help", and last second I tapped on my window and handed him a box of our precooked belgian waffles lol. It's a weird thing to give, but hey it was food and he was so grateful. We got a nod and a "God bless you...
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2015

    I'm a hospital for my breaking leg

    but today 20 of my friends came and visited me....tnx guys and girls ^___^ I've a good life...
    arshiazare arshiazare
    13-15, M
    Feb 12

    Well I work with a girl.

    we both do the same thing.auto body.she's an artist!She draws people! lots of women!some are really hot too!!!Lmao! Trust me please ?!They just look really HOT!!!Lmfao!! I hope you laughed! anyways, she showed me these drawings about a week ago.Yes I made some comments,but...
    eddiesolds eddiesolds
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 11

    I turned 45 today (love being in my 40's)

    and my daughter has graduated school today. I am so proud of her. Got her prom on Thursday, GCSE results on august 20. she is the youngest of 7 children and I am feeling old nostalgic but most of all I am happy.
    MadamJulia MadamJulia
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2015

    There's this boy.. everytime I see his name,

    I smile. I really like him. He's my Everything. He knows it and I want him sooo bad!!
    hesmine99 hesmine99
    16-17, F
    Feb 10

    My wonderful friends!

    I've excluded myself from them for over a year now and not completely but to the point to where I just missed them. They never didn't care about me, I just pushed them away. I am glad I am opening up to them once again am able to see that they never left my side. I love them so...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 27

    The Story Of My Life

    Autobiography in Five Chapters I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in. I am lost... I am hopeless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don't see it. I...
    avatarunknown avatarunknown
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jan 1, 2013

    This starts a few days ago.

    I was sick with a cold but was feeling way better, I made a comment about this to my father. He told me I still look like hell. I responded with one of my favorite quotes from history of the world part 1 "and you look like a bucket of sh#t!" Luckily he knows that movie as well...
    Rummstein Rummstein
    36-40, M
    Feb 11

    my crush sent me a message.

    im at the friendzone but, still have hope lol
    darklotus01 darklotus01
    13-15, T
    Feb 11
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