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A happy positive thread πŸ˜ƒ

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Serendipity22 Tue 10-Oct-23 17:20:53

Everywhere there is bad news be it in the world or at home, in families or within our own 4 walls, its worrying, its sad, its heartbreaking and its beyond our understanding so to lift the dark, depressing and worrying feelings we have I have decided to start an uplifting πŸ˜ƒ, happy πŸ˜ƒ, joyful πŸ˜ƒ and POSITIVE πŸ˜ƒ thread......

Toooooo much negativity πŸ˜ͺ everywhere we look and causes anxiety because there is nothing we can do about some situations. We need to let happy, joy and positive feelings circulate around us, hard I know, but for our OWN sanity we must grab the tiniest bit of positivity as it passes us by.

I will start..... today I have been to see a neighbour who is in a care home and we have had a right laugh and a venture down that wonderful, peaceful Memory Lane 😊 and tomorrow I am picking my 2 youngest grandchild up from school and I have bought them a Curly Whirly each πŸ˜‹ πŸ˜‹ πŸ˜‹ πŸ˜‹ πŸ˜‹ πŸ˜‹ πŸ˜‹.

grandMattie Tue 10-Oct-23 17:28:17

Great idea!
Today, I had lunch with my lovely upstairs neighbour, in a garden centre. I bought a whole load of bulbs and plants for my pots. They will look great over winter, give pleasure to the residents, then the tulips will fill me with joy in the spring.

Greenfinch Tue 10-Oct-23 17:34:01

I too went to a garden centre with DH and had a hot chocolate with a slice of red velvet cake. We picked up a beautiful pink cyclamen which was our free gift for this month

BlueBelle Tue 10-Oct-23 17:35:39

Today i was at work it was really busy I was really busy and talked to a lot of customers and other volunteers Felt happy I d done a good job and came home about 3.30 had something to eat and fell asleep
I m happy

sodapop Tue 10-Oct-23 17:36:44

I've been to the coast and Bolingbroke Castle today with my family, lovely day out.

Serendipity22 Tue 10-Oct-23 17:40:05

Ohhhh FANNNNNNNTASTIC.... they all sound really brilliant things.... good things... things that please us.... Brilliant x

foxie48 Tue 10-Oct-23 17:41:27

I went to my art class this afternoon and we did water colour collages. Great fun and I'm with a group of lovely people.

Serendipity22 Tue 10-Oct-23 17:43:13

Awwww wowwww look at that foxie48 .
Well well done you.

Marydoll Tue 10-Oct-23 17:49:02

Today, we had a surprise visit from our baby granddaughter.I wasn't feeling too well, so a great tonic.πŸ₯°

fancythat Tue 10-Oct-23 17:52:03

The weather has been great for days.
I could happily have it carry on until Christmas personally.

SueDonim Tue 10-Oct-23 18:01:17

Everyone seemed very chatty in town today and then when I got home my dd sent me a photo of my GD dressed up in some bonkers Halloween gear. They believe in getting ready early! grin

Shinamae Tue 10-Oct-23 18:04:43


midgey Tue 10-Oct-23 18:08:19

I’ve nearly finished packing everything upstairs ready for my new bungalow.

AskAlice Tue 10-Oct-23 18:11:03

My DD, her partner and her nearly 9 month old DD came for the afternoon yesterday. DD has had a tough 10 years or so and it really lifted my heart to see her so happy and contented with her little family. And my DGD has learnt to do "High Fives" and is now life is such a miracle that we should truly be thankful for.

Serendipity22 Tue 10-Oct-23 18:14:27

Love love love allllll these positive happy posts. Fantastic. Thats todays positivity, we have so many other days to enjoy... no matter how small.. who cares ! If it brings a happy feeling then BRING IT ON 😊

annsixty Tue 10-Oct-23 18:17:54

After an unexpected warm day we have a beautiful sunset and tomorrow I am going away for 2 nights with a friend.
I am not sure I feel well enough to go but go I shall and hope the break away from home does me good and lifts my spirits.

Joseann Tue 10-Oct-23 18:18:06

Happiness is often in the very ordinary. I walked for 2 hours and managed to wear the young boy out. No mean feat!!

MerylStreep Tue 10-Oct-23 18:25:28

*Like BlueBelle I was very busy in a charity shop.
We’ve become very friendly with 3 nurses from Mali.
The laugh was about educating them in that it’s not the done thing to barter in the cheapest charity shop around.
It took a while but we got there πŸ˜‚

ginny Tue 10-Oct-23 18:33:17

Today, 6 days after my hip op , I walked outside for 20 mins.

I received a lovely plant from the ladies at the craft club that I help to run.

Received a message and pictures of our eldest DGS doing a parachute jump. I just glad he hadn’t told anyone that he was doing it

keepcalmandcavachon Tue 10-Oct-23 18:42:48

Wow foxie48! That is fab, I would love to be so gifted, well done. Feeling so happy as little furry feller has just had a good meal after his visit to the vets today and is curled up next to me watching Virgin River smile

dustyangel Tue 10-Oct-23 18:54:11

Today DH and I had lunch out with adult grandson. A simple meal accompanied by a beer for him and a glass of wine for each of us but oh the joy of just chatting over the meal with him and then agreeing with the restauranteur that β€œGrandchildren are extra special.”

Aveline Tue 10-Oct-23 18:55:12

I had a surprise phone call from my uncle today. We had such a long, lovely chat. He's the last of the older generation in our family and was the young, fun uncle in his day. He lives in the South of England so we don't often see him and my aunt. She was at her volunteer job today. I also went to mine and had great chats with some of the patients.

lixy Tue 10-Oct-23 18:57:56

A lovely spin on my bike down the hill to the shop, and back again through the park. Lots of people out enjoying the sunshine.

Beechnut Tue 10-Oct-23 19:07:34

After having them for a while I finally identified and matched up some dies and stamps. Have just mowed my lawn before it got dark.

Greyduster Tue 10-Oct-23 19:22:34

I had a surprise visit from a young ex neighbour of ours who was passing and thought to drop by and see if we were still living here and how we were. I was washing my car and wet through when she pulled up, but she came in and we had a coffee and a nice chat. She has asked if she might call again and bring the latest addition to her family to meet me. I’ll look forward to it.