Most Underrated Pleasures in Life

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  1. earllogjam

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    Mostly overlooked and always underated everyday things that make you feel good:


    1. Sleeping in freshly laundered sheets.

    2. That empty feeling you have after taking a big dump.

    3. A morning shower.

    4. Walking my dog.

    5. Relief after burping, farting, throwing up.

    6. Eating a satisfying meal.

    7. Getting a big booger picking your nose.
     
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    Greatest underrated pleasure?

    Cuddling up with someone you are crazy about, and just feeling them with your hands, running them up and down their body, feeling every inch of their flesh, know that they are yours to hold, caress, feel, love. It's a wonderful feeling.
     
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    A restful, deep and quiet sleep.

    Cold beer after labor on a hot afternoon.

    Landing a large trout, and then releasing it.

    The view after a climb to the top of challenging peak.

    A swim in a cold mountain stream after a long day hiking.

    The stillness of the morning, before noise and activity shatter the calm.

    Scoring well on an exam after extensive preparation and study.

    A well fitting new suit, shirt and tie.

    The sound of a steam train whistle in the distance.

    The sound of rain pattering on the roof.

    A bona fide compliment from a professional peer or supervisor.
     
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    1. Brushing my teeth.

    2. Taking a shower with some great body washes and shower gels.

    3. Playing my guitar and keyboard.

    4. Talking with my father.

    5. Reading. (No internet. No cell phones. No people around. No plans. No radio. No TV. No stereo. Just me, a lamp and a few books.)

    6. Unconditional love for one another. Sometimes it is better to accept that we are all faulty. We deserve better.

    7. Listening to music without words. Everyday we hear a song that has nothing but disrespect for one another. I listen to some classical and bossa nova.

    8. Writing in a journal.

    9. Watching a comedy or someone performing stand-up comedy.

    10. Prayer and meditation.
     
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    Laying in the grass and staring at the clouds

    Anytime spent with animals

    Playing with or doing someones hair for fun

    Colouring like you did as a kid
     
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    I dunno - farting should be bumped up the list.

    Yeah, it smells and it's gross but I feel better now :smile:




    Drinking that first glass of water after a boozed up night?

    Sunburn? (Yeah I know skin cancer and all, but nothing says "sun's back in my hemisphere again" like sunburn)

    Peeling sunburn? C'mon you know you like it....

    Anything by the Twilight Singers

    Conversations that don't involve politics or religion or money or employment or love.
     
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    Stargazing. Identifying planets. Looking at the moon through a telescope.

    Reading a book from start to finish with few or no interruptions.

    Eating an orange or apple after picking it off the tree.

    The scent of hundred year-old roses, burning firewood in autumn, pine needles in a forest, a freshly bathed baby.

    The feel of cool water running over my body on a sizzling hot day.

    The long, deliberately slow, sensual kiss that leaves you breathless and is never forgotten.
     
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    1. Connecting with a new person.

    2. Getting an unexpected genuine compliment.

    3. Intense intelligent conversation.

    4. Seeing a stranger do something nice for anouther stranger.

    5. Absolute silence.

    6. Watching the sun rise and set.

    7. That flirtation you get with someone when you both know you like each other.

    8. Someone with a car offering to drive you somewhere when you usually have to walk or catch a bus / train.
     
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    An unexpected opportinuty to enjoy an afternoon sleep break when you're feeling burnt out, and the batteries need recharged.

    A fresh baguette with good quality butter.
     
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    I dunno about the rest of the guys on the site, but
    a clean break after a bowel movement is absolutely
    fantastic. :biggrin1:
     
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    Being up in the mountains in winter...the quietness is surreal.

    Driving my truck on slow, steep, crooked mountain roads.

    Watching the sunset from the mountain top.

    Stargazing from the mountain top.

    Walking along the river.

    Playing with dogs.

    Watching trains.

    The smell of diesel fumes on a damp evening.

    The sound of a well tuned engine.

    Relaxing while listening to music...without any other cares.
     
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    The satisfaction and sense of accomplishment of collapsing after really pushing yourself in a run/other workout.
     
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    Putting on a brand new pair of socks.

    Responding with a perfectly timed and devastating comeback after being on the receiving end of a putdown.
     
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    • reading this thread, save for the big boogers and farts maybe

    • logging onto LPSG and finding human gems like JQBlonde have been banned <sniffle>

    • giving and receiving acknowledgement

    • celery slathered in peanut butter

    • holding hands

    • blaring a favourite song in the car and singing along like you recorded it yourself

    • getting 10 from Uncut in your gallery!
     
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    Human Gems like JQB....... <Chnortle> <Snickle> That was a fun banning.
     
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    Dannymawg- Where have you been guy? Never fail to make me laugh.

    I think tonguing cold sores, squeezing zits and picking scabs fall into this category.
     
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    Walking on freshly fallen snow

    Smell and rough texure of line dried laundry

    Taste of food at the beach

    That tired & relaxed feeling after a good workout

    Drinking cold water when you're extremely thirsty on a hot day

    Growing tomatoes and giving them away

    Running your tongue over your teeth after a teethcleaning

    Getting a haircut and liking what you see in the mirror
     
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    Pickin' big ol' blackerries or raspberries

    Gettin' home and eatin' them or makin' a pie

    The super-relaxed feeling after swimmin' a mile

    Getting an email or phone call from Dad or Mom

    Getting to help someone who doesn't think much about you

    Gettin' a PM
     
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    Sunrises

    Cat fur and cat's purr

    Warm soft towel after a shower

    Floating on the water

    The sound of waves

    Learning something new

    Comfortable shoes

    Full body stretch with long yawn then snuggling back in

    Huge open skies

    Rainbows

    A secret smile

    A bon mot

    Dark chocolate

    Cold fresh milk

    Holding hands

    Laughing 'til it hurts

    Basking in the afterglow
     
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    I been around - I even got gallery pics up :naughty:

    Moving away from the adolescent... :biggrin1:


    Sitting in the sweet spot of a quality audio amplifier and speakers just a couple notches below clipping.

    Using public trans or walking to work. Sadly, not an option for many. Yeah, you stress out on public trans once in a while, but not like every day behind the wheel.


    New scratchy bath towels


    Shiatsu massage



    The colors without names behind eyelids...
     
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