A survey of 2,000 adults on life's "little wins" found the average person has something unexpected and good happen to them three times a week. And the boost in happiness we get lasts 1 hour and 14 minutes.

Here are the Top 10 "little wins" we love most:

  1. Finding money in the pocket of an old coat.
  2. Waking up to nice weather.
  3. Getting an unexpected gift in the mail.
  4. Getting into a bed with fresh sheets.
  5. Traffic lights turning green as you're approaching.
  6. Watching the sun set.
  7. Crossing off the last thing on a to-do list.
  8. Completing a do-it-yourself project on your own.
  9. A winning lottery ticket, even if it's only a few bucks.
  10. Receiving a compliment from a complete stranger.

"Getting an extra hour in bed" just missed the Top 10 at #11. And #12 is "when your favorite song comes on the radio." Which is nice because I really only hear when someone hates a song and not when someone loves a song.

Read more at Mirror.

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