Some of the little pleasures of life have no price tag on them - just like a refreshing good night's sleep.
Curling up in bed after a long day and waking up feeling completely refreshed the following morning is so good that it has been voted life's 'greatest little pleasure', reports The Telegraph.
AdvertisementIn the study of 3,000 Brits, a tenner in your pocket came second, closely followed by cuddling up to a loved-one in bed.
Rob Stacey spokesman for Batchelors Cup-a-Soup, which carried out the poll, said: "You can't beat the feeling of getting into bed after a long, hard day.
"And that feeling gets even better when you wake up feeling great and back to your normal self the following morning. 'We don't always need something major to happen to brighten up our day - sometimes the little things have just as much of an effect.
"Often the little gestures such as a quick cuddle or a compliment can really help to cheer someone up if they are having a bad day, and can even be more welcome than splashing out on expensive presents."
Top 50 greatest little pleasures in life
1.A good night's sleep
2.Finding a forgotten tenner in your pocket
3.Cuddling up with a partner in bed
4.Crying with laughter
5.Having a lie-in
6.Sleeping in newly laundered bedding
7.Getting a bargain
8.Making someone smile
9.Catching up with an old friend
10.Laughing at things that have happened in the past
11.Eating a Sunday roast with your family
12.Someone saying you look nice
13.Curling up on the sofa with a good book and a hot drink or soup
14.Discovering you've lost a few pounds
15.Breakfast in bed
16.Waking up thinking it's a work day and then realising it's the weekend
17.A random person smiling at you in the street
18.Looking through old photo albums
19.Eating a takeaway
20.First snow fall of the year
21.Singing your heart out to your favourite song in car
22.Having lunch with friends
23.Listening to a baby laughing
24.Having a massage
25.Reading a book or listening to your iPod on holiday by the pool
26.Playing in snow
27.Finding a pair of jeans that fit perfectly
28.Being chatted up
29.A girly-night in
30.A pampering session at home
31.The smell of freshly cut grass
32.Sitting in the pub with your friends
33.Looking at a baby asleep in a cot
34.Waking up in a room with an amazing view
36.Receiving a letter from a friend
37.Fitting into an old pair of jeans again after losing some weight
38.Staying up all night getting to know someone special
39.Your mum's cooking
40.Getting dressed up for a night out
41.Watching a live band
42.Drinking a cold beer after work
43.Browsing in a secondhand book shop
44.Going to the cinema
45.Getting a new hairstyle
46.Your queue being the quickest in the supermarket
47.The cold side of the pillow
48.Watching a DVD
50.Popping bubble wrap.
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