Pleasure Priceless-A Good Night's Sleep

by Thilaka Ravi on  January 2, 2010 at 9:15 AM General Health News
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 Pleasure Priceless-A Good Night's Sleep
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.

In 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

35.Clothes shopping

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

49.Getting tipsy

50.Popping bubble wrap.

Source: ANI

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