How to Spread Sunshine

Yellow Floral Jumpsuit (on sale & under $25!) || Neutral Wedges || Tassel Earrings (similar) || Pom Pom Clutch || Apple Watch with this band

Hiya my fabulous friends!! Happy Monday- time to kick off a happy new week! Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how to spread more “happy” around me, and what better day to do it than a day when I’m wearing a sunshine-inducing yellow jumpsuit?! ha.

I’m a big believer that your can spread cheer without having to partake in grand gestures, sometimes it’s simple actions that end up meaning the most. Life is tough y’all, there’s no two ways around it, and you don’t know when things are going to change in an instant- so I want to make sure I spend the time I’ve got making this world the happiest it can be! 🙂 So, here are a few ways that I like to “pay it forward” in happy feelings:

1. Smile at a stranger– trust me on this one. How many times have you walked down the street and seen a sea of stony faces? Then one of those grim lines breaks into a smile at you and you know you give them a 100-watt grin back! Smile are like instant-mood lifters, so spread them all around!

2. Send an encouraging text- text messages take like what? Point two seconds to send?? I encourage you to take 5 minutes today and text three friends something uplifting and encouraging. It can be a simple “thinking about you & hope you have a great day” or maybe an inspirational quote or bible verse or even just a “thankful for you” – but trust me, nothing makes you feel better than knowing someone was thinking of you and took time to tell you so!

3. Call your mom– My mom told me a few weeks ago that she loves it when I call because she “likes to hear my sweet voice” (If you’ve caught one of my insta-stories you know I sound about 13 years old- ha). But I know that it brightens her day to hear from me, so even though this millennial doesn’t care for the phone I try and take time to call her and say hi! You never know, it just might make your day happier too 🙂

Yellow Floral Jumpsuit (on sale & under $25!) || Neutral Wedges || Tassel Earrings (similar) || Pom Pom Clutch || Apple Watch with this band

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So tell me, how do you like to spread happy? Share your ideas in the comments below!

12 Comments

  1. April 16, 2018 / 7:01 am

    Love this jumpsuit on you! So pretty! And I love all of these ideas but definitely be careful when smiling at a stranger! I did the other day and the girl literally snarled at me and asked me what my problem was lol! Whoops!

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      April 16, 2018 / 9:21 pm

      OK that is SO scary!! I’ve never had that happen… but she definitely needed a SMILE 🙂 XO

  2. April 16, 2018 / 9:02 am

    You DO spread so much sunshine! Thank you for the lovely post – you are totally right, it is in all of the small gestures. This post really does give a kick to make the time for this things. Love your outfit too! Joanne x

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      April 16, 2018 / 9:26 pm

      Yay!! So glad you feel inspired- that makes my heart sing!

  3. April 16, 2018 / 1:30 pm

    That jumpsuit is too cute! I’m stuck in an ice storm so your sunny Florida posts have me jealous! Happy Monday!

    Felicity | http://oliverandmoose.com

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      April 16, 2018 / 9:26 pm

      Sending sunshine your way! “Think warm thoughts” right 🙂

  4. April 16, 2018 / 3:29 pm

    ahh so sweet and yes, all so simple and yet so impactful!

    ~Katelyn/www.theyellowspectacles.com

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      April 16, 2018 / 9:26 pm

      I love that little things can make such a big difference!

  5. April 18, 2018 / 6:54 am

    You spread sunshine everywhere you go and to everyone you meet! This post made me smile 🙂

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      April 18, 2018 / 6:59 am

      Awww thank you so much friend! I feel the same way about YOU!

  6. April 19, 2018 / 10:42 am

    You do know your smile spreads sunshine, right? I really love reading your blog dear, especially seeing your photos. You have such a contagious smile! Anyway, cute floral jumpsuit you got there, really suits you perfectly – pretty and so full of life!
    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      April 24, 2018 / 6:36 am

      Thank you Jess! That is such kind encouragement!

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