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People Are Describing Their Favorite Feeling In 5 Words & It'll Make You Smile

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You know those moments where happiness washes over you and it feels like every worry you've ever had doesn't matter? It's a moment in time where, to quote The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, you feel "infinite." Whether big or small these moments give us happiness and relief from the trials of the world. While Twitter may not always be our go-to platform for joy these days, sometimes it's surprising. Such was the case when Twitter users started the hashtag #TheBestFeelingIn5Words, describing moments guaranteed to make you smile.

Ranging from the practical to the beautiful, peoples found a way to describe each moment clearly while limited to just five words. While the hashtag may not have a blatant mental health angle, when reading the tweets, my mind immediately went to those suffering with mental illnesses such as depression. For someone to feels like their world has lost it's light, reading these tweets may provide some reassurance of the amazing moments humans experience every day.

Even for those who are not struggling with a mental illness, reading some of these tweets may remind you to appreciate all the wonderful parts of life you'd otherwise overlook, however small they may seem. In fact, there may be something to recording your happiest moments. A 2012 Chinese study, tracked the effect of keeping a daily gratitude journal, with participants reporting better sleep and less anxiety, Psychology Today reported.

Looking for some inspiration on how to get those good feelings flowing? Here are some of the greatest #TheBestFeelingIn5Words tweets that you're sure to really feel RN.

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When Your Head Hits The Pillow

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Being Wanted By Others

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Having Breakfast In Bed

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Knowing You Are Loved Unconditionally

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Being Appreciated For What You Do

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Feeling Safe In Your Partner's Arms

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Watching The Snowfall For The First Time

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Being Treated The Way You Deserve

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Removing Bad People From Your Life

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Falling In Love With Yourself

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Enjoying Gut-Busting Laughter

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Wrapping Yourself In That Dryer-Warmed Blanket

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Throwing Your Bra Far Away

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Living After Conquering The Worst

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Watching Your New Favorite Show

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Drinking A Great Cup Of Hot Cocoa

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Being Able To Support Yourself

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Knowing You Don't Have To Face Life Alone

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Putting On Your Comfiest Clothes

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Having Your Love Returned

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Discovering Cash You Forgot About

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Adopting A Rescue Animal

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Accomplishing Your Wildest Dreams

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Getting That Alone Time You've Been Craving

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Going On A Midnight Pizza Run

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Finding The GIF That Says It All

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Becoming Enveloped In A Hug

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Being Able To Help Someone Else

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Getting Your Life In Order

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Knowing Another Season Of Your Favorite Show Is Coming

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Finally Paying Off Your Student Loans

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Sitting Down With A Glass Of Wine

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Going Back To Sleep

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Getting The Delivery You've Been Waiting For

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Having Your Flight Leave On Time For Once

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Knowing Someone Gets Your Mental Health Struggles

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Only Caring What You Think Of Yourself

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Knowing Someone Has Your Back

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Finally Being Able To Charge Your Phone

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Seeing Progress After Working Hard

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Listening To The Rain Fall As You Read

Odds are, you've felt more than one of these feelings before. If so, then you know allowing yourself to be in the moment and experience what you're feeling is truly amazing. Everyone deserves that "best" feeling as often as they can get it. Go find yours.