The Little Post Of Happiness Quotes!

The Little Post Of Happiness Quotes!

Hey everyone!

I hope the first week or so of the year has treated you well. If it hasn’t, let’s hope the rest of the year will be 10x better! I don’t know about you but I usually get really down and de-motivated in January. I feel particularly plumper after indulging at Christmas, the come down from the festivities sets in and getting through the cold days and dark evenings seems that extra bit harder as the joys of Summer and a holiday seem so far away.

My lovely Jake got me a book for Christmas called “The Little Book of Happiness”, It’s full of cute little tips and quotes to help cheer you up and keep you going through hard times. I thought now would be the perfect time to share some of my favourite ones and my own interpretations of them for anyone suffering the January blues, like me. Here are my 10 favourites!

I love this quote a lot and I feel like everyone could take something from it. To me it sort of epitomises the fact that we as humans naturally take things for granted and it’s quite sad when you think about it as it’s so easy to do. I can’t say I look at EVERYTHING as if it’s the first/last time but I certainly appreciate my time with people I love a lot more nowadays .

I know it’s not as simple as the quote implies but I think it’s trying to tell you that no matter what gets in the way, do whatever you possibly can to become that person you envision yourself as.

As funny as it sounds, I always think of the song The Climb by Miley Cyrus when reading quotes like this. You should definitely try not to see happiness as a destination. People tend to think “when I get this job/this house/a partner/whatever I’ll be happy” but it doesn’t work like that. You need to learn to find happiness in the process of life.

This is pretty self explanatory, take joy from everything you possibly can and go with it. Every cloud really does have a silver lining as cliché as it sounds. Revel in the happiness that you have in your life no matter how simple it is.

I just thought this was a really cute quote. I’ve seen it quite a few times before and I think it’s true that a smile from the right person or even a stranger can change your day.

This is one I really need to take note of myself, I am a huge worrier. The quote is so right though, if you can’t actually change the outcome of the thing with your actions then there is no use worrying. “Worry is the greatest thief of joy” as they say.

I am anything but a religious person but I do surprisingly believe in karma. Treating people the way you want to be treated is also something I believe in (in most circumstances, sometimes people don’t deserve it).

I’ve never heard this quote before I read this book but I think about it every day now. It really made me think as we wander around as people looking for something that will apparently just one day click into place and we’ll be fulfilled. This quote made me realise that doing that is actually completely pointless as we need to build ourselves not just wait around for life to happen to us.

This goes hand in hand with the last quote, you have to create your own happiness. I believe that good things come to those who WORK for it.

And last but not least, don’t give up on simple things or “little” things as they’re often the parts of life that end up being the most important or memorable. 🙂

Well I hope you enjoyed todays post, It was a little different from normal but I hope it’s helped to motivate you/cheer you up a little! What is your favourite quote to keep you inspired or motivated?

’Til Next Time,




  1. 10th January 2018 / 5:46 pm

    Ahh I love this! I feel like I need this book in my life haha but it’s so nice, definitely words to live by, if only it was that easy eh? Haha xx

    Sophia | Sophia’s Sphere |

    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 5:50 pm

      I definitely think it helps! Always nice to have some guidance xx

  2. 10th January 2018 / 5:49 pm

    Ahh I love this post!! I got my step-Mum this book for Christmas too so it’s lovely to see its full of some wonderful little quotes to make you see the good stuff in life! ❤️ Gaby

    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 5:49 pm

      Aww yay! It honestly is so nice, there’s so many more in there too but there’s were my absolute faves 🙂 X

  3. 10th January 2018 / 6:52 pm

    What a darling little book! Love finding these types of positive quote books!

    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 5:49 pm

      It’s cute isn’t it!? I always love reading through it X

  4. Miranda
    10th January 2018 / 6:55 pm

    Love you, I need to read this book xxx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 5:42 pm

      Love you too! You can borrow it anytime Xxx

  5. 10th January 2018 / 7:04 pm

    Oh I loved reading this post Alice – such a great one to share! I always struggle with January but I’m trying to keep myself motivated and content! The dreary weather is quite difficult to ignore though, I must admit.. xo

    Char |

    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 5:40 pm

      Thanks Charlotte 🙂 it is isn’t it!? The weather has such an effect on my mood it’s crazy! Roll on Summer eh X

  6. 10th January 2018 / 9:11 pm

    These are such good quotes! Thank you for sharing this Alice. A unique and fun post, as always! xxx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 5:39 pm

      Thanks Meg 🙂 glad you enjoyed! Hope it made ya smile Xxx

  7. 11th January 2018 / 2:36 pm

    This is the absolute cutest present, Jake did so well! I’d love this just to pop in my handbag and whack it out whenever I’m feeling stressed or defeated. My favourite quote is the Roald Dahl one, I’ve loved that quote since I was little x


    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 5:39 pm

      I know it’s adorable isn’t it! It is such a cute pick-me-up gift, it’s such a cute quote isn’t it! X

  8. Anu
    11th January 2018 / 10:00 pm

    Ooh, I absolutely love this book! I have a similar one filled with quotes and it’s a great read especially if I’m feeling a bit down. My favourite quote is “When life gets blurry, adjust your focus.” 🙂 x

    Anu | Based On blog

    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 5:36 pm

      They really are uplifting! That is such a lovely quote, thanks for sharing 🙂 X

  9. 12th January 2018 / 10:36 pm

    What an adorable book! I love a good quote, my favourites are by Dr Seuss haha x

    Francesca | ?

    • blacktulipbeauty
      12th January 2018 / 10:44 pm

      Aww yes Dr Seuss quotes are often brill! X

  10. 13th January 2018 / 4:08 pm

    I love it! It’s important to keep a happy and positive outlook on life. My mum got me a book for Christmas that has a lesson on how to be more positive and you read one lesson a day. It’s been making me feel so much better! I love your quotes, I’ll bookmark this page to come back to it whenever I feel down.

    Julia xx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th January 2018 / 9:16 pm

      It definitely is for your own wellbeing! Aww that sounds cute, what a lovely present 🙂 Xx

  11. 15th January 2018 / 9:13 pm

    I really love these quotes! My favourite is the 4th one by Andy Warhol, such a inspiring quote! I don’t really have a quote that motivates me really! But I’m loving these ones xx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      15th January 2018 / 10:56 pm

      Aww I’m really glad you enjoyed 🙂 They do help me stay positive Xx

  12. 16th January 2018 / 9:00 pm

    Im like you and always struggle in january! Thank you so much for sharing these! Im one of those people who does get happy about nothing that made me smile!

    Role on Summer!

    Emily xx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      6th February 2018 / 6:09 pm

      Glad you enjoyed this post 🙂 It is a super cute book to have! Xx

  13. 26th January 2018 / 1:27 pm

    I love these quotes. They are such good ones to be reading in the start of the year when you feel a little down

    • blacktulipbeauty
      6th February 2018 / 6:10 pm

      100%! It’s such a handy positive book to have! x

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