New study uncovers the everyday ‘little wins’ that spark joy, giving Brits a ‘happy glow’ of 74 minutes


As the nation continues to adjust to a slower pace of life it seems that us Brits are taking the time to appreciate the simple things, as the study, commissioned by Barefoot Wine, confirms that over half the nation (54%) have found more joy in everyday ‘little wins’ during recent months than ever before.

Barefoot Wine “Top 50” list of ‘Little Wins’:

  1. Finding money in an old coat pocket (48%)
  2. Waking up to sunshine (43%)
  3. Receiving an unexpected gift in the post (40%)
  4. Getting into fresh bedding at the end of the day (37%)
  5. Traffic lights turning green as you approach (33%)
  6. Watching the sunset (33%)
  7. Completing a to-do list (32%)
  8. Completing a DIY task by yourself (31%)              
  9. Winning a lucky dip on the lottery (31%)                         
  10. Getting a compliment from a stranger (30%)                         
  11. Getting an extra hour in bed
  12. When your favourite song comes on the radio or playlist
  13. Getting a free item in your takeaway
  14. Finding a forgotten stash of chocolate
  15. Receiving an online delivery earlier than expected
  16. Putting comfy clothes on at the end of a busy day
  17. Seeing a happy dog on a walk
  18. Completing a gardening task successfully                  
  19. Waking up thinking it’s a weekday but realising it’s the weekend
  20. Getting the last parking space in a car park
  21. Receiving a call from a long distant friend or family member
  22. Being thanked for helping a neighbour
  23. Finding out it’s a four-day working week
  24. Fitting into a pair of jeans you’d forgotten about
  25. Getting a new recipe right
  26. Keeping a plant alive
  27. Seeing the item you need fully stocked in the supermarket
  28. Parallel parking on a first attempt
  29. Waking up to a heart-warming text
  30. Having the exact amount of change to pay for something
  31. Remembering to cancel a subscription before the free trial ends
  32. Having an umbrella in your bag when it starts raining
  33. Completing a food shop without forgetting any items
  34. Completing a home workout
  35. Waking up on a ‘good hair day’
  36. Having a crisp, refreshing glass of wine at the end of the day
  37. Having a surprise date night with your partner
  38. Getting a product upgrade in your online food shop
  39. When your favourite box set returns
  40. Waking up just before your alarm
  41. Finding a forgotten bottle of wine
  42. Winning a virtual quiz
  43. Getting likes on your social media post
  44. Taking a ‘good’ selfie first time
  45. Getting a personal best time for a run
  46. Painting your nails without smudging
  47. When your child sleeps through the night
  48. When your kids play happily together
  49. Finding that your favourite bottle of wine is in stock
  50. Loading the dishwasher perfectly

To be in with a chance of winning a Barefoot Little Win for yourself of a loved one, join Barefoot Wine this month on their social channels. Share your ‘Little Win’ experience and raise a #VirtualCheers to the little things in life.

For more information visit @barefootwineuk #VirtualCheers