List of Top 20 Positive Feelings and Emotions

List of Top 20 Positive Feelings and Emotions There are many positive emotions and positive feelings in this world, and understanding those positive feelings is very important to every individual. Positive feelings are one of the core elements to have in your life to enjoy well-being and happiness.

Positive feelings are one of the core elements to have in your life to enjoy well-being and happiness. Martin Seligman, who is one of the founders of positive psychology, designed the PERMA model. In the PERMA model, Seligman presents five elements which help people reach a life of fulfillment, happiness, and meaning. The first letter of PERMA, the P, stands for the first element of this model, which is Positive emotions.

Find below the list of top 20 positive feeling words representing positive feelings and emotions!

The order of the feelings and emotions is random. Research each positive feeling word on the internet. In this way, you will increase your knowledge about the meaning of the positive feelings that stand behind these positive words. Also, go and read the explanation of the meaning of these positive feeling words in TheFreeDictionary.com and Wikipedia.com.

1. JOY

Joy comes from the experiences which are delightful and memorable when you feel that everything is right when you feel happy, safe, satisfied, and comfortable. It is a feeling of great happiness and pleasure that lifts up the spirit.

2. INTEREST

Every human being has the desire to learn new things, see new places. Humans are curious and eager to explore, and the feeling of interests comes from that curiosity. When you feel interested in something, a person, a place, or else, you instantly become more open to the adventure and experiences, you discover and learn.

3. SERENITY

In many ways, serenity is similar to joy, because you feel that everything is right and that feeling is followed by the tranquility and peace of mind. It means being in the state where you feel relaxed when you don’t have any worries, where you are completely calm, enjoying.

4. HOPE

At certain moments in life, you may experience some problems, and feeling the hope means you know all those issues are not permanent ones, it means you feel and believe things will change for the better, and the future is bright and beautiful.

5. GRATITUDE

Gratitude is about appreciation, for certain things and people you have in your life, such as good health, great friends and family members, the talents you might possess, fortune, fame, and more, and being thankful for it.

6. KINDNESS

Kindness often involves affection, and warmth and this emotion is about being considerate, being generous and friendly to other people.

7. SURPRISE (PLEASANT)

When you do not expect a certain event to happen, and if the event happens, which is not only unexpected but is pleasurable and desirable, you will be pleasantly surprised.

8. CHEERFULNESS

Feeling cheerful means you are in the state of mind which is positive, it means you are optimistic and happy.

9. CONFIDENCE

Believing that you can do something, that you can accomplish certain goals, or that you will successfully finish a particular task means that you feel confident.

10. ADMIRATION

When you feel positive about people who are skillful, talented, and exceptional is something, you will admire those people. Admiration is a positive social emotion.

11. ENTHUSIASM

Enthusiasm is the emotion you will feel when you are extremely excited about something when you are very interested in something.

12. EUPHORIA

This emotion is something you will feel when you are simply overwhelmed with an experience that involves a great joy. For instance, you may be euphoric when your favorite football team is winning a game.

13. SATISFACTION

Satisfaction is the emotion you will usually feel after you fulfill a certain desire or need you had, but you can also feel satisfied when you help someone with something.

14. PRIDE

Pride is the emotion that comes from feeling important and exalted for the things you achieved or the things you currently do. When you achieve something great, which is considered as valuable in social terms, you will be proud of that achievement. Feeling proud has the positive impact on self-confidence.

15. CONTENTMENT

Contentment is the emotion you’ll feel when you are satisfied and happy when your mind is at ease.

16. INSPIRATION

Feeling inspired comes from the uplifting experience which basically takes your breath away, such as watching a sunset which is simply perfect, being the witness of an excellence and more.

17. AMUSEMENT

Life is full of humor, funny stories and jokes, and funny and playful experiences that will make you laugh so hard, and in those moments, you will feel completely amused.

18. ENJOYMENT

When experiencing or doing something you like, when simply taking a pleasure in something, means you enjoy it. It is a feeling of pleasure.

19. AWE

Awe is something that happens when you see or experience something truly powerful and great, and when you are completely stunned by all that greatness. For instance, it may come from seeing things such as an impressive work of art, beautiful sunset, or Niagara waterfalls, Grand Canyon, an amazing beach covered in white sand, or else.

20. LOVE

The list of the top 20 positive feelings and emotions is random, but the fact is, love is without any doubt the most frequent positive feeling. Moreover, love is the emotion that includes many other emotions and feelings, such as gratitude, interest, joy, awe and more. Love is an extremely strong feeling of affection, and it is the feeling that makes people feel good, feel happy, and it makes the life as beautiful as it is.

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8 thoughts on “List of Top 20 Positive Feelings and Emotions”

  1. Hello Mary Ellen. thank you for enjoining this list of top 20 positive feelings and emotions I determined the top 20 based on my researches of positive words that I do at Positive Words Research. Of course the researches will improve in time and I might publish another article, but until now this are the top 20. Have a happy day. Many blessings to you, pure love and light and may you be connected with the love of all things.

  2. Yes, respect is also a powerful positive feeling, especially self-respect, it is so much connected with self-love <3. As Louise Hay says: self-love pays the best dividends of all

  3. You are most welcome Nader Love your appreciation Many happy thoughts to you Many you be blessed with pure love and light Pure and constant daily happiness

  4. Thank you, I feel happy that you find it useful hmmm wow so interesting that you have a mood board awesome May you be blessed with happy thoughts light pure love all good

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