Happy Words: A List Of Extremely Happy Words

Searching for the perfect list of happy, inspiring words that you can use to motivate yourself?

According to Andrew Newberg, M.D., words can quite literally change the structure of your brain.

A single positive word has the power to influence the expression of genes that regulate physical and emotional stress.

Words deemed “positive” actually have the capability of strengthening our frontal lobe, a section of the brain, and promoting our cognitive function. Did you also know that hostile language and thinking can disrupt the production of important neurochemicals which help to regulate our stress?

A single negative word can increase the activity in our amygdala (the fear center of the brain). This releases dozens of stress-producing hormones and neurotransmitters.

Having a list of happy words helps to inspire and motivate me during the times I’ve hit a bump in the road. Please enjoy this expansive list (that I will continuously update) of the most joyful words you can find.

Who knows — using just one word from this list of happy words may help you improve your current outlook.


Successfully bring about or reach (a desired objective, level, or result) by effort, skill, or courage.


Make (something) active or operative.


A state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint.


Achieved without great effort; presenting few difficulties.


Grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly favorable environment.


Able to flow easily.


Absence of subjection to foreign domination


The combination of simultaneously sounded musical notes to produce chords and chord progressions having a pleasing effect.


Limitless or endless in space, extent, or size; impossible to measure or calculate.


Curious or inquiring; seeking answers or data.


Causing great wonder; extraordinary.


Provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition.


In a continuing forward direction; ahead.


Exceptionally good; amazing.


The standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.


Cause (pain, distress, or difficulty) to become less severe or serious.


Smooth and continuous, with no apparent gaps or spaces between one part and the next.


Having or showing the knowledge, ability, or training to perform a certain activity or task well.


Full of energy, enthusiasm, and determination.


Superior to all others.


Make or become united, uniform, or whole.


The state of being united or joined as a whole.


Enthusiasm, affection, or kindness.


An affirmative answer or decision.


Bright, fresh, or lively.

That’s It!

Thanks for reading my official list of extremely happy words!

Life can seem tough if we let it, but through subtle changes to our lives we can achieve the peace of mind we desire. Habits such as daily vocabulary or conditioning our responses can make or break the way we tackle life’s obstacles.

I hope your day is bright and your mood is elevated.

As I come across more words that ignite my passion for life, I’ll add them to this list.

Until then, may you nourish your body, unify your mind, and move onward with your spirited freedom.