The top things adults miss most from childhood are waking up without a care in the world, school holidays, and having no life admin.
A study of 2,000 Brits revealed the activities they long for from their youth, with more than half (56 per cent) admitting they have lost their sense of fun with age.
Getting pocket money, playing in the park and watching TV as soon as they got home from school were featured in the top 40 list.
Others miss things being done for them including cooking, washing and packed lunches being made.
Waking up feeling excited, particularly on their birthday, was also featured.
The research was commissioned by Tropicana, which is calling for adults to reclaim a childlike positivity at the start of each day by building a giant bed and placing it on the main concourse of King’s Cross station for adults to use as a trampoline.
The poll found people typically remember starting the day feeling happy (35 per cent), playful (22 per cent) and optimistic (21 per cent) in their youth.
In comparison, adults today wake up feeling tired (42 per cent), stressed (24 per cent) and anxious (21 per cent).
They wake up with four things on their mind, including the weather, tasks at work for the day ahead, money and bills.
Caroline Wilding, spokesperson for Tropicana Brands Group, said: “With so many adults across the country missing some of the fun they had as a child, such as being outdoors or singing out loud, we’re calling for the nation to embrace that nostalgic positivity and ‘Be More Kid’.
“We want to remind people to bring a sense of that childlike fun and sunshine to the day.
“The way we start each day, from what we have for breakfast to how we get to work, has a huge impact on setting the tone for

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