What is the feeling you have of old beautiful memories and experiences. You are feeling it as you say it. Like saying for instance, I am enraptured (at this moment). What I want to say is that (I am overwhelmed with the old beautiful memories now as I speak/as I write).

The memories have to be beautiful not gloomy.

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    You may be describing nostalgia. – Jim Mack Jul 12 '15 at 0:19

To me 'nostalgia' has about it a kind of sadness--sadness because it is lost in the past, sadness because I cast a longing,lingering look behind to get those days back. It is nothing derogatory, but it is a sad word.

What I suggest is: REMINISCENCE(S) The dictionary defines it an act of remembering long past experiences, often fondly / a mental image thus remembered.

However, one can further sweeten it with attributes like, 'fond', 'sweet' or 'pleasant'.


I'm not really clear on what OP is looking for, so I'll offer two suggestions and hope one is fitting.

relived verb: to experience (something) again in your imagination; to remember (something) so clearly that the same emotions you felt in the past are felt again. (Merriam-Webster online)

imbued verb: inspire or permeate with a feeling or quality. "the entire performance was imbued with sparkle and élan"

synonyms: permeate, saturate, diffuse, suffuse, pervade



To expand on my comment, nostalgia is defined in part as:

a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time

...which comes very close to what you seem to be after.

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