You may think it is difficult for me to find inspiration for my daily happiness posts, and I will admit, there are some days that it is difficult to either decide which happy moment to post about, or to find that small glimmer of happy at all. We all have those days where nothing seems to be going right.
Finding daily happiness need not be about some grand moment or event, like a family get together, or about that great deal you got on a designer handbag, although sometimes it is! Happiness is something we sometimes have to look for, to stop, focus on, and discover.
How can you find those little happy moments?
1. Look around you: Look at the things you have, and don't look at them simply as objects, but try looking at them as a memory. Maybe that strange little statue sitting on your shelf that you got stuck with was a private joke between you and a dear old friend. That is the happiness, not the statue itself, but the memory of the friend that the statue conjures up.
|Our "Sweetie" Statue|
|This is the Truth!|
4. Set a goal: If you are feeling stuck in a rut, make a list, set a goal, dream a little. Nothing works better for getting out of a rut than to start making a plan of action. Your happy moment can be as basic and as big as making a decision to initiate the thought process on a plan or goal, and create a future "Happiness Is" moment when that goal is accomplished and you think back on the day you first set out on your plans to achieve it!
|The Finish Line Is Within Reach!|
Remember, happy moments need not be big, need not be about a person, place, or thing, they can be one of those, or all of them combined, but they can also be as basic as a hot soak in the tub, a chance to spend an hour reading, or watching your favorite movie.
|Some Of My Favorite Nights!|