Happiness••

In psychology, happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being which can be defined by, among others, positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. Happy mental states may reflect judgements by a person about their overall well-being.

At some point in all of our lives we have seen something that just genuinely makes us happy. Enough to bring a smile to your face. Whether it be an act of kindness by someone unexpected and you were just a simply bystander that witnessed it, or maybe it’s a place, or even a physical thing. I started a list of things that has made me happy that I want to share with you all. Maybe you can relate!

  • reading a good book
  • sleeping in
  • weeping willow trees
  • hearing a child talk who is just learning to
  • looking up at the stars on a clear night
  • cuddling with that special someone
  • kittens
  • baby deer
  • seeing a grandmothers love for her grandkids as a bystander
  • having a small child hug you
  • new sheets on a bed
  • fresh haircut
  • deep conversations with friends

I could keep going but then I thought of asking some fellow bloggers to name one thing they’ve seen/done that makes them happy. The answers I got were so much deeper then my own. I want to share these with you guys in hopes they bring a bit a happiness to you as well.

[Also! Do me a favor give these bloggers a look! Promise you won’t regret it!!]

“I was genuinely happy when my daughter befriended a child who was being bullied by others and invited her into her group at school. Parenting done right.” -Amy from Amy Reads and Writes

“My office is located next to a dogy daycare. I left work yesterday & someone was out walking a pot belly pig. Apparently, they watch it a few times a week. Seeing it nose to the ground & sniffing everything in the middle of our small city makes me ridiculously happy.”-Ashley from More Then Cheese And Beer

“Rescuing my dogs.” -Jess from Midwest Jess

“Visiting my cousins for the first time in about 15 years it was crazy how similar we all are!” -Hayley from Love Hayley Beth

“Saw someone give their fresh meal to a homeless man. Thought it was so sweet.” -Sophie from Trafotoz

“My daughter asked her autistic friend to prom instead of her boyfriend. Seeing the smile on his face was the best.” -Michelle from Table of Mine

What’s something that’s put a smile on your face? Let’s share the happiness!

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