Very often, we may take for granted the simple things which we enjoy in our daily life until we may not be enjoying it the way they are. In this short film directed by Constantin Pilavios, it was mentioned in the film that, “… happiness is nothing more … than moments … small and invisible moments.” Moments … some of us may have taken for granted. What are the little things that we have enjoyed doing but have given up because of our busy schedules day in, day out?
Some of the Random things or simple pleasures I like:
A sunrise! A bright sunny day. A cooling breeze blowing in my face on a hot day when I am walking. The singing and dancing of the leaves and branches to the wind. Blue skies! White and big fluffy clouds which remind me of cotton candy I had when I was young. The dark clouds before the storm. The smell of rain in the air and the peacefulness before the storm. The sounds created by the rain falling on different things. The raindrops falling down on puddles of water and the ripples. The fresh smell of the air after the rain. The droplets on the green after the rain. Rainbow! The green of the trees and grasses. The flowers. Going for my run. The occasional snails I see when I go for run. The wild mushrooms I see when I go for my run… it could be quite hard to spot them around my place. The wonderful feeling after the run and sweating it out. Singing while I am walking. Watching people and observing them in the public transports. Watching children playing, running, smiling, giggling and laughing. Observing and act of random kindness. Performing act of random kindness without expectation. Making a different to the life of another. Last but not least, spending quality time with family and friends! And of course a sunset!
As you have noticed, I could probably go on and on with the list of things and simple pleasures which I like and enjoy doing; and which also make me happy! When we take the time out for the moments in life, we would discover the simple pleasures these moments bring to us.
Why not take out a piece of paper or make a post in your blog today and do this exercise with me? Write down as many as you want, the simple pleasures which you like and enjoy doing everyday …. and most importantly which also make you happy.