- Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.
This is a great, great reason to live. Right here. Just being able to wake up each day knowing that you may have an opportunity to smile. I don’t know about you, but when I get the feeling of happiness nothing could be better! I hope that this weekend, each and every one of you felt that smiley strike I did.
It could have been anything really. Maybe you woke up and just felt really rejuvenated, or else maybe you met someone this weekend who seems sweet and you would like to get to know them more! The possibilities are endless.
The reason why I chose to say a little bit about happiness today was because I am in a very happy state of mind right now! Sometimes, it just takes one little thing to make everything you know appear a bit brighter. Never underestimate the power of a few words, or a kind gesture that makes you smile. Never underestimate the power of a smile itself…..It is true what they say about smiling being contagious. Have you ever caught yourself in a down mood, but suddenly someone nearby shares a laugh with a friend or maybe smiles at the waitress walking by? All of sudden, you feel enlightened and like a bit of weight has been lifted off your shoulders. You might not realize it at the time, but that is the power of people together. Think of a placebo effect as well, mind over matter. If you think you are going to have a good day when you wake up, you probably will. There could be some bumps along the way, but overall you will feel content at the end before bed.
My weekend turned out to be very good. There were smiles, laughs, fun times, memories, friends, and music that made it all worth while. What is the point of this particular post? I am simply just hoping that by reading this and feeling the happiness radiate from these words that you will get a grin or a chuckle out of it. If not, you could always resort to the newspaper for the funnies! I want you to go to bed tonight though with a smile on your face. You will sleep better, feel better, wake up happier, and will live longer. Don’t let the little things in life get to you. Remember to look for a light, and no matter how bad something appears to be, one smile could change the situation right around.