…Happiness Is…

My friend bought me these little books by Charles M. Schultz and it’s called “Happiness is a warm puppy” and “happiness is a sad song” and they’re so adorable! I read them every time I feel down. But I just thought it would be neat to do it myself. To just kind of remind myself of what makes me happy day to day. You guys should do it too! I’ll be adding things to the list every day so keep your eyes peeled (newest ones are at the to)

So here it goes!

… Happiness is … 

  • …Having a very lovely Winter as most days have been -10 or above [January 19, 2015]
  • …Laughing over $45 dollars worth of yummy desserts about home appliances and what your wedding favours should entail [January 16, 2015]
  • … Having my birthday spent with two families this year! [January 10, 2015]
  • … Having your cat near your door ‘crying’ but then once you open the door, she kneads you and head butts you [2013]
  • … Bringing our lovely adopted cat home!!!!!! =^o^= Mochi [December 18, 2013]
  • … Having 18 degrees even though it’s nearing the end of October [October 26, 2013]
  • … Getting a call to go back to work casual for the week and being welcomed by your colleagues again [October 21-25, 2013]
  • … Reaching the top of the mountain, only to be met with breathtaking scenery that makes you realize how big the world is [October 14, 2013]
  • … Knowing that with each day, the day is going to get longer! Yay! [Jan. 02, 2013]
  • … when you’re counting the days until Christmas because you can’t wait to give someone their present [Dec. 16, 2012]
  • … finding amusement in something as simple as 12/12/12 [Dec. 12, 2012]
  • … just spending quality time with someone important [Dec. 09, 2012]
  • … having your coworker beat you to the till and secretly paying your bill for lunch because it’s your last day [Nov. 30, 2012]
  • … Knowing that there is so much ahead, despite the fact that you think you have just finished [Nov. 21, 2012]
  • …Enjoying one another’s presence over a cup of hot chai latte and a large cookie that costed $3.25 [Nov 20, 2012]
  • … having the lady working at Tim Hortons still take time to draw you a smiley face on the cup of tea despite the 10 people waiting in line behind you [Nov. 19, 2012]
  • … having a nice fresh bagel at 8 PM after coming home from the grocery store [Nov. 15, 2012]
  • … Seeing dogs (big and small) run free at a dog park [Nov. 13, 2012]
  • … Enjoying hot pot on a cold night [Nov. 11, 2012]
  • … Splurging on a dozen macarons… just cause you can [Nov. 09, 2012]
  • … The sky being filled with bright pink at sunrise [Nov. 06, 2012]
  • … Not having to walk in pitch darkness in the mornings because of daylight savings [Nov. 05, 2012]
  • … Seeing frost on the trees as you’re driving along the road [Nov. 01, 2012]
  • … when someone tells you he’s going to ‘surprise visit’ you the next day… kind of defeats the purpose of ‘surprise’ but that’s okay, I’ll take it =) [Oct. 17, 2012]
  • … Being able to cook for 1.5 hours and not realize how fast the time has gone by [Oct. 16, 2012]
  • … Seeing a man push a woman in a wheelchair around the hospital unit after just meeting each other a couple days ago. Talk about keeping each other company [Oct. 10, 2012]
  • … Seeing the beautiful clouds filled with bright pink/purple while the sun is slowly making its morning appearance, while on the other hand, still distinctly being able to see the moon [Oct 01, 2012]
  • … Waking up accidentally in the morning and catching the sunrise just in time [Sept 29, 2012]
  • … jogging with thousands of people all for one cause [Sept 16, 2012]
  • … hugging someone you like [Aug 20, 2012]
  • … Having an empty stomach while camping for the first time with friends [Aug 19, 2012]
  • … Writing the last “student” behind your degree after charting… EVER!! Congratulations to the class of MScOT 2012! We made it! [Aug 10, 2012]
  • … Receiving an e-mail that absolutely made your day =) [Aug 09, 2012]
  • … Opening your drawer in your room to find your box of cookies still there =D [Aug 07, 2012]
  • … Collecting a bunch of different pastel colored post-it notes at different places in the hospital [August 02, 2012]
  • … Counting down the days of final placement! [July 18, 2012]
  • … Being able to go home for the weekends, even if it is for just 2 short days [July 13, 2012]
  • … Seeing all the new grads at convocation ceremonies. Congratulations! [June 07, 2012]
  • … Sitting on a rock beside the river front sipping on some bubble tea and talking about life [May 28, 2012]
  • … Two random people saying “hi” to you while you’re walking to get somewhere [May 25, 2012]
  • … Hearing that you brought upon a smile/happiness to someone because your “happiness” rubbed off on them too! =) [May 23, 2012]
  • … Waking up to sunshine when the weather forecast had predicted snow and rain [May 18, 2012]
  • … Someone coming up to you and shaking your hand and saying “Thank you! Best of luck in your future career” [May 01, 2012]
  • … a full stomach [April 24, 2012]
  • … Someone looking at you and you both start to laugh because you know exactly what they’re thinking… and that’s: “wanna play crib?!” [April 19, 2012]
  • … When someone hugs you from the back randomly after having a conversation with them about not buying the 50 cent piece of cheesecake [April 17, 2012]
  • … when you laugh at the smallest things someone says [April 17, 2012]
  • … Being excited to start a colorful string art project! [April 06, 2012]
  • … Reading a text from your parents and not understanding a single word and you can’t stop laughing from it [April 05, 2012]
  • … Discovering a macaroon that is the size of your palm! [March 14, 2012]
  • … Writing your last final exam in your schooling career and having everyone cheer when the prof said “you may now begin the exam” [March 14, 2012]
  • … spending 30 minutes at a store trying on accessories when you didn’t initially intend to go into [February 01, 2012]
  • … Being stupid with your friend in your room, dancing to music in the dark until the wee hours in the morning [January 21, 2012]
  • … Having a nice encounter with a random stranger who completely brightened up your day [January 20, 2012]
  • … Having zumba 4 days in a row!! [January 12, 2012]
  • … Staying at Tim Hortons and having a conversation with a friend only to realize that 3 hours has elapsed already [January 07, 2012]
  • … Finally navigating through the +15 walkways from TD mall to Chinatown in 45 minutes, when normally it would take simply 10 minutes to walk from the outside [January 06, 2012]
  • … Starting off the New Year by watching one of my all time favorite Disney films on Broadway! [Beauty and the Beast; January 01, 2012]
  • … Spending time with your family without a worry in the world [Dec 25, 2011]
  • … Baking cookies while on placement! [Dec 09, 2011]
  • … Buying a brand new agenda for the new year and feeling organized because of it despite the fact that you may not be at the moment [Dec 08, 2011]
  • … Freshly fallen snow on the ground that is not yet shoveled [Dec 03, 2011]
  • … Seeing your friends, even if it’s just for the weekend [Oct. 22, 2011]
  • … Having the weekend to relax after a longgggg week of school [Oct. 13, 2011]
  • … Having your friend tell you they’re on episode 10 when they just started that same day [Sept. 11, 2011]
  • … Receiving a text from your little cousin asking for your opinion/help [Sept. 07, 2011]
  • … Hugging your family good-bye [Sept. 04, 2011]
  • … Having your whole family help you move in. Thanks guys! [Sept. 03, 2011]
  • … Waking up at 8 AM and being welcomed by beautiful sunshine and the warm temperature in Palm Springs! [August, 2011]
  • … When your mom tries to crack funny jokes and she’s the one laughing the loudest [Aug. 27, 2011]
  • … your grandma cooking you breakfast in the morning before you’re even awake for work 🙂 [Aug. 26, 2011]
  • … Seeing a new born life picture in an Ultrasound (Congrats!) [Aug. 25, 2011]
  • … Coming home to find a table filled with all your favorite dishes cooked by your grandma ❤ [Aug. 24, 2011]
  • … Being able to be a kid again— jumping on a trampoline while the sprinkler is going off underneath while having a water balloon fight [Aug. 23, 2011]
  • … When an elderly gentleman lets you on the train first, rather than going in himself. [Aug. 22, 2011]
  • … Baking cupcakes and making the frosting and then realizing you cut down on every ingredient except for the cream cheese. Oops. [Aug. 21, 2011]
  • … Seeing a car decked out with beautiful flowers and ribbons and knowing that the new couple is starting a new part of their life… together. [Aug. 20, 2011]
  • … Lasting through the one hour session of exercise and knowing you survived. [Aug. 12, 2011]
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