The Little Things

SugarFix-Cake-Monkey-12-600x900I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the little things, how tiny, small, nearly imperceptible things in our day-to-day lives can make all of the difference in the way we feel. I’ve been thinking about how grateful I am for sunshine and clean air and cold drinking water; for a hot breakfast and a sweet card in the mail and puppy snuggles at an unlikely moment. I’m thankful for a really great workout counterbalanced by homemade chocolate chip cookies. I feel happy when I go for walks and spend good quality time with people I love and add life-giving plans to my calendar. I feel joy when I really connect with my husband (even over the silliest or smallest of things), when I laugh with a friend over the phone, and when I complete a tough project at work. I am grateful for clean sheets and great-smelling candles and Mexican food, for a new notebook and a hot bath and loved ones I can count on. When the world seems too big and terrifying to take on, I remember the little things, and that makes all the difference.

Image via Jeff Mindell for Studio DIY

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4 thoughts on “The Little Things

  1. Love how positive and how full of energy you are ♥️ Its easy to forget about the things that really make our day but reading your post its rubbed off on me:) so thank you! I hope you have more days like this that are full of little things to be grateful for! Best, Erika.

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