it’s ALL about the little things
It’s SPRING ladies! That means more birds singing and plenty of flowers blooming. Personally, I’d have to say that of all things spring, my favorite part about this season is that I am always reminded to take a moment to stop and smell the roses.
As I’m sure most of you have heard this saying, how many have actually taken the time to stop and smell a rose? Better yet, do we even really know how to? Of course, I don’t mean this literally. The saying is more like a metaphor; a reminder that we should appreciate and enjoy the smaller things in life that often go unnoticed. To be able to do this is something beautiful, eye-opening, and extravagant!
IN ORDER TO TRULY APPRECIATE THE SMALLER THINGS, you have to make sure to take every opportunity to do so and truly understand what it means to do so. For example, let’s talk about traffic (wait, did she just say traffic?) Yes, I did! And here’s why…the next time you are stuck in traffic, focus some attention on the little things that are good about the situation. I’m not saying to see it as a symphony of red lights, but there is likely something good you can find about it. I know people who have sat in traffic and still drive right past their destinations just because their favorite song starts playing on the radio (of course, it’s always crucial to keep your focus on the road, but you get the idea…)
Try taking a moment for yourself right now to think about the little things that make you happy in life. Make a list so that you don’t forget these moments to appreciate!
Here is a small list I made to help get you started! Feel free to add any of these to your own if they apply!
*Chocolate bars, PETS, all green lights, crossing off the last thing on your to-do list, CAR WASHES FROM THE RAIN, an act of kindness, when heels DON’T hurt, being the first person to notice a rainbow, a helpful Siri when you’ve taken the wrong exit, FUZZY SOCKS, treating yourself to some wine-flavored ice cream (yes, that really exists!)
This season, just remember, ladies:
“Enjoy the little things in life because one day you will look back and realize that they were the big things! ” – RLT