I feel like I’m seeing less of you all lately! With work, uni and general life I’ve been super busy so I feel like I haven’t been on here as much, plus I’m still trying to catch up on everything I missed when I had my 3 week chest infection. The joys. I feel like I’ve missed so much already and I hate feeling absent! Trying to get around to catching up asap. Anyway, I started writing this post last night and since then I’ve completely forgotten what I was going to say in this introduction and that kids is why you should never save drafts when you’re halfway through a sentence. I had to go back and delete half of what I’d written (which obviously, you can’t see because I deleted it) because I just stopped mid-sentence and then when I came back to re-edit it I couldn’t remember what I was supposed to be saying.
Anyway, I’m rambling (what’s new), today I thought I’d talk about how little things can make you happy! I’ve touched on this topic a bit before in this post and I thought I’d talk about it again ’cause well, the little things in life are nice.
So, on Friday morning I woke up and thought okay, I’m going to make a list of all of the good things about today – they’re all little things but, it’s good to appreciate them.
- I got to try out a new eyeshadow pallet I’d bought (the colours were bomb) and do some new makeup looks w it !!
- One of my signed albums came that I’d been waiting to be delivered for ages. The post office made me think it wasn’t gonna be delivered so when it arrived I was so happy
- I didn’t have to go to work
- It was the weekend tomorrow
- One of my favourite groups announced they were coming to the UK and my friend and I agreed we were gonna go
- I was having a meal with my family later that night so it was going to be nice to catch up with everyone
- I got a good start on one of my uni essays
- I heard from someone I hadn’t heard from in a long time
And there we go! That’s what, 8 things? None of them are a big deal, but put together they make nice little things that you realise you appreciate a lot more than you think. A good idea is to make little lists like this at the end of each day to remind yourself of the things that made you happy and the things you’re grateful for – even if you had a bad day, there’s still usually at least one positive thing that you can take from it. Maybe you learned something, maybe you had a hot bath to relax, maybe you listened to a really good playlist on the way to work that morning, maybe a stranger smiled at you, maybe you crossed one thing off your to-do list. Sometimes you have to force yourself to look for the good things, because it’s very easy to see the world as this dark and gloomy place which, it is, and it very much can be, but good things still exist. You just have to look for them.
Also, I’ve been dancing around my room listening to way too much S Club lately. I think my depression is cured. Feeling sad? Just listen to some S Club. Treat yourself. Guaranteed you’ll feel better.
All my love,