Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Things That Make Me Happy ( A BC Bloggers Meme )

For some happiness, is a state of mind . It can be a place where you can just be yourself without a care in the world. Some people find it elusive while others still do not know what it is. Wether it is a fleeting fancy or an infectious thing, happiness is real. You cannot  find what you're looking for unless you search for it.

Below are just some of  the things that make me happy :

1. Listening to my kids' laughter.

2. Sharing stories with my mom and being grateful that she had chosen to move on in spite of all  the challenges she had been through. 

3. Writing and getting comments from readers even from other parts of the world that they like what they read.

4. Music.

5. Remembering my dad and how he loved telling me stories on almost about everything.

6. Remembering my simple life as a kid with my family at our old nipa hut.

7. Watching my favorite shows.

8. Running and getting fit.

9. Meeting old friends  where you cannot get enough of the stories and laughter shared in between.

10. Learning new things until you become good at it.

11. Watching my awesome nephew make a name for himself in Philippine Basketball wether live at the hard court or on television.

12. Keeping in touch with my relatives by just a simple message on facebook.com.

13. Seeing my kids' initiative to be independent including making simple decisions for themselves.

14. Getting a gift from my aunt who is also my godmother at the age of forty and seeing her usual greeting, " How are you  Sarah ?" 

15. Waiting and knowing that one day, I will be able to see most of my relatives in the US, most of whom I had not seen for a very long time including my one and only sister and her family. 

16. Meeting and knowing there are  people who understand my kids' specialness .

17. Getting a hug from a very good friend who I rarely see.

18. Having me rest to catch up on my sleeping only to wake up with my meal ready to eat.

19. Simple acts of kindness from strangers to friends.

20. Dreaming  that  financial security and emotional contentment will happen any day from now.

21. Eating fruits, veggies, ice cream and almost anything I find delicious with no guilt at all. 

As one continue to look at the brighter side of life, happiness will always find its way to those who search for it. A door might closed on you one day only to learn that a window was already open waiting for you to get in. Life anyway consists of many chances and  it is  not really that hard to always count your blessings. 


If you are one blogger who love to meet other people and joining memes, you can join BC Bloggers at http://www.mommydiary.net/join-bc-bloggers-here


It will definitely be worth the experience. 




BC Blogger Meme



35 comments:

  1. Great list! Even the simple things can bring infinite joy.  Continue to purse happiness!

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  2. 20. Dreaming  that  financial security and emotional contentment will happen any day from now.I love this! But, do you just dream about it or you are already doing something to make it happen one day?
     

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  3. Michelle Villarta-CabanasJune 20, 2012 at 2:56 AM

    Aww..I find it very heart warming.  Simple things really count.  :-)

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  4. I too enjoy running and getting fit =)

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  5. I am doing something to make it definitely happen one day ! And thanks for the visit. 

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  6. I really wish, I could run.. that'll make me happy.. probably too :) Wish all you the happiness in the world :)

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  7. The best things in life are free and those are the simple things we had. 

    Here's mine: http://momayes.blogspot.com/2012/06/bc-bloggers-meme-things-that-make-me.html

    Mommy Maye

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  8. very nice list! I like it - Learning new things until you become good at it. :) Happy blogging! 

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  9. Shrutinaad Guwahati-MumbaiJune 20, 2012 at 9:43 PM

    Congratulations for the first ever BC Blogers Meme! Joining the Meme would have made me happy! But there are other priorities. By the way, being a BC Blogger how do I join the Meme if I want? There is no form!

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  10. love reading readers comments too :D

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  11. Thanks for dropping by ! Visit my post , "The Secret of BC Bloggers. " There will be a link directing you on how to become a member. Looking forward to see you there .

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  12. Thanks Momaye for leaving your link. 

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  13. Try it one step at a time Verna. and good luck ! 

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  14. Indeed ! It is really the little thing that count a lot in this world. 

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  15. Great ! Who knows one day we can have a Fun Run for Bloggers ? That will be a great event where  we could meet  other  bloggers as well. 

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  16. I love your positivity! Here is wishing  more good things to come your way!

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  17. Remembering our loved ones, especially our father, makes me also felt happy, especially the days he comforted us with all our anxieties. I remember my father when he comforted me when I have a fractured bones and about to enter the operating room when I was in grade 3. :-). 

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  18. Kids are really refreshing and can easily makes someone happy!!! Have a happy weekend!

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  19. Cool list! Nice getting to know you more through this post! I love ice cream too :)

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  20. Marielle Faye GarciaJune 22, 2012 at 7:26 PM

    I totally relate to items number 2, 3 and 7!!! :D

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  21. "Some people find it elusive while others still do not know what it is." -- right on! It seems such a waste of time here on earth when you don't even know what your heart's real desires are and how important it is

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  22. I can resonate to most of the items on your list. I love hearing people's laughter, ice cream, and music. In fact, I'm singing right now. XDD

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  23. I wish to join BC bloggers meme, too. But not right now. Kinda busy. Hehe.

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  24. A simple "How are you?" melts my heart with happiness, too, especially if it's coming from a friend I haven't seen in a long time.

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  25. For me, true happiness comes from knowing that I am secure in Jesus Christ. Though things may not be looking good, I know that He won't leave me nor forsake me.

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  26. I like your list, especially listening to your children's laugh :D

    Good to count our blessings each day! 

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  27. you are so right..it is not really hard to count our blessings!   and life is so much sweeter when we do.

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  28. remembering simple life as a kid is often times I did whenever I feel low/stressed or just simply tired. That once upon a time life is as simple as a candy :) 

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  29. Real life happiness! Thank's for sharing!

    Visit my blog http://jeniferbalatico.blogspot.com/ and let me
    know if you want a follow back or link exchange :)

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  30. Rosemarie MabiniJune 24, 2012 at 4:09 PM

    I super lurve your list, Mine is up at 
    http://www.pinaysinglemomsnook.info/bc-bloggers-meme-things-that-make-you-happy/, see you there....

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  31. Getting comments, specially unexpected ones also make me happy.  It means I must be making sense somehow.  :-)

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  32. I enjoyed reading your list. I also love No. 3, one of the reasons why i still keep on blogging :-)

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  33. Real happiness, Life is full of blessings. I'll be also making a list on what makes me happy.

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  34. I love this idea Sarah :-) Bloggers on the Run hehehe...I'll definitely attend, if Metro Manila ang venue lol!

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