How are you doing this fine morning?
2 great reads from the huff.post (one is kinda funny, the other heartbreakingly awesome):
go read them.
I’ve got randomness in my head….I feel stressed out…We’ve had a lot going on lately…..and I want to better stop and appreciate the little things. Smell the roses if you will.
so here are a few of mine.
Appreciate the Little Things
…You don’t know how awesome they are until you can’t eat them.
Because of the horrible nausea & yarfing I had experienced the past several weeks, I hadn’t had a salad that I could keep down in a long, long while.
Well, I tempted fate & made one the other day….
Verdict? AWESOME. And it turned out awesome.
So I sat there & “mmmmed” and “yummmmmed” my way through the salad. I truly enjoyed every bite.
See folks? That is really simple, yet so so appreciated.
I used to hate carbs because they were ‘evil.’ And I would avoid them at any cost. (What WAS I THINKING?!?)
Nowadays? I LOVE sandwiches. So much.
3. Snuggling with Jared.
Some mornings we both get to sleep in a bit, and those are magical. I love just being held by him. I love lying on his chest. And I love waking up with him. I love being his wife.
Mushy, yes. But so so true. And I really appreciate that seemingly little thing.
I read somewhere about how sad it is that we check our phones FIRST before reaching over to say hi or snuggle with our spouse….where are our priorities?!? So I am making a concerted effort to forego the quick phone checks & instead use those precious moments to snuggle.
4. Feeling loved.
It is okay to allow yourself to be loved & taken care of. Hard for some of us, I know.
I appreciated it so so much.
And I want to savor that feeling. That feeling of knowing people love you & want to help you.
And then I want to take that feeling & pay it forward!
5. Ice cream.
More specifically double caramel Magnum bars.
Eaten in bed.
Because folks, without chocolate, caramel, or ice cream, life is NOT worth living.
6. The late summer breeze.
I love enjoying the breeze that comes in the windows while I am working!
It seems kind of silly to just stop & smell the air & feel the breeze on my face, but oh how I love those moments! They ground me, calm me down, and help me see the bigger picture as I simply live in that moment.
Appreciate the little things, and I promise your day will be better, happier, and you’ll be smiling a whole lot more.
- I am thankful for this blog & you guys. You are all awesome!
- I am super grateful for my ipod. Oh how it makes my life easier.
- I am thankful for naps.
Have a GREAT day! <3
What are some of the little things YOU’ve been appreciating lately??! How do YOU stop and smell the ‘roses’ on a daily basis??! What are YOU thankful for today?!