Little Happy Things Like 0 Twitter Celina Dawdy Follow Jan. 9, 2017, 1:40 p.m. in Opinion Views: 679 Like us on facebook Hey loves, I have officially hit the January blues. All of the joyous Christmas festivities are over, and as a Canadian, I am looking towards another 3 months of dreaded, snowy, miserable winter. January blues is a reoccurring thing for me every year, missing the festive season and counting down the moments until I can put my short shorts on for the first time of the year. Due to this awful feeling, I've decided to compose a list of all the little things in life that make me truly, genuinely happy. I figured it would be worth the share to lift any of your spirits who are experiencing the same down feeling as I am. Which leads me to my first point - the first time of the season that I slip into those denim short shorts and suddenly feel FREE. Waking up and realizing you have 3 more hours to sleep before the alarm goes off. Sore muscles the day after a good workout. They are just telling me "you worked me good, you're on the right path!" The green hue from the distance that the trees get in the spring when the buds are just starting to pop up. Getting a whiff of your favourite perfume throughout the day reminding you that you smell great Opening a hot, fresh box of delivered cheese pizza after a 45 minute wait A quiet Saturday night after a hot bath, with countless hours to look forward to of Netflix, silence and alone time The highly anticipated first kiss that sends butterflies down to your very core That "ah ha" moment when learning new information when everything just clicks The birds chirping on a summer morning The scent of freshly mowed lawn When you get an unexpected flower delivery Remembering a fond memory so vividly that it feels like a warm hug Just happening to see strangers do something so beautiful that it makes you smile - maybe a mother kissing her newborn baby, or an elderly couple holding hands sitting on a park bench First stepping into the hot bath As women, we pick ourselves apart. We are our own worst enemies. However, those moments where I offer myself complete acceptance - I look in the mirror and can think "you look nice today, and I like your heart". The moments where I can see myself offering love and friendship to myself, those are good days. Running past your breaking point, and that feeling of accomplishment after. Getting home from a salon appointment and appreciating your new 'do. Lighting a brilliant smelling candle for the first time. Recognizing your yoga poses are improving. Having your pup cuddle up on your lap and look at you with loving eyes. That little noise a pop bottle makes when you crack the seal. Getting into bed after a few drinks and feeling as though there is literally nothing that could ever beat the feeling of your head on the mattress. Making a new friend. Deep, genuinely happy, belly laughs. What are some things that make you the happiest version of yourself? Published by Celina Dawdy Share Mail Messenger Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Comments Related Article Opinion You Don't Have to Love Yourself to Receive Love Opinion Positivity is Present. Opinion What's in YOUR dash?