Trivial Details That Make Me Happy

Published on Oct 7, 2020

  • Walking in the garden to see and help plants grow
  • Having a cup of coffee by the fireplace
  • Cracking open a cold one with the boys
  • Cooking meals by myself for others
  • Having a warm shower after a day of hard work
  • Playing sports or video games with my brother
  • Drawing schemas, plans, and abstracts things on a piece of paper
  • Running or biking early in the morning
  • Not having to get up from bed when I don't feel like it
  • Writing in a notebook in a small cozy coffee shop
  • Making or fixing things with my hands
  • Geeking out with makers
  • Sitting in a comfortable chair
  • Downsizing the amount of stuff I own
  • Sharing what I learned
  • Meeting with people I haven't seen in a long time
  • Lying down on a couch to do some reading
  • Strolling outside in winter clothes
  • Attending predrinking parties in cozy apartments
  • Watching the neon city lights while walking by night
  • Seeing a smile on the woman I love
  • Eating fried eggs with oregano and garlic bread
  • Feeling the weight of the duvet while I lie in bed
  • The smell of petrichor
  • Checking an item on my todo list
  • The feeling of leaving the city to go on an adventure