Friday Five What makes me happy.


  1. Cheering people on. It is one of the best things you can do for someone and it is something that I have (almost)  always done. I truly believe in the wonderfulness of individuals. I love to hear about people’s hopes and dreams and encourage them to follow those dreams.
  2. giving strangers compliments. it makes their days, it makes mine. Lets take your average late 20s gal (I am making a generalization don’t attack me please) who is the type of gal that spends some time and money on her appearance  Telling her I love your outfit can be a huge boost for her. Yes this might seem trite to some but if it is important to her then that is what counts. Also giving complements to strangers is funny because most of the time they are stunned. Often we try to pretend we are all in our own little bubbles (don’t make eye contact, don’t engage) and when we do it is often with rude behavior.
  3. even just smiling at strangers they smile back and everyone is happy.
  4. making connections forming links. Not just for me but for others. I like to introduce people to each other who “should know” each other. Oh you like books and have a dog you should know my other friend who likes books and has a dog. OH you live in this neighborhood and you need a hair dresser? You should know so and so she is great! silly examples by you get the point.
  5. This connection forming is actually one of my great life skills and one of the things that makes me very happy. Which of course translates to the blog world because I get oh so happy when I check my stats and see how many people have checked out the blogs I have linked to. Its like forging new friendships. You can help me with this too by checking out the previous post.
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3 thoughts on “Friday Five What makes me happy.

  1. TOU make me happy. That post brought tears to my eyes.

  2. Of course I meant YOU. Couldn’t see to type through the tears. You are so special Helen.

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