It's the Little Things that Make Me Happy

Sunday, September 7, 2014

I like making people happy. There's almost nothing better than watching a smile appear on someone's face because of what you said or did. It's a spectacular feeling, really.

I feel happy when random people smile at me--a genuine, real smile.

I feel happy when my mommy hugs me tight and tells me that she loves me.

I feel happy when my sister makes me laugh.

I feel happy because of the little things people do for me.

Often, it's not much. A hug, a smile, a compliment, a prayer, a "hello", a high-five, an unexpected gift, or a kindly offered favor. They're all small things, yet they can mean so much. A comment on my blog simply saying, "Thanks for writing up this post," can leave a lasting impression on my day. People who contact me simply because they just want to say hi--that means a lot.

When I was little, I wanted to own a company called: Making People Happy. I wanted to own a place where people would come and watch me dance, sing, and ride around in circles on my Barbie scooter. I wanted to put a smile on people's faces. That was my dream.

And it still is.

But, of course, in a different matter than riding around on my Barbie scooter. xD

Think of it, though. If we all were kind to each other, reveling in the little things, making each other happy, wouldn't the world be a better place?

It's the little things that make me happy, and I want to spread the joy to those around me. How are you going to make others around you happy?

- Katie <3


  1. Your little red "happy" words scattered about your post made me feel happy this evening.... And the memories of you riding your Barbie scooter putting on a show on the driveway. Consider yourself tightly hugged with a giant "I love you"!!

  2. This is such a sweet post! I feel very similar to you, making a Making People Happy company sounds like something I would have wanted to do as a kid xD

    I think so many people in this world only care about making themselves happy. It's awesome to see people who want to share the love and joy in their lives.

    1. Thanks!
      I agree. There are so many people who need some joy in their lives, and I can only hope that I can share some of my joy with them.
      Thanks for commenting!


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