Embracing Happiness

Prachi Agrawal
2 min readAug 22, 2023

Happiness is like a big puzzle with many pieces, and each piece is a moment that makes our hearts dance. We often hear people saying, “I was so happy when…” — it could be about getting a degree, landing a new job, or even making that perfect cup of tea. But have you ever stopped to wonder what happiness really is?

For some, it’s like a reward for achieving something. They say, “I’ll be happy when I buy that fancy car” or “I’ll be happy when I’m married.” Others find it in the simple act of freedom or doing something they love. It’s like we’re always chasing happiness, believing that it’s hidden in those achievements or things we desire.

But let’s unravel the mystery: What’s happiness, really?

Happiness is that warm feeling you get when you’ve worked hard for something and finally reach it. It’s like solving a tricky puzzle — that satisfaction is happiness. When you learn a new skill or discover something new, that excitement you feel? That’s happiness too. It’s not always about big things; sometimes, it’s about the little sparks that light up our hearts.

Have you ever noticed how just sitting, doing nothing, and enjoying the calm brings a sense of happiness? It’s like a gentle breeze on a summer day. And here’s a secret: happiness is about being present in the moment.

Imagine this: you’re sipping your favorite drink, feeling the warmth of the cup in your hands. You’re not thinking about tomorrow’s meeting or yesterday’s worries. In that moment, you’re happy. It’s like catching fireflies — those little moments of cheerfulness.

Happiness isn’t always in the grand gestures; it’s often in the small details. It’s that extra scoop of ice cream on a hot day, the giggles of a child, or the joy of a good book. When you start noticing and appreciating these little things, you’ll find happiness all around you.

So, next time you’re waiting for something big to make you happy, remember that happiness is a friend who’s always near, waiting for you to notice it. Take a deep breath, live in the moment, and let happiness color your world, one joyful moment at a time.