When the diet burns off, we'll also eat dessert."
"To hell with the minus, we'll book us a vacation."
We all want to be a little lighter,
flowing, the ones who always look happy.
We want to live in faith that everything will work out.
A spiritual piece? Maybe, and maybe we just want
to be happier.
After all, we read the books, signed up for the challenges
and listened to the podcasts.
And yet on a daily basis, between the million tasks
of the house, the maintenance of the relationship, the children, the
endless WhatsApp messages, we are not there.
Because we forgot that happiness is not only found
in an Instagram vacation, a salary bonus
or a meal in a luxury restaurant. It is found
also and mainly in the small and everyday things,
the ones we take for granted.
It is found in pasta bolognese that turned out to be
particularly delicious, in coffee with a couple of friends, in a kind word
from a colleague, in a soldier returning home, in a kiss
with his or her partner for eight thousand years,
in the smell of the sea, in a good song, at green traffic lights
all the way home and in a child who says "I love
In the guide to the joy of life, we will learn how to bring
joy into the living room, the office, relationships,
parenting, and especially into the most
important relationship we have - the relationship with
ourselves. When the magic happens, there is a possibility that you will experience
side effects such as spontaneity,
self-love, a change in the style of clothing,
a salary increase, powerful displays of affection and wrinkles
in the eye area as a result of excessive joy
in a good part.