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10 simple joys

Recently "Chewbacca Mom" reminded the world that life is about the "simple joys". Think about it - more of  life is about the everyday moments than the sexy milestones. Though I've written a lot here about gratitude, this got me reflecting yet again on the simple joys I am thankful for. This is my list right now, though in no way complete.
1. Snuggling under a cozy duvet 2. That first sip of freshly brewed coffee in the morning 3. Hugging my partner tightly 4. Smiling to strangers and getting smiles back 5. Taking in a beautiful skyline view 6. Mastering a new skill that was unknown to me 7. Being awakened by the chirping birds outside my window each morning 8. Watching a scary movie and jumping with fright (this is a guilty pleasure, I'll admit) 9. Grocery shopping with my partner (yes I know, weird but true - we are talking simple!) 10. Camping adventures (s'mores included ;))
What are your simple joys?

Chewbacca Mom

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard of the now ubiquitous "Chewbacca Mom".  There's been a lot of discussion on and offline as to why it resonates with so many people - over 5 million in fact. But it's not rocket science to understand why Chewbacca Mom has soared to stardom - she is positive, she appreciates life, she is real, she doesn't care what others think and she is fun. Who doesn't want a little more of that in their life? So, if you are one of the few who haven't seen this yet, or you want to see again (I never get tired of this :)), check it out. I guarantee you'll smile.