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The Small Things!

Have you wanted anything so bad but for some reasons you couldn't get it? I definitely have and it isn't a very pleasant feeling. I mentioned in my last post HERE that the first few days of this year have been somewhat gloomy for me for way too many reasons I can't share right now. Also, I wanted something badly, there was no way I could get it and that's equal to lots of frustration if not controlled.
Last week, I actually prayed for a surprise not exactly with what I wanted in mind. I just wanted something different and pleasant to happen and I wanted this surprise before the end of that week. Towards the end of the week, I started wondering why I hadn't gotten any surprise and then I realised I actually did get a surprise. Maybe not exactly what I hoped it would be but finding a thousand naira note in a bag I'd totally forgotten about counts as some surprise.
2017 I heard is going to be a year of pleasant surprises according to men of God and I'm so claiming that! This is just a little note from me to you charging you not to get yourself worked up if you actually don't get that surprise you long for. There are actually 'small' surprises that if you end up seeing for what they really are, you'd never trade for anything in the world. Simply put, enjoy the little things because one day you might look back and realise they were the big things.
Here's a list of 'small' things in my head right now that I think should be really enjoyed and not seen as routine.


- The sound of water filling your bucket. I mentioned that HERE.

- Good Network : I really don't have to say much here.

- Bladder control : I know this is really really off but the other night I was too tired to go use the toilet before sleeping so I decided to just hold on till morning and while thinking about it, it occurred to me that it's something certain people would never try and I was doing it like it's nothing.

- Food Security : Nothing much. Just what nutritionists call the availability and affordability of sustainable food all year round. No, I'm not using y'all to read. Lol.

- Positive Thinking : Works wonders. If you're a very optimistic person, don't act like it's normal. It really isn't.

- No breakouts : I've not been the most religious person with my skincare routine but some miracle has been happening. I can't tell you how much I'm enjoying the way my hand has been going round my face without bumps while washing it.
Read: 10 Reasons You Might Be Breaking Out

These are just some of the small things I've personally been trying to enjoy more. There's a whole lot more like Ice-cream, Cupcakes, Bounty and the works. Okay, I kid. What little not so little thing(s) have you been enjoying? It can be a certain food, a piece of clothing, work of art, talent, a book you're currently reading,anything, anything. I'd love to know and hear from you. Kindly leave me your thoughts! xx

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