• Sarah D. PANDIA

Seedlings Of Happiness

(Dedication to my children)


"Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination." - Immanuel Kant

Inspired by the book "Hector and the search for happiness” written by François Lelord, I decided to compile some of my favourite seedlings and create some of my own too. Enjoy!


Seedling No. 1: Happiness is waking up at whatever time you want, without the slightest worry in the world.


Seedling No. 2: Happiness is waking up to a delicious traditional homemade breakfast.


Seedling No. 3: Happiness is listening to someone in need of releasing emotions.


Seedling No. 4: Happiness is being filled with a sense of overwhelm when surrounded by great natural beauty.


Seedling No. 5: Happiness is watching your loved ones enjoy space and time around you.


Seedling No. 6: Happiness is listening to the sound of silence.


Seedling No. 7: Happiness is wandering about in an unknown place, alone, and discovering new things.


Seedling No. 8: Happiness is being comfortable with the unknown.


Seedling No. 9: Happiness is spotting a wild animal in the middle of nowhere.


Seedling No. 10: Happiness is the feeling of growth after acknowledging a mistake and constructively learning from it.


Seedling No. 11: Happiness isn't bringing others down in order to shine.


Seedling No. 12: Happiness isn't showing off a meaningless materialistic superficial lifestyle to prove you're better off.


Seedling No. 13: Happiness isn't feeling ashamed of your past, your origins nor your background.


Seedling No. 14: Happiness isn't distancing yourself from a basic lifestyle or natural environment.


Seedling No. 15: Happiness is acknowledging that there are both good and bad things everywhere, that there is no better place, nor perfect life.


Seedling No. 16: Happiness is the freedom to travel the globe as easily as if you were running errands in your small-town neighbourhood.


Seedling No. 17: Happiness is living immensity as if it were ordinary and seeing ordinary as if it were extraordinary.


Seedling No. 18: Happiness is feeling fully auto sufficient and complete.


Seedling No. 19: Happiness is solitude and silence.


Seedling No. 20: Happiness is learning and discovering.


Seedling No. 21: Happiness is being detached from time and money.


Sarah the Digital GypSea

Romania, January 2021

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