Happy place


There are a few and minute things in everybody’s lives which make them simply happy and satisfied. These things can be anything and not necessarily be distinctive and extraordinary objects of public awe, but anything. A specific corner in the house, the dish of food that makes you drool, a movie, a place or even a person. Everyone has their happy space in life. However, only few are aware of it.

To elaborate on what a ‘happy space’ is, it is a place, a person, or an object where or around which a person feels the most alive and doesn’t perceive an urge to scroll their smartphones to seek any sort of virtual pleasures. Just stepping into that very space, those very surroundings feeds our soul with positivity and the calm we all require in our stressful lifestyle. 

This happy space can also be referred as the home since it makes us feel at home; a place where we find the utmost comfort. Just like we retire to our beds after surviving a tiring day at work or college to rest and gather the energy to face the everyday challenges all over again, our happy space has the same effect that our home or beds have.

Finding your spot of peace is not simple. Some people are not aware of it even in their 50’s and hence find it difficult to pull themselves out of  difficult situations. One should always have their doors open to exploring new places or activities that keep them calm, happy and positive. For some, a happy space can be their daily dose of workout at the gym, for others, it can be their favourite resort in an isolated hill station or  just spending an hour with kids in their nearby NGO. 

Solo trips and tours are the best when it comes to the discovery of one’s happy place. Sure, at most times, going to far off places is not possible due to financial or time restrictions, but you can still go to places that are around your city, for a short period of time. Taking some time off the routine and mundane lifestyle, a short vacation puts the mind at peace. If you derive happiness from this, then you have surely discovered a happy space in your life. 

Think about the thing that makes you feel rested or revitalized. Is it lying down on your comfy pillow, or being surrounded by the people you love? Is it dancing to the beats of your favourite songs or singing the retro melodies with your buddies? After identifying the activity or a couple of activities, try connecting to the places where you can find those, and sooner or later you will be having that one site, that one spot that makes you truly happy. 


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Kriti Gupta 

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