Episode 27: Your Face in the Crowd


An episode of gentleness, a sweet refrain of peaceful thoughts.

Knowing that everyone is doing the best they can with the information that they have.

When someone brings you back a souvenir from a trip, something silly but it means that they thought about you.

Being forgiven even though you don’t deserve that kindness.

Someone who loves you enough to bring you soup when you’re sick.

Listening to people speak in a different language and knowing a few of the words, enough to barely understand what is being said.

Waking up earlier than anyone else to carve out a little time for yourself before things really get going.

New workout clothes that excite you to get back to the gym.

Removing the masking tape after painting a beautiful color on your walls.

Teaching someone a new skill and watching their face positively light up when they finally understand how to do it.

First breath of air after coming up from underwater.

Finding the person you’re looking for in a crowd of strangers.

Realizing you no longer wish someone ill who hurt you, you’re beyond that now.

When your hair stays where you want it to.

Cleaning up your house and enjoying the tidiness.

When someone puts into words what you are struggling to say for so long.

Being told that your advice was helpful that it made a difference in the end.

Knowing the answer to the question when no one else does, not exactly.

Meeting someone who is just as excited about something as you are.

Being the first to know and the last to forget.



Happiness Spells Podcast is a five minute list of all the greatest pleasures and smallest joys in life. Increase your capacity for positivity, curiosity and gratitude. New episodes every Monday and Thursday.

This episode of Happiness Spells was written, arranged, recorded and produced by Amanda Meyncke in Los Angeles, California. Our music is by Chris Zabriskie.

Amanda Meyncke