Episode 120: A Brightly Colored Raincoat


Wearing a bright raincoat, the perfect sunset, long road trips and dense fog -- a recipe for happiness.

Putting on a brightly colored raincoat and braving a storm.

Reading a short story your friend sent you, filled with cleverness and honesty.

Looking forward to a big trip.

Ordering exactly what you want on the menu.

Taking your time when washing your hair.

The smell of freshly cut lemons.

Strange music pouring out of a passing car.

Someone at work complimenting how well you’ve done.

Walking in a dense fog through the forest, the trees almost ghostly in the white mist.

Kayaking slowly along a lake, the water gentle, your paddle light in your hands.

The joy of a seemingly endless road trip, the road stretching out for miles before you.

When the sky melts into stripes of color when the sun’s going down.

Taking a dog on a walk around the neighborhood.

Sharing your favorite book with someone else, and finding that they love it too.

Helping someone finish a project that would have taken them too long on their own.

Doing a cartwheel in the grass.

When your friend is really passionate about something and tells you all about it.

Picking out toppings for frozen yogurt.

The sound of stirring a drink that has ice in it, the cubes clinking against the glass.

Inviting someone over for a meal.



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.

This episode of Happiness Spells was written, arranged, recorded and produced by Amanda Meyncke in Temecula, CA. Our music is by Mystic Wind.

Amanda Meyncke