diversity, dressing up for a fancy dinner, delicious and healthy food (for me: vegan, raw, gluten-free, sweets... yummy!), drinking Thomas Henry Mate every time that I can order it, awesome e-mails at 3 AM, emotional intelligence, funny or weird encounters, endorphins after an intense workout, exchanged smiles on the street and in the subway, new experiences, exploring the treasures of a flea market, failing while knowing that one at least tried, fairy tales,
falling in love and going all in for it, feeling home, flirting in my mother tongue or in a foreign language, going with the flow, freedom, getting a special gift, hot ginger tea in winter, exciting goals, green smoothies, growth, hand-written letters and notes, having Purple or Indigo or Blue hair, hearing the same song over and over again,
helping people, honesty with myself and with people around me, house and deep house music, hopes, sincere hugs from someone I like, insider jokes, good karma,
unforgettable kisses, keeping the word one gives, lavender fields, learning something new, gluten-free licorice, living in Berlin, living without regrets, love, making mistakes, making people happy, fantastic massages, marzipan, meeting someone for the first time and feeling immediately home, precious memories,
unexpected messages from someone I care about, special pancakes made just for me, priceless moments, Monoï oil, cool movies, nonviolent communication, the magic of the ocean, openness, Oxytocin, peace of mind, crunchy peanut butter, practicing Bikram yoga, my perfume, phone calls with someone that knows me very well, playing with words and languages, yummy polenta prepared by me,
homemade popcorns, postcards from places I always wanted to visit, 36 questions when time is fleeting, rainy days when one can stay at home, reading useful books, real friends, meaningful relationships,
resilience, respect, responsibility, The Rocky Horror Show in a theater and The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the movies, the beauty of the sea, seeing every day as a present to be thankful for, self-awareness, self-control, self-empowerment, the silence of the night, Skype chats with friends living far away from me, the innocent smile of my nieces and nephews,
serendipity, slices of farinata, someone important waiting for me outside for a wonderful evening together, spending a weekend in bed with a good book or the right company, having my own personal ideas about steampunk elegance, sunlight and wearing sunscreen, pleasant surprises, swimming, interesting talks with charming people,
tattoos, perfect cups of tea, time with my cat Kim Novak, travels, trust, underpromising & overdelivering as a way of life, scent of vanilla, visiting museums, voices I will never forget, vulnerability, waking up with a smile after a beautiful dream, walks by night or in a park, wearing Purple, winks that say more than too many sentences, nice words about my name and its meaning, hard work, writing & blogging.
What does happiness mean to you?