Corey  Leadbeater

Financial Services Professional,

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We often neglect everyday pleasures. What are some little things, specific to your life, that you enjoy?

I just want to remind people about the little pleasures in life we often take for granted. I hear a lot of negativity and it's nice to put things in perspective. So let's share and be thankful for these day-to-day joys by sharing them here:

i.e. Ice cream, my favorite t-shirt, etc...you get the point.

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    Jul 11 2011: An episode of a comedy series in the end of the day right before you sleep. Ending the day with a laugh is something great.
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    Jul 6 2011: A couple of years ago I was in a Jamaican coffee house that had the word Drylongso (most likely not even close to being spelled right) written on the wall.

    Under it had 2 definitions
    1 a gathering at the end of the day
    2 the best of the ordinary.

    There's something to this, gathering with friends at the end of the day, ordinary but special.
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      Jul 8 2011: I completely agree. People from Jamaica and Hawaii always seem to have this cool sense of perspective.
  • Jul 6 2011: Sombody said that life is something that happens, while we are busy with other things, I think it's true.
    So little pleasures are , actually very important, and the wisdom not take them for granted makes them
    even more pleasant :)
    I like black chocolate with coffee, it's how I love to start my day, raise early in the morning,
    when everything is yet sleeping, nothing to distract you from doing nothing, just enjoying coffee, chocolate and idle thoughts...
    Also I love to watch the sea, the feeling of happiness comes so naturally, without any effort.
    Actually, I love a lot of things, apparently, I take ''litle pleasures'' very seriously :-)
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      Jul 6 2011: "Life is something that happens, while we are busy with other things."

      I like that. I think these little pleasures remind us what life is supposed to be about. Living enjoyably.
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    Jul 6 2011: Cuppa tea
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    Jul 5 2011: Corey, my specifics are rather universal - family, parties, children, friends, our digital world such as this. Neil Pasricha's formula is awesome: Attitude, awareness and authenticity.

    http://www.ted.com/conversations/2525/live_chat_with_neil_pasricha.html
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    Jul 5 2011: Thank you Joe, I'll take a look at Neil's formula. I would definitely challenge you to come up with a daily 'some thing' that isn't quite as universal. Something specific to you might be getting your favorite starbucks each morning. Or, your favorite song coming on the radio. It's a lot harder to really recognize and appreciate the joys we are afforded by the little things we take for granted.
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      Jul 6 2011: Corey, the world's best coffee - Kona coffee.
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        Jul 6 2011: Now that's something I can enjoy right beside you!
      • Jul 6 2011: Hi Joe - Kona coffee with chocolate covered macadamia nuts!!