Modern-Day Definition of Happiness
By Therese Aseoche
Meeting a cute dog on the street, availing of an Auntie Anne’s BOGO promo, turning off your alarm for the weekend… these are only some of the things that fill us millennials with insurmountable and unexplainable joy. In this age, money, a high-earning job, and raising a family don’t matter to us as much as travel opportunities, catching up on shows over the weekend, and not breaking down from stress do.
It doesn’t take too much now to make us happy. Here are the 8 of our simple joys:
Happiness is getting a tweet viral
Whether it’s for being #wokeAF or for being funny and relatable, we live for those 24 hours of fame and a chance to be featured in Filipino Tweets that Matter.
Happiness is a weekend beach getaway
Nowadays, social media envy doesn’t arise from trips abroad during spring or autumn season; it comes from weekend getaways to the latest favorite beach destination, because if you haven’t been there, then you haven’t been to anywhere at all.
Happiness is receiving a lot of likes on an Instagram post
We like our egos to be fed every once in a while. Every “heart” is an extra boost in our confidence which we kind of need so we don’t feel crappy about our menial existence.
Happiness is buying a new ballpen
Don’t you agree that there’s an unexplainable feeling that comes with writing with a fresh pen?
Happiness is finding a CR with a bidet
Because public toilets and bathrooms that aren’t fully equipped with a bidet should be closed down ASAP.
Happiness is being made packed lunch during petsa de peligro
We are all just a bunch of strong, independent people who need to be spoiled by their mommies and lolas sometimes.
Happiness is not getting a breakout on special occasions
Rigorous Korean skincare routine, don’t fail us!
Happiness is checking everything off your to-do list
Nothing else beats the temporary feeling of productivity and fulfillment, and giving ourselves a reward for them!
Which of these do you relate to the most? Sound off below!