If a blade of grass springing up from a field has the power to move you, if the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if the simplest things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive. – Eleanora Duse
If the simplest things . . .
Spontaneous Smiley is about deciding to notice the simplest things and then letting those things fill you with pleasure and gratitude. Allowing pleasure to flood through you, increases your level of happiness.
Pleasure is not synonymous with happiness. Pleasure is dependent on the thing or the circumstance that is pleasing to you. They go away and the pleasure can slip away, too.
However, one certainly experience more happiness when they allow themselves to be open to pleasure, when they give themselves permission to wallow in the pleasure. Enjoying pleasures increases your feelings of well being, serenity, fulfillment, etc. In a nutshell, enjoying pleasures pumps up your sense that you are a happy person. And, the happiness does not go away when the pleasant stimulus is gone.
Recognize the things with the potential to give you happiness and then let them.
Smile. Be happy.