The Simple Life

Alecia Kennedy
3 min readOct 15, 2022

Embracing everyday joys make life worth living

Photo by Author “Feet in the creek”

When I was a child I could lose myself for hours wandering around outdoors, catching butterflies, playing with sticks, taking in every bit of nature that I could. I loved reading in my room all afternoon. As a teenager, I discovered the joy of taking a ridiculously long hot bath on a Saturday afternoon, then wrapping my hair in a towel and making a batch of cookies or a peach cobbler from…