The word "Little Happiness" first appeared in 1996 in a collection of illustrated essays co-authored by Haruki Murakami and Mizumaru Anzai, "The Way to Find the Whirlpool Cat", which means some subtle and positive feelings of happiness in daily life. Haruki Murakami's little luck that appeared in the illustrated essays "The Way to Find the Whirlpool Cat (うずまき猫のみつけかた)" and "Afternoon in Langerhans Island (ランゲルハンス岛の午后)", what is it? The website "Five Minutes in Japanese a Day" has compiled the ins and outs of "Little Happiness":

1. What is a little happiness?
Little Happiness refers to "small but sure happiness."

2. How does Little Happiness work?
If you want to find your own little luck in your daily life, you need some personal discipline.

3. What are personal norms?
Personal norms refer to "departure from the survival logic of complete hedonism." Taking Haruki Murakami himself as an example, it is "the feeling of having a glass of cold beer after patience and intense exercise."

4. Little Happiness and Life
Haruki Murakami said that life would be nothing more than a dry desert without this small fortune.

"Little Happiness" refers to a person’s life. If you only consume for consumption, succeed for success, and fight for struggle, without the "true happiness" obtained through "self-regulation", then life is not just a dry desert. That's it.