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In our material age almost everything can be bought and sold. Thus, it is very important to not get overwhelmed with a great variety of choices we are offered. It is essential to find joy in ordinary things that surround us. People tend to buy things for the sake of possessing them and acquiring some desired social status. There are those things however that become an essential part of our life without which we can hardly imagine our ordinary day. For some people it is a morning cup of coffee, favorite CD, or a computer. I am not an exception and have my own favorite things that make my life easier, colorful and generally more enjoyable. At this period of life I have found my own favorite things. I am happy to know what they mean to me because it indicates that I know myself which is very important in a person's life. If one does not know priorities it is impossible to know what makes a person happy. It makes it hard to enjoy life.

My most useful and functionally important possession is my cell phone. From early morning till late afternoon I can not be reached through my house phone. Therefore, my cell phone is the only thing that keeps me in contact with my friends, family, and my colleagues from work. Besides its connecting function it also serves as a notebook and a calendar which maintains my schedule as close to my plans as possible. It reminds me of important meetings and events, allows excess to the internet through which I can check my mail and even messages on my home phone if I am away for a long time. In one word my cell phone is a lot of things to me built-in a small black carcass. If I desperately needed money I wouldn't sell it!

Most people would agree that a watch is a very functional thing as well. To me, though, it does not serve as a mere time showing device. First of all it is memory of my eighteenth birthday. It's not a matter of an expensive watch that I truly like, it is rather the sense of my family being close to me. It is the remembrance of the good times spent in my family house, my carefree childhood and my parents always there for me. Being away from home is not always easy and family ties are very important to me. This watch is some sort of a medium keeping my thoughts positively bound with those times and warm relationships with my loved ones. This way of thinking helps me to get through harsh times in my life with less pain and stress. My watch brings all the good feelings I need to experience to feel loved and remembered, to feel happy.

Another thing that makes my time meaningful and memorable is my camera. It is my major hobby that gets almost all of my free time. It has been nearly three years ago when I got my Nikon F65, half-professional camera that makes high quality pictures. At that time it was just something to do; now it is a way to express myself, cultivate and expend my creativity. My camera is often my best friend as it understands me without a word spoken and reflects my moods and desires perfectly on the film. All of the important events and things I want to remember are never forgotten, and are saved in my photo albums and picture frames. The walls at my place bear all of the memorable moments of my life, the happiest moments that I always want to remember. Those good things are much better seen through the camera lenses, it catches all the best that this world has to offer, it proves that life is beautiful.

All of the objects described previously are very material and can be easily bought in almost any store. The thought of ever selling them never crossed my mind, only if I go completely broke it would improve my financial condition, otherwise I cannot imagine my life without them. They complete my existence and make it meaningful. They add up to my personality and help me to understand my priorities and interests in life. Many people get used to some material things and would not even consider giving them up even if they got something better instead. Most of those people can not clearly explain their zeal for these things. Luckily, I am not one of those people. I have discovered what those important things are and what they mean to me. They mean that I have found my own way to be happy and discovered joy in simple things.

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