I used to have a long, detailed Bash prompt like this:
To get this, I had this line in my .bashrc file:
But I eventually grew tired of seeing all that useful information, as it made my prompt too long. It was time for a change.
I thought about what I wanted to be reminded of every time I opened my terminal. Something happy, I thought. The happiest thing is love.
So I changed it to this:
That's short for Audrey ♥ Daniel, of course.
You can use other Unicode symbols in your Bash prompt to jazz it up, like happy faces and flowers. See this post on the Unix StackExchange about someone with an awesome ★ in their prompt.