Treating yourself is important from time to time. It shows that you still have a good opinion of yourself, that you can sit back and enjoy something when you get chance, and that you’re enjoying the fruits of your hard work. It might seem as though this is an easy way to waste money, but actually, treating yourself has been proven to boost mood and help you motivate yourself to stay disciplined and confident in your daily productivity.
Of course, it’s important for us to remember that treating ourselves is only worthwhile if we can limit the temptation to overindulge. We might be desperate to indulge in a beautiful fast food meal after eating healthily for so long of course, and may have totally justified it, but when you start to binge—that’s when you lose the opportunity for feeling as though the treat was worth it.
So…what limits can we put on ourselves to stay fit, healthy and sensible, while also letting our hair down and giving ourselves a break? That’s a worthwhile question. Let’s explore the answers, together:
Purchasing high-quality items can help you know that even if you did indulge, at least you indulged on something worthwhile, not cheap and disposable or even forgettable. This might be a jewelry piece fitted with diamonds created in the lab, or a watch you may even pass down one day, or a piece of clothing that has been handmade and really does show beautiful craftsmanship—like a beautiful winter coat.
High-quality items might be more expensive, but that also ensures you come away with something better and that you cannot overindulge even if you wanted to.
Investments In The Long Term
An investment can often help you realize that even an indulgence may be worth it in the end. For instance, high-quality bags from designer brands are often amazing investment pieces, as when they get older they become more and more valuable, especially as they grow in rarity or become something of a vintage piece. In the meantime, if you take care of it, a bag or investment of this nature is something to be enjoyed in the here and now, too. With this advice, you’ll be sorted.
Something You Truly Appreciate
Of course, it’s not indulgent if you truly do appreciate the value and worth of something. It might be, for instance, that you find a certain collector’s item to really resonate with you, and you can source it despite its rarity. That could be a way of treating yourself after finding a new job. You know it’s not indulgent, and that you won’t overspend, because the value to you is so great that you need not fear regretting the purchase.
This is a great way to keeping your personal treats feel grounded and most appropriate to your personality—and you can also enjoy this purchase more.
With this advice, we hope you can treat yourself without overindulging as appropriate.