Treating yourself to something special should not fill you with guilt. (The squirrels at our cabin enjoyed the treats I put out for the birds and felt no guilt.) So why is it as we get older treating ourselves or enjoying a simple pleasure can make us feel guilty?
Is it such a bad thing to sit back and enjoy a beautiful day? Even if you should be worrying about the flooded basement or the fact that you haven't been to the gym all week or written a single word on your novel this week...
The fact is, it's okay to treat yourself. It's a healthy behavior, but often hard to do without guilt. I think it has a lot to do with being worried about looking frivolous (I love that word). Life can't just be about work. GIVE YOURSELF PERMISSION TO HAVE TREATS! Treats don't have to be expensive. They just have to give you pleasure. Look at my lovely onion...It is a treat for my family...and we appreciated it. It was the first onion we've EVER grown. Have you ever seen such a beautiful onion? We hadn't. We treated ourselves to taking the time to enjoy the beauty of our onion in the middle of
In the middle of all of the excitement I reached a blog milestone. I am 799 followers away from 1,000! Which sounds like a reason to celebrate, right? And what's a party without friends? My blog buddy Jackee is only 796 people away from 1,000 followers. Jackee and I will be announcing the beginning of our REALLY RANDOM PRIZE GIVE AWAY(s) next week...So be ready....It's going to be EPIC!
(I hope you will join us for some fun and some treats over the next few weeks! )
What do you consider a special treat???