How to Save Money Tip Day 5: Cheap and Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself

How to Save Money Tip Day 5: Cheap and Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself

Spending time and money on yourself doesn’t have to be expensive. Really the key is finding things that you enjoy and find relaxing.

Some ideas for pampering yourself include:

  • Beauty rituals at home (for example, facials, body scrubs just to name a couple examples). This website provides some recipes http://www.sheknows.com/beauty-and-style/articles/1023399/20-diy-beauty-recipes-for-at-home-pampering
  • Pedicure and manicure
  • Bubble bath (try setting the mood with candles, relaxing music, aromatherapy)
  • Hair cut or dye your hair
  • Cup of tea or coffee
  • Reading a book or magazine (Can’t afford these treats, check out your local library)
  • Listen to music
  • Watch a movie
  • Play a quiet sport such as golf or tennis
  • Play a favorite video game
  • Catch up on a favorite tv show
  • Some creative pursuit such as scrapbooking, card-making, quilting or knitting, painting, jewelry making or anything else you love doing
  • Window shop at the mall
  • Go for a walk
  • Walk through the grass, watch the clouds, enjoy some time in nature
  • Photography (take some pictures of nature)
  • Meditate
  • Write in a journal or diary

I am thinking about lots of ideas that involve spending time alone and relaxing. Recharging your own batteries will allow you to be more present in your other roles!

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