We shouldn’t hold out on treating ourselves every now and then. It’s a healthy thing to do and can act as more than just a treat after a long week or because you’ve got paid. Treats is a form of self-care. When we treat ourselves, it can make us feel energized, contented, and cared for, which can keep us motivated and boost our self-esteem.
Treating yourself doesn’t need to cost the world. At the end of the day, it’s the little things that have the power to mean the most. To help you see this for yourself, here are a few affordable luxuries you can treat yourself with!
1. Home Improvements
Paying someone to fix up something that will improve the look, feel, and/or functionality of your home or purchasing something your home needs can easily become a way to treat yourself.
For example, if you love to cook, you can buy new items for your kitchen — whether it’s new pots or pans, electric mixer, or simply a new set of cute plates and mugs — or make other adjustments in your kitchen space to make your life easier.
2. Spa Day
Our busy lives at home and in the workplace can make finding some time for ourselves tough. However, many of us overlook how important it is to truly relax and unwind. This can make a spa day the perfect luxury to treat yourself with. A regular trip to the spa can allow you to experience a range of treatments such as whole-body massage, body scrubs, or ear candling. This makes this treat much more affordable than squeezing too much into a single trip.
3. Great Coffee
Whether you’re a coffee addict or a casual drinker who needs their morning fix, it’s always a good idea to buy good coffee for your home. Kopi luwak, the world’s most expensive coffee is a must-try. It’s produced in Asian countries and a local treat in places such as Bali. Kopi luwak has an unusual origin and offers a unique flavor to the connoisseur.
When purchasing this coffee, you should look for a reputable supplier that offers fair-trade coffee and collects the beans from wild civets, to help you avoid supporting cruel civet farms and to ensure the growers and pickers are treated fairly.
4. Beauty Products
When you look good, you feel good, so it makes sense to treat yourself to some luxury beauty products every now and then. This could be in the form of makeup such as that set of eyeshadow you’ve been checking for a while now, new shades of lipstick, or soft brushes; a new makeup bag; face masks; and other products for your face and body.
5. Oil Diffuser
Aromatherapy is one of the best ways to relax at home. If you love crystals and want all the benefits of a diffuser, then you should consider treating yourself to an aromatherapy crystal stone essential oil diffuser. These have the ability to trigger positive brain responses. This can relieve the symptoms of headaches, anxiety, and depression; improve your mental health; plus more.
6. Throw Pillows
Relaxation starts in the bedroom, so why not add comfort and color to your bedroom by getting new throw pillows? Get a couple of throw pillows with removable covers so you can easily change it with your current bedroom’s design.
7. Luxury Toolkit
If you’re handy or like to get the jobs done yourself, then it’s a good idea to get a luxury toolkit as a practical way to treat yourself. This can be used for DIY projects, artisan designs, and home repairs. You can choose from a range of different cases and selection of toolkits that you can use for your personal projects.
Everyone is different and we all have our own preferences and ideas when it comes to a treat. The best way to treat yourself is to find something you want and look forward to receiving. It doesn’t have to be expensive, as long as it makes you happy and/or feel more relaxed, it is worth it!
What other affordable luxury do you recommend? Let us know in the comment section below!