Reward Yourself While Spending Less

Apr 05, 2022 ByLaura Lee

So let’s say you set this goal to achieve this big, beautiful goal of yours, and now you’ve accomplished it, you’d LOVE to reward yourself…without derailing your efforts by spending lots of money. It’s critical to reward yourself for objectives you want to achieve, goals you’re working on, and goals you’ve achieved. It feels great and can also help motivate you to reach your objectives. Here are some easy ways to reward your efforts.

Giving yourself some me-time is one way to go. Taking time for self-care or trying an activity you’ve always wanted is a terrific way to pamper yourself without breaking the bank. Taking a bubble bath, reading a book, or simply taking time to relax are excellent ways to do this. You could also participate in budget-friendly hobbies like art decorations, painting, writing, etc. The most important thing here is to do something that makes you happy.

Netflix and chill make a budget-friendly choice here. This option is a personal favorite. Get your snacks, popcorn, drinks, and maybe a group of friends and binge-watch your favorite movies. 

Suppose you love cooking shows like me; watching your favorite shows and making dishes is fun. So purchase all ingredients, turn on the music, and prepare your favorite dessert. This activity is two-fold: it’s entertaining to prepare and delicious to eat.

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Over 99.7% of people do not get enough sleep while working hard. So how about you reward yourself with sleeping and getting the rest you deserve. Sleeping helps us relax, but it also improves brain function and keeps us healthy.

If you’re an outdoorsy person, take advantage of the numerous activities you can do for free, like hiking or camping. Take popcorn, apples, and cheese for a snack picnic. Read at a park or beside a creek on a blanket. Count the stars while piling blankets in the back of your pickup.

Lastly, do nothing. Maybe your idea is to sit down, relax, and not have anything/anyone bother you about any work all day. This choice works too, so stretch your legs and have a relaxing day!