Do Something Special for Yourself Today

Thursday, December 29, 2022
As the seasons change, do you find that you haven't given enough time to yourself? Are you in desperate need of some quality TLC or just time to be alone with your thoughts? It actually doesn't take a lot of effort to make you the focus of your day every once in a while. Easier said than done, right? Well, here are a few options that will help you be the wonderful person that you are. 

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Focus on Your Pearly Whites

White is not always in vogue when it comes to fashion, but it's a desirable look when it comes to your teeth! If you look in the mirror and are less than satisfied with what you see regarding their color, you can do something about it with a teeth whitening kit. Today’s teeth whitening kits are not like the ones a few years ago. They are high-quality and effective so you can achieve the results you're looking for. The best part about them is that they are cost-effective and relatively quick. Using the kit for approximately 20 to 25 minutes each day could get you that sparkly smile you've always wanted. 

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Read a Good Book or Watch a Movie

As a bonus, you can use that time to do something nice just for you. Grab a new novel and cozy up with a blanket for a bit of a literary escape. Put on a sheet mask and lie down for a quick rest. Another option is to catch up on a favorite show or stream an old movie that you haven't seen in a while.

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Learn Something New

When you take the time to give yourself the gift of knowledge, you are acknowledging that you're  valuable and important. Once you realize that, you get to choose from an amazing amount of learning opportunities. So many learning topics are available online or in person in today’s world of content sharing and seemingly endless content. All you need to do is search! Do you want to learn a new language or brush up on an old one? Perhaps international travel is in your sights. A solid grasp of another language will help you navigate the terrain and enjoy yourself even more when you can communicate in the local tongue.

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Get Creative

What about trying your hand at something creative? There is a virtual wealth of classes just waiting for you. Paint a new centerpiece for your bedroom with an online tutorial, or sign up for a watercolor class with your best friend. Perhaps the fabric arts are more your speed. Consider learning how to make a blanket for a friend’s birthday, and one for yourself, of course. Watch a favorite painter guide you through the creation of a landscape. Sometimes, just watching the quiet happiness of the painter is a great way to spend some time.


Go ahead and give yourself some love. Self-care is important for everyone. It comes in any form that makes you feel good about yourself. Whether it's a massage, a mani-pedi session with your favorite cousin, or a nap in the middle of the day, you need to do something to make yourself feel special. While you're at it, you can shine your new smile for all the world to see and then take on whatever comes your way!

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