How to Treat Yourself Without Going Over Budget
Allow Yourself Small, Regular Indulgences
This is a good way to motivate yourself to continue to save, all the while rewarding yourself along the way in small doses.
Try and make a little bit of room in your budget for “splurge money”. Maybe this would just be $10 per month for you, but even on that amount you could treat yourself to a fancy chocolate bar every week of the month!
Have a Staycation
Staying home is the not only a budget saver but it’s a win/win situation. Who wouldn’t want to take a day off and just spend the day in bed? Prep your staycation by grabbing a few of your favorite snacks and binge watch your favorite shows. You’re happy, you’re wallet’s even happier – it doesn’t get any better than this!
Taking a step outside is 100% free! Take a stroll, walk your dog, go for a hike, etc – this not only promotes treating yourself, and saving money but you also get that nice Vitamin D and exercise! Go that extra step and treat yourself to a refreshing smoothie after working up a nice sweat.
Take a Relaxing Bath
When was the last time you were able to take a nice hot relaxing bath? Grab a book and a glass of wine and put your budgeting worries away…