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Whether you honor Park and Recreation’s “Treat Yo Self Day” tradition or simply like to schedule some “me time” into your calendar, treating yourself is important. Taking the time to do the little things that make you happy is a great way to boost your mood. Maybe it’s purchasing a brand-new dress you’ve been eyeing at the mall or clicking “submit” on your Amazon shopping cart, full of wish list items. No matter what it is, you don’t have to break the bank to soothe your soul! “Treat yo self” with one of these 31 budget-friendly rewards:

  • Indulge in a fancy coffee drink
  • Treat your feet to a new pair of fuzzy socks
  • Get a new book
  • Eat breakfast in bed
  • Go catch a movie
  • Spend some time coloring
  • Sleep in nice pajamas
  • Take a bubble bath
  • Create a new playlist and jam out
  • Get a massage
  • Buy yourself a fresh bouquet of flowers
  • Call a friend that you haven’t talked to in a while
  • Buy a house plant
  • Pick up an adventurous new nail color and give yourself a poppin’ manicure and pedicure
  • Sign up for a yoga class
  • Go to your favorite restaurant
  • Take a nap
  • Check your city calendar for free events
  • Put your phone on airplane mode for an hour and relax
  • Go for a walk
  • Buy new bed sheets
  • Do a face mask
  • Make plans for the weekend
  • Declutter your home.. or office desk… or both
  • Get a complimentary makeup lesson at the mall
  • Try a new recipe
  • Go ahead and binge-watch your favorite Netflix show
  • Indulge in ice cream
  • Treat yourself to a few compliments – from yourself!
  • Look at cute animals
  • Do something nice for someone else


How do you make the most out of every moment and “treat yo self”? Share your favorites in the comments below!


By: Rebecca Clausen

Sources: Business Insider, Lifehack, Life and a Budget