Have you been so busy lately that you feel life is passing you by? We often get so caught up in life’s daily tasks that we forget to celebrate life’s achievements. Some may think they don’t possess the time to celebrate everything, but truth be told, celebrating life doesn’t need to be time consuming. Celebrating life can be as simple as pausing periodically throughout your day to positively reinforce yourself on doing something correctly or for trying your best. Taking the time to celebrate life allows us to live each day as fully as possible, and encourages us to not sweat the small stuff. We have collected some tips on small ways you can celebrate life every day.
Start each day with a grateful heart- Waking up each day being grateful for what you have and the life you lead is the best way to celebrate life and to start the day on the right foot. Take a few minutes to meditate or write down what you are grateful for, and allow this gratitude to carry on throughout your day.
Celebrate small achievements- Did you finally finish an important project? Celebrate that you put your all into it. Did you get the kids to school on time with their lunches packed? Celebrate how great of a parent you are! You don’t have to wait for a huge, outstanding moment to celebrate yourself. You are worthy of celebration in all the little things that you accomplish each day.
Do something you love each day- Take yourself for a walk, indulge in your favorite treat, take a bubble bath. Taking care of yourself is an awesome way to celebrate yourself, and when you’re taken care of you are better able to fully take care of others. You can’t pour from an empty cup!
Dress up for the day- When we feel our best, we tend to do our best. Wear your favorite dress or tie, put on your favorite shade of lipstick, do something to make yourself feel special and your mood for the day will instantly improve. Every day is a celebration, and when we start treating our life this way, it’s amazing how our outlook changes.
Compliment others- Giving someone else a compliment is a simple way to spread gratitude. Compliment your coworker’s hair or smile, but make it genuine. Compliments make others feel great about themselves, and in turn makes you feel great about yourself.