5 ways to spend to get big splurge feeling
If you are a care-giver you need to remember to take time to rejuvenate your spirits.
12:51 17 May 2013
Recent news highlighted the plight of people who take on the responsibility of caring for loved ones and the toll such works takes on emotional and mental health. The demands of such a responsibility are often extremely taxing and everyone needs a day off every now and then.
When dealing with caring for someone else, there are times when it is important to connect with others or perhaps spend a little money and splurge on yourself.
Here are a few ways that you can use your savings account funds to rejuvenate your spirit and improve your sense of wellbeing – but remember to live by your means and replace any borrowed funds from your savings if you want to keep building your pot.
- Spa—this is always a popular destination for people who want to be pampered. You can grab some funds from your savings account and spend a day receiving a massage, a special meal, manicure, pedicure, or other treatments.
- Sports—a round of golf, game of cribbage, horseshoes, or croquet might be a good way to relieve some tension. Any form of exercise produces endorphins that make you feel happier, so even taking a brisk stroll or trying yoga could make you feel better.
- Hair style—changing your hair style can make you feel refreshed and a leave you feeling a little more perky. This is one way to make those funds from your savings account stretch. You can enjoy the benefits of a new look for quite a while for a minimal investment.
- Wardrobe—considers using a few funds from your savings account to spruce up your wardrobe or maybe get a new decoration for your home. A little bit of colour can work wonders on your mood.
- Friends—spending time with friends may be free or you could go on an outing, or have a meal together. Friends provide positive encouragement and validation of your emotions and help you relax.