Happy woman celebrating

Hooray! You did something fantastic. It's time to celebrate you! Here are some fun and creative ideas to celebrate your accomplishments — big or small.

30 Ways to
celebrate you

Did you give an awesome presentation at work? Sign a new client? Chair a great book fair at the kids' school? Take some time to revel in the good feelings that come with that accomplishment. It's all too common to move on to the next task at hand and keep doing more and more without stopping to recognize what you've achieved. Celebrating your accomplishments can actually give you a boost of confidence and lead to even more success. So go ahead and live it up! Here are some ideas on creative ways to celebrate.

Give yourself a pat on the back and celebrate your accomplishments with one — or more — of these activities.

Woman on hike
1

Go for a hike

2

Buy yourself a necklace on Etsy

3

Treat yourself to a mani/pedi

4

Download some new music

5

Enjoy an afternoon at a cafe with your favorite beverage and the newspaper

6

Buy the book One Good Deed a Day

7

Crank up the music and dance like crazy

8

Have a picnic dinner

9

Share the joy and compliment a stranger

10

Get your eyebrows waxed

Woman baking cookies
11

Bake cookies and take them to a neighbor

12

Host a dinner party and raise a toast to yourself

13

Go out to lunch with a friend

14

Call your mom or dad and share the good news

15

Buy a new magazine

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Snuggle up with a new book or a great movie

17

Go on a road trip

18

Take a cooking class

19

Swing as high as you can

20

Go to a concert

Woman getting haircut
21

Get a haircut

22

Hit the thrift stores for some treasure hunting

23

Call or send a card to an old friend

24

Go out to dinner at a new restaurant

25

Get a massage

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Take a road trip

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Grab your mat and go to a yoga class

28

Take a personal day

29

Enjoy a hot cup of tea

30

Make something crafty, even if you're not crafty — check out this Pinterest page for ideas

Quick tip

Share your accomplishments on Facebook and do a little "virtual" celebrating with friends.

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