I know life can’t be all one long round of indulgence, luxury, glamour and excitement. If it was, those special moments would soon lose their lustre and would never be appreciated in the same way.
But as the warm fuzzy glow of December inevitably morphed into the dull grey of January and I was left clinging wildly to the feeling of well-being and fresh starts, I made a vow to indulge in life’s small pleasures more often. You know the type – those that make you smile, stop and be thankful for what you have and envelop you in the equivalent of a feel good factor, cashmere blanket.
For me it’s as simple as a walk on the beach, starting every week with brightly painted nails, taking time over great food or just stepping away from the desk and flipping through a magazine over lunch. Definitely one of my resolutions this year.
Here’s a few things on my Life’s Small Pleasures list so far: