Discovering Your Own Luxury Moments

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Luxury means a different thing to each individual. For one person it may be a weekend at the spa being pampered and taken care of. For someone else it might be an exhilarating white-water rafting trip. For another, it might simply be a favorite brand of chocolate.

The best way to enjoy your life is to find out what luxury really means to you. Discovering your own personal luxury moments is what truly translates to a luxurious lifestyle. Use these tips to make your life more enjoyable and fulfilling.

Choose Your Own Luxuries

Just because something is touted as being luxurious and wonderful does not mean that it is right for you. If a friend is waxing lyrical about her satin sheets then that is lovely for her. It doesn’t mean that this is something that will make your life feel any better.

You may prefer blowing money on a whole bunch of different pieces of costume jewelry than buying a single diamond necklace, or vice-versa. The whole point of luxurious living is to cater to your own tastes and desires.

Indulge and Enjoy Yourself

There is absolutely no point in indulging in a luxury if your feelings of guilt are going to outweigh the happiness you get from it. If your favorite scented candles seem like a waste of money every time you light them, they will bring you stress, rather than happiness and comfort.

When indulging in your luxury, allow yourself to enjoy it. A luxury is meant to be something special, so don’t let feelings of guilt overwhelm you. Remember that everyone deserves to be spoiled now and then.

Take Time for Yourself

Many luxuries can only be enjoyed when you have the time to do so; however a busy lifestyle working at an SEO company or in high finance does not mean that luxury is impossible. A five minute break at work to enjoy a favorite tea blend can rejuvenate you for the rest of the day. A single weekend dedicated to pampering and relaxation is something that can be looked forward to for months. Your own schedule will dictate how you can dedicate different amounts of time to luxury, but actively seeking out those times and opportunities will allow you to discover many more spaces for luxury than you might have expected.

Any lifestyle and budget can make room for luxury, as long as you bear these tips in mind. Your own luxury moments and priorities are personal and individual, but if you indulge them they can make a dramatic difference to your quality of life.


Katie Elizabeth

I'm a content coordinator for several different companies. I currently live near the Pennsylvania state capitol and am also attending grad school in a communications program. I especially enjoy learning and writing about careers, technology, music and nonprofits. I also do some arts & entertainment freelance writing for local newspapers and publications. I?m in love with New York City and try to ...(Read More)

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