There’s a difference between an award and reward. An award is some type of a recognition or plaque that we showcase in our office. It’s extrinsic. Our success is short lived when measured by awards.
A reward is something we earn, enjoy or desire. It’s intrinsic. Why work so hard if we don’t reward ourselves? Reward follows effort. Only we know how much effort we put into anything.
When we reward ourselves, we affirm, “I am worth it, I deserve it, I value my efforts.”
Let us treat ourselves to something special today.