Sometimes buying a sunflower for yourself is just as important to add to your weekly budget as buying groceries.
All too often we wait for other people to appreciate us. We notice our mistakes more than we recognize our accomplishments. We are overwhelmingly self-critical and this is unfortunate because we need to learn to love ourselves before we can truly accept love from others.
We buy each other flowers to make each other happy. To say: I want you to enjoy this beautiful thing because you’re beautiful and I value you. Why not do it for ourselves?
It’s hard to change a mindset that’s self-detrimental but we learn more easily by doing so the physical act of buying flowers for yourself will help to facilitate self-appreciation in the future.
When you understand the reason why spending your money solely for the purpose of thanking yourself (or spending your time if you pick wildflowers) is so essential, you will reach a whole new level of self respect and the world around you will expand in proportion.