Some days will be longer, more stressful, and tiring than others. Whether you’re tackling a million tasks, feeling extremely pressured, or things just aren’t going your way, some days can really kill your buzz. But don’t let the tough days bring you down. Conquer them with strength and positivity (and lots of caffeine!), and when they’re done, learn how to relax and treat yourself!

There are many ways you can pamper yourself that will help you get your groove back. Taking time to do things you love will make you happier and more relaxed. It will also help you reset and become more rejuvenated so you’re ready to conquer whatever mess life throws at you next.

From investing in yourself to buying yourself lots and lots of flowers, here are 6 healthy ideas to teach you how to relax and treat yourself!

1. Spend time with people you love (and who love you)

Surrounding yourself with positive, loving people is one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself. Sometimes we get so caught up in our work and crazy schedules, that we don’t get to see the people we love as much as we want to. You know, the ones who are always lifting us up and encouraging us – maybe it’s your mom and dad, or longest friend. See those people, it’s always a treat.

2. Invest in yourself

Is there something you’ve always wanted to do? Maybe it’s starting a blog, or learning photography, or becoming a makeup artist. Invest in yourself and go for it! It could be as simple as investing time in learning a new skill, or it could be making plans to save money towards a new career path. If it’s something that makes you happy, it’s worth it.

This is an excerpt from the article How to Relax: 6 Healthy Ways to Treat Yourself which originally appeared on