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Are You DUE?

So tax season has officially come to an end and many tax preparers and Accountants are thanking Heaven for this break, myself included.  But when things such as this come to an end, do you feel as if you are now...due?

You've worked hard at accomplishing that goal so are you due?  You've mastered that class and getting ready to graduate from college so are you due?  You have put the finishing touches on that spring wedding and taken all of the crap from the families involved wanting this and wanting that...so are you due?  You've done all you can to keep your credit straight and now you've closed on that new home so are you due?

What do you think you are due for?  TIME OFF...RESTORATION...RELAXATION...A PAT ON THE BACK...A MARGARITA...RECOGNITION.  Yes after all you have done you are due some "me" time, time to look back at what has been done and smile at your accomplishments.  You've worked hard!  You've put up with crazy in-laws.  You've gone without a good night's sleep just so that everything you were trying to put in place...was.  We as people work endlessly at our goals and our dreams but we fail to recognize that we need to reward ourselves.

Give yourself a time out.  Splurge on yourself.  Love on yourself.  Be good to yourself.  Laugh even at yourself.  Just get what you are due.  So many of us keep grinding away at what we have already accomplished only to find ourselves tired and frustrated and in most cases bewildered.  Why do that to yourself?  Don't work so hard that when others look at you they see exhaustion and a body in desperate need of tender loving care.  Don't wear yourself out at perfection.

Take time and get what you are due.  You are worth it.  I am worth it.  And if nothing else happens between tax season and summer this year for me guess what...it was well deserved....

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