Holiday Happy Hours and Giveaway – Love Yourself

It’s been an amazing Holiday season so far Darlings!
I’ve been spending some quality time with the girls who are most special to me and I bet you
saw the pictures too.
But there is one girl who sometimes needs my attention more than anyone else – and that girl is
ME!
It’s true, isn’t it? We’re all so occupied trying to ensure that everything is in place we sometimes
fail to direct our attention towards ourselves.
Neglecting yourself should be banned if I’m being honest!
So for the final Holiday Happy Hours, I decided to treat myself to some much-needed me-time!
If you’re looking for some ideas on how you can create happy hours for yourself, keep reading.

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1) Indulging is Important

Sometimes it’s better to just give in to indulgences. The two
things that I love indulging in are
a) Tequila (No points for guessing why you see me with
a Don and Julio pinata)
b) Chocolate!
These are my guilty pleasure! What are yours?

2) Poetry

Poetry is my haven.
It’s what I immerse myself in when I want to just forget what’s happening around me.
Words written in a book, seem to take a life of its own.
And that somehow feels liberating.
A lot of you might not know this about me, but I also love writing poetry.
Sometimes, words just come to me while I’m doing something mundane, and I am sure to
quickly note it down.
Let me share one of the poems I wrote, real quick;

“Smile.
Let your stories be told not by sad eyes.
But with warm smiles.
Smile.
Celebrate the lines that come with it.
Each wrinkle, a sign of a warrior’s grace.
Smile.
So the universe succumbs to your will.
Let it know, that you’re just not done yet.”

3) Movies

I am CRAZY about Holiday movies. There isn’t any Holiday Themed movie that I
haven’t seen. So come holidays, my favorite thing to do is to start watching all the new movies.
It instantly lifts my mood!

4) Old Hindi Songs

Now, this I can do for hours on end.
I love driving up to Manhattan Beach, sitting on the lifeguard’s tower, and listening to music.
It stirs up all kinds of emotions and I believe it’s always better to feel your feelings!

5) Leafing through latest magazine issues

For as long as I can remember I’ve been obsessed
with the glossy pages of fashion magazines. Somehow, they were the cornerstone of this
immense love for fashion that I have.
Even today, when the world is going digital, I find immense pleasure in just going through them and getting some inspiration.
Also, if you’re wondering where my outfit is from – it’s from the Lovely Brittany Xavier’s collection with ISNPR, check it out here: INSPR X Brittany Xavier

That’s how I indulge myself and I’m hosting a giveaway for those of you who want to treat yourselves!

TO ENTER:
1) Tell me what are the special things you do in order to show yourself some love, in the comments below.
2) Subscribe to Runway To Road, you will find the form at the bottom of this page.

Participate and stand a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Voucher – Treat Yourself Right, Darlings!









6 Comments

    • Nikki
      Author
      December 27, 2018 / 10:51 pm

      Thank you so much babe!

      Love,
      Nikki

  1. December 25, 2018 / 1:08 pm

    Merry christmas beautiful…
    i gives myself first priority in each and everything… i do whatever i want… i take care of my feelings first…yeah m selfish in this condition but where the world is full of selfish’s i treat my self first priority…always i think about myself and pamper myself like my baby😬😬😬
    I love myself more than anything… i take care of my tummy i feel it time to time by delicious foods..as m food lover…and main thing is that m fashion lover so i love to treat my self by doing anything whatever i can do or purchase for me… i love makeup and lipsticks so i feels happy and lovable by doing all this things…i love making myself pamper all the time… after all dil to bachha hai ji❤️❤️❤️ if i wins this voucher i will purchase some makeup brushes as i dont have nd i cant afford… and some sweaters for winters… wish to be lucky one on this X- MAS😍😍😍 AND THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY DARLING!!!!

    • Nikki
      Author
      December 27, 2018 / 10:51 pm

      Hearing that makes me so happy Sonam!

      Love,
      Nikki

  2. Elisabeth
    December 30, 2018 / 2:34 am

    This is definitely something I struggle with since having my son! But I’ve been trying to feel less guilty about having me time.
    Here’s how I indulge myself when I do:

    1. Watching Real Housewives or really anything on Bravo, it’s definitely my guilty pleasure. 😉
    2. Reading
    3. Shopping at Homegoods or TJ Maxx. I find the best stuff there!

    • Nikki
      Author
      January 19, 2019 / 7:13 pm

      I can’t even understand what that must feel like. But I’m super happy that you’re making an effort! 🙂

      Love,
      Nikki

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