We all feel the need to reward ourselves sometimes. Maybe we reach a tough goal such as losing fifty pounds, or we accomplish a significant milestone on the way to a larger goal, such as finishing the novel that must now be sent out to agents and publishers. Whatever the reason, rewards can give us something to strive for and keep us going when we’d rather not.
The trick is to not let all this rewarding of ourselves sink our budgets. The best way to do this is to find rewards that are motivating to you, but which are also free or inexpensive. I’ve presented some ideas below.
Yes, they can work for adults. The idea is that you put a sticker on your calendar every day tha...