If you don’t love yourself why would anyone else?
Yes that’s right it’s Valentine’s Day. UGH! My yearly reminder that I am single. Wait though I have a great life, great friends and in no way shape or form am I lonely. So why am I freaked out by some “Hallmark” day that’s all about consumerism. I’m not and it’s a good time to remind myself that true love starts with our self.
Resolution #22 Love myself like I’m important, worthy and deserve it.
Where to start? Well I think I deserve a little treat, a hot shave.
When it comes to shaving or any skin care regimen I’m extremely lazy. So I think treating myself to a fabulous and luxurious hot shave by my buddy Farzad at his Barbershop is the perfect way to start. If you’ve never experienced a hot shave before DO IT! It’s amazing and man that’s a close shave.
We start off by me taking a seat in the barber chair and a layer of shaving cream followed by hot towels to moisten to skin and prepare my face for the shave.
Then it’s time to bring on the badger brush and razor.
This always feels so decadent when I get this down. Pampered and taken care of so well. More towels, toner and a once over with the razor to make sure I’m completely smooth and then it’s all done.
There it is the finished product. I can’t say it enough if you’ve never had a hot shave before do it! Call Farzad and book yourself in. It’s such a nice treat and it’s only $30.
I’m not done treating myself though. I think I deserve a little sweet action, desert action that is. So a quick 50 steps from the barbershop and I arrive at Ganache Patisserie on Homer St.
I can’t decide what to buy so I pick two of my favourites, Red Velvet Cake and a Caramel Chocolate that looks heavenly!
I started with the Red Velvet Cake and saved the Caramel Chocolate for after dinner You could say I had my cake and ate it too.
So there you go a Valentine’s Day present for myself. I think I may do more for myself as well but I’ll keep that private and just between Me, Myself and I.
Happy Valentines Day. Love yourself and tell all those that you love how important they are to you.