Hate celebrating your birthday? Always disappointed? I had a very Happy Birthday on the 11th and celebrated it BIG time this year. How? Easy. I depended on myself to have fun.
5 things you must do for your birthday:
#1. Take control. Plan your day in advance.
Waiting around for someone else to plan it is too much pressure on friends and family. Make it easy. Do it yourself.
Me – I didn’t want to exhaust myself with appointments and running around all day. Instead, I planned two outings and dinked around with a new toy I bought for my birthday. My son, Kelly, picked it out. *hint, hint* You’ll find out soon enough.
#2. Lower your expectations.
Oh, sure it would be great to be asked out to lunch or walk into a surprise party, but what if it doesn’t happen? Don’t let disappointment ruin your day.
Me – I didn’t expect anything out of the ordinary. I stuck to my plan. Continue reading