What is it? What’s the present only you can give yourself this season? – and not something material, either; those kinds of things always seem to find their way into our hands sooner or later, and – while I am a big believer in the right toy at the right time – can only offer so much in the way of lasting joy.
So … what is the gift you give yourself, that no one else can, that no one else can even know that you want? More time to spend reading? More time with your partner/kids/friends/drinking Champagne/doing the crossword? No more crosswords, ever? A different job? A task completed, a worry erased, an achievement accomplished, a pleasure enjoyed ….
Do it. Give it. Now.