Make a comfort drawer if you don’t already have one.

The concept first penned by Sarah Ban Breathnach is pretty much what it sounds like – a drawer (or box, or basket) just for you, filled with small things that are sure to delight you when you need some comfort. Mine includes tiny boxes of my favorite candy (I stock up at Halloween time), a small candle and a candle holder I find especially pretty, a favorite paperback book, scented hand lotion, a nice notepad and pen, notes from my family, a sudoku book, an old family photo, and an infant onesie that both of my girls once wore. Shop the dollar section at Target for some fun gifts for your future self.

If you do already have a comfort drawer, go through it now and make sure everything is still fresh and ready for you. Add or change the paper drawer liner.

(Image credit: pakowacz)

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