It’s wicked Wednesday. Hump Day. The week is half over. Time for a wicked indulgence. Comfort for a bad day or celebration for a good day. You earned it.
Today’s wicked indulgence: Wrap yourself up in a soft, warm, luxurious blanket. If you are tired or stressed out or just in need of comfort, you need a wrap that is pretty, desirable to touch, and belongs to you and only you. You need your own security blanket that will bring you peace and comfort. Warmth.
A lovely warm wrap offers sumptuous comfort and makes a snug, cozy cocoon for yourself. A pretty quilt, a luxuriously soft fur, a bright flannel, a smooth cotton or silk throw, a knitted or crocheted afghan, even a soft Snuggie can be so comforting. Choose an old, worn, loveable cover that triggers good memories or buy a pretty, new wrap you can grow to love. Your blanket must give you warmth, comfort, and softness. Comfort comes from loving your blanket.
Remember Linus and his security blanket? In childhood a transitional object (blanket, stuffed animal, doll) is used to replace the mother-child bond in order for self soothing to occur. Adults often need a security item also – something that is loved and feels familiar and is pleasurable to touch. Security blankets bring comfort that is essential to your mental and emotional well being. Think of how you feel when you wear your favorite jeans or pajamas. Basic, elemental comfort. Happiness. Contentment.
Choose a wrap that is pleasing to all of your senses for ultimate relaxation. You may need a few different weights depending on the temperature. It should feel pretty, homey, and comforting. It should feel just like getting a hug. So, feel the softness of your blanket and wrap yourself up tight.
Curling up in your favorite throw on these cold, dark winter nights is the perfect remedy for a difficult day. Put on your most comfortable clothes. Get comfortable on an overstuffed couch or chair. Prop yourself up in bed. Light a fire in your fireplace. Take a cat nap. Listen to your favorite music. Drink a cup of tea, coffee, or hot chocolate with lots of marshmallows. Watch a good movie or television show. Read a good book. Visit Pinterest or you-tube. Rest, relax, and rejuvenate. You deserve it!