Give yourself a break #1: Buy yourself flowers. Anyone who knows me knows I’m a big believer in flower power. Flowers are simple and beautiful, and make the receiver feel special. So why not treat yourself? In the midst of all the red and green, a bouquet of purple tulips or yellow roses or white daisies can be just the thing to put a smile back on your face when one child has Scotch-taped the other to the dog.