If you’re not Regina King or Courtney B. Vance, chances are no one’s going to hand you a gold statue for your achievements.

They don’t make awards for getting ahead of your bills, or getting through traffic without running that slow-driving douchebag off the road.

So what do you do when you’ve hit a personal milestone — paid off a student loan, dropped that deadweight boyfriend or signed for a mortgage — and no one is around to celebrate?

We say, do like Retta told Tom on “Parks and Rec” —

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Or better yet, be like Countess:

Diva Life Lesson: When the crowd is silent, become your own fan. 

TELL US: How do you celebrate your own accomplishments? 

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