It's okay. It's perfectly natural and healthy. Everyone does it, you know. I mean, it's not like anyone brags about it but they do it. Regularly. So go ahead and don't feel ashamed.
Go on over to Web of Science and see how your citations are coming along for the year.
Yay! With a month to go I have more citations than last year.
— Dr24hours (@Dr24hours) December 1, 2016