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Thursday , May 24, 2018

Cheat code for singles: 50 tips to enjoy Valentines Day

COUPLES have it the best today—almost every event and promo around town is tailored for pairs of lovers.

But fret not, singles! We have 50 things for you to do today to get busy for Valentine’s Day! Enjoy!


  1. Go to St. Joseph’s Parish and pray to St. Joseph for a Valentine ASAP.


  2. Read “Anna Karenina.”


  3. Watch “Harry Potter” and “Lord of the Rings” movies.


  4. Go to Sirao and visit the flowers at Little Amsterdam.


  5. Bake your favorite cake and go on a TV binge.


  6. Willingly play third wheel—with Ben and Jerry that is. Pick a pint or two; no one’s judging!


  7. Run a marathon—of your favorite chick flicks and rom-coms.


  8. Namaste—in bed in your PJs, all day if you like.


  9. Cook and eat for two—for you and... you.


  10. Catch up on “Game of Thrones.” Please.


  11. Go speed dating. It’s something new and you never know, you might find someone interesting there.


  12. Up your makeup skills and watch makeup tutorial videos on YouTube.


  13. Whip up a dish you’ve been wanting to cook.


  14. Do your laundry; that’s always productive.


  15. Be a crooner for a day. Help a friend serenade that girl he’s crushing on.


  16. Buy your single friends flowers and/or chocolates.


  17. Clean up your room—or the entire house for that matter.


  18. Watch a movie by yourself. Just avoid the tearjerking ones if you’re feeling sensitive.


  19. Update your profile picture.


  20. Go to the arcade. Go gaming. Beat someone today.


  21. Watch “Call Me By Your Name” and just feel all the feels.


  22. Buy yourself a bouquet of flowers because, why not?


  23. Look at the mirror and ask yourself, “Who is that beautiful human being right there?”


  24. Go to the beach.


  25. Third wheel with your parents. Two words: Free meal.


  26. Visit the salon and book for a total makeover because your current look might be the reason why you’re single.


  27. Read that book you’ve never had time for while you sip on your favorite coffee at your usual café.


  28. Prepare yourself a home-cooked meal in a candlelit dinner setting.


  29. Pretend like you’re Picasso for a day and have some wine while you’re at it.


  30. There’s no perfect time to hit the gym than today, so get that butt working.


  31. Go trekking. You might meet your soulmate there.


  32. Sing your lungs out and dance the night away with your friends.


  33. Netflix and chill with your beloved self.


  34. Ask your favorite couple to hire you as their official Valentine’s date photographer. Perks: Free food plus professional fee.


  35. Enjoy a day with your pet.


  36. Learn to play an instrument. Sexy plus points for this extra skill.


  37. Reach the “Epic” rank in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.


  38. Listen to “My Chemical Romance” tracks.


  39. Clean those sneakers.


  40. Order Chicken Nuggets in McDonald’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


  41. Indulge your creativity. Make something new, something old, or something special that gets that artist in you going.


  42. Do something nice for someone. Kindness spreads in ripples, so why not be the one to start it?


  43. Write a candid letter expressing all your feelings to each of the people you have beef with and never ever send it to them.


  44. Have a mini-adventure and try something that you haven’t before.


  45. Go on YouTube and search for some meditation audio to listen to so you can reflect on your life and find inner peace.


  46. Watch old episodes of Spongebob Squarepants for some classic laughs.


  47. Quit smoking.


  48. Start intermittent fasting.


  49. Pray.


  50. Finally, confess your feelings to your special someone.


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