Whether you’re single, in a relationship, or it’s complicated, Valentine’s Day can be an incredibly stressful time of year.
Everywhere you turn, there are reminders of love and affection.
Even if you’re not actively looking for someone special, it can still be overwhelming!
What is a person to do when practically everyone around them is getting hit by Cupid’s arrows? Don’t worry!
We have some helpful tips on how to survive an ambush by Cupid himself.
Create A Distraction: It may sound obvious, but one of the best ways to avoid thinking about all the happy couples out there is to create a distraction.
Pick up a new hobby or start a project - the more creative and challenging the better!
Taking your mind off the holiday and focusing on something that will help you grow can be very beneficial. And who knows? You might even make some new friends in the process!
Take A Social Media Break: If you find yourself scrolling through Instagram and feeling worse after seeing all the lovey-dovey posts out there, then it might be time to take a break from social media altogether.
There are plenty of activities that don't involve being online (like reading a book or going for a walk) that can help take your mind off all those heart emojis.
Plus, you'll get back in touch with yourself and remember why you're awesome all on your own - without any help from Cupid!
Spend Time with Your Friends & Family: This one might seem like a no-brainer, but it's worth mentioning anyway!
Surrounding yourself with people who care about you is one of the best ways to get through tough times like Valentine's Day when all you see are couples everywhere.
Make plans with your friends for dinner or drinks, go shopping with your siblings or parents - whatever it takes to fill up your day with positive energy from people who love you unconditionally!
When Cupid comes around this Valentine's Day armed with his arrows of love, don't panic! There are plenty of ways to survive an ambush from him without losing your cool or feeling overwhelmed.
From creating distractions and taking social media breaks to spending quality time with friends and family - these tips will help make sure that no matter what happens this February 14th (or any other day!), you'll still come out unscathed!
So go ahead - dodge those arrows and enjoy being single at least until next year... if not longer ;)