Ahh that special day of the year is coming again. It starts with a V, has eight other letters and you have a deadline of 24 hours for some (oh so) sincere love and romance and doing sweet (or spicy) things for your loved one(s), because well…that commercial tells you to. Cook a nice dinner, because love goes through the stomach. You can also have dinner in a nice restaurant like 80 percent of all the other couples on this day. Make sure that you buy her a red rose and chocolate like every other lady on this day. You can buy him…ehhh…beer. Yes, beer for him is always a good idea and once again incredible original. In Holland there is a special Valentine promotion related to Valentine postcards: send a free postcard with a trace of red lips in the stamp area. Men: if you do this, some eyebrows will rise so you should have …
We’re still in the lessons learned mood. When it comes to movies there are two important aspects: entertainment and food for thought. The best movies have a combination of both and of course a good story. A movie gives you food for thought because of its story (remember my latest blog tell your stories) and strong dialogue. Strong dialogue is like candy (or should I say chocolate) for your brains. Words that inspire you, entertain you or that verify your already awesome state of mind…
What is Valentine’s day without (lots of) humor?
If you agree with me, you’ve clicked on the right link. See, whether you like it or not, that obligated romantic (or general act-lovely-day) is coming. While everyone is scrathing their head about the standard valentine’s gifts, I’d like you to remind you to the gift of experience. The smile experience to be specific.
And hey, you can start small. So start with a funny-not-so-typical message. You don’t have to be orginal, just splash some humor into it. Because remember: a laugh a day, keeps the nagging away…
Also, it doesn’t hurt to think outside the box. The smile experience might reach its top when the messages below are broadcasted any other day besides February 14th.
So here is some lovely and funny inspiration for Valentine’s day and all the other 364 days:
A sign of true love
via Seas and Peas Etsy
Run while you can…!