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Post Coronavirus Birthday Gift Ideas Your Man Will Never Forget

While it’s not exactly clear how long it’ll be that having Amazon deliver things to your door will be the main form of shopping, that doesn’t mean birthdays have been canceled. if you still want to make your man’s birthday a special occasions, then you still have plenty of options available, even if he won’t be able to use the actual gift right away.

A DVD/Blu-Ray Collection of His Favourite Series

Since everyone searches through Netflix or Amazon Prime for way too long before finding exactly what they want, why not make the easy decision and give him the chance to re-watch his favorites from the Golden Age of Television? And if you haven’t seen it, it’s new to you, too.

Whether it’s the The Wire, The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, or even Game of Thrones (except the last season), you can find really well-made collections that include not only all the episodes but plenty of bonus features that take you behind the scenes. It’s easy to make the evenings go by a little bit quicker when you line up two episodes back to back of television that you know without a doubt is going to be good.

A Personalized Suit Fitting

Sure, there is a chance that your guy has that one old black suit for weddings and funeral and not much else, but even he might be itching to try a new style after weeks and weeks of wearing sweat pants, hoodies and boxer shorts around the house. Looking good will never go out of style, and getting advice from experts will certainly wipe away all doubt about what he is about to buy.

There are plenty of locations in departments store and smaller independent clothing outlets that have great services to make sure that he finds a style that’s just right for him. And with the employees doing most of the heavy lifting of finding the right size and style of pants, shirts, and jackets, he just has to stand there with his arms out and occasional stare at himself in a mirror. And if you’re liking how much more suave he suddenly looks, then even he knows it’s win-win.

It’s also a great way to support smaller suit stores that could really use the help of getting back on their feet after being shuttered for so long.

Naughty Gifts

Married couples or ones in long term relationships often find themselves bored with their sex life after a while. This is not something that affects one hundred percent of couples but it is a common occurrence. You can use your man’s birthday as an opportunity to spice up your sex life. There are different ways you can surprise him on his special day. The birthday gifts ideas can range from booking a weekend retreat to doing something way naughtier like hiring an escort. (if you do decide to go with a such an out of the box idea like hiring an escort, please make sure to do your research beforehand. For example, if you live in London, make sure to google something like London escort reviews. It’s always better to collect as much information as possible.)

When it comes to booking a weekend retreat, nothing makes you want something more than when you can’t have it, and while a weekend at a nice hotel – even one in your own city – might have seemed a bit ho-hum prior to March of 2020, now it seems like a wonderful escape. Not only a hotel room, but even going for dinner and drinks will seem like a bit of nostalgia and whole lot of fun.

Of course hotels aren’t exactly the most popular destinations right about now, but even just giving him a card outlining the plan you have to show him a wild time as soon as it becomes acceptable to book again will be something to look forward to. Maybe even tease him with some of the clothes – or lack of clothes – you are already planning on bringing along with you.

After becoming much too familiar and bored with your own place, even a standard hotel room will be a great breath of fresh air, especially on the balcony and you can look down at the world below and see it getting back on its feet.

A Personal Trainer

Sure, there were some ways that maybe you could have exercised inside this whole time, but since it became easier to sit on your couch and stare at Netflix or Amazon Prime for hours on end while wolfing down delivery pizza, a lot of people are going to be wanting to burn off this Coronavirus weight when things go back to normal.

Get on top of it by getting him a personal trainer. Even just setting up one appointment to see if it’s the right fit for him, becoming inspired to get back into an exercise routine is a hug boost in terms of mental and physical health. To show him you’re serious, book it for both of you, and you can start working out together.

if the self-quarantine was an excuse to stay inside and be less physical, as soon as restrictions are lifted, turn that into an excuse to go outside and start moving around and getting your body feeling good again.

And even if the personal trainer isn’t the ideal way to start exercising again, consider getting equipment like a Peloton or elliptical machine so you can work out in your own way, still in the comfort of your own home.

Video Game Consoles

Since group activities like sports and concerts are still a long way from coming back, one of the best ways to hang out with people and have fun is through online multiplayer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Playstation, Nintendo Switch, or Xbox, all of them have features that allow you to play against millions of other players worldwide. If he’s into first person shooters there’s the massively popular Call of Duty on Playstation and Xbox and for fighting and racing there’s Smash Brothers and Super Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch. You can even turn into a bit of a gift for yourself, because Nintendo’s Animal Crossing game has become a super popular title where you can create and design your own desert island.

During the early weeks of the quarantine, many video game consoles were hard to come by since everyone was ordering them online and your usual electronics stores weren’t open. This has continue because it’s not as easy to build and ship them as it used to be. Not only would be an impressive gift to find, but it will definitely be a fun experience that you both can use over an over again.

Decorating Design Ideas for Your Bedroom

After a horribly long day, the idea of snuggling in a warm bed is often the only thing that keeps us standing. Bedrooms are our retreat at the end of the day. They provide a sort of sanctuary, a safe place for when we’re tired and lifeless. It’s really important to have a place to relax, and because of that, we should make our bedrooms as comfy as possible. Of course, that means that we should also decorate them according to our personal style and preferences. A room that is decorated to your taste can do wonders in helping you to relax and unwind. Furthermore, if you are able to fully let go of your worries and everyday problems, you’ll find it much easier to fall asleep, and the quality of your sleep will improve significantly. For all of these reasons, you should approach bedroom decorating with a serious mind. Here are some decorating ideas to help you in your efforts to make your bedroom even more comfortable.

1. Surround yourself with the things that matter

One of the perks of decorating not only your bedroom but your entire house is that you can incorporate many of the personal items you hold dear into the design. Photographs can be even more beautiful if you put them into frames that match the rest of your room. Jewelry boxes can be an art form in themselves, and they look marvelous if made well. Works of art with a soothing aura are great for bedrooms and can really enhance the atmosphere of tranquility you want to create. However, never put things you don’t really like into your bedroom. If your friend gave you a really expensive vase that you’re not really fond of, put it into the living room instead.

2. Try out new colors

Repainting your bedroom is one of the best ways to freshen it up. Choose a new color for your walls, and make sure to only choose the colors you’ll love. Even if you’re aware that the paint won’t match your furniture, but you simply love that dysfunctional combination, go for it. It’s your bedroom, and you need to like it, not make a picture-perfect magazine image of a room. If you’ve found particularly nice wallpapers you don’t think you’ll be able to peacefully live without, don’t be afraid to incorporate it into your design. Of course, the wallpapers will take a bit of extra work compared to simple painting, so don’t hesitate to call for professional aid. Find a reliable company, such as Well Hung Wallpaper, which specializes in wallpaper, and enjoy the makeover your room is about to go through!

3. Upgrade your bed sheets

Bed sheets are not just the things you put on your bed. They are also an important part of the appearance of the room, so choose wisely. Find some nice bed sheets in the colors or prints that you like and that work well with the rest of the room. For the sake of comfort, treat yourself to some fancy fabrics. Sure, silk costs a pretty penny, but the feel of it is positively fabulous, and it’ll make you look forward to bedtime each night.

4. Stock up on pillows

You can never have too many pillows. A bed with a neatly arranged bunch of pillows looks way more inviting than a bare one, wouldn’t you agree? Multiple pillows provide multiple opportunities for decoration. They look great, and just the thought of a big bed with plenty of pillows is nearly irresistible. There is also the advantage of always being able to accommodate your needs – you have pillows of different sizes, which provide a better chance of being comfortable every single night. Therefore, stock up on pillows and create your dream ambient.

A comfortable bedroom is one of the most basic needs for a working person. Every one of us needs a place in which we feel safe and in which we can forget about everyday stress and troubles. Therefore, treat yourself to a wonderful bedroom makeover, and enjoy the work!

How to Start Feeling Beautiful Again After a Breakup

Breakups are hard, but picking up the pieces afterward is even harder. They can sometimes be very serious and impair your health and wellbeing. While this is all understandable, it’s the consequences that are the most damaging to a person. After a while of being in a relationship with another person, you have to learn to be with yourself again. Just like every person we met changed us a little, so did the ex-partner and now we need to accept who we are. This is probably the hardest part of the whole process since the last thing we feel is being ready to face the world. Nonetheless, you are beautiful and will start feeling that way again. With time and persistence
you will get there, just be patient and try some of the following tricks that worked for so many
before.

Do what makes you fulfilled

You had interests before and during the relationship, so it’s no time to stop having them now.
Do what makes you fulfilled even if it’s something small like reading or watching your favorite TV show. Don’t deprive yourself of the things that make you happy like you are undeserving. You have every right to feel joy and happiness again, so go for it. The beauty comes both from within and outside, and it’s at its prime when these two work together.

 

Start exercising

Exercising will get your body in shape and also make you feel better and rejuvenated at the
same time. This is because during workouts our body produces chemicals that influence the
way we feel. One of those chemicals is endorphin which triggers positive feeling known as
“runner high.”
Another important chemical is serotonin which is a mood-booster and really a good thing to
have when you are down. Norepinephrine is a chemical and a hormone at the same time
produced by the adrenal glands. It will keep your focus and concentrate on certain things, like
starting to feel beautiful again after a breakup.

Adopt healthy habits

Healthy habits should be part of everybody’s life, no matter of the circumstances. But after a
break up you feel too broken to think about anything healthy and usually spend time eating
whatever’s at hand. To avoid this, create a healthy meal plan which will help make grocery
shopping easier and add some new recipes to make everything more interesting.
Set your alarm to an earlier time than usual, so you can do some morning stretching and have
breakfast in peace. Walk as much as you can during the day and spend time outside during
weekends cycling, hiking or just strolling through the park with your best friend.

Use a daily beauty routine

A daily beauty routine is something that shouldn’t be neglected, both in the morning and
evening. Start by splashing some cold water on your face to wake up and then continue with
cleaning. Use products that are appropriate for your skin and don’t forget an SPF cream before
you leave the house.
You may don’t feel like putting on some makeup, but start little by little with some mascara and
concealer. And build your makeup regime from there and even try some new techniques you
can learn from numerous tutorials online.

Keep your distance

You and your ex are broken up, so don’t try to fix your relationship by staying friends. It’s best to
keep your distance in the beginning and allow yourself to find your bearings. It’s okay to stay
friends but that can’t happen right after a breakup and it needs time.
Talking with your ex will create a false idea of your relationship and right now you need to get to
know yourself. It sounds scary, but it is also an exciting new road ahead that will bring you many
great things if you let it.

Keep yourself calm

You are a volcano of emotions right now which may cloud your judgment and prevent you to
move forward. In order to be able to do so, you need to find your calm. That is where yoga or
meditation might help considerably, even if practiced 20 minutes a day.
Also, since you might be experiencing sleep disorders, try apps that will help you fall asleep
more comfortably. If the problem persists, it’s better to seek expert help but try some brown or
pink noise first and see if it soothes you.

It’s okay to undergo cosmetic treatment

Cosmetic treatments vary and some may be extreme while others are only touch-ups. Not
everything is resolved in the operating room, and sometimes you may need only some dermal
fillers to look great. But the cosmetic treatments have gone pretty far in this modern
technological age. For an example, going for a facelift procedure might just be that little push you need to raise
your self-esteem sky high.

Talk to someone

Instead of spending time on social media, make a break from the digital world and choose some
good old-fashioned face-to-face conversation. Talk to your friends, family members, and a
therapist if you feel the need. Communication is important. There isn’t anything shameful in feeling bad about yourself, and people who care for you will easily explain to you why you are so beautiful. This will also help raise your self-esteem and ultimately might make it easier for you to talk to a potential date.
People who love you will always be the first to tell you your best attributes while helping you to
overcome your troubles. So, don’t be afraid to ask for help even if it’s about doubting your
gorgeousness and beauty.

In the end

You will start feeling beautiful again after a breakup – it is not the matter of “if”, but “when”. The most important thing to remember, however, is that your beauty didn’t leave you when you and your partner ended your relationship. Everything seems tough now, but the best news is that it will only get better if you get up and start having the most important relationship of your life – the one with yourself.