Valentine’s Day can be a minefield when you are living single.
My husband of 22 years passed away in February 2020. Despite this sad chapter in my life, it hasn’t stopped me from celebrating love and all its forms.
I’m a self-described Resilience Explorer - and lover of all things love.
Sure I might be Pollyanna, but as the pandemic moves into year 3, we all need to find ways to bring levity and joy into our lives. And celebrating the love that we have for ourselves, family and friends like our galentines and palentines is one way to do it.
You don’t need to spend a lot of money or a tonne of effort to show your love on Valentine’s Day. Here are some ideas:
And if you want to avoid the day altogether, turn off social media and the tv, and run a bath for yourself.
Janet Fanaki is the host of the RESILIENT PEOPLE is a podcast. She speaks with people around the world who are admired for their resilience. She lives in Toronto with her two adult children.