Say no to endless nights of sobbing into your pillow. Keeping busy will help you focus on taking steps forward, not backwards…
Start a new series
With Netflix now available in the Philippines, streaming TV shows has never been easier. On our radar? Unbreakable Kimmyschmidt, brought to you by Tina Fey.
Join a gym class
Don’t fall into the unhealthy post-break-up trap of comfort eating minus the workouts. It will only make you feel worse. Remember when Kelly Osbourne famously checked into a boot-camp rehab after her split from fiancé Matthew Mosshart? We’re not suggesting a crazy crash diet—but how about balancing out your (totally necessary) calorie gorge with a new boxing or yoga class? Exercise boosts feel-good endorphins. Fact.
Get on tinder
A virtual rebound can be therapy in itself, and you don’t have to get all smutty with sexting: some innocent voyeurism will help give you much-needed reassurance that, yes, other smart (hot!) men exist for when you’re ready.
You’re single again, and what was your love nest now feels like a painful reminder of the past. Toss out the Polaroid pegs of coupledom selfies, and throw shade at that revolting rug he bought. It’s time to rethink your space and get a fresh start— new bedding, some paint, fresh flowers, and an organized cupboard with space just for you will make a world of difference.