Valentine’s Day 2024: Meaningful ways to show you care

by | Feb 4, 2024 | Finance and Business, Food and Recipes, Health and Wellness, Home and Living, Travel and Leisure

Love is in the air this month as we celebrate the special people who mean the most to us, whether it’s family, friends or partners. Here are four ways to embrace the spirit of the month and show your circle that you care.

Don’t be the fool for love
While being in love can feel magical, make sure you and your family members know how to spot when it could do you more harm than good. Romance scams remain popular among criminals, especially online, so look out for red flags like they’re moving the relationship along too fast, are unable to meet in person and requests for money. Learn more about how to stay safe from Get Cyber Safe.

getcybersafe.ca

Give your garden dreams some love
Though it’s early to start planting, now is the time to begin planning your spring garden. To help you achieve the best results, learn how Canadian farmers nurture their land to ensure we can all benefit from nature’s bounty. For example, be careful when tilling to avoid disrupting microorganisms in the soil. Find out more through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

canada.ca/taste-the-commitment

Spoil yourselves at a romantic European destination
What’s more romantic than Paris? From the Musée Rodin in the heart of the city and the gorgeous stained-glass windows in Sainte-Chapelle to the tranquil pathways of Canal Saint-Martin, Paris is the perfect place to be in love. Explore the hidden gems of the city just ahead of the Summer Olympics in 2024. For a custom travel experience and accommodation, check out bespoke planners like Hosted Villas.

hostedvillas.com

Simple mindfulness tips for Valentine’s Day
Take some time for yourself this Valentine’s Day, whether you’re celebrating with a partner, solo or with friends. Indulge in simple pleasures – a soothing cup of herbal tea, the comfort of your pet’s furry companionship or the aroma of your favorite homemade dish. Practising mindfulness through these sensory experiences can help you feel grounded and prepare you for the day ahead. If you’re feeling continually down this time of year, or anytime, explore free mental health resources on Health Canada’s website.

canada.ca/mental-health

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