Use your passportiStock/Kritchanut
Many of us have a passport “just in case,” but instead of waiting to win the lottery or for a lonely millionaire with a yacht to show up on your doorstep, take control of your vacations and book a trip out of the country. And yes, Canada and Mexico count, and will definitely stamp your passport. Or consider going to the place you always dreamed of as a child or the country of your ancestors.
Cry through a movieiStock/Luka-Lajst
Embarrassed to blubber in public? You’re missing out on some serious bonding and catharsis. Nothing brings people together more than shedding a few appropriate tears over the latest drama. And don’t worry about looking silly or weak—if Oprah can weep openly in public, we all can. These tearjerker movies will bring on the happy tears.