If you live in the UK, chances are you’ve been keeping an eye on the weather forecast for the past few weeks, wondering when summer will come. A warm weekend doesn’t count as summer, and despite the 30°C of the last weekend, most regions have gone back to the typical combination of grey sky and dim light that announces more rain to come.
Summer lovers are busy packing for their vacations abroad, planning the best ways to make the most of the Spanish, Italian, French, or even Greek sun. On the other hand, the summer haters are looking at the sky and hoping for the weather to remain cool for a little longer. But do you know that behind a summer hater, there is someone who needs to be reassured to learn to enjoy the season again? Indeed, if you can’t think of summer without breaking into a cold sweat, these little tips could help you to change your mind.
None of my clothes fit anymore
A lot of people are nervous at the idea of summer fashion. Indeed, summer is a difficult season if you’re dealing with body confidence issues. While it’s easy during the colder months of the year to hide the bits and bumps you’re the most worried about, finding clothes that make you feel good in summer can be tricky. However, it’s a good idea to shop for seasonal essentials every year to avoid the dilemma of keeping clothes that may not fit anymore. Ultimately, if you want to feel confident, you need to choose something that boosts your mood and works for your body shape; from women’s swimwear to men’s chinos, there are plenty of cuts available to suit every body. The secret is to start by figuring out what your shape is without feeling guilty if you have not yet achieved the summer bod of your New Year’s resolutions.
It’s too late to book a holiday
Don’t be fooled into thinking about unless you’ve planned your holiday months ahead you won’t be able to find anything suitable. On the contrary, there are still plenty of last minute deals if you’re willing to look around. What is a last minute deal? Generally speaking, the deal is a discount package for your hotel and flights. The arrangements are released by the hotels to fill up their rooms, which means that you get the same service than early bookers, but you pay less for it.
It’s too hot for me
Not everyone loves to bathe in the sun. If you are not comfortable in the summer heat, it’s fair to say that you are probably counting the days until the beginning of fall – and that would be many days because September 23rd is the first day of fall. Thankfully, not all summer destinations need to be sandy beaches around the Med. In fact, you could seize the opportunity to visit northern countries, such as the Norwegian fjords which offer a breath of fresh air and nature, far away from the scorching heat of Majorca’s beaches.
It’s time to kick your summer fears in the backside and rediscover the joys of planning your vacations, either at home, in a southern destination or a cooler climate. From body confidence to heat, you can tackle your worries one after the other and find your love for summer again.