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In Focus: What To Do When You Don't Want To Party On Halloween

In Focus: What To Do When You Don't Want To Party On Halloween

 

It's Halloween, and you might see your friends already busy preparing to throw their annual spooky-themed bash or head to a local one in the city. But you don't have to feel the pressure to rise to the occasion, live up to the expectations, and fit in. And guess what? It still could be worth it.

Understand that everyone treats this holiday differently. For some it calls for having fun and wreaking havoc, for others it's staying in and celebrating the time to finally relax. Whatever you decide to do, as long as you do it for personal satisfaction, then so be it—even if it means skipping out the party where everybody is going to be at. Maybe you can consider doing the following instead:

Binge-watch

There are so many shows you can choose from not to mention the wide array of genres. But since it's Halloween, why not try American Horror Story or The Haunting of Hill House? Or for sure you have something on your list left unfinished. Go for it! 

Scary movie marathon

If you don't want to do it alone yet eager to experience the dread of the season, sit down with the whole fam for a movie marathon that obviously, you haven't done in a long time together. Having company also makes screaming more fulfilling, if you know what we mean.

Visit haunted attractions

Yes, you can still go out and have a horror-filled night but sans the challenge of putting together or renting the perfect costume. A lot of amusement parks offer just this kind of thrilling entertainment. Don't forget to invite your friends for more chances of survival! 

Sleepover

Catch up on your sleep but make it more exciting by hosting a sleepover at the comfort of your home. It's a nice bonding opporunity with childhood BFFs who we haven't seen for quite some time. And while at it, get updates on what's going on with their lives. Who doesn't love pillow talks? 

Declutter

If you really prefer some "me time" but hate to just do nothing, try using the time to organize your bedroom space, if not your entire house. Start with pulling out clothes you no longer wear, throwing away empty beauty bottles from your drawer to sorting out donation-worthy items. Better be productive this day-off than just get lazy. 

The great thing about Halloween is that we get a short break from the hard reality and, in between, it allows us to do things that we want while potentially discovering new interests that does not involve social events. Bet that's enough excuse not to attend the party this year, isn't it?

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