Last week, I went to an event that made me very happy – the nice folks at Getpaidto invited a bunch of bloggers to the London Eye to find out about the launch of their new site.
It was a gloriously sunny, clear day and the views from the London Eye were spectacular – and the champagne and canapés didn’t hurt either.
If you haven’t heard of it, Getpaidto is rather a clever site where you can go before you buy pretty much anything online – and save money. You might earn cash-back, you might get a special discount, or you might earn points in your Getpaidto account, which can be cashed out or turned into gift vouchers for major retailers. It’s a bit of a no-brainer if you can remember to do it, isn’t it?
Getpaidto also conducted research that shows 80% of us love to shop to get happy. It’s painfully true – I’ll admit that buying something new for the house often cheers me up on a crappy day. Or booking a holiday, although for obvious reasons that only works about once or twice a year. But not all cheering up needs to cost a fortune – I asked around some blogging chums are here are 50 simple, quick and inexpensive ways to boost your mood when you’re feeling blue: