40th Birthday Gifts
Buying gifts for people who turn 40 can sometimes be pretty tricky. You hope they will not feel offended by the presents you buy because, to be honest, I think it is difficult to cross the barrier towards the big “4”. You will have to think about what a person goes through when they turn 40; we often think about women who say to themselves that their life is over and about man who go through the midlife crisis.
I thought about a few gifts that can help people pass this difficult stage in their life more easily and presents that are funny, because turning 40 is not that horrible. I mean look at Monica Belluci: she is a very beautiful and attractive woman in her mid 40s.
40 Things to Do When You turn Forty
This is a book that offers you forty essays written by known authors that basically advise the persons who turn this age to not necessarily think about this period as a crisis, but challenge themselves and try to find new “things” that can offer them pleasure or simply a good time.
Now, this is a fun one. If the person that celebrates her/ his birthday has a sense of humor, then he/ she will definitely appreciate this present. You will basically take them back in time by offering them toys, candies and other items that they were familiar with when they were children.
You Know You’re Over 40 When
This is a book that is filled with funny commentaries and graphics. It takes on an easy perspective about turning 40 and it can make the person that you are giving it to, as a present, laugh pretty hard. The author thinks that you know when you’re over forty when “you develop a taste for bran flakes”.
This is a book that combines both humor and seriousness. It helps the person that turns 40 to pass much easier over the mid life crisis and underlines how many accomplishments you can achieve at this age. It even offers tips about how to get pass the jokes and all the weird gifts that a 40 year old person is “hit” with.11