Repeat after us...it's not that hot If there isn’t a holiday in sight, the summer can seem like an eternity in Dubai. We’ve compiled the 25 mantras you must repeat to see you through the stickiest of days By Emily McCarrick 28 July 2009 1 It can’t get any hotter. Life from this point on will be a breeze.2 It is very expensive in Europe at the moment. I wouldn’t want to go there anyway.3 I don’t pay tax. Therefore I am richer. SIMILAR ARTICLES Quick blow-dries in Dubai Awesome workouts for lazy people in Dubai 50 ways to keep fit and eat healthily in Dubai Treat(ment)s for two 4 My rent is cheaper than it was last year.5 Brunches are inside.6 It’s not raining. 7 Air travel can be deadly and I’m saving a fortune in tickets.8 My office has air conditioning.9 The humidity is kind of like a free facial steam.10 It’s easy to get a taxi.11 There’s a lot less traffic.12 The office is very quiet.13 Everything is in the sale.14 I can do Bikram yoga for free.15 I don’t have to entertain visitors. Nobody wants to come and see me until the winter.16 I am catching up on a LOT of DVDs, thereby making myself more knowledgeable.17 My washing machine boil washes everything for me, which means my clothes are extra clean.18 I can make myself seem like a hero by telling family and friends at home exactly how hot it is. They know nothing.19 It is too hot to walk to the shop. I will save money and lose weight in one go.20 I have three months to experiment with new up ‘dos. Who wants to wear their hair down anyway?21 I can improve my swimming skills. It’s cool in the water.22 I can read more and emerge a well-rounded person in the winter.23 I can go to the gym more, to prevent myself from being too well-rounded in the winter.24 I will clean my own house. It’s cool inside.25 I will chuck out some stuff, and sell it at Dubai Flea Market. By the winter, I will be rich.