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    Updated on Mar 18, 2019. Posted on Mar 11, 2019

    28 Random Things That May Help You Have A Much Better Day

    Life is hard, and sometimes you just need to treat yo self to feel better, you know?

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    1. A pair of oversized cat-eye sunglasses that'll increase your confidence level by 200% when you put them on. They'll make you feel like the baddest bitch who can take on the world.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Whenever I put these sunnies on, I instantly feel like a diva! They're definitely for the bold. The glasses came before the estimated delivery date, and that is always a plus! They don't look like cheap plastic childish glasses that you get from the dollar store. They cover my face well so that I don't have to wear a lot of makeup. All in all, I love these sunnies. I definitely will be purchasing the other two colors.😄😄" —Ariannah

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in five colors).

    2. A box full of British chocolate bars because it's a fact that chocolate makes everything better *and* British chocolate is wayyy better than American candy.

    Amazon

    The box includes a selection of 10 of the top selling Cadbury British chocolate bars.

    Get a box of 10 from Amazon for $12.80.

    3. A super cute patch to remind you that we've been through worse, and you can keep ~hustling~ toward your goals. You got this!

    RhinoParade / Via Etsy

    Get it from RhinoParade on Etsy for $10.

    4. A set of cactus gel pens to help you remember that not every day sucs and the sun will come out tomorrow.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $1.39 (also available in 13 varieties).

    5. An adult coloring book with a set of 30 fine tip markers so you can color away your frustrations.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have had the BEST time with this coloring book! I can get my frustrations out, feel creative, and I don't have to curse out loud as much!" —Sharon Sferrazza

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    6. A sloth cooling and heating pad you can give a big ol' hug to when you're dealing with cramps or any other kind of pain.

    Urban Outfitters

    It's filled with natural buckwheat grains and lavender to help soothe, and you can you can either warm it up in the microwave or keep it in the freezer before use.

    Promising review: "I love this little guy! It looks just like the pictures! It stays warm for a super long time, and it is super soothing. It’s also infused with lavender so it gives off a super-relaxing smell!" —lk123

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    7. A pair of socks for when you just need to sit on the couch and not move...but still need some wine.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    8. A two-minute morning journal with a few questions you can answer when you wake up to center yourself and focus on the day ahead.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased this for myself at a bookstore and then purchased two more for my coworker and my mom. It's high-quality with simple prompts (i.e., What are you going to let go of? What are you grateful for? What are you going to focus on?). I love this little book. It's an excellent choice for those who want the meditation of journaling but can't seem to commit to a longer free-form journaling style." —Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    9. A fizz bar to make your bath feel like a spa experience, without, you know, those intense spa prices. You'll feel relaxed and rejuvenated when you're done.

    Walmart

    The bar has eight fizzy cubes. Hold one or two under a stream of water to activate and turn your tub into a spa.

    Get it from Walmart for $8.25.

    10. Or a shower bomb, if baths aren't quiet your thing. Plus, this one turns into a cleansing foam so you can try to scrub away your tiredness before you leave the house.

    Lush

    All you have to do is run the shower and hold the shower bomb under the water. It will expand into a foam you can then use to cleanse yourself. It has a lovely citrus, herbal, and lemon smell.

    Get it from Lush for $3.25.

    11. A candle you can light to bring you back to a simpler and warm time when all you needed to worry about was what stretchy pants you were going to wear to better help you eat all of grandma's best cooking.

    Homesick Candles

    Promising review: "This candle is everything! All the love of your grandma in this candle. It's a mix of all the best Thanksgiving, Christmas, and even Easter dinners in one candle. Do not think twice buy it. It's100% worth it." —Kelli H

    Get it from Homesick Candles for $29.95.

    12. A funny book that will remind you that things could always be much worse.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.46.

    13. Some Dead Sea bath salts you can to help calm your body and clear your mind of whatever's weighing you down.

    Amazon

    The 100% natural and vegan salts feature floral essential oils and Himalayan pink salts.

    Promising review: "These bath salts smell amazing and feel great after a long day. I mix mine with a really calming bubble bath and just soak for about 20 minutes before bed, and I'm totally relaxed and ready to drift off to sleep. I highly recommend!" —Jane Waggoner

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    14. A complaint sticky note pad so you can vent about whatever's bothering you without blowing up in front of your coworkers, partner, or whoever else is nearby.

    Knock Knock

    Get it from Knock Knock for $3.99.

    15. A convenient portable cup holder that lets you bring your beer or wine into the tub, because sometimes you just need a drink and a bath after a loooong day.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I 100% — no, 1 million percent — LOVE LOVE LOVE this product!!! It adhered to my shower wall and stayed put. It's nice to relax in the shower and have my wine in there instead of on the stand my towels are on. Thank you! I have recommended this to several wine-loving friends!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95 (available in six colors).

    16. A corgi butt pillow you can't help but smile at when you see. Plus, it's just so soft and cuddly! It will make your day a little brighter.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.29.

    17. A motivational water bottle that'll cheer you on as you gulp down the day (and water to keep you hydrated).

    ban.do

    Promising review: This is amazing! This water bottle has actually helped me drink more water and stay hydrated for my health issues." —KALLYSTA R.

    Get it from ban.do for $20.

    18. A dissent collar necklace to give you the confidence of RBG fighting the patriarchy.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love my dissent necklace so much! I've worn it in the shower and it kept it's silver color so far. The chain might be a little short for some, but there's an extension piece for it so that's nice." —Melody Keown

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    19. A portable USB humidifier designed to stop dry air in its tracks, leaving you breathing easy.

    Promising review: "I work in a cubicle and the air during the winter is so incredibly dry. I thought I would try this out, and I'm glad I did. I've used this for a few weeks, and it's still going strong. The air comes out strong and the colors are fun. It's made a difference for me in my office. I definitely recommend it!" —AR

    Get it from Amazon for $12.75+ (available in seven colors).

    20. A deck of 64 affirmation cards to remind you that if things are not okay right now, hopefully they will be soon.

    Walmart

    Get it from Walmart for $14.81.

    21. A pair of anti-UV glare glasses to protect your eyes from staring at a screen all day and also prevent the headaches that come with that.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These glasses are great. They look sharp, and they're not tinted so much that they alter color perception. I work in an office setting, and after just one day of wearing these glasses I noticed an improvement in my eye health. My eyes no longer hurt, water, itch, or feel bleached out after staring at a computer screen for hours on end. I highly recommended!" —Ariele Monzo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available six magnification sizes) or a similar style also from Amazon for $29.95 (available in black, blue, and brown; and check out one BuzzFeeder's full review of the Privé Rexaux glasses here (#1)).

    22. An etched glass for anyone who needs a little support when things just aren't going their way.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    23. A mug with some wise words from our queen who knows that haters (and trolls) can't ever bring you down.

    TypeLeaguePress / Via Etsy

    Get it from TypeLeaguePress on Etsy for $13.99+ (available in 11 and 15 ounces).

    24. A rosewater facial spray to spritz on your face when you need a little afternoon pick-me-up — it'll leave your skin feeling refreshed so you don't feel the need to pile on more makeup.

    Mario Badescu / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "This is a very nice product. I use it as a refresher, not with makeup. It is nice and has a lovely floral scent. It's not too strong but relaxing. It offers a nice burst of cooling to your skin. It does not cause my skin to dry out or anything else negative. It has had a minimal, but mentionable, effect on reducing redness from psoriasis." —LLW

    Get it from Amazon for $7+ (available in five sizes and varieties).

    Read more about how amazing Mario Badescu facial spray is here.

    25. A book of little pep talks from, the one and only, Lin-Manuel Miranda (whose positivity and encouragement on Twitter and in "real life" is reason enough to believe there are good people in this world).

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.40.

    26. A tote bag to help carry any load you have and give you a bit of good luck along the way.

    TodayTix

    Get it from TodayTix for $29.

    27. A handle so you can carry all your groceries inside in one trip and not risk dropping a bag and losing $50 worth of fresh produce.

    Amazon

    Each handle can hold up to 50 lbs.

    Promising review: "I live in an upstairs apartment with 16 steps in a row up to my front door, and I have about a 40-yard walk from my car to the base of the steps. These handles allow me to EASILY tote all or most of all of my grocery bags from car to my apartment. Before I was using almost every finger on both hands to struggle the bags to my apartment, with some pain in some of my fingers." —Doubting Thomas

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    28. A door mat that'll let everyone know to leave you the hell alone. It's called JOMO and sometimes you just need to be by yourself.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a great mat! It's sturdy and the size is perfect. It's also great if you just want people to go away if they come to your door. You don't even have to talk to them—the rug lets them know that you aren't interested in what they have to say. The only problem is that your family might start ignoring the instructions on the rug so I recommend buying a couple of them and placing them around different parts of the house so that they get the message." —Erica H.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    I just want to live every day with as much confidence as Pierce Brosnan singing in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

    Universal Pictures

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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