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    Just 39 Random Things That'll Bring You An Exponential Amount Of Joy

    A sure shot way to brighten your day.

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    1. sunset projection lamp for gorgeous end-of-day vibes whenever you want them. This lamp can rotate 180 degrees, and provides a light that can go as big or as little as you'd like depending on its position. How can you not see the joy in that?

    reviewers room with the lamp on during the day
    the same reviewer's room at night.

    Promising review: "This lamp really exceeded my expectations. I bought it on a whim and honestly wasn't expecting that much, but I'm really happy with it. Feels like it's made of durable, quality material and emits a strong light (but it's not too bright. I use it in the evenings when I'm trying to wind down before bed and it's bright enough to light up my room without feeling like it's going to mess up my sleep cycles). Highly recommend — really does feel like you're watching a lovely sunset :)" —Amazon customer

    Get it from Amazon $15.99 (available in two colors).

    2. A cool foaming hand soap that pumps in the shape of a flower or paw print! It also pumps onto your hand vertically for a much easier handwash situation.

    a gif of a reviewer using the bottle of the soap to show paw-shaped soap
    a reviewer holding up the flower shaped foam

    BTW, this citrus-scented soap is paraben free, cruelty free, and vegan friendly!

    Promising review: "I will admit I first saw this soap on TikTok and thought that it would be a nice soap to try since I do seem to be washing my hands all the time these days. I was so excited when I received it to give it a try, really just to see the pretty foam flower. I was very pleasantly surprised when I pushed down (twice) to get the foam to come out and not only is the flower cute but the foam is thick and luxurious and makes your hands feel totally moisturized after you wash them. The smell is very pretty and not overpowering at all. My teenager loves it too and is now finally washing her hands more like she is supposed to. I bought them for every bathroom in the house as well as the kitchen. I almost don't want to recommend it so they don't run out of stock!" —Audra Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in paw print and flower styles).

    3. A pair of fluffy house slippers because they'll make you think you're walking on clouds. They have over 22,000 5-star reviews with people raving about how cute and comfortable they are.

    Promising reviews: "These slippers feel like a hug on my feet. They have a hard bottom so you can wear them out. The top part is so incredibly soft!!! I love these!" —Cyndi Lundeberg

    "I. Love. These. Slippers. One of my favorite and best purchases from Amazon. I practically live in these things. Literally, I wear them around the house all the time down to stepping out of them and directly into the shower and even walking my dog in them... My nieces loved them so much I ended up getting them each a pair for Christmas. You will not be disappointed if you purchase. Cute, comfortable, versatile." —Beckybrowneyes85

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in women's sizes S–XL and in 12 colors).

    4. Awareness pins, a thoughtful idea created to make life easier for under-represented groups and help spread awareness (and understanding) for your current feelings or important identifiers. Options range from anxiety pins, pronoun pins, autism pins, and more. 

    a pile of various pins
    a purple pin that says
    Sootmegs / Etsy

    Sootmegs is a UK-based small business making a huge difference in people's lives with their originally designed and handmade awareness pins. Their motto "making the invisible visible" says it best!

    Promising reviews: "I got all of the pins I needed to communicate my pronouns and disabilities for work!! These pins are so cute, well made, stand up perfectly in a bit of rain (which I sometimes encounter at work) and stand out on my vest with the colors!!! Absolutely in love!!!" —Tim

    "Absolutely love this shop and their colorful, positive way of helping to normalize disability. This is my third purchase because I just want to gift these pins to everyone I know to make them more seen." —Kay Mem

    Get a 'Your Pick' 6-pack from Sootmegs on Etsy for $19.65 and the anxiety pin for $3.93 (available in 300+ other options and a custom option).

    5. A soft animal ear spa headband for a cute way to hold your hair back while you wash your face or do your weekly mud mask.

    Promising review: "This headband keeps my hair out of my face when I am studying or doing skincare/my makeup. It's super soft and cute! Definitely an upgrade from the boring headband I used before. :)" —Michelle Yee

    Get it from Amazon for $7 (available as cat ears, bear ears, and a crown).

    6. A vibrant wireless keyboard and mouse set to help your work from home set up go from bland to bright. The keyboard is full size too, meaning it has that super convenient numeric pad on the right.

    A reviewer shows the green keyboard and mouse in use
    a different reviewer shows the pink and white keyboard

    The USB receiver is what helps this keyboard and mouse duo work wirelessly (no Bluetooth needed). Simply insert in your computer to connect!

    Promising reviews: "This is ADORABLE! I love love love everything about this keyboard. It’s satisfying to the touch, and visually appealing. It’s easy to hook up (just some batteries and plug in to your computer)! I love green and it matches well with my room and desk setup." —Seba

    "I absolutely love [this keyboard]!... It connects to your Mac/PC laptop with a USB piece and is operated by AA batteries. The keys really do feel like a typewriter and I get all the nostalgia and fun of typing on a mechanic keyboard. 10/10." —Katherine Dinh

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in 11 colors).

    Pssst... If you're looking for a compact version (i.e., without the numeric keypad), Amazon has that too! Check it out for $35.99.

    7. A bestselling 'You Look Good' mirror decal — the perfect way to remind yourself of simple facts (duh) or give yourself a little boost of confidence before you leave the house...because guess what? You DO look good! Inside and out 😘.

    model taking a selfie in a mirror with the white sticker that says
    Peachy Lemonade Press / Etsy

    Peachy Lemonade Press is a woman-owned small biz based in Astoria, New York. This Etsy shop is ALL about positive affirmations and has lots of different options on T-shirts, sticks, mugs, and more.

    Promising reviews: "Purchased this to put on a new mirror and I'm loving it. The decal is super easy to apply (simple instructions included) and is exactly the emotional boost and look I was looking for." —kaitbates

    "Super cute! Put it in my bathroom and guests love it. It makes me smile when I wash my hands." —Alexa

    Get it from Peachy Lemonade Press on Etsy for $4.99+ (available in six styles and 14 colors).

    8. A Five-Minute Journal that won't only help you plan for the week, but will help you embrace positive thoughts, gratitude, and applying change to get what you want (and deserve!) in your life. Begin and end your day with daily affirmations and prompts like "Three amazing things that happened today..."

    By the way, this journal is also made of 100% recycled paper!

    Promising review: "If you follow the instructions on this journal (don't skip the preface) you will start to change your way of thinking. Along with changing my eating habits and trying to appreciate the little things my life has been less stressful and I see myself being more positive. My resolution/goal this year was to cut out toxic people and toxic things and be more positive. This journal is one of the tools helping me achieve that. Thank you!" —Hb4139

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in four colors).

    9. A giant, very encouraging water bottle to help you stay on top of your hydration and daily water intake. The kind phrases like "don't give up" will really help with your motivation, too.

    reviewer holding the bottle in black and grey
    reviewer holding the water bottle next to their face, showing how big it is

    Promising review: "I love this jug! I have a hard time drinking water during the day and I don't think I've ever had a gallon of water in a day. The motivational slogans give me the extra 'oomph' I need to remind myself to stay hydrated (important in Arizona) and the hourly breakdowns help keep me accountable. I also love that it has a strap that I can use to carry it (because it's definitely heavy when it's full). Overall, it's well worth the money spent! My husband got jealous when he saw it and now he wants one for himself and we're going to have water drinking challenges :)" —Drea Crymes

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in 13 colors).

    10. A compact under-desk bike you'll be able to use while working and sitting down for hours. It has multiple resistance levels and gives you the chance to be active while answering emails!

    Reviewer strapped into the bike
    Top down view of a reviewer using the bike showing how slim it is

    It works with desks as low as 27 inches. If you're tall or you have long legs, you can still use it while working from the couch.

    Promising review: "I've been using my DeskCycle for almost three years and I can't rave enough about it. I've become so accustomed to pedaling while I work that I find it difficult to sit still in situations where I don't have access to it (like meetings, for example.) It takes some getting used to in the beginning, but once it becomes habit you'll find yourself pedaling while creating spreadsheets without even thinking about it. I typically get anywhere between 50–70 miles in per day and have even inspired several people I know to get one of their own (one of my colleagues included.) I have one at home and one at the office — the one at home going on three years of use and it's still as quiet as the day I bought it (with daily use) and I haven't even had to change the batteries on the digital display yet...In short, highly recommended." —Jennifer Lankenau

    Get it from Amazon for $199.

    11. customizable doormat to let everyone know what the *important* priorities before they even enter your space. Whether it's wine and dogs, or margaritas and good vibes, you get your pick! Plus, you're bound to get tons of compliments, too.

    person standing above door mat that reads
    Hamlin Row Shop / Etsy

    To personalize your doormat, just select "add your personalization" underneath the size and style options. If wine and/or dogs aren't your thing, something that says "Dog Treats & Good Vibes" or "Beer & Tacos" would look just as cute! 

    Hamlin Row Shop is a small business based in Rock Hill, South Carolina making tons of custom and clever doormats.

    Promising reviews: "Love it! Makes me smile every time I walk through the front door. So far visitors haven't taken the hint, but it's still new. Arrived quickly, and looks durable." —Teri W

    "Absolutely love my new doormat. I looked long and hard for the perfect one and it did not disappoint. This excitement i feel when I was up to my doorstep is unimaginable. Would buy again."  —Lauren Ferrel

    Get it from Hamlin Row Shop on Etsy for $36.60+ (available in four sizes and four font styles).

    12. A set of unicorn-inspired makeup brushes that'll make applying your makeup way more of a ~magical~ experience. The set comes with 10 brushes (everything from a fan brush to an eyeshadow brush) and a carrying case.

    Promising review: "Honestly it took me a week and half to use these because THEY ARE SO BEAUTIFUL. I couldn't even bring myself to dirty them with makeup. But then I finally did. AND THEY ARE AMAZING. HEAVENLY. Seriously they apply makeup so well. I have never experienced a brush this nice before and I own $100 brush sets. No joke. I expected these to be subpar since they were so inexpensive. I literally bought them just because they are pretty. TURNS OUT THEY ARE THE NICEST BRUSHES EVER. " —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $10.99.

    13. Rare Beauty Soft Pinch liquid blush, a fan favorite because reviewers are obsessed with the highly pigmented, super-lightweight formula. You've even got the choice between dewy and matte finishes!

    an open tube of the red liquid blush
    a model wearing the bright pink color on their cheeks

    This Latinx-owned business (from founder Selena Gomez, to be more specific!) was launched in 2020 with the goal of helping people celebrate their individuality and their own beauty, nixing the world's impossible beauty standards in the process. And BTW, all Rare Beauty products are vegan and cruelty-free!

    Promising reviews: "Love love love!! I'm obsessed with the color and the formula!! So pigmented, easy to blend and long lasting. I have oily skin and this is the only cream/liquid blush that doesn’t make my skin greasy but glowy and look natural." —Phoebenguyenn, Sephora customer

    "This product obviously deserves any hype it gets. Because this celebrity wasn’t playing around when she created this blush! I’ve tried all the popular lines [and] from an unbiased point of view Selena [Gomez] takes the cake. This blush is a godsend and really anyone could use it. This blush doesn’t feel heavy, never ever clogs my pores in the three month time span I’ve been using it... And it is just so affordable for such high end makeup. It feels so luxurious to have in my kit...I would recommend this to my mom, sisters, and future kin. I’m in love." —Vickic163, Sephora customer

    Get it from Sephora for $20 (available in three shades) or from Kohl's for $20 (available in 10 shades).

    14. A heart-shaped waffle maker that'll have you falling in love with making breakfast all over again. This compact beaut stores away easily too!

    a reviewer making a heart shaped waffle in the waffle iron
    a plate of heart shaped waffles topped with strawberries and powdered sugar

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE my new waffle maker. I'll be honest — it is much smaller than I expected. You can carry it in one hand with ease. (It's about the size of one hand.) But I really do love it. They turn out pretty fluffy so even though they're small, they have substance to them. Plus, how can you beat a heart waffle???" —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A reusable gel eye mask for soothing puffy eyes, dark circles, and migraines. You can microwave it for 20 seconds or freeze it, depending on which relaxes you more!

    Reviewer uses blue eye mask with eye holes while relaxing in a robe
    Reviewer laying down with their eyes closed while wearing the pink eye mask

    Optix 55 is a family-owned small business focused on quality products that benefit eyes and eye health. They offer items such as computer glasses, sunglasses, anti-fog solutions, eye masks, and more.

    Promising reviews: "This product was an absolute godsend for my family. About a month ago, a few members in my family contracted COVID-19. After experiencing intense migraines, fever, and chills, our family doctor recommended purchasing this gel eye mask to help alleviate the symptoms. Symptoms were alleviated within 15 minutes of wearing the mask. Now that we are all healthy, I've continued to use the mask for relaxation on nights when I need extra pampering, or to ease any stress induced tension in my neck and temples. This product is easy to use and very straightforward. Will be purchasing for all of my family and friends to add to their self-care routine!" —Kaci Pennington

    "I would highly recommend this product. I suffer from migraines daily and after I wear the eye mask, it instantly relieves my migraine. I prefer the eye mask cold. It’s very relaxing." —Melissa Evans

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in three colors).

    17. A silicone camera cover to ensure your privacy and add a really cute touch that'll have you leaping for joy 🐸

    a butterfly cover on an iphone
    a green frog cover on a laptop
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I adore this silicone cover! Before this I was just using a sticky tab which was thin but would fall off time to time. The sliding covers always worried me because I heard of people damaging their screens. This is easy to plop on even with a case on my laptop. And it makes me smile :)" —Ashleymm

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.95 (available in four designs).

    18. A hanging disco ball planter because the party is always at home with our plants, right? When the bright sun hits this planter, it'll give light to every other plant in the room.

    A 8 inch hanging disco planter with a Peace Lily plant inside
    A plant sitting in the 4 inch disco ball planter
    Dado Dado Designs / Etsy, Dado Dado Designs / Etsy

    Dado Dado Designs is a small business based in Houston, Texas that specializes in disco pots for plants and succulents. They happen to be Etsy best-sellers, too! 

    Promising reviews: "I bought the 8-inch planter, and five minutes after it came ordered a 12-inch one as well. These are my favorite pieces of decor in our entire house hands down!" —Beeta Shasti

    "This planter is so dang cute!! When the sun hits my window, I get little lights all over my kitchen. And it came with a little mini disco ball that my kids love" —Heather Conley

    Get it from Dado Dado Designs on Etsy $35+ (available in four sizes) or from Amazon for $39.99+.

    19. A Keurig K-Mini coffee maker so you can make a quick and delicious cup of joe before you start your day. Will you get up early enough to stop at the cafe? Debatable. But will you have an easy, single-serve coffee maker at home? Yep!

    A reviewer shows the coffee maker in light blue
    the same reviewer shows the open Keurig with a coffee pod inside

    Need some coffee to go with? Try this variety pack of 60 K-Cups ($36.99) or these reusable K-Cups ($12.95) for a low-waste option.

    Promising review: "It’s the PERFECT size for my dorm room. Super pretty color and super cute. Nothing bad to say about this product. Shipped quickly and works great. Can’t wait for my 2 a.m. essay coffees with this bad boy!" —Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $70+ (available in five colors).