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    35 Anxiety-Friendly Products You Need In Your Super Stressful Life

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    1. A foaming lavender bath with pure Epsom salt to soothe and relax the body after a long day of overthinking.

    a woman covered from neck to toe in bubbles soaking in a deep bath

    Promising review: "I love this stuff soooo much. I have had some rash issues on my fingers ever since I got a full body rash from Downy Unstopables (the worst product ever!!) and had to take prednisone to get rid of it. Ever since I started regularly soaking in the tub with this, I have had hardly any flareups. Something about the ingredients in this particular combination makes my skin sing. Plus, it smells amazing and provides top notch bubbles. Worth every penny."โ€”Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $4.87.

    2. And a supportive bath pillow in case your soak turns into a nap.

    the pillow on the edge of a filled bathtub

    Promising review: "My husband bought this for me because I LOVE taking baths; it's a nice way to relax and unwind after a long day, but I've recently had some health problems which has caused me to lose a lot of weight and taking baths has become excruciating. Due to the lack of extra cushion back there now, lying back on the porcelain tub was extremely painful on my spine/bones, and I had resigned to the fact that I wouldn't be taking baths anymore. But, GOOD NEWS, this pillow is a dream come true. I wish I had always had this pillow. It's soooo comfortable! I could almost nap in the tub (but don't!)." โ€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in two styles).

    3. Vacuum storage bags for those of us who "clean our rooms" by simply transferring clothes to the bottom of our closets. These bags will create more space and *actually* organize your room in a way could ease your anxiety over the mess.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Read our review of these vacuum storage bags (#2 on the list)!

    Promising review: "I've been going through and purging items and cleaning and preparing for storage items I'm keeping, pre-moving. I love these bags, they make such a difference and you can easily see what's in opposed to my previous storage bags โ€” trash bags. I've gotten what took three shelves down to one. Can't complain about that." โ€”Samsara

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in four sizes and variety packs).

    4. A colorful pack of leather cord organizers that'll help you declutter that drawer your keep all of your chargers in.

    the leather cord organizers arranged in a color coordinated circle around a black organizer holding a white cord

    Promising review: "These are great. They're exactly as pictured and does exactly what I need them to do โ€” keep my cords together and keep everything neat! I was surprised to find that the seller even threw a couple in for free! I really appreciate it because I wound up being able to use the extras. Would highly recommend this to everyone!"โ€”Shawna

    Get it from DarrellStanding on Etsy for $3.90.

    5. A bitter but harmless clear polish for anyone whose number one anxious habit is biting their nails.

    a before and after shot displaying nail growth

    Promising review: "I have been biting my fingernails as long as I could chew. I grew immune to the taste of the no-bite nail polish you can buy at drugstores. I tried keeping a rubber band on my wrist and popping it every time I noticed myself chewing. This nail polish has been the only thing that has worked. I keep a bottle on my desk at work and another one at home just in case I slip up. I had the first manicure of my life a few weeks ago. Amazing product." โ€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50.

    6. A deck of affirmation cards to lift your spirits when your mind is playing tricks on you.


    Promising review: "These cards are phenomenal! I love allowing my friends to pull cards for a boost of motivation. The writing is witty and very inspirational." โ€”Addy G.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    7. A calming four tier fountain that'll make you feel like you're in the relaxing lobby of an upscale spa โ€” or therapist's office.

    the black four tier fountain

    Let the soothing sounds of trickling water provide you an escape from your many, many thoughts.

    Get it from Amazon for $36.48.

    8. A super soft body pillow to replace the sensation of actual hugs during these strange pandemic times we're in.

    the grey body pillow propped up on the headboard of someone's bed

    It won't hug you back, but anxious beggars can't be choosers.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    9. Or a heated massager pillow if you need your dose of simulated physical touch to feel a bit more therapeutic.

    the black heated massager pillow

    Promising review: "I just received this and I LOVE it. It adequately relieved the knots in my neck, the base of my skull, and my legs. I'm going to try my feet also. I've been wanting something like this for quite some time and I'm thrilled with this product. This item definitely delivers. I highly recommend it. The price for this item given the relief provided is wonderful."โ€”Stephanie T.

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95.

    10. An essential oil stick that'll FINALLY give you some much-needed migraine relief. If only you could rub this thing *directly* on whatever is stressing you out and magically erase it from existence.

    a hand holding a migraine stick
    Katy Herman / BuzzFeed

    Read our full review of the Migrastil headache relief stick!

    Promising review: "The stick provides a pleasant, cool, tingling feeling, almost like VapoRub. It lessens the intensity of the pain, and, if my headache is dull or just starting, it can make it go away almost entirely. If nothing else, it at least extends how long I can go without taking ibuprofen and delays the splitting headache I sometimes feel coming after a long day. I've taken so much less Advil since I started using this! Plus, you can reapply as often as you need." โ€”Katy Herman, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    11. A stainless steel ring that looks super cool but also doubles as a fidget spinner to keep your hands occupied during stressful moments.


    Promising review: "I've had this ring for about two weeks now and just had to write a review. I've had the nervous/bored habit of picking at my fingers since I was a kid. I can't remember the last time I've not had at least one nail bed torn up and bloody. For people with similar habits, I can't recommend this ring enough. It's a great, nondistracting way to redirect fidgety behaviors. I've worn it every day since receiving it and for the first time in years I have intact nail beds! Every time I catch myself starting to pick at a dry patch of skin or uneven cuticle on my finger, I rotate the ring a few times and the impulse disappears." โ€”KGL

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes 4โ€“12 and six styles).

    12. A productivity planner that's useful enough to keep you on point, but flexible enough to not cause even *more* anxiety.

    an open productivity planner with one of its pages on display

    It has everything you'd want from a planner except actual dates, as it's meant to encourage you to create your own timeline and move at your own pace.

    Promising review: "This planner is amazing! I'm a chronic procrastinator who bought this planner on a whim in hopes that it would help whip me into shape and it has totally transformed the way I tackle my day. The Productivity Planner helps you focus on the five most important tasks, which makes for a more structured day in my opinion. I find it more helpful than the typical endless 'to-do list' format that many other planners on the market seem to have. I also love the way the Pomodoro technique is implemented and think it is absolutely brilliant. If you are looking for one planner to keep you motivated and working towards completing your goals then give the Productivity Planner a try. You won't regret it!" โ€”Krystal Flowers

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    13. And a pack of colorful gel ink pens to go with your planner. You can use these to make your to-do lists, meeting notes, and journal entries nice and pretty, or you can simply doodle with them whenever you need a distraction from your own thoughts.


    Promising review: "Honestly, my family considers me somewhat of art and office supply hoarder (all in good fun) due to the amount of time I spend both shopping for the perfect utensils and using them in my makeshift art studio. As soon as these arrived on my doorstep, I ripped them open and tested out each color through a series of scribbles, doodles, and hand lettering just to immediately decide I have never had a pen set that writes so smoothly with such vibrant colors for such a good price! I already have them set aside in a wish list I use to refer back to my favorite purchases and they will be bought again!" โ€”Emily Dibble

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    14. A magnetic meal planning pad for anyone who's sick of the stress that comes with deciding what's for dinner โ€” which we all know is one of the worst parts of being an adult.

    a hand filling out a magnetic meal planner displayed on the side of a refrigerator

    It also comes with a perforated shopping list section!

    Promising review: "Iโ€™ve been starting to get into meal prepping and this planner really helps! I like being able to look up recipes on my phone and then write down whatever ingredients I still need on the grocery list section of this planner. I love how the grocery list section can be ripped off so you can take it to the store, but the daily meal plans remain on the fridge so you can stay organized. This is a very simple idea, but itโ€™s cute and helps keep me organized and motivated to plan out my meals." โ€”Samantha M.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    15. And a silicone freezing tray to create perfect portions for your stress-free meal prep. Best of all, you'll no longer have to reheat entire containers of leftovers just to get one serving. With this, you can pop out a cube from the tray and warm it up in a bowl or even a mug.

    Promising review: "This is the best invention since sliced bread! How many times have you thrown out soup that you forgot about in your fridge??? Well, say goodbye to spoiled soup! Finally, a way to store measured quantities of broth, but I love to use mine for soup and...wait for it...SMOOTHIES! These cubes are the best for freezing measured quantities of smoothies, simply throw one in the Vitamix, and boom! You have a fresh, already icy cold smoothie for breakfast or a snack! For anyone with limited freezer space which, let's face it, is most of us, this is a real gem. I was a bit worried about how easily the cubes would slide out, but no problems at all! The best part is how easily the cubes store in a gallon sized ziplock bag so you can reuse the cubes. AND they are dishwasher-safe??? Souper Cubes, why did you take so long to come into my life!??! I can't wait until the holiday season so I can gift these as stocking stuffers โ€” to anyone I know, you now know your gift." โ€”jane s. catalano

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    16. Annnddddd a set of clear food containers so your dinner solution will extend to lunch during the work week. Plus, they're leak-proof! No more messy bags.

    Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    Read our full review of the Rubbermaid Brilliance food storage containers!

    Promising review: "This is really aesthetically pleasing, and perfect for meal-prepping. My healthy salad and veggies look so bright and colorful โ€” people often comment on how delicious my lunch looks, and itโ€™s usually just a green salad. The crystal clear container really makes it look appetizing, and the seal is super tight. Iโ€™ve thrown soup in my purse and carried it around all day without worrying. Iโ€™ve always preferred glass, but these are so light, nestle so well, are super easy to clean, and so drip-proof that maybe Iโ€™m a convert. I immediately purchased another set as soon as I got the first." โ€”Joy3888

    Get it from Amazon for $16.49+ (available sets of 6-18).

    17. A time-marked water bottle, because hydration isn't just beneficial for your physical health โ€” drinking water can also help you keep a clear mind!

    Promising review: "Love this bottle. Iโ€™ve been slacking on drinking enough water and Iโ€™m a total fitness junkie so needed to step up my game. Today is my second day using it and I have drank one gallon and 16 ounces both days. Totally works for me!" โ€”Elina

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (also available in red).

    18. A clothes folder that's so satisfying it'll make you want to add laundry day to your self-care Sunday routine (if it isn't there already).

    a white shirt being folded on a blue folder

    Promising review: "You would think folding is simple, but with this product, it's a perfect fold every time. It makes a pile of clothing so compact. Everything is uniformly folded. Makes putting clothes in drawers so much neater and more orderly. So glad I have it. It makes my life easier. I don't have a lot of closet space so I have to fold, and this is perfect for that." โ€”S. Erhart

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (comes with a set of clothespins).

    19. Essence-packed sheet masks (speaking of self-care Sunday) to help revamp your weekly skincare routine.

    a grid of sixteen different facial masks

    Read our full review of Dermal Korea Collagen Essence facial masks!

    Promising review: "They're just so relaxing to use! Between balancing work and a social life, having an veryyyy long commute, and spending weekends running errands, I've truly come to love the half hour I can spend relaxing with my face mask on a Sunday night." โ€”Samantha Wieder, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get a 16-pack from Amazon for $10.99.

    20. A robot vacuum that'll cross one more chore off your to-do list, giving you one less opportunity to procrastinate (a habit that some experts say could either trigger or result in anxiety).

    a robot vacuum moving from a hard floor to a carpet

    It includes an infrared-sensor for evading obstacles, and it can clean continuously for up to 100 minutes.

    Promising review: "We are very pleased with our Eufy who we named Sneaky Pete because he is very quiet and can sneak up on you. We run him twice a day and are always surprised how much grime and pet hair he picks up. The instructions are simple and clear. Cleaning is super easy. He travels under beds and couches where we would not normally be able to reach with the traditional vacuum. After comparing all of the leading robo-vacs, we chose the Eufy because it was rated as high as expensive ones and was less than half of the cost. We chose well. Like all robo-vacs, Pete will become confused on an area that is black due to the anti-fall safety feature. Like a black patch of a rug. But, we don't hold that against him. Our dog is totally indifferent to Pete which is another pleasant surprise. We are very happy with our Eufy." โ€”Dahna Brinkley

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99 (available in two colors).

    21. And a productivity timer for those big, huge, overwhelming projects that a magic robot can't solve. This thing will help you compartmentalize long tasks into shorter ones.

    a productivity timer photographed on a kitchen counter

    The bells and whistles include three volume levels (high, low, silent) as well as a flashing LED light for visual alerts. You can start or stop the countdown simply by rotating the timer.

    Promising review: "No joke, this timer is COOL! I never thought Iโ€™d be saying that about a timer, but itโ€™s the truth. I bought the timer to help me focus at work. I tend to lose track of time and lose a lot of it. With this timer, all I do is flip it over to whatever time I want countdown. When time is up, it will beep to let me know and then even count up to show me how far past I went. Itโ€™s very stylish and cool looking, and all my coworkers asked me about it. I highly recommend this timer for anyone who needs needs help focusing and who loses track of time." โ€”Julia

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in four colors).

    22. A day-of-the-week pill organizer to remind you to take your meds. Don't worry, you got this!

    a pill organizer filled with various medications

    Promising review: "I love the beautiful colors on this box. They make the mundane and boring act of taking the pills out an aesthetically pleasing process. I especially like how the doors pop fully open, making for easier and faster pill box filling, and how well they close and stay closed. The plastic is smooth to the touch and not rough or textured. I like this." โ€”Jean Grey

    Get it from Amazon for $8.63.

    23. A habit calendar to track the progress you've made in any given area of your life. It'll provide some positive reinforcement as you improve each day!

    a hand filling out a habit calendar

    Promising review: "This has been the most helpful tool for accountability to myself to accomplish my goals. It's highly motivating! At first, I couldn't justify spending $18 for it, knowing I could make my own spreadsheets and print them out. But I didn't get around to it, so I ordered the calendar instead. Best decision ever!

    It's very durable and sturdy. The pages are thick and very high quality. No bleed-through. I don't have to worry about my walls getting ruined. And I have it on my bedroom wall where I can see it every morning and every night to remind me to stay on track. Highly recommended!" โ€”Anna

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    24. A white noise machine that'll help you get a good night's sleep and establish a healthy sleep cycle โ€” which is very important when it comes to managing your mental wellness.

    the small round device next to bed

    Promising review: "Living in a turn-of-the-century home on the East Coast is fun, but you hear creaks and steps and noise from the neighborhood and more. This has really changed my life (and sleep). This week, I packed Snooz in my backpack for an overnight business trip to NYC. Stayed at the Moxy in Times Square โ€” nice little joint, but the street noise was a bit more than expected. (In fact, they leave little earplugs next to the bed). I thought, this is a perfect test! This little guy smoothed out the city noise all night and I woke around 8 a.m. to my alarm โ€” and only then did I notice some truck from the street beep beeping while backing up. The Snooz had muffled it enough that I didn't notice it while asleep (and only heard it faintly once awake). Definitely worth it. Looking to get a couple more for the house/office."โ€”Matt Smedley

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99 (available in two colors).

    25. A framed print featuring some inspirational and uplifting words from the great Maya Angelou. It won't make everything better, but it might bring you some comfort when you need it the most.

    a framed maya angelou quote that reads i've learned that people will forget what you said people will forget what you did but people will never forget how you made them feel

    Right now, I can't think of anyone who couldn't use a daily reminder of the importance of human connection.

    Get it from Overstock for $31.49.

    26. A box of organic Tulsi sweet rose tea, since warm beverages are a tried and true method of stress relief.

    a box of teas next to some rose pedals

    Promising review: "I love this tea. I buy six boxes at a time, and give them to my friends who have now all fallen in love too. It's soothing, healthy, and it tastes delicious. Definitely stress relieving and magical!" โ€”Redhead Jules

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    27. And a beautiful marbled mug to sip from.

    a pink marbled mug in front of a blue marbled mug and a grey marbled mug

    Promising review: "These mugs are so pretty! My husband and I need two mugs for our morning coffee. I bought pink and gray ones for us. The marble texture is unique as described and it's big enough for daily use. Highly recommended, will order again." โ€”Haojie Dong

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in two heights, three colors, and also in sets of two).

    28. A homemade essential oil aromatherapy gift box, because buying your own anxiety-friendly gifts is the epitome of self-care.

    the full essential oil gift box

    Set Includes: One soap of your choice, one lip balm of your choice, one pink grapefruit bath salt, one muscle rescue balm tin, one skin rescue balm tin, one gift box with navy grosgrain ribbon, one gift tag

    Promising review: "The box is adorable with lovely homemade touches. I disagree with other reviewers about the price. It may be small, but it is a quality set with obviously a lot of work involved, and overall it is definitely worth it. I am in love with the bath salts, they smell like a fresh juicy grapefruit, and the lavender soap is heavenly!"โ€”cali

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    29. A "Can't Adult Today" candle for when the real world gets to be too much.

    a lit can't adult today candle
    evilqueen / Via

    Evil Queen specializes in these witty little candles. This one is scented with sweet orange, tangy cherry, and vanilla bean with sandalwood to help you unwind after a long day of adulthood.

    Get it from Evil Queen for $20 (available with a gold or silver lid).

    30. Or a Himalayan salt lamp for folks with sensitive noses who want the warm glow of a candle without the sneezing.

    the salt lamp near some gold sculptures

    This 8- to 11-pound lamp is almost sold out, but there are two other sizes still widely available.

    Promising review: "Beautiful glow with adjustable lighting brightness. I cannot sleep without this on. I suffer from PTSD and wake up a lot with anxiety or nightmares. I see the beautiful glow and fall right back to sleep. Very therapeutic. Please note that it is very heavy. It has a great base but I put a coaster under it for extra protection from a chance of scratching." โ€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.18+ (available in three sizes).

    31. A door knob organizer that store keys, hand sanitizer, face-masks and more, reducing the anxiety of simply getting out of the house.

    the red door organizer hanging from a door knob outside of someone's home

    I still can't believe "shoot, I forgot my mask" is a thing that will be said for the rest of eternity.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75.

    32. A set of scalp massagers for anyone who has ever envied the leisurely life of a pampered pup., Amazon

    Wouldn't you like to feel as relaxed and carefree as this doggo?

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99.

    33. A curtain of twinkle lights that'll create the illusion of a peaceful (or romantic) night under the stars.,

    Promising review: "I saw a few pictures online of fairy lights with sheer curtains and loved the look. These lights in particular are perfect for what I was looking for. It gives off a warm cozy glow, and really adds a nice touch of oomph to the room." โ€”NG

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    34. A tiny Magic 8 Ball that'll make tough decisions for you. Spoiler: Yes, you should eat that third piece of chocolate cake.


    Promising review: "I'm having a blast with this miniature Magic 8 Ball. It sits on the table by my recliner for easy access. With it, I'm now free of the majority of decision-making in my life which relieves me of any stress, anxiety, or uncertainty that might come over me at any moment. I no longer have to take any responsibility for my actions; I can just blame it on the 8 Ball. It fits easily into almost any sized pocket, so, if I'm going out, I can take it along and let it play the same role in my life. This ability to take my new decision-maker with me in smaller form is great! It's a nice return to my childhood, inexpensive, and a much-needed reprieve from the stress of our contemporary society. Everyone should have one and have some light-hearted fun!" โ€”ALW

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    35. A Two Minute Mornings journal with gratitude prompts to keep you grounded. Instead of avoiding bad thoughts, lean into the good ones by documenting them as small reminders of all that you have to appreciate in life.


    Promising review: "I am a grad student in a very strenuous program and I like staying busy that way. But on breaks, when I have too much time, I sink into nothingness. I didn't expect this book to do much, especially since I thought 'mindfulness' was some BS. Even if it's the same prompts every day, it's what you make out of the book. I like mentally checking off the three small accomplishments I held myself accountable for in ink, somehow the book is better than my Post-it note to-do lists. And the main reason for the five stars, it helps with my depression." โ€”KellBell

    Get it from Amazon for $15.26.

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    illustrated gift guide

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