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    27 Things That'll Help You Be So Much Better At Life

    They basically do the work for you.

    1. A neck scarf with built-in support for taking comfortable naps ANYWHERE.

    Promising review: "This thing is the greatest thing invented since chicken and biscuits. It's like a nice scarf with just enough support to keep your neck in the right position. I highly recommend it. Works great with big headphones too." —Deana Hero

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in four colors).

    2. An official BuzzFeed Nifty journal you can use to organize your whole damn life.


    Need a new planner? Check out BuzzFeed Reviews for our winner for the best planners out there (that we tested ourselves)!

    There are three different options (for different life stages): "An Organized Life Journal," "An Organizational Journal for Busy Parents," and "Organizing My Life and Other Adult Stuff." Each is filled with helpful hints, tricks, and fun facts, and they'll help you build good habits, plan ahead, and de-stress your life.

    Get one from BuzzFeed's Nifty shop for $22.95.

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

    3. An actual sushi bazooka for shooting out perfectly rolled maki every time.

    Just pad in the rice, add filling, close, and push the plunger. Bam! You're basically a sushi chef.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 or Walmart for $6.47.

    4. A collection of attached, collapsible bags you can roll out in your shopping cart that can go straight from the cart to the car.,

    Promising review: "I'm a stickler on how my groceries are packed. I hate half-full bags — I'm one lady, I can't carry five or six half-full bags of groceries. These bags, however, are so easy to carry! It takes the guesswork out of bagging groceries! The baggers were a little confused by them at first, but it didn't matter because these bags make bagging groceries foolproof! No more multiple trips in and out of the house and no more hundreds of plastic bags floating around my kitchen! One trip, easy to carry, reusable, and good for Mother Earth. LOVE!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

    5. A drawer organizer, so you can finally be one of those hyper-clean people who doesn't just shove everything in a drawer.

    Promising review: "I honestly thought that kitchen utensil drawers were not capable of being organized. No matter how well you sort and organize, someone will come along and make it a jumbled mess. Plus, pulling and pushing the drawer makes its contents slide all around. Nothing will stay put that way. But then I discovered this organizer. This set is absolutely amazing. It's made of medical grade silicone that has a slide-resistant quality. I was skeptical that spoons and spatulas would actually stay put, but even without the dividers, things just don't slide around in the drawer." —Momster

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in four colors).

    6. A three-in-one avocado tool that slices, extracts pits, and scoops.

    Need new knives? Check out BuzzFeed Reviews for the best knives out there (that we tested ourselves!)

    Promising review: "I used to laugh at this kind of product until my friend was using hers. It made it all so easy! Honestly, I can't believe someone as clumsy as me was functioning without it. Where I used to use a knife and spoon or fork to deal with avocados, it's now just this one thing. Each part of the tool does it's job really well, and it's easy to clean. I love it so much." —kikikitten

    Get it from Amazon or Jet for $9.99.

    7. An online class from Brit+Co to take when you want to learn a new artistic skill, like illustration or building an online store.

    Get a class from Brit+Co for $19+ (some are even free!).

    8. A vitamin subscription service that's totally personalized, so you know you're getting exactly what your body needs — hello new healthy lifestyle!

    Take a quiz to find out which vitamins you should be taking, then have them shipped right to your door.

    Get a subscription from Care/of for $5+ a month.

    9. An efficient slicing device that will get you the finely chopped vegetables you desire without the culinary arts degree.

    Promising review: "This is definitely a lifesaver! I really like onions, but I usually can't see by the time I am done dicing them. In comes this dicer to save my teary eyes. The plastic is not cheap looking or feeling, the parts are easy to clean, and the dicer works well. Just place your vegetable and apply a bit of pressure and that's it!" —MTN

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    10. An Amazon Echo, so you can have a digital personal assistant help you with everything from playing music to calling a cab.

    The possibilities are endless: make calls, order products off Prime, stay up to date with current events, track your fitness with Fitbit — you name it. Plus, Alexa won't judge you if you order from Domino's two nights in a row.

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99 (available in six finishes).

    11. A handy hook that lets you take all the groceries in one trip — no unwilling volunteers from the house needed.

    Promising review: "These have been an absolute dream to own — my wife and I never go shopping without them. They're very well made and help us make fewer trips with more bags. It says they will handle up to 50 pounds per handle; I never bothered to weigh what I put on them, but they have held up under pretty heavy loads that I thought for sure would make them bend or break. So far not a warp, crack, or bend in sight!" —Maverick

    Get two from Amazon for $9.99.

    12. A Nerf tennis ball shooter guaranteed to make you the most popular person in the dog park.

    Promising review: "OMG, this gun is so much fun. I have a shoulder injury and I can't throw the ball to my dog. Well now, I can make it fly. My dog is loving her new toy and she is getting the exercise she needs." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23 or Walmart for $16.97.

    13. BuzzFeed's Bluetooth-enabled hot plate (the Tasty One Top) that makes cooking up Tasty recipes super easy.

    Need a new skillet? Check out BuzzFeed Reviews for our winner of the best cast-iron skillets out there (that we tested ourselves)!

    After picking out a recipe on the Tasty app, the One Top will automatically change temperatures and power settings to follow along with the recipe. It's pretty much like having a live-in sous chef.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Tasty shop for $149.

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

    14. A touchless vacuum that works waaay better than a simple dustpan.,

    Promising review: "I couldn't decide whether I wanted the home or professional version of this, but ended up going with the professional model because I have two long-haired dogs, a cat, and my boyfriend and I both have long hair. This vacuum FAR exceeds my expectations. My husky is blowing her coat right now, meaning I'm sweeping the house twice a day. As a test, I brushed her inside and collected the fur from half of her body in one pile." —Rachel Senterfeit

    Get it from Amazon for $119.

    15. A giant water flask for finally, finally drinking enough water throughout the day, because who doesn't want to drink out of something that looks so sleek?

    The BPA-free plastic flask holds up to 750 mL of water.

    Promising review: "I don't know if it's just how cool it looks, or that it's so shiny and new, but I have certainly increased my water intake, easily, by about 80% since getting my new water bottle in the mail. It's like drinking out of a fish tank. I mean, how fun?! Everyone who see it comments on it, and I am not one who minds the attention." —Alyson

    Get it from Amazon for $36.

    16. A pair of webbed gloves to make you the next Michael Phelps. Time to start looking for sharks to race.

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and two colors).

    17. A handheld steamer, so you can stop walking around with wrinkly clothing and start looking like a professional.,

    Promising review: "This fabric steamer is great! I've never purchased one before and both my husband and I lug out the big ironing board when we need to get rid of wrinkled clothing. After purchasing this steamer, I may never iron again! I love that it's lightweight and easy to use. I don't travel often so I will primarily use it at home, especially when I'm running late for work and need a quick fix. It heats up fast and is the perfect accessory for a busy household!" —Pamela W

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    18. A protective spray that adds a layer of protection between you and your shoes so you can wear those cute new shoes like a champ, blister free.

    Promising review: "One of the things my grandma always said was, 'take care of your feet.' It was one of the many things she said that I realized later were true. Even with buying good shoes and taking care of my feet, blisters remain a problem. With this, I can prevent them from happening. This product has changed my life. It works and keeps blisters away. It's a great preventive measure." —L. Proctor

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two sizes).

    19. A Tubshroom — a handy contraption that will catch all your hair before it clogs the drain, so you can take showers without wading in three inches of water.,

    Promising review: "This works really well. My hair collection has grown so much. I might have enough to make a hair friend soon. I shall try on the first full moon. Seriously though, so much dog hair would have gone down my drain after just one dog bath. Yikes." —Kate Wills

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    20. A flippable pan that will evenly cook your food *and* save you from embarrassing pancake mishaps.

    Need a new skillet? Check out BuzzFeed Reviews for our winner of the best cast-iron skillets out there (that we tested ourselves)!

    This dishwasher-safe pan locks in heat and can be easily flipped over, right on the stove. It's also nonstick, so your food masterpiece will glide right off the pan.

    Promising review: "I'm completely satisfied. It cooks fish really well. You can even put frozen fish and it will be cooked well evenly." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $56.98 or Walmart for $67.82.

    21. A key holder to place near the front door so you never forget the essentials.

    Get it from GAGirlDesigns on Etsy for $22+ (available with two different kinds of hangers).

    22. A hair barrette you can whip out of your hair whenever you need something screwed, measured, sawed, or pried.

    Promising review: "As a hair clip, it functions perfectly, just like any other barrette. As a multitool, it has its uses for sure. I've used it as a screwdriver for my glasses, a knife to open packages, a nail scraper, and nail file. It's very useful to have around, and very easy to carry around because I use hair clips like this daily. Every one of my friends who has seen this thinks it's really neat. I tell them, you really do need one, and not just because it's 'cool.' It's functional and comes in handy more often than not." —Crystal

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    23. A subscription to Audible, so you can be better read without ever cracking open a book.

    Tor, Penguin

    Check out All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders or Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

    Get your first story free on Audible.

    24. A cookie spoon, to ensure that your cookies are perfectly soaked in milk every time.

    Promising review: "These are awesome! Now we can dip our cookies and not get our hands all sticky!" —Colleen

    Get a set of four from The Grommet for $11.95 or one from Amazon for $11.64.

    25. A six-port outlet that swivels so you can finally plug stuff in behind your couch.,

    It also has two USB ports so everyone can get a charge.

    Promising review: "The swivel feature on this outlet extender is pretty cool. In addition to increasing the number of outlets (6 instead of the usual 2), the rotating sockets allow you to plug things into tight spaces. There are others just as good for that purpose for less, but this one is more versatile. I also love that it has a built-in surge protector and green and red lights let you know the status." —Cat Lady

    Get it from Amazon for $17.83.

    26. A beard stencil for getting perfectly shaped facial hair, no matter how clumsy you are.

    Promising review: "This little guy makes it easy to bring a good shape to your beard. Its inexpensive, durable, and quick to use. I also like the fact that it's durable, hard plastic, unlike some metal ones that I've seen out there." —Gustavo Lomeli

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75.

    27. A waterproof notebook, so you can record your shower thoughts right as they happen. Who knows, maybe you'll invent a product that belongs on this list.

    Aqua Notes

    Promising review: "I can't recommend this handy writing tool highly enough. I'm back to buy my second one! I never realized how many great ideas I come up with in the shower — but now I can see because I can write them all down! And I take a lot more showers now!" —Lynn L.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.75.

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