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1.A cooling weighted blanket that'll apply *just* enough pressure to drastically improve your sleeping habits. Reviewers swear this helps them with anxiety, stress, and insomnia thanks to its comforting weight. If it could talk, it would assure you that no, you did NOT reply all on that email thread.
2.A popular app called Calm, because thousands of people already swear by this for improving their ability to cope with high levels of stress or anxiety. It'll teach how to meditate (a great tool to use during overwhelming afternoons), tell you soothing bedtime stories to help you fall and *stay* asleep, and give you breathing exercises so you can relax.
3.And! Calm's interactive guide to help you find tranquility and focus wherever you are, and harness creativity to improve your overall mood. Its journal-like structure is divided into eight sections: nature, work, creativity, children, travel, relationships, food, and sleep so you can peacefully confront one stressor at a time through its activities.
4.A pack of mushroom coffee mix for getting the same amount of energy as a cup of joe, but without any jitters or caffeine headaches. Reviewers say when drinking this over coffee, they feel clear-headed, focused, and much less stressed throughout the whole day.
5.A spinner ring so you can fidget with a stylish accessory, instead of picking at your cuticles. Aka this'll leave your fingers unharmed, while still giving you an outlet to relieve some stress.
6.A bitter-tasting varnish that has already helped thousands of people stop biting their nails, even after years of doing so whenever stressed. It dries clear, but leaves a terrible taste so your brain is trained to STOP munching and direct your attention to another stress-reliever. Anything that doesn't leave your fingers bleeding is an improvement.
7.A scalp massager, because using this in the office can soothe you whenever you get yet another email asking an impossible task. Its smooth, acrylic beads cause a ~tingling~ feeling for your scalp that people find extremely calming — even in their cubicle.
8.A five-year memory book for journaling one line a day as a way to ~unwind~ after dealing with all of your usual stressors. People swear this little book helps them take manageable steps towards reflecting, making progress towards goals, and lightening their mood after especially trying periods.
9.A set of Avarelle rounded or extra-large patches so you can stop picking at (possibly stress-induced) pimples whenever dealing with annoying tasks. They're totally clear, so people wear them to work to a) keep their fingers away and b) speed up the process of healing their pimples.
10.A white noise machine that'll come to the rescue in more ways than one. It'll help you drift off to sleep faster if you always have restless nights *and* make it possible to concentrate if you're usually stressed out by a loud environment. It has ~ten~ fan and ambient sounds for you to pick from — your days of staying up with your thoughts are OVER.
11.A package of ashwagandha powder, because this'll be what you need for making moon milk (that pretty drink you see all over Instagram), and easing into going to bed, instead of panicking every time it's lights-out (am I going to spend five hours counting sheep again?!). People say this really does have a ~calming effect~ so they end their day on a restful note!
12.A pair of blue light–glasses for preventing those stressful midday crashes caused by glaring screens. They minimize ~digital eye strain~ which in turn allows you to read emails for longer without being interrupted by headaches.
13.A mini essential oil diffuser so you can create a soothing atmosphere right at your desk whenever you start to feel panic coming on. It's hard to feel calm when stressful tasks keep coming your way, but some peppermint aromatherapy oil should help clear your head and regain focus.
14.A bullet journal that reviewers use as a ~fun, creative~ way to get more organized and keep up with tasks — aka you won't feel overwhelmed by your week ahead. Basically to-do lists just became motivating, not nerve-wracking.
15.A pack of yoga instructional cards, because these'll help you make time for a much-needed break to clear your mind. Each card has visuals and instructions for moves that'll leave you feeling refreshed and replenished — even if you did them in your office.
16.A The Body Shop tea tree clay mask for not only soothing your stress pimples' inflammation, but soothing YOURSELF through the age-old process of masking + Netflix. Not to mention, its cooling tingling will leave you saying "ahhhh".
17.A microwavable heating pad so you can easily relax tense, sore muscles *and* use this at work to decompress for a few minutes. If your back is always cramping because of your uncomfortable chair and it is DEFINITELY affecting your mood, allow this to save the day.
18.A very entertaining activity book that'll help you take your mind off the day's 💩 scenarios through multiple fun outlets — maybe today you'll color a soothing grandma, the next create your own underground bunker.
19.A weighted sleep mask filled with lavender and flax seeds, because this'll make sure you go to sleep at a reasonable hour and *not* lie awake for three hours thinking about all you need to do tomorrow. It also helps soothe puffy eyes and relieve eye fatigue, so it's off to snooze town before you even crack your book open.
20.A memory foam seat cushion for making your desk chair more comfortable so back pain isn't added to your day's list of grievances. This'll help improve your posture, offer your bum just the right amount of molding and padding, and perhaps even make you happy to be at your desk. AND it responds to the heat of your body.
21.An ice roller so you can massage your headache away with its ~cooling touch~. Reviewers love this for de-puffing their eyes, soothing headaches, and even calming irritated skin.
22.A coloring ~spell book~ that'll encourage you to perform some very handy witchcraft — coloring your stress away. You'll quickly learn divination, spells, and other magical tricks, all while forgetting about the day's events.
23.A weighted lap blanket to snuggle with at work when your boss assigns yet another hair-raising assignment. It weighs eight pounds for just the right amount of comfort — reviewers also use this to ease their fear of flying!
24.A migraine roll-on stick, because this'll naturally relieve migraines and tension headaches, thanks to peppermint, spearmint, and lavender therapeutic grade oils. Hopefully now when you see your dog's vet bills, you have this on hand.
25.A tub of all-natural bath salts infused with cedarwood, chamomile, lavender, and essential oils for melting your tension away after a good, long soak. Reviewer after reviewer say just one whiff of this blend in the tub = instant relaxation.
26.A set of affirmation cards so you can always have words of encouragement on hand whenever life throws you one too many obstacles.
27.An alarm clock that'll put an end to, well, alarming mornings by waking you to a gentle, gradual sunrise (how our bodies were evolved to wake up). It's a splurge, but people say this seriously helped them feel less stressed in the morning and more capable of taking on the day, all thanks to not being ~jolted~ awake first thing in the morning.
28.A to-do pad, because this'll break everything down for you if you're easily flustered at work or school. If separating tasks and personal errands is hard for you, and they all get jumbled together and make a MESS of your brain, allow this to help.
29.An anti-bacterial lavender mist for helping you fall asleep faster, despite the longggg list of tomorrow's must-do's *and* preventing further stress breakouts by killing acne-causing dirt and bacteria on sight with tea tree water, so your bed is nothing but a safe 👏 space 👏 for your lil' face.
30.A pair of noise-reducing, bluetooth headphones so you can block out distracting noises in the office (even if you don't want to listen to music). Whether you're playing soothing Mozart to drown your neighbor's phone call out or just need silence, these'll help you to get in a better ~headspace~.
You, relaxed now, listening to everyone else's problems: