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    26 Things For Anyone Who Needs A Break From Trying To Get Their Life Together

    Give me that low-maintenance life, please.

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    1. A VR headset that'll take you away to other worlds through 3D video games, movies, Youtube videos, and more!


    Promising review: "Really fun VR headset. I Liked that the company also provided some content to use with the goggles. I am really new to VR in general, so the fact that this came with such clear instructions and accessible VR videos and games really made me feel more comfortable with it much faster." —dealshunter

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    2. A tub of shiny metallic putty that's just begging you to take a breather and squeeze and squish your way to relaxation.


    Promising review: "This putty is fantastic! The colors, the texture, the amount of it...even better than I was expecting. I use this to help calm anxiety and refocus my thinking. So glad I found this!" —Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    3. A Vacation Crate subscription box packed with fair-trade goodies from around the world that'll be a lot cheaper than an actual vacation! But you'll still get major "tune out the world and tune into you" vibes.


    What you get: 10+ products a month including fair-trade, handmade accessories from cooperatives around the world, and full-sized, cruelty-free beauty products

    Promising review: "This was the perfect gift for my wife, who loves to travel. She said it really does feel like a little getaway in a box. She loved it!" —Matthew

    Get it from Cratejoy for $38 a month (available in 3, 6, or 12-month subscriptions).

    4. The original Aladdin motion picture soundtrack for anyone who wishes they could escape for a bit on a magic carpet ride. These tunes will get you ~jazzed~ for the upcoming live-action movie too!


    Get it from Amazon for $13.98.

    5. A wine subscription service that'll deliver delicious bottles of wine (according to your preferences) right to your doorstep, so you can kick back with a glass of red at the end of a way-too-long day.


    What you get: As many bottles of wine as you'd like a month (you need to get at least four to score that free shipping). You'll answer a short quiz to help determine what kind of wine you like!

    Promising review: "YES. The wine is delicious (and more importantly gorgeous to look at), plus it's super fun to get a boozy present in the mail each month. Thanks to nice packaging, it feels like a real luxury, even if the bottles are only about a dollar or two more than what I'd normally pay. I won't say this is a money-saver, but the experience and convenience definitely makes it worthwhile." —Bek O'Connell in This Wine Subscription Service Will Change Your Life

    Get it from Winc with wines starting at $13 each.

    6. A set of eight macaroon-themed bath bombs you deserve to treat yourself to. Sure, you could clean the kitchen and do laundry in an hour's time, but you could also take a bath, recharge, and tackle the chores another time!


    Promising review: "At first, I was a bit hesitant to purchase these bath bombs because they were a bit pricey. However, I decided to spoil myself a little bit (why not?). These bath bombs smell amazing and have a powerful soothing aroma. The perfect treat after a long, stressful day! They make my skin feel so smooth and hydrated, and the scent is lovely! These are some of the more luxurious bath bombs out there. It makes it SO worth the money — trust me!" —❤️ Renee H ❤️

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $15.99.

    7. An "island vibes" swimsuit (also available in tons of other fun prints!) for those days when the only *bae* you want to watch is you, on the shoreline, soaking in some rays.

    Promising review: "I bought this suit for my honeymoon in Hawaii. I love this suit to a T. I’ve received so many compliments. The high cut is my favorite. It fit a little cheeky on me, but i didn’t mind the cheeky-ness. Great quality. I will absolutely be buying more." —baclifton_

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–2X and nine different colors/sayings).

    8. And a cute flamingo beach towel so you can take a beach day, lay out on the sand, and only get up for an ice cream cone. Bye worries and responsibilities!


    Get it from Walmart for $8.94.

    9. A breathable body pillow made with bamboo for anyone who needs a supportive cuddle buddy who does not drool, snore, fart, or hog the covers. The dream!, Amazon

    Promising review: "​Since I bought this amazing pillow few weeks ago, I've been leaning on it in my bed in front of the TV, elevating my legs over it after staying on my feet for hours at work, sleeping on my side and hugging it with my arms and legs, or rolling over it. It's way more comfortable than any other pillow — it supports not only my back, but my whole body, reduces tension in​ hips and shoulders, relaxes all muscles, and I sleep better throughout the night and feel more rested in the morning. Overall, this is very comfortable body pillow — soft and breathable and keeps me cool during summer nights; firm, but not flat nor bulky. It's a perfect hugging size even for my queen size bed, and it's machine washable with a removable zippered cover for easy care." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    10. An automatic pet feeder that'll feed your pupper and update you on their dinner status via an app, while you're out getting a much-needed massage after work.


    This babe syncs up to an app so you can set up to 12 meals to feed on your pet's schedule, and there is also a "feed now" option to feed your pet outside normal feeding times. You'll get notifications from the app and you can even choose the "Slow Feed" option perfect for fast-eating pups!

    Promising review: "Great product. Feeds my pets automatically or I have a webcam to see if their bowl is empty. If it is, I’ll manually feed them either next door or across the country. Very dependable. Works great. Highly recommend for travelers." —NotSatisfied

    Get it from Amazon for $189.93.

    11. A mini projector so you can turn off that voice in your head telling you to be productive at all times, switch this on, and have a fun movie night or GoT binge instead!


    Promising review: "We have had the projector for a little over three weeks now. It has been great! I wanted to use it for several weeks before reviewing so that I could give the best review. The projector is better than I expected. It has been great for watching movies in my house. All I have to do is throw up a white sheet and plug it in for a DIY date night or fun with friends. I have used both a fire stick and an HDMI to lightning converter to play movies from my phone. Both have worked great. Overall, this is a great projector that we have already told other people to buy as well. Very happy with my purchase." —cody isaacson

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

    12. A set of five mugs that say all there is to say about the count-down to the weekend. You can dose up on angst and caffeine with this set till you make it to precious Saturday.


    Get them from Firebox for $32.99.

    13. An Australian pink clay mask for anyone who has been meaning to self-care and stop breakouts via a clay mask, but that powdered one that's been sitting on the bathroom shelf for three months is not gonna make itself 🙄. Toss that fool in the trash and treat yourself to this pre-made mask dream!!


    Promising review: "Amazing mask! I love it. Cleared my skin in one week. I started getting acne from sometimes falling asleep with makeup (I know, shame on me). This mask closed my pores and reduced my acne." —SimpleeSandee

    Get it from Sephora for $49.

    14. A low-maintenance countertop herb garden so you can put off that hellish trip to the grocery store for fresh herbs until...forever.


    This plant-growing babe features an energy-efficient LED light that automatically turns on and off, and the system reminds you when to water and add plant food! Read more in "Grow Herbs In Your Apartment With Zero Effort Using This Smart Countertop Garden".

    Set includes: Thai basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, Genovese basil, and Miracle-Gro plant food

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $129.99 (three colors).

    15. A mini blobfish plushie who really has their priorities in life down: sit on the couch for hours, hang out with the doge, repeat. We could all learn a thing or two from this friend.


    Sometimes when life gets you down and feeling like a blobfish, you need the closest thing you can get to an actual blobfish to get back up again.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    16. An aromatherapy heat pack you can wear around the house to soothe your lower back, and enjoy the heavenly scent of lavender, spearmint, and lemongrass — even if you're not quite ready to sit back and kick your feet up.


    Promising review: "Straight out of the bag this thing smells AH-mazing!! Follow instructions for microwaving so that you do not overcook the stuffings. The strap works great. I have purchased two of these. One is over five years old and still going strong. Keep it in a bag when not in use to preserve the herbal smell. The smell is very lovely and you will want to keep it as long as possible. Great for shoulders, neck, pelvis area, and back. The heat will last for about 30 minutes." —Andi Land

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49 (available in five colors).

    17. A monthly TheraBox subscription featuring a therapeutic activity (developed by a therapist) and tons of full-sized wellness goodies to help you to put radical self-care first!


    What you get: one research-inspired therapeutic activity to wire your brain for more joy, and five to seven self-care wellness goodies to reduce stress and enhance your life; such as aromatherapy, natural/organic bath, and body and skincare products.

    Promising review: "I needed a boost to get through this long, dark winter. Stumbled upon this box and decided to give it a try. I loved everything in the box! I feel special, warmer, and cozy now. Glad to have this incredible box to enjoy all winter long." —Donna

    Get it from Cratejoy for $30.99 a month.

    18. A Nintendo Switch console you can spend hours playing at home during a fun game night with your friends, and then take it on your public transit commute into work to escape into the gaming realm.


    The Switch uses a USB Type-C and Micro SD card for memory.

    Promising review: "In a world where console manufacturers are trying to get their systems to run games at 4K resolution, Nintendo once again pitches a curve-ball, and it seems to have worked for them. Instead of trying to be more powerful than the others, they instead went for making a gaming tablet that can really play console quality games on-the-go. Let me preface this review by saying that I already reviewed this product once, but decided to write another one because I reviewed it when I only had it for a few days, with the only game I had at the time being Puyo Puyo Tetris, even though The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the hot meal ticket at the time. The system basically looks like your regular, everyday tablet, and unlike the Wii and Wii U, they did not add any glossy plastic to it, so in my opinion, it sure does look better. The screen is also a real beauty when playing in portable mode, which is my way to play. The dock is also a great addition. When you put the Switch in the dock, you can then play your games on a TV, in which the Switch itself will upscale the game to a higher resolution since it's plugged into a power source other than the battery. It also has three USB ports, one of which being USB 3.0, and the back closes up for better cable management. I would say to get a screen protector, preferably glass, since the dock may scratch your Switch screen." —R.C. Davidson

    Get it from Amazon for $299 (available in two colors).

    19. A 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle of Cinque Terre that'll take your mind off of your giant weekly to-do list because you'll be busy looking for that one window piece that looks like the hundreds of other window pieces instead!!


    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    20. An ~adogable~ and customizable pet pillow for anyone who needs to pet their precious fur baby while doing a big screm into a pillow to blow off some steam.


    Just upload a high quality photograph of your pet and they will take care of the rest!

    Get it from Firebox for $22.99.

    21. A tipsy tower drinking game (with fun AF instructions on the back) that'll remind you of your fave childhood game, except way better — you'll be surrounded by your friends and favorite brews, and ready to get ridiculous.


    Promising review: "Because who doesn't like turning any regular family game into a drinking game with yours friends! This is a must-have." —@fadedroach

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    22. A pair of wine-enthusiast slippers to gift to yourself and your partner in *wine* so you both know where your priorities are at the day's end (or beginning for coffee-lovers!)., Amazon

    Promising review: "Very cute and cozy. Love the way the wine pours into the glass. Great to take to my friend's home who prefers that we don't wear shoes in the house! I am a size 6-1/2 to 7 shoe, and the medium is a perfect fit." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 26 styles).

    23. A cannabis leaf pillow who just may inspire you to *toke in* some chill vibes and leave all your problems on the side for a while.


    Get it from Plusheez on Etsy for $32.74.

    24. And a super cute peach pipe so you can puff puff pass in the most precious way possible with your pals.


    Get it from Humble Pride Glass on Etsy for $34+ (available in four colors).

    25. A Ninja coffee bar that'll truly do it all – single cups, lattes, built-in frothing, iced drinks, whole pots, custom brew sizes, speciality brews, and more. Goodbye infuriatingly long café line and pricey drinks of the nearby coffee shop, and hello more time in your precious home!


    Promising review: "I got this as a Christmas gift for myself to replace my old Keurig machine and I couldn’t be happier. The Ninja Coffee Bar system makes a variety of different coffee drinks at various strengths using my favorite brands of ground coffee so I can make as many different gourmet recipes as I want without spending gourmet coffee prices at my local coffee shop. Plus I get the added benefit of no longer having to buy those expensive plastic K cups. I’m loving making coffee every day now, and I’d highly recommend this to any coffee drinker." —Danisha

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99.

    26. And a Captain Picard face palm statue who will keep your eternal mood on display so you can use your own hands to make yourself a snack and simmer down. The Captain has it all under control!


    Get it from ThinkGeek for $69.99.

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    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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