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    37 Soothing Things To Help Get You Through The Holidays With A Little Less Stress

    "You need to calm down," —Taylor Swift, and me telling you to relax because the holidays are almost over.

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    1. A roll-on migraine stick to help nip your pain in the bud before it gets out of hand and ruins a perfectly good day spent with family and friends.

    2. A white noise sound machine to soothe you to sleep so your body can get some much-needed rest before Santa arrives.

    3. A Two Minute Mornings journal complete with gratitude prompts you can use to start the day off on a positive note (even BEFORE coffee, can you imagine!?).

    4. A mug warmer, because every day is a little bit brighter when it includes a hot cup of coffee rather than a lukewarm one.

    5. A black sugar strawberry wash-off face mask — perfect for an at-home spa night after the chaos of the holidays is over.

    6. And a set of face mask brushes so you don't find yourself getting even MORE uptight that your hands are a gloopy mask-filled mess.

    7. A total body pillow because cuddling helps to release oxytocin which makes you feel happy. Time to snuggle up until the last gift has been delivered, amiright Santa?

    8. A "Worry Eater" to help you conquer your stressors and move forward with your day.

    9. An ice roller, which is said to help decrease under-eye puffiness, minimize fine lines, and shrink pores — as well as to relieve headaches and sore muscles. Your skin will thank you.

    10. A set of bath bombs you can toss into the tub to unwind after a particularly stressful day and watch your worries ~fizzle~ away. So what if you burnt the cookies for your office swap? You're only human!

    11. A heated massager pillow anyone will be happy to have after a no good very bad day.

    12. A set of 25 squishy toys designed literally to help relieve stress so you can keep one for yourself and distribute to your equally stressed coworkers.

    13. A curtain of twinkle lights that'll make you feel like you're sleeping inside a fairyland and remind you the holidays are SUPPOSED to be a special, magic-filled time of year.

    14. A 12-inch foam roller you'll surprisingly get a lot of use of even if you aren't a gym rat. It's perfect for loosening the muscles in your back/legs after sitting at a desk all day (or stress-induced tension).

    15. Gold under-eye collagen masks you can wear to treat your under-eye bags while you're up late wrapping last-minute presents.

    16. A stainless steel ring that doubles as a fidget spinner that'll help you stay calm, cool, and collected in stressful times (AKA when traveling home to sleep in your childhood bedroom for a week over the holidays).

    17. A supportive bath pillow, a must-have for anyone who desperately needs to soak the stress of their day away.

    18. A "Calm Down" candle scented with a calming blend of lemongrass, green tea, and a hint of lavender that'll encourage you to inhale, exhale, and take a moment to remember IT'S ALMOST JANUARY WE'RE ALMOST FREE.

    19. A massage roller you can use to apply acupressure on the bothersome parts of your feet to make them feel fantastic before heading off to bed. It's so easy to use you can roll away without taking your eyes off of the latest season of The Crown.

    20. Or a Himalayan salt lamp you'll love if candles make you sneeze because it'll create a similar soft, warm glow in your room without additional scents.

    21. A coloring book of dapper animals anyone would find to be quirky in an adorable way and a great way to burn off some holiday-induced stress.

    22. Or a 750-piece puzzle for when you're feeling overwhelmed by how many gifts you have left to buy/wrap.

    23. A hair scalp massager that'll quickly become your favorite shower accessory. You can use it to exfoliate and deep clean your scalp while applying your shampoo — it's a game changer.

    24. A mini plushie filled with lavender and buckwheat grain you'll be able to heat up for warmth and relaxation or pop in the freezer if you need to cool off. And it's so darn cute!

    25. A subscription to Disney+ so you'll have a justifiable reason to hibernate for the next few months. "Sorry, I can't. I'm watching every season of Boy Meets World."

    26. A set of heavy flannel sheets you can sink into when you finally get to crawl into bed after surviving yet another holiday social affair.

    27. Or sheets made of eucalyptus Lyocell you'll love because they're sustainably made, wick-away moisture, and feel super soft against your body. Apologies to your parents who will be bunking on your old sheets instead — you won't want to share these.

    28. A rose quartz facial roller and gua sha that is said to alleviate headache pain and increase circulation in the face. I've been using mine even more now that my apartment is filled with dry heat.

    29. A set of blackout curtains because the light of day is over-rated, amiright?

    30. A 48-pack of assorted teas you can treat yourself to in the morning to get you motivated to endure the holiday crowds and to unwind with when you get back and your shopping mission has been completed.

    31. And a chic marbled mug to sip your tea out of while literally ~spilling the tea~ to your bestie about all the drama that went down at your office holiday party.

    32. A subscription to Book of the Month because there are few things as soothing to a bibliophile as cracking open a hardcover book. Mmm I can smell the freshly printed pages already.

    33. A splurge-worthy pair of pajamas covered in a classic Mickey design you might as well buy even if it's almost Christmas because, honestly, shopping therapy is A Thing.

    34. A weighted blanket you can hide out under for a bit when you feel like the stress of choosing which holiday card to send out (and WHO to send it to) is going to break you.

    35. A deck of cards to play an actual game with or break out when you just need some extra encouragement.

    36. A bar of soap infused with a crystal you'll find enchanting whether you use it zen out in the shower or keep around as decor.

    37. And an electric fireplace to create the ultimate cozy experience right inside your very own bedroom and help you relax for a moment. You've earned it.

    Deeeeep breaths — it'll be January 2nd before we know it.

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