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    23 Stress-Relieving Things That Might Help Soothe Your Nerves A Little

    Breathing exercises are cool and all, but have you ever had Nutella cheesecake?

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    1. A Bluetooth-controlled mini waterproof speaker, so you can listen to some calming music while you take a relaxing shower. It comes in beautiful pastel colours and has a bouncy silicone finish that'll keep moisture out, so you can enjoy a swim in the pool or a walk in the rain, too!

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    And it's rechargeable, so don't even worry about grabbing batteries.

    Get it from Free People Canada for $56. Available in three colours.

    2. A hydrating hand mask, because your hardworking paws deserve love, too. This one comes with foil mitts that use warming thermotherapy technology to infuse hydration deep into your skin. When you take them off 20 minutes later, you won't be able to stop touching your own hands — they get super soft!

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    Get it from Sephora for $16.

    3. Some foliage string lights that'll freshen and brighten up your WFH nook, so you aren't muttering "ugh, this again" under your breath every morning. These come with eight settings you can control with your phone, so depending on your mood, you can switch things up easily.

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    Get them from Simons for $18.

    4. Or a bunch of fresh flowers to fill your space with the spirit of the outdoors in springtime. Nothing beats the look and feel of soft, fragrant petals, especially when you can't go to your fave flower-filled public parks and gardens. 🌹🌷🌺🌸

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    Get a bouquet of your choice from 1-800-Flowers here.

    5. A lunar phase yoga mat that's the stuff of every moon-obsessed person's dreams! It's made with biodegradable rubber, so it's grippy, but the surface still feels as soft as suede on your feet, so you can meditate in style and comfort.

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    Get it from Free People Canada for $110.60. Also available in pink.

    6. Some comfy running trousers, so you can go for a sprint or walk to breathe in some air and get that heart rate up. The ones on the left are more fitted and have a cool angular mesh design, and the ones on your right are casual and slightly more loose running joggers.

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    Get the fitted running leggings from Nike Canada for $65 (originally $110). Available in XS-XL.

    Get the loose running trousers from Nike Canada for $115. Available in two colours and sizes S-2XL.

    7. A lil' potato nightlight that's a total mood as well as a mood-lifter. Put him on your side table and gently tap his head to let your spud bud light the way for your midnight trips to the bathroom. As you can see, he's very concerned about you well-being and only wants to help.

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    The light is rechargeable and there are three brightness levels for you to choose as per your mood.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    8. A subscription to Disney+, so you can rewatch your favourite classic old Disney films and relive childhood memories. There are also a ton of new movies to check out, but what's more fun than a throwback to the '90s versions of Aladdin or The Lion King?

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    Get it from Disney+ for $8.99/month.

    9. A rejuvenating scalp massager that'll stimulate your roots to encourage healthier hair growth while you shampoo. The gentle silicone bristles will also help dislodge sebum and styling product residue, without scratching the scalp. And your manicure will last longer, since you're no longer scrubbing your roots with your fingernails.

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    I have one and I find that it helps with my pre-morning-coffee headaches, too

    Get it from Free People for $28. Available in mint green and baby pink.

    10. A Samsung fitness tracker that'll keep your health in check while you go about your day. It monitors your heart rate and tracks your sleep patterns to determine whether you're getting on your way to your best health.

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    Get it on Samsung for $199. Available in three colours.

    11. A lined robe that'll feel as soft as a hug and become your most-worn loungewear piece. It's made using only eco-conscious resources like recycled polyester and wood pulp viscose, so it's just what a sustainability lover needs in their life to stay cozy.

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    Get it from Simons for $49.95 (originally $69). Available in two colours and two sizes.

    12. A pair of cork massage balls that'll release built-up muscle tension and deeply knead away strain anywhere on your body. If your feet are sore at the arches, simply roll this ball under them to melt away the pain.

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    Get it on Free People Canada for $50.

    13. A bottle of Sukin's highly-loved hydrating mist toner, so you can spritz a burst of freshness onto tired, stressed-out skin and make it a little plumper in seconds. It's like treating your skin to some delicious, soothing chamomile tea.

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    Get it from Lookfantastic for $10.50 (originally $14).

    14. A powerful foot peel that'll make callused feet super soft in one use. A pair of dual-layered booties soaked in salicylic acid and 16 kinds of botanical extracts will help renew your tootsies.

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    Leave the booties on for a maximum of 90 minutes.

    Get it from Lookfantastic for $10.50 (originally $14).

    15. A recipe book that'll help you enjoy your favourite nutty chocolate spread in more ways than you usually do (i.e. eating it with a spoon straight out of the jar). Make cheesecake, sponge cake, candy for kids, or macaroons to taste the full potential of Nutella.

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    Get it from Shopbop for $18.39.

    16. A subscription to HelloFresh, so you can get the best fresh ingredients pre-portioned for every recipe without a stressful trip to the grocery store. With new recipes every week, HelloFresh will help you not only improve your cooking skills, but it’ll also help prevent you from ordering fast food every single day. #guilty

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    Get $80 off your HelloFresh order, including free shipping with the code BUZZFEED80. Subscribe to the pronto plan, family plan, or veggie plan, starting at $9.83/meal.

    17. A laundry basket with the cutest bear print on it, so you can pick up that pile of clothes in the corner of your room that's making it look like a chaotic mess. Decluttering and cleaning your surroundings are believed to help with stress management!

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    I know cleaning up feels like the hardest thing ever when you're feeling 👎 but it's going to be worth it.

    Get it from Simons for $14.99 (originally $20).

    18. A floral Frida comforter and pillow sham set, because a cute bed spread can be such a huge mood lifter. When you wake up in the morning and make your bed, it'll go from being a cozy duvet to a piece of art!

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    Get it from Simons for $75+. Available in sizes twin-king.

    19. A wooden bath tray, so you can enjoy a nice, warm soak, without getting bored. Light up a candle, get a glass of wine, prop up a book to read, or put your tablet on the stand to watch your fave new show!

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters Canada for $49.

    20. A vegan bath and body care set that'll wrap you up in luxury and make you feel truly pampered. The special sleep time bath soak will de-stress you and help you get a deep snooze. Yes, it's a special gift set. You should give yourself gifts.

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    The set includes body wash, hand cream, bath soak and body moisturizer.

    Get it from Lookfantastic for $23.70 (originally 39.40).

    21. A Deep Sleep pillow spray that may help you manage your sleeping pattern better. It harnesses the soothing powers of botanicals like lavender to lull you into deep sleep, so you can wake up fresh and well rested.

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    BuzzFeed writer Sarah Rohoman says, "I’ve dealt with anxiety and depression since my early twenties, which I've largely been able to manage in my everyday life through medication and therapy — but I continued to have a lot of anxiety around sleep, falling asleep, nightmares, insomnia, and waking up. I’ve tried different vitamins, supplements, and behaviour and routine changes, but the one thing that’s really helped me fall asleep more quickly and with less anxiety is this Deep Sleep pillow spray.

    I'm very much into aromatherapy, and I've found that by pairing the scent with my nighttime routine, it signalled to my brain that it was time to start winding down for the night."

    Read her full review here in a list of things we tried that helped us de-stress (it's #2 on the list)!

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $34.

    22. A strengthening and repairing hair mask that'll bring lusciousness back to your hair, especially if it's been heat-damaged. And it's not just for your strands, but also your scalp, so new hair grows out healthier than ever. Plus, it's vegan!

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    Get it from Lookfantastic for $40.

    23. And lastly, a teeny tiny finger vibrator that you can use to play with yourself however you like. Masturbation is a fun and healthy way to get those happy chemicals flowing, so whether you're by yourself or have a playmate, everyone will love this lil' gem tickling their sweet spots.

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    Don't let the size fool you — it's very powerful! With three speeds and 17 vibration patterns, it's sure to spin your world round 'n' round.

    Get it from Lovehoney Canada for $44.95.

    Happy relaxing!

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