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    41 Things Every Type-A Person Will Want To Own

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    1. A set of super-fine pens perfect for bullet journaling, color coding, and giving your endless lists a little more ~pizazz~.

    Promising review: "These have great color saturation, glide easily on paper, and don't bleed through to the next page! I can't recommend them enough. The shape is also amazing β€” they are beautifully crafted all the way to the cap. 10/10 will be buying more in the future." β€”mfin

    Get a set of 10 for $5.92 or a set of 18 for $9.99, both from Amazon.

    2. An adhesive dry erase calendar to map out your week or month and let you keep track of your meticulously crafted plans at a glance.,

    The weekly option has large columns for each day of the week, while the monthly version has a sidebar for general to-dos, including boxes to check 'em off (the best part, obvs). Both are safe for walls and can easily be removed and reused.

    Get the weekly calendar for $6.49 and the monthly calendar for $8.79, both from Amazon.

    3. Slippers that double as dusters, because why do one thing when you could be doing two?!

    They can also be worn over your shoes or favorite pair of single-function slippers.

    Promising review: "You already walk all over the house, why not be productive while you're at it? These slippers are soft and comfy. Dust clings to them and the texture makes it easy to get into crevices and grooved surfaces. These are great!" β€”A.Vega

    Get them from Amazon for $6.59+ (available in three colors).

    4. The planner of your dreams, with daily, weekly, and monthly pages to log everything from tasks to goals to what you're grateful for.,

    There are also special spaces to note your achievements and how you want to improve. Basically, it takes all of the thoughts that are zooming around in your head 24/7 and turns them into something organized and productive. Do I hear a sigh of relief?

    Promising review: "I really love this planner! It's well organized and does a great job of covering all the different valuable parts of life. I really like having a daily, weekly, and monthly planner all in one; it helps me tie overall personal goals and aspirations to the daily tasks that will help me achieve them. The best part is that the planner has a space that encourages you to self reflect, which is crucial to growth and self improvement." β€”tgiffin

    Get it from Amazon for $26.97+ (available in four colors).

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    5. A waterproof notepad for recording all of your vitally important shower thoughts.

    You can use it with any regular pencil, but it includes one that says "No more ideas down the drain!"

    Promising review: "If you have an active imagination, you must buy this product! It's a must-have for anyone who wants to keep track of their ideas. Let's face it, we think up our best ideas in the shower. If you wait until the shower is over to write down your thoughts, chances are you'll forget something. I use this product daily and my writing has never smeared or deteriorated due to the water, even though the pages constantly get sprayed." β€”Adam Ellerbrock

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    6. Tantalizingly transparent thinking putty to fidget with when you're feeling stressed or impatient (so, like...always).

    Promising review: "This stuff is just delightful. I have ADD and was looking for something fun and quiet to keep my hands busy at work. I'm at a call center, and sometimes I need something to help me focus. This is more than I could have asked for. I already want a second tin to keep at home!" β€”Lacy Lambert

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 25 colors).

    7. Melatonin chocolates that are a sweet way to help you get some darn sleep instead of of lying awake and obsessing about what you have to do tomorrow.

    Each piece contains a milligram of melatonin, so this is the one sugary treat that won't keep you up.

    Get one box from Amazon for $6.84.

    And if you need more help sleeping even when you're on the move, check out our picks for the best travel pillow on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    8. A subscription to The Planner Addict, which'll deliver a box of stationery, stickers, and other goodies to make your planner pop every single month.

    Each box includes things like tape, stickers, notepads, and bookmarks related to the monthly theme.

    Promising review: "I love this subscription box! The themes they pick out are awesome and fit the time of year. The shipment timing is perfect, too β€” it comes at the end of the month, just in time for me to set up my monthly and weekly planner spreads. This box has all that I need for personalizing my planner, like coordinated sticker sheets with matching washi tape, sticky notes, pens and markers, stamps, paperclips, pouches, etc.!" β€”Krista

    Get it from Cratejoy for $20+/month.

    9. A very wise unisex T-shirt paying homage to the queen of type A folks everywhere, Hermione Jean Granger.

    Plus, for each shirt sold, The Harry Potter Alliance will donate a book to a community in need. I don't think the founder of S.P.E.W. would have it any other way.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL). Get the matching sweatshirt here.

    10. And some quill-like pens so you can further channel your bushy-haired heroine while jotting down your plans (which are set in ink, not pencil, duh).

    Promising review: "I get compliments on these pens all the time. They write beautifully, with black ink that's almost like a gel. Now I will never forget my pen, and no one can ever steal it." β€”Leah

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $1.98+.

    11. An document organizer able to accommodate your seemingly endless pile of papers and look cute doing it, too.,

    Promising review: "I'm a college student with a lot of papers to carry. I was looking for something cute and easy to carry that fits manila folders and keeps smaller folders from getting crinkly. This DID IT. I can't express how much I love this β€” I got a second one that is coming very soon! I can throw loose leaf papers, folders, or even books or small notebooks in this, and nothing gets crinkled or bent. I get a lot of compliments on it as well!" β€”Alexa Viz

    Get the pastel style (available in seven colors) or the floral style (available in four colors) from Amazon for $7.99.

    12. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, the bestselling book that will take even the most organized people to the next level of neatness.

    Ten Speed Press

    Promising review: "I always thought I was a very organized person (because everything I owned had a labeled place and my house was always super clean), but after reading this book I realized I was nothing more than a skilled hoarder. I discarded over 100 bags of clutter in six weeks and earned over $400 selling the big-ticket items. I also donated an entire trunk full of books, CDs, and DVDs to my local library. My home's available storage used to be completely maxed out, and now I have empty drawers everywhere! Reading this book was life-changing. I no longer feel weighed down by all my stuff." β€”Laura I.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.43+.

    13. Or The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving A F*ck, if your goal is to actually become less obsessed with the little things.

    Little Brown and Company

    Written by a self-proclaimed "recovering perfectionist," it's part self-help book, part hilarious parody.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome book if you are someone who can't say no or if you tend to get yourself involved in too many things you don't really want to do. It tells you how to take your life back. The humor is great, because it rings really true." β€”Debbie

    Get it from Amazon for $10.44+.

    14. Jumbo divider sticky tabs for notes that are so beautiful, you'll cry tears of joy.

    Promising review: "These allow more writing space than usual page tab markers, which is really useful for my college studies as well as my case note prep for legal work. If you are a fanatic note taker like me, these are superb for helping you stay organized and focused on important information. They can be used for other things, like calendar and agenda notes, too." β€”Danielle H.

    Get a set of 60 from Amazon for $2.97.

    15. A mug declaring your personal motto. Go ahead, treat yo' self to it.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    16. A wake-up light so you can feel more rested even if you got way too little sleep...again.

    You set the alarm for when you need to wake up, and the light will grow increasingly brighter in the half hour leading up to your alarm. You'll wake up more gradually and get out of bed ready to tackle anything, even on the dreariest of days.

    Promising review: "This clock is a miracle worker. I dreaded all my early morning classes and going to work during the winter darkness. Now, my entire room is bright by the time my alarm goes off in the morning. The best part is that my body actually wakes itself up before my alarm ever rings." β€”Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $49.79.

    17. A water bottle with a storage compartment that can hold your phone, because you hate to miss an important notification even when you're on the go.

    The compartment can also be used for cards or keys.

    Promising review: "I love this water bottle. If you enjoy taking your phone with you to the gym, this is perfect. I'm able to keep my phone with me and I don't have to worry about dropping it. I've gotten lots of compliments." β€”Lynn from New Jersey

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four colors and for iPhones 6/6s/7 or 6 Plus/7 Plus).

    18. A page-holding thumb ring so it's way easier to read while eating or taking notes. Using two hands to read is a waste of resources, amirite?

    Promising review: "This thing is AWESOME! It makes holding a book in one hand easy, and also helps speed readers keep their eyes focused on what line they're reading." β€”Mprice

    Get a set of three in size medium from Amazon for $7.95. Find more sizes here.

    19. A multipurpose organizer to hang by your front door so you never have to worry about forgetting anything ever again.

    It holds keys, mail, and even has a dry erase board for jotting down can't-miss notes to self.

    Promising review: "This is great for busy families. We keep it at eye level so it's easy for us to catch important messages or reminders. We no longer forget mail because it's right there to grab on the way out the door." β€”Lisa98

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in four colors).

    20. A budget book with space to record all the money you have coming in and out, plus pockets for stashing important bills and reciepts.

    Promising review: "I'm absolutely over the moon with this budget book.

    It's quite sturdy and held up even after my 18.5 pound cat decided to lay on it. Everything is organized in a logical manner, and I appreciate the inclusion of multiple 'day-to-day spending' pages per month. The receipt/bill pockets are really handy, and I can slip a receipt inside if I don't have time to sit down and fill out the page just then. It even comes with a bookmark ribbon so you don't lose your place." β€”Kami

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    21. A handy little gadget designed to ensure you never accidentally forget about your furry friend.

    Promising review: "I use this to keep track of whether or not I gave my dog his pill in the morning and evening. It has eliminated the 'did I or didn't I' question. I'd recommend this to anyone with a dog or who needs to remember anything." β€”Rachel Senterfeit

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    22. A cheeky-yet-practical meal planner pad for the most important list of all: what to eat.

    One column is labeled "dinner" and lets you check "dine in," "dine out," or "take out," then list what you're having below. The other column is labeled "not dinner," and has space to plan breakfast, lunch, and of course, snacks.

    Promising review: "This is great for meal planning when you have a busy schedule. Balancing work, workouts, social outings, and dinners is sometimes a hassle, and this helps to eliminate some of that stress." β€”Claire Richardson

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    23. A mini USB fan to cool you down whenever you've been frantically running around between errands and meetings.

    Promising review: I rush everywhere. I rush to be early to work. As a result, I often feel disgustingly hot and sweaty when I get to my desk. I love having this little fan handy! All you have to do to power it is plug it into your phone. It's a little dramatic to fan yourself at your desk, yes, but that's one of the things I like about it. I'm working on getting a robot to fan me with palm leaves while I write, but until then, this will do. β€”Katy Herman (me, lol)

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in four colors). Find an Android compatible version here.

    24. A tear-off notepad for a to-do list that maps out every aspect of your hella productive day.

    Promising review: "I use my iPhone as a calendar, but it has limitations; I still prefer paper when it comes to planning. This daily page planner motivates me to take care of myself while I take care of the things that need to be done. I like that the 'must do today' section only has three spaces, while there's much more room below to write additional tasks for later. This keeps me from piling too many tasks on myself. It also has a place to track water intake and three square meals, and one of my favorite parts is the box in which I am asked to write what I am thankful for each day." β€”Donna T. Edmundson

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    25. Incredibly relatable socks to celebrate your reliance on caffeine and declare your dominance over the world.,

    Promising review: "I love these socks! They are hilarious, amazingly well made, and super comfortable! I recommend them to everyone!" β€” Emily Beebe

    Get the coffee pair or the "Running the world and stuff" pair from Amazon for $9.99.

    26. A divided laundry hamper to save you precious time that would otherwise be spent sorting. It'll also rescue you from a roommate who β€” *shudder* β€” just tosses everything in the washer willy-nilly.

    Plus, it has removable liners that function as super light laundry bags, so you won't have to lug the whole hamper to the laundry room.

    Promising review: "I Iove this hamper! It fits perfectly in narrow spaces and each bag DEFINITELY holds two loads of laundry. The mesh bags are securely held in place with Velcro tabs at the corners. I also like that the top has magnets to keep it closed." β€”allison r

    Get it from Amazon for $39.96 (available in four colors).

    27. A desktop punching bag for releasing the rage you feel when someone tells you to "relax."

    Promising review: "I got this for my boyfriend to use when he has some restless energy to burn off. I was worried about it not staying suctioned to the table if he were to hit it hard, but I can now say this thing will hold up to some HARD hits. I very much recommend it if you're looking for a mobile stress reliever." β€”A-Mo

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95+ (available in three colors).

    28. Noise-cancelling bluetooth headphones that make it easy to β€” as my first grade teacher used to say β€” hocus pocus focus.

    In addition to drowning out Chatty Cathy coworkers, these babies are wireless, foldable, feature built-in volume buttons, and can also play micro SD cards loaded with favorite tunes.

    Promising review: "The sound quality is balanced and has a good amount of bass. The foam ear muffs are soft and can be worn for hours without irritation.

    The headphones can play music from a micro SD card, and music and calls can be controlled with built-in buttons. I work in a noisy cubicle environment and these cancel out the noise very well. They last through my workday, where I listen to music for seven or eight hours." β€”Jay

    Get them from Amazon for $21.99.

    29. A blow dry accelerator spray, because you want great hair without the wait. You've got places to go, people to see.

    @nymbrands / Via

    Promising review: I'm a morning shower person with unruly bangs that must be blow dried or chaos will ensue. I use this every day as a heat protectant and to speed up the process. It's a must for impatient folks who want to look fab. β€”Katy Herman (me again)

    Get it from Amazon for $9.25.

    30. Cable clips so you won't get your wires crossed. That kind of clutter is for type B people.,

    Promising review: "These cable clips are necessary when you have lots of devices in a small area. I use them to organize charging cables in my bedroom, and the adhesive has held up nicely so far. The best thing about these clips is that they can stick in many places that traditional cable management systems cannot, which lets you can have cords hidden alongside furniture, etc. They are worth every penny for preventing me from having to untangle my cables." β€”Jasmine Coleman

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $8.83.

    31. A folding lap desk that'll allow you to get shit done from the comfort of your bed.

    Promising review: "I bought this because I was tired of holding up my laptop with my knees. Now, using my laptop is much more comfortable. You could also use this to serve food or for anything you want to have elevated above you in bed or on the couch. There is a handle built in and it's foldable, so it's portable, too." β€”Eric

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in two colors).

    32. A phone case with a built-in squish toy, for those times when you show up somewhere wayyyy too early and need to entertain yourself without draining your phone battery. We've all been there.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three styles).

    33. A swear-y coloring book, which will live up to its name and help you calm the fuck down, while putting your incredibly detail-oriented nature to good use.,

    Promising review: "I don't have enough words in my vocabulary to describe how awesome the drawings in this book are. Sometimes I want an intricate design to focus on when the world around me is being annoying, sometimes I want something quick and easy, and some days I just want to color in pictures with silly words. This book allows me to do all of the above. There’s something to suit every mood swing." β€”MissyBissy

    Get it from Amazon for $5.24.

    34. A mini emergency kit to keep on hand, because Scar may have been evil and all, but he had a point β€” you should always BE PREPARED.

    The kit includes a sewing kit, deodorant wipe, stain remover, double-sided tape, a nail file, clear nail polish, dental floss, a pain reliever, hairspray, a safety pin, a bandage, earring backs, a nail polish remover pad, breath freshener, and a tampon.

    Get it from American Eagle for $18 (available in three colors).

    35. Or an 11-function pocket tool for an edgier way to be ready for anything.

    Promising review: "This is just what I needed! There's a screwdriver, four-position wrench, butterfly wrench, direction ancillary tool, two-position wrench, can opener, knife edge, ruler, bottle opener, and saw blade. I find it very useful for any random emergency. It also comes with a carrying case so I can store it in my bag." β€”Johann Christine Alcaraz

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+.

    36. Mr. Clean Magic Erasers, for those of you who get a huge thrill out of running around the house removing every scuff and speck of grime with a miraculous little sponge.

    (Full disclosure, I had a lot of fun doing that when I was a kid. It's just so satisfying! I know, what a shock that I'm now writing about being type A.)

    Promising review: "This may be one of my favorite products ever. It doesn't matter if you're cleaning walls or cleaning the bathtub β€” wet this sponge and it will erase almost anything. It's great for paint, crayon, dirt and grime, and even sticker residue. They are rinse-able and can be reused. I keep one in every room." β€”DannieLynn

    Get a box of eight from Amazon for $7.42.

    37. Very Good Lives, a transcript of J.K. Rowling's iconic speech on the importance of failure, to remind you that's it's okay not to be perfect all the time.

    Little, Brown and Company

    Promising review: "This is life-changing. These are the words of a woman who truly struggled, but overcame. Her words gave me the courage to pick myself up and start chasing my own dreams. More importantly, I realized that failure isn't always bad. Failure has benefits. Failure can happen to anyone, but it needs to be embraced, fully, as a learning experience, a clean slate, and a solid foundation from which to rebuild." β€”TH1028

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ .

    38. The Nifty Journal, which is part planner, part diary, and part all-around guide to life., Rachel Ellison / BuzzFeed

    It has pages devoted to goal setting, cleaning tips, tracking exercise and sleep, and more. My personal favorite part? The "VENT IT OUT" pages, which are printed in black so you can scribble all your angsty thoughts you'd never want anyone else to see. Read more about the Nifty Journal here.

    Get it from Nifty for $22.95.

    Psst! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this!

    39. Amazon dash buttons that let you re-order your essentials the second you realize you're running low.,

    Finally, someone understands your need to deal with things immediately. Just press the button and an order for the product will be placed.

    Get a toilet paper or paper towel button from Amazon for $4.99 with a Prime membership. Find more dash buttons here and subscribe to Prime here.

    40. A classic watch so you'll look extra cute while being extra early to every event.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

    41. And some stress-relieving honey lavender tea for unwinding after a long day of being you.

    Promising review: "This delicious tea really does work. I suffer from some anxiety disorders for which I take medication, but I still have anxiety quite often. I have a cup of this tea and I feel much better. It smells and tastes wonderful, and each bag's tag has a little saying on it, which is really sweet." β€”Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $3.19.

    Yes, you may get stressed easily and others may tell you to chill, but never forget:

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