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    Oct 29, 2019

    25 Things To Help You Relieve Some Of Your Everyday Stress

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    1. A pack of adorable little squishies you can squeeze any time you're feeling stressed or anxious. They're great for keeping at your desk, by your bed, or anywhere else you may need them.

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    Promising review: "These are SO CUTE! They are super soft and squishy. They have a decent scent. They don't leave residue anything on when your playing with them. They are fun to play with and they help release stress and anxiety." —Yesenia Cuevas

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. A foot massager so you can give those dogs a rest after being on them alllll day long.

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    Promising review: "I have had this product for a few days and used it several times a day for up to two minutes each time. The product is absolutely fantastic! Comfortable, easy to use — just sit, relax, and gently move your feet back and forth. Now, as for results, WOW! My feet feel so relaxed where before they always felt tight. Nerve endings are soothed. More than this, there have been all body reaching effects. For instance, I carry stress in my shoulders and neck. After a session with the massager, that area feels relaxed. When I use it briefly after a meal, my digestion seems greatly improved. I experience overall relaxation throughout my body. Thank you for this great product!" —Caro

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    3. A deck of colorful Feel Your Best cards full of reminders, to-dos, and questions on each card. This cute little game can be used for self-reflection, meditation, and more.

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    Get it from Bando for $14.

    4. A comfy bath pillow that'll easily adhere to almost any tub with seven powerful suction cups so you can treat yourself to the ultimate bubble bath for a pleasant end to your hectic day.

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    Promising review: "This bath pillow is wonderful! This pillow is extremely comfortable and the best pillow I have ever tried. It looks as though it would attach easily to any tub. My tub is curved, and there was no problem with it conforming to my tub. It stays put with no slippage. The suction cups hold very well. If you want to remove it, I recommend peeling the suction cups away with your fingernail to prevent ripping the pillow. I also recommend removing it and placing it on the side of the tub to air dry so to prevent any mold from building up behind it. I highly recommend this bath pillow, it is the best I have tried, you will not be disappointed." —Christina

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two sizes).

    5. And a set of six luxurious handmade essential oil bath bombs to turn your bath into a beautiful explosion of color and fragrance.

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    These bath bombs are handmade with natural, vegan, and organic ingredients. They're paraben-free and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "I love to have a hot tub with a nice bath bomb, but have to be careful about because of my sensitive skin. I ordered these based on reviews and have never regretted it. These bombs smell great, do not stain, and leave your skin so soft! I will definitely purchase again." —Ruflorida

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    6. A set of produce containers so you don't have to stress about your groceries going bad just two days after you bought them.

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    These containers help keep your produce fresh by keeping moisture away. And their vent filter (which never needs to be replaced) regulates the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide — giving your fruits and veggies the ideal environment for them to thrive.

    Promising review: "I wish I would have gotten these sooner. I bought strawberries for my children, and then I forgot about them. I found them in the back of the refrigerator almost TWO WEEKS later, and they were still good. The real miracle is how long it keeps zucchini. Zucchini starts to get mushy in the crisper drawer after just a few days. Again, these miracle containers have kept it fresh for close to two weeks now. I've kept cut lettuce, cut cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumbers, zucchini, sliced bell peppers, strawberries, blackberries, cut jicama, and carrots in these containers. I've had fantastic results with all of them." —Laura

    Get three from Amazon for $26.99.

    Check out this BuzzFeeder's full review of the containers.

    7. A blanket sweatshirt, because who wouldn't want to cozy up in this thing on the couch when trying to recuperate from a less-than-amazing day?

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    Promising review: "To say that it is comfy is more than and understatement. It feels like wearing a soft and warm blanket turned into a hoodie. Because I want to take a nap while wearing, I just put the hood on, tuck my legs in and fall asleep right away, warm and comfortable, no need to wear a blanket over it. Perfect for lazy Sundays!" —Patricia

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99 (available in 16 colors).

    8. A pastel expanding file folder that'll help you organize your mail, bills, and other annoying papers that just won't stop piling up.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely love this! I've always been the type of person to have a different folder for each subject in school, and to buy new folders every semester because they accumulate wear and tear by the end of the term. But it became too annoying to have to switch out notebooks and folders every day depending on what classes I had. It also increased the likelihood that I'd forget a folder for a particular class, so I gave this a try. After four months of continuous use, it's held up really well! It holds everything that I need and it is always by my side. It actually still looks somewhat new. I got compliments on it because it's cute and a great organizational tool." —KaleSensei

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in eight colors).

    9. A desk calendar with a little vision board for keeping your plans organized and your goals in sight.

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    Get it from Target for $14.99.

    10. A nail polish holder so you can paint your nails in peace, without accidentally knocking the bottle over on the floor or trying to hold it between your legs.

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    Promising review: "Great little device! I like to do my nails just before I go to bed so that I can lay my hands on top of the sheets and let them dry as I go to sleep. The problem is, I would try to hold the bottle between my raised knees, and it would slip and slide around. With Tweexy, I can do my nails anywhere, without having to squeeze the bottle between my knees, or needing to have a flat surface to keep it on." —Suzy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 20 colors).

    11. A pack of acne patches made with hydrocolloid dressing, tea tree oil, calendula oil, and cica for when all that stress gives you unwanted breakouts. These will suck the gunk out and help them fade away overnight.

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    Promising review: "Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a whitehead, and a pimple). I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. THEY'RE FLAT! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy. The packaging is ideal because you can easily peel the stickers off without stretching them out or folding them back onto themselves. Do yourself and your complexion a huge favor! Have these on hand for a stubborn zit when you really need help. Make sure you apply them to completely clean and dry skin." —Caitlyn

    Each pack comes with 40 round patches. Get one from Amazon for $8.50.

    12. An essential oil stick that can help you combat migraines and tension headaches right away. Apply it onto your temples, forehead, and the back of your neck and you'll actually be able to get through the rest of the day.

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    Promising review: "OMG, finally something that works! I've had tension and migraine headaches for around 20 years. I've tried everything: over-the-counter medication, prescription medication, pain injections, going to the chiropractor, etc. This topical oil has given me relief for nearly six weeks now. I've only had two or three headaches in that time and they were mild. I've already ordered more so I have some in my car and at home, and I bought some for two of my friends who suffer from chronic migraines. I would recommend this product to anyone with migraines — it's phenomenal." —Mary D.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    For more info, read our full review of this handy little headache stick.

    13. A helpful to-do list so you can prioritize your tasks and hopefully feel less overwhelmed.

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    Promising review: "How did I make to-do lists without this pad? I love this to-do pad. It has everything organized so well and I always start out my day jotting down what I need to get done in each section. Not sure how I lived without it in the past! Will definitely order more for myself and as gifts for friends who need to organize a bit better. Brings me such satisfaction to know that I accomplished everything I needed to do. High quality and well-thought-out." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.58 (available in 15 different options).

    14. A hair finishing stick you can use to fix up your bun or ponytail in seconds when you're stressed about getting out the door in the morning.

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    Plus, this hair product is made of natural plant ingredients.

    Promising review: "I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray." —Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. A white noise machine almost guaranteed to help you get a good night's rest, instead of tossing and turning because you're upstairs neighbors won't stop bouncing around.

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    This product features 10 fan sounds and 10 ambient noise variations, including white noise, pink noise, brown noise, and volume control buttons.

    Promising review: "This device saved. My. Life. Well, not literally, but it definitely saved my sanity. I'm a highly anxious person who is extremely noise sensitive, and vulnerable to sensory overload. Cue moving into my first college apartment, where the upstairs neighbors' every footstep is amplified and bass-boosted through my ceiling. I was losing a LOT of sleep over this, and it ramped up my anxiety tenfold. When you have upstairs neighbors with lead for feet, you really need a good, loud, pure white noise that masks all frequencies and that your brain can easily ignore, so it seems as if there's no noise at all. This thing was absolutely perfect for me, as it only had white noise and fan sounds (and a variety of 'em!) that can get loud enough to mask anything. I mean ANYTHING. I can now peacefully snooze through not only my neighbors' stomping kitchen antics, but also the 8 a.m. garbage truck arriving bright and early every Wednesday... I sleep much more deeply and peacefully overall. And it's all thanks to the LectroFan." —Courtney

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in two colors).

    16. A shower wine glass holder so you can sip some rosé while you scrub all your troubles away.

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    Promising review: "Everyone loves to relax with a glass of wine, why stop when you need to bathe or shower? This is the perfect addition to my tub while I am reading a book" —katielempke

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16 (originally $18; available in two colors).

    17. An Amazon Fire TV Stick, because you deserve to binge watch Friends on Netflix or click through cat videos on YouTube after a long, hard day.

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    This best-selling streaming media player can fulfill all of your binge-watching needs. You can watch your fave shows and movies from Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Prime Video, STARZ, SHOWTIME, or CBS All Access, plus stream for free with Pluto TV, IMDb TV, and more. It also comes with an Alexa Voice Remote which means you can actually speak to it instead of clicking a bunch of buttons! To get started, you just have to plug it into an outlet and into your HDTV, sign into wifi, and then Alexa walks you through how to set up your apps.

    Promising review: "This is an upgrade from my original Fire Stick. The installation was so easy, Amazon is really good with their step by step instructions. It works perfectly. The one thing I like even more than the voice control is the size of the remote." —Kay Robbins

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    18. A Poo-Pourri toilet spray so you don't have to fear embarrassment every time you do the doo in public.

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    Promising review: "Works like a charm! I use it at work and school. It's made pooping so much less stressful." —Maddy

    Get it from Amazon for $10.18+ (available in 28 scents and 12 size and package options).

    19. A weighted blanket that'll feel like a warm embrace on nights when you need a little extra comforting.

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    Watch this video about the wonders of weighted blankets!

    Promising review: "I was skeptical that a weighted blanket could provide any additional comfort or stress relief than just a soft blanket, but I was wrong. Graduate school can be stressful and sometimes I get little sleep, this blankets helps me rest no matter how stressed out my mind may be at the time." —EK

    Get it from Amazon for $62.90+ (available in 14 sizes/weights and 22 colors).

    20. A set of healing crystals to help you spread good vibes throughout your space.

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    This set includes seven chakras tumble stones (clear quartz, amethyst, sodalite, green aventurine, citrine, carnelian, and red jasper), seven chakra pendulum crystal, clear crystal point, amethyst cluster, raw rose quartz, a quick reference poster guide, and a more detailed e-book.

    Promising review: "I am beyond happy with my purchase. Speedy delivery, beautiful presentation, excellent customer service. The energy that came with the arrival of my crystal chakra box was though the roof. I was ecstatic and have already ordered another box to give as a gift. 10 thumbs up! I LOVE IT SO MUCH!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $34.74 (available in three different sets).

    21. Some TAZO Zen green tea so you can enjoy a soothing cup of tea to calm you down when you have a million things on your mind.

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    Promising review: "This is the most delightful tea! Green tea with a hint of mint. It's uplifting, yet calming. The perfect blend!" —SunshineGirl73

    Get a bundle of six boxes (20 teabags each) from Amazon for $17.88.

    22. A nostalgic Nickelodeon coloring book to take you back to your childhood and help you focus on something other than all the crap on your to-do list.

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    Promising review: "I love this coloring book!! So fun and relaxing to color after my baby and toddler go to bed. I love that its all the cartoons I used to watch as a kid. The book is bigger than I thought it was going to be, which was a nice surprise. Overall a great purchase." —TiffanyAnnDavis87

    Get it from Amazon for $11.51.

    23. A fidget ring you can play around with during times when you're feeling anxious. You can easily wear it anywhere and you don't have to worry about it distracting others.

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    Promising review: "I love this ring. It's the perfect thing to get me through stressful or overwhelming situations without being a distraction to others or appearing unprofessional. Additionally, it's an attractive piece of jewelry for the price!" —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes 4-12 and seven colors).

    24. An illuminating essential oil diffuser and set of six essential oils that'll keep your space smelling pleasant for some much needed aromatherapy.

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    Promising review (for the diffuser): "This is a really great diffuser, especially for a first timer like myself. It's small and simple and also succeeds in freshening up my entire room. The 30 second burst is great at keeping your space feeling and smelling great throughout the day, while the continuous mode lasts for about 6 hours so I keep it on while I'm sleeping." —Pascal Ibe

    Promising review (for the essential oils): "Oils are tricky to buy in a variety pack because there are always ones you don't want, sandwiched in with really good ones. This has the best of the best. I LOVE IT! And It's a really great price. Just opening the package smelled nice. I would buy this again, recommend it, and even give as a gift!" —Momma Moki

    Get the diffuser from Amazon for $15.95+ (available in four colors) and get the essential oil set from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. And a heat-resistant silicone mat/pouch so you can safely store your hot hair tools without having to worry about them melting or burning anything.

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    Promising review: "Works good for what I need. Living in a furnished rental, I was worried that my new hair straightener that gets really hot would ruin the dresser. This is perfect to protect that, even at the hottest setting it doesn't seem to be affected by the heat. The fact it's a pouch as well is great for travel." —Maya

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in six colors).

    Now let's try to get all that stress under control, shall we?

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