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    27 Things That Might Uplift Your Spirits If You Haven't Been Feeling Great

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    1. A set of delicious chocolate bombs that'll be so much fun to stir into your milk or coffee. They're filled with hot chocolate powder and marshmallows, but the seller gives you the option to request custom flavours, too.

    the chocolate bombs in a tray
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    Get a pack of six from SarahsSweetDessert on Etsy for $6.

    2. This LED nail lamp, so you can give yourself a salon-level mani at home. I don't know about you, but I always feel so much better when I have my claws done.

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    Make sure to pick up base and top coats and some colours.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    3. A sunset simulator light that'll project a warm glow in your room, even on the cloudiest of days. It'll also make for great lighting if you love taking golden hour pics.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    4. A Glow Recipe watermelon glow moisturizer that'll help you shine brighter than a diamond. It's packed with hydrating ingredients like watermelon extract and hyaluronic acid to give your skin the moisture it's been craving.

    the moisturizer on watermelon slices
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $45.

    5. A glass tumbler with a straw that's basically an adult sippy cup (so much more satisfying to drink out of than a regular glass). It comes with a silicone sleeve, making it temperature safe to hold.

    four of the tumblers surrounded by plants
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.86.

    6. A Sky Lite projector that'll illuminate your room with an ethereal starry nebula. It'll create a relaxing atmosphere and you can fall asleep without worrying, since it'll automatically turn off after six hours.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $61.99. Available in two projection colours.

    7. A hydroponic garden, so you can grow your own little herbs to season your food with. It comes with six different pods, so you can nurture them from seed to sprout.

    the hydroponic garden with herbs in it
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    The kit includes pods for Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, thyme, Thai basil and Mint, and a three-ounce bottle of plant nutrients.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $119.99.

    8. A mini projector that you can use for cozy movie nights in bed or to project a relaxing YouTube video on your wall. Since it's wireless and portable, it's great for camping trips or backyard movie marathons, too.

    the projector on a table
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $299.99.

    9. A neon light to add a comforting soft glow to your space. It's battery powered, so it'll look neat and clean on your counter (and free up an extra outlet).

    a flamingo light
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.99. Available in 27 styles.

    10. A eucalyptus bundle that'll make your shower feel and smell extra refreshing by releasing natural essences when paired with steam. It’ll also look pretty displayed in a vase — plus, since it’s pre-dried, it won’t die on you.

    Eucalyptus bundle in the shower
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    I can't stop raving about this! The first time I saw a eucalyptus bundle in a shower was in Kendall Jenner's Architectural Digest house tour video and I thought it was genius. Eucalyptus is one of my all-time favourite scents and it instantly relaxes me. So, naturally, I ran to my computer and ordered one. It smells so fresh and turns my shower into a spa-like steam room.

    Get it from MadameYouFleuriste on Etsy for $15.95+. Available in sizes XS—XL.

    11. A trio of beach-themed candles that'll transport you to somewhere tropical. Light 'em up, close your eyes, and pretend you're at one of the three famous beaches that they're named after.

    the candles on a backdrop with sand and shells
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    Get them from LusciousYouCandles on Etsy for $28.

    12. A geometric diffuser that looks like a Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirror installation. It’ll help you unwind using the magic of aromatherapy — plus, it’ll add some moisture into your space, if the air in your home feels dry as a desert.

    the lights on the diffuser on
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    It also has seven light modes that'll help you set the mood (it looks like a mirrored vase when the lights are off). Make sure to pick up some essential oils, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30.59.

    13. A watercolour class that'll help you exercise your artistic side. It's a great way to pick up a new skill that'll give you a break from the screens.

    person painting a cat with watercolours
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    Make sure to pick up a watercolour kit.

    Get it from Udemy for $19.99.

    14. A DoorDash account that'll help you satisfy your cravings from the comfort of your own home. The most difficult part of using it will be deciding between sushi and pizza (you should probably just order both).

    people eating pho and fresh spring rolls
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    Make a free account on DoorDash.

    15. A versatile ice roller that'll give you an instant boost of energy. The cold therapy it provides can help de-puff your face, reduce headaches, and even soothe your sensitive spots after a wax.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "I have recommended this to so many people I have lost count. It’s, hands down, the most helpful thing I’ve ever bought on Amazon Canada. It's great for cooling down when it feels like a sauna outside, it helps wake me up in the morning, and it saves me when I have a migraine. Everybody needs to buy one of these immediately."—Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.57+. Available in six colours.

    16. A calming seaweed clay mask that'll deeply moisturize your skin and make you feel like you're at the spa. The seaweed is sustainably harvested by hand in Newfoundland.

    the tube of the clay mask
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    Get it from Simons for $55.

    17. A solar wind chime that'll light up your balcony or patio with glowing hummingbirds. Reviewers say it helps them see at night and attracts real hummingbirds during the day.

    the hummingbird wind chime
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.59. Available in seven styles.

    18. An essential oil roll-on that'll help kick headaches and cramps to the curb. The roller ball itself will help improve circulation and really rub the oils in.

    Victoria holding the bottle of Cloud 9 roller
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    "I've used it to ease cramps, relieve muscle tension from sleeping on my neck wrong (because apparently that's my life now), and as a drug-free solution to headaches. The blend of relaxing clary sage, zippy peppermint, floral geranium, and zesty lemon oil is a genius combination that not only feels great, but smells fantastic, too. I love that it comes in a glass bottle, which preserves the integrity of the high-quality essential oils a LOT better than plastic. If you're looking for a new ally in the fight against fatigue, irritation, mood swings, cramping, and nausea, this is it." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it from Blume for $23.

    19. A pack of spud stickers that'll give you some daily motivation when you're feeling blue. Pop 'em on your laptop, phone, notebooks, or wherever you think they'll give you some encouragement.

    person holding the sheet of stickers with quotes on it
    NotNecesarahlyArt / Via bit.ly

    Get it from NotNecesarahlyArt on Etsy for $3.80.

    20. A portable massager that'll help you relieve all the tension in your muscles. It has a heating option, so it'll give you double the relaxation in one handy gadget.

    May holding the massager against her neck
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    Since working from home, my back has been killing me. I got this bad boy to help with the WFH aches and pains. It's easy to use, since the massager only has four buttons (including the on/off button!) that control the direction, speed, and temperature. Just plug it in and you're good to go. You can even use it on your feet or any other body part that needs some lovin'.

    Check out my full review of the MaxKare Shiatsu Massager.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $79.99.

    21. A roll of herringbone wallpaper that'll add a little bit of ~spice~, if you're tired of staring at the same four walls all day. It's made of removable vinyl, so you can switch up your style without any hassle.

    A desk against a wall with the wallpaper
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    Get it from WestCoastWalls on Etsy for $9.50+. Available in nine lengths, two styles, and 49 colours.

    22. A pack of rainbow bath bombs that'll leave a trail of pretty colours in your bath. Each one is a different blend of essential oils and Epsom salts, so they're not only beautiful, but will leave your skin feeling velvety smooth.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    23. A Lillypost children's book subscription that'll give you new and exciting stories to read with your little one, so you won't have to re-read The Hungry Caterpillar for the 500th time this week. It'll probably make your kid very happy (and save you some effort, since you won't have to hunt for new books all the time).

    three books on a floor
    Lillypost / Via awin1.com

    You can choose the type of books and age group it's for. And for every box, Lillypost donates a book to a child in need.

    Sign up for a monthly subscription on Lillypost for $21.95+.

    24. And for yourself, a copy of Humans by Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton that captures the human experience by sharing stories of a variety of people from 40 different countries. There are lots of different faces and places throughout the book, but the emotions and stories are universal.

    Humans book upright standing on two Humans of New York books laid flat on an outdoor table
    @humansofnewyork / Via Facebook: humansofnewyork

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99. Also available for Kindle.

    25. An escape room puzzle box, that'll bring the fun and excitement of the real thing right to your living room. The kit contains four different adventures, from a murder mystery to a prison break, that are increasingly difficult to solve.

    three people sitting around a table trying to solve the escape room puzzle
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    You'll need 3—5 players, so you can get all your roommates or family members involved.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    26. Or a Nintendo Switch Lite, if you prefer your own company. It'll help immerse you into a bunch of different worlds (if you need an escape from ours right now). Reviewers say it's a better handheld experience than the original Nintendo Switch, which docks into your TV.

    person playing Nintendo Switch Lite
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    "With the Switch Lite, I can play games for hours without getting bored, and it can easily fit into my jacket pocket. I actually already owned the original Switch console and really loved it, but found it was a little too bulky and heavy to carry with me every day (plus my hands would get tired holding onto it)."—Sarah Aspler

    Check out Buzzfeed's full review of the Nintendo Switch Lite (#7 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $252.88+. Available in four colours.

    27. And lastly, a panda mug that'll unveil a cute little friend when you're done sipping. When it's full, it'll look like they're taking a warm and cozy bath.

    three of the mug on a table with the panda one in the middle
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.98.

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