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    24 Things You Probably Need If You Struggle To Get Up In The Morning

    Please don't talk to me until I've had my coffee.

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    1. A six-pack of coffee concentrate capsules that can be used hot or cold. It'll fit in your Keurig if you like your cuppa joe hot or you can peel pack the top and mix with water and ice for a refreshing iced beverage.

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    Get a pack of six from Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    2. A dry shampoo that'll give you a few extra minutes to snooze in the morning when you don't feel like taking a shower. It'll also give your hair some extra volume when it's looking flat.

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    Reviewers love that it doesn't leave a white residue on their hair, making it virtually invisible.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.97.

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

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    "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 $15.97+. Available in three colours.

    4. Or a pair of cooling ice tools that'll wake your skin up and reduce puffiness. They're made of stainless steel and filled with a special cooling gel, so they'll stay cold throughout your entire facial.

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    They come with a case, so they won't cross contaminate with anything in your freezer.

    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    5. This vibrating alarm clock that'll literally shake you awake, if you're a seriously heavy sleeper. Your roommates will appreciate it too, since they won't have to hear your blaring alarm go off from the next room over. It's also a great alarm alternative for those with hearing loss!

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    If you live alone, you can also use the sound alarm function. It also have five dimmable light settings, so you can see the time during the day but won't burn your retinas before bed.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    6. A bottle of rose water spray that'll give your skin an instant pick-me-up. A few spritzes throughout the day will keep your face quenched from the moment you wake up. Reviewers also love using it as a setting spray.

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    It’s made with rose extract, hydrolyzed collagen, and aloe vera extract.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    7. The programmable coffee maker that you can set up the night before, so you'll wake up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee. It has a warming plate that'll keep your coffee warm, so it'll taste fresh even if you wake up a few hours late.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $94.98.

    8. Or this cold brew coffee maker, if you prefer your drinks iced. Just fill the filter with your favourite coffee grounds (no need to buy any special cold brew formulas) and leave overnight.

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    "Pour 32 ounces of water into the pitcher (you can measure, which I do, or eyeball it to around 3/4 of the way full). Drop the filter into the pitcher, screwing the lid on tight. Stick that baby in the fridge to brew overnight (or up to 36 hours). Take the filter filled with grounds out, and the coffee will keep for days and days! And thanks to the airtight seal, the flavor will stay fresh and free of odors from other food in your fridge (looking at you, garlicky leftovers)." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.92.

    9. A set of sheer curtains that'll help you wake up naturally with the sun. Reviewers say that they still give them enough privacy at night, especially when paired with an LED light strip around their window frame.

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    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $34.99+. Available in eight sizes and seven colours.

    10. Or this alarm clock that'll simulate a sunrise at any time of day. It features seven soothing sounds to start your morning to (or you can just pick your favourite radio station).

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    It also doubles as an ambient reading light that won't be too harsh on your eyes.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $72.98. Available in five models.

    11. And a light therapy lamp that'll help you combat the winter blues throughout the day. It mimics the brightness of the sun (but you can adjust the brightness if it's a little too strong).

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $55.99.

    12. A face wash that'll help you get out of your half-asleep state (especially when paired with a few splashes of cold water!). It can also be used as a nourishing rinse-off face mask when applied thicker and left for longer.

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    Get it from Estée Lauder for $45.

    13. A Garnier eye roller that'll perk you right up with ingredients like caffeine and B5. The roller part is cool to the touch and will help improve circulation to drain any extra fluid build-up (plus it feels like a mini massage).

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.97.

    14. Or this peptide eye cream that'll keep your eye area hydrated, too. You can use the round head to give yourself a little massage to help de-puff your under-eyes.

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    I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a morning person AT ALL. The only things that'll fully wake me up in the morning are coffee and this baby right here. It feels really light and refreshing on my tired under-eyes, and I've noticed my dark circles becoming less visible after using it for a while. The head is perfect for a quick massage to help me drain the fluid that builds up overnight (because my eyes also get puffy – lucky me, right?).

    Get it from Clinique for $37.

    15. A versatile Amazon Show that’ll let you set an alarm, keep a calendar, check the news, and set reminders, so you’ll be up to speed and ready for your day before you’re even out of bed. You'll also be able to video chat your friends or keep an eye on your little one when using other compatible devices.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $64.99. Available in two colours and four configurations.

    16. A pack of melatonin gummies that'll help regulate your sleep cycle naturally, so you can create an actual routine. Reviewers with insomnia say that it helps them fall asleep faster.

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    Get a pack of 50 from Amazon Canada for $16.47.

    17. An energizing citrus body wash that'll stimulate your senses in the shower. Reviewers love how much it lathers up, making them feel extra fresh and clean.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.91.

    18. A sleep journal to track your sleep quality and analyze your dreams, so you can figure out if there are any patterns that are causing you to struggle to get up. Logging your dreams also improves memory retention (and keep track of any great ideas that come to you while you snooze).

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    19. A water bottle to keep by your bed that'll get your body hydrated after a long slumber. It'll also help you track your water intake, if you have a hard time remembering throughout the day. The little dots on the cap appear each time the bottle is refilled.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.82+. Available in five colours.

    20. An oil-free energy-boosting moisturizer that'll leave your face feeling refreshed with ingredients like citrus extracts, caffeine, and ginseng.

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    Get it from Sephora for $39.

    21. A pair of warm slippers that'll keep your feet from touching the cold floor first thing in the morning (because that's honestly the worst thing to wake up to). They're made with a cushy memory foam and lined with plush faux fur, so your tootsies will be super cozy all day long.

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    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $24.75+. Available in sizes 5—12 and in five colours.

    22. A lap desk that you can do your work on, if you need juuust a few more minutes in bed. It has a slot for your phone, so you can check your emails (or scroll through TikTok???), too.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $34.99. Available in eight styles and two sizes.

    23. A pack of gel under-eye patches that'll help wake up those tired eyes with soothing vitamin C and hyaluronic acid. If you throw these bad boys in the fridge before you use them, they'll boost you up even more.

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    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    24. And lastly, this alarm clock that you'll only be able to turn off if you hit a bullseye with the laser gun. It'll force you to get up and use your brain, so you'll be ready to get on with your day.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

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