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1.A light therapy alarm clock that'll gradually lighten your room and gently wake you with the "sun" — a peaceful alternative to waking up five minutes before your first meeting. Just as it gets brighter minute by minute to wake you, it also darkens your room over time at night so your body prepares itself for sleep.
2.Or alternatively, a heavy duty alarm clock to literally shake the bed because the sweet sounds of birds chirping aren't anywhere close to loud enough to wake you. Even the heaviest sleeper won't miss its 113-decibel scream. (This is the equivalent of a live rock concert taking place in your bedroom.)
3.An aesthetically pleasing daily planner if planning out your weeks and months is the best way to ensure you actually get stuff done. It has room for all your to-dos as well as encouraging messages and fun stickers to keep you on track.
4.Or a less intimidating sloth to-do list for people who prefer a brain dump each morning. Simply writing down all the tasks you know you have to finish at some point can help you prioritize certain jobs so you're not floundering at work.
5.A habit tracker so you can hold yourself accountable to your daily, weekly, and monthly routines. It can be as simple as making sure you drink a certain amount of water each day to something more difficult, like getting eight hours of sleep each night.
6.A budget book because retail therapy is definitely a thing, but good money management will make it easier to maintain your financial routine.
7.A truly ~egg-celent~ rapid egg cooker that'll whip you up eggs your way — be it poached, soft-boiled, hard-boiled, or even in an omelette — so you no longer look up at noon after a morning full of meetings and realize you never ate breakfast. Reviewers even use it to steam frozen dumplings!
8.A mini waffle maker to fix you waffles that are so cute that you'll actually make eating breakfast a part of your morning routine. This lil' gadget weighs less than a pound, heats up in minutes, and also works with chaffles (low-carb cheese and egg waffles), paninis, hash browns, and even biscuit pizzas.
9.A Fresh & Ready Sun Basket meal kit if you're looking for maximum taste with minimum effort required on your part. Just pop your meal in the oven, and your Instagram-ready dish will be finished in no time.
10.Or a Daily Harvest subscription for busy people who are tired of mealtimes rolling around and not knowing what the heck to eat. Daily Harvest's offerings are flash frozen meaning the fruits and veggies are still at peak goodness (in terms of both nutrition *and* flavor). In addition to soups and smoothies, Daily Harvest offers harvest bowls, flatbreads, oat bowls, chia bowls, scoops (similar to ice cream), bites (bite-sized sweet snacks), and lattes so you'll never go hungry.
11.A 7-in-1 Instant Pot so you skip takeout tonight and chow down on tender beans, melt-in-your-mouth meats, and perfect rice every time.
12.A sleek and compact air fryer because it can crisp-ify your favorite foods — like chicken wings, fries, tofu, and salmon — and convince you to step away from your computer at 5 p.m. to cook dinner.
13.A Souper Cube that'll remove the hassle of preparing a fresh meal from scratch. This silicone freezing tray stores perfectly portioned meals so you can prep a recipe ahead of time, freeze it in the tray, and defrost them for an easy meal.
14.A meal planner to help you outline dinners for the week, because there's nothing worse than staring at your fridge at 6:30 p.m. on a Wednesday, wishing that food would magically appear.
15.A spacious height-adjustable desk if you're just not getting any work done on the couch. Creating a work space that's as similar to the one as you had in the office is key for helping you stay on track of work deadlines and achieve peak productivity.
16.A memory foam seat cushion with cooling gel for supporting your bum and relieving pressure on your tailbone. Reviewers say it also helps ease lower back pain.
17.Or a soft yet supportive drafting chair so you can take your painfully uncomfortable wooden kitchen chair out back and put it down. This stylish option will have your tushy sighing in relief the moment you shimmy onto its padded cushion.
18.Or conversely, a lap desk with all the bells and whistles — a built-in mouse pad, wrist pad, and phone/tablet holder — because some of us do work better in bed or on the couch than at an actual desk.
19.An Obé Fitness subscription that'll help you get in a workout before or after your 9-to-5. Exercising routinely has a whole host of benefits, and it'll help you establish some work-life balance even though you never leave the house.
20.A new workout set from Girlfriend Collective to treat yourself and encourage you to stick with your newly formed good habit.
21.And while we're on the topic of workout equipment that'll help you maintain your exercise routine, a instructional yoga mat if you're new to yoga. It shows you proper hand and foot placement so you aren't looking around wondering what the heck to do when the instructor says to get into Warrior 1.
22.An adult swaddle for anyone who hasn't had a decent sleep since, well, they were in the womb. A good night's rest is super important to maintaining a routine, and the Sleep Pod will help you achieve it since it mimics the feeling of a hug to lower stress levels and soothe you to sleep. It's designed to be more breathable than weighted blankets so it's great for sweaty sleepers.
23.A weighted blanket so you can help calm your racing mind before bed. Using one may increase your serotonin levels because the weight mimics the sensation of being held or hugged. This specific weighted blanket comes with two covers: one that'll keep hot sleepers cool and another that'll retain heat so you're cozy and warm.
24.A bottle of OLLY sleep gummies because it'll encourage your body to rest with their blend of L-Theanine, chamomile, and lemon balm — three ingredients that boost relaxation and increase your sleep quality.
25.Two Minute Mornings, a daily journal that'll kick off your morning routine with a moment of reflection and time for you to express gratitude, develop a positive mindset, and engage in mindfulness so you start your day right.
26.A Book of the Month subscription to help you maintain your bedtime routine even if you can't go to the library. Here's how it works: BotM curates five reads each month and you get to choose one (you can pay extra for more books). It's delivered straight to your door and then all you have to do is kick back, relax, and curl up with this month's pick.
27.The Big Activity Book For Anxious People if your stress and anxiety is preventing you from focusing on the tasks at hand. Sometimes a good laugh is enough to distract you from your worries and get you back on track with your routine. This activity book mixes fun and humor with educational tips for coping with your anxiety so you feel a little less alone about your worries.
28.A portable and practical mini dual washing machine and dryer for anyone who's tired of wearing the same old sweatpants and college T-shirts. It may seem silly to get dressed as if you were going to go sit in an office for eight hours, but getting zhuzhed up even for a Zoom call can improve your mood and get you back on a productive routine.
Even if you're finding it hard to maintain a routine during quarantine, just remember:
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