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    29 Aggressively Optimistic Products That Might Actually Cheer You Up

    Ya know what? I really think this smiley face sticker is gonna turn things around for me.

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    1. Lin Manuel Miranda's book Gmorning, Gnight! so the most overwhelmingly positive figure of our time can turn your frown upside down.


    Promising review: "I expected nothing except delightful wordplay from Lin-Manuel Miranda, but between the genuine feeling of being seen and understood that these little pep-talks give the reader and the humorous, perfectly-suited illustrations by Jonny Sun, Gmorning, Gnight is one of those books that I'll read over and over again. I pre-ordered and received my copy today, and I'm not ashamed or surprised that I finished it in one sitting. Please buy a copy for yourself, your friends, or anyone in your life or on the subway who needs a smile. So happy." β€”Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $15.40.

    2. And Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too, a book by Jonny Sun (illustrator of Gmorning Gnight!) to remind yourself of your humanity even when you feel like a little martian.


    Promising review: "This book is poignant graphic story where anyone from ages 7 to 70 will find something to adore. Empathizing with fear, imposter syndrome, loneliness, friendship, exploration, and how our worldview shapes our world, this book says so much with so little. It's poetic and profound, but its simplicity makes it wonderfully accessible. Reading it felt like getting a mental hug while being told you're not alone." β€”UhOhDanger

    Get it from Amazon for $11.19.

    3. A rose gold lapel pin that will make your denim jacket an overwhelmingly positive environment.


    Get it from AlphabetBags on Etsy for $9.47.

    4. A box of affirmation cards because you are a special unicorn who deserves to be told a million nice things literally everyday.


    Promising review: "Buy these for your friend, your grandma, your sibling, YOURSELF! These Affirmators will light up your day and make you feel warm and fuzzy! I have yet to see someone draw one, read it, and not smile with delight. You will want to Instagram every single card because they are that good. I am gushing now. Just buy the cards already!" β€”Bex27

    Get them from Amazon for $13.67.

    5. 100 Days Happier β€” a little guide for adjusting your daily routine to facilitate more small joys.


    Get it from Anthropologie for $17 or Amazon for $13.60.

    6. An ash tray that's predicting bright things just around the corner.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    7. A Good Advice Cupcake tee so you always remember the most important job you have to do.


    Get it from the BuzzFeed merch shop on Amazon for $21.99 (available in men's and women's sizes S–3XL and five colors).

    8. A crew-neck sweatshirt that will have you singing "We're All in This Together" from High School Musical every time you wear it. Yes, I still have the dance memorized, and I hope you do too.


    Get it from ModCloth for $45 (available in sizes XS–4XL).

    9. A cheery matchbox full of faux-matchsticks with prompts for *sparking* joyful moments.


    Promising review: "Opened the box to give them a peek. The match I picked said to let a friend know what you admire about them or words to that effect. So I did! If the others offer similar uplifting thought or actions, I'm going to like them." β€”consumer

    Get them from Amazon for $11.66.

    10. A jolly pillow because home is where your favorite cushions are.


    Get it from Walmart for $22+ (available as a cover or pre-filled).

    11. A ringer tee to remind you that even when things seem bleak, something will always be there to give you a hand.


    Get it from ModCloth for $25 (available in sizes S–2XL).

    12. A Mister Rogers magnetic dress up set so your favorite optimist can live right on your fridge along with his signature cardigans and sneaks.


    Promising review: "My 2-year-old and I both love this set. She feeds the fish and dresses Mr. Rogers in the different accompanying outfits. It makes me smile every time I see the sweet neighbor from my childhood on the fridge." β€”A.S.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    13. A smile-inducing journal to make you as happy as Kristin Bell when she met a sloth for the first time.


    Get it from ModCloth for $9 or a similar notebook from Amazon for $4.99.

    14. A set of compliment pencils so you can go about your day with the *write* attitude.


    Promising review: "These are the cutest and make me smile every time I reach for one! I've bought several packs as gifts β€” who wouldn't like them?! Also, the erasers actually work really well, which is sometimes a problem with decorative pencils!" β€”Lauren T.

    Get a set of ten from for $10 or Amazon for $8.

    15. A We Rate Dogs calendar that brings the energy of one of the most positive Twitter accounts out there to your home. 14/10, pupping great calendar.

    Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's April. So what? You're telling me you don't want all the good dogs you can get?

    Promising review: "Bought as a gift for my mom and she loved it! WeRateDogs always makes her day and now the calendar gives us something to smile about every time we pass it!" β€”arielphoebe

    Get it from Amazon for $2.50.

    16. A vintage Winnie the Pooh print so your favorite stuffed bear can remind you that "You are braver than you believe." *sheds a single tear*


    Get it from DeWoozles on Etsy for $7+ (available in four sizes and two colors).

    17. I Want to be Calm for learning easy ways to handle everyday stress a little more mindfully.


    Get it from Anthropologie for $13 or Amazon for $10.91.

    18. A pair of Bob Ross socks so you can have two happy little feet.


    Promising review: "I bought these for my granddaughter's 18th birthday, as she loves Bob Ross. She was ecstatic to say the least. She said they kept her feet warm and they washed up nicely. I will be ordering another pair of Bob Ross socks for her for Christmas." β€”Pixie K. Foulker

    Get them from Amazon for $12 (available in nine patterns).

    19. Or a Bob Ross board game to help you and your pals find some chill together.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I originally bought this game as a joke. We watch Bob Ross on Netflix when we just need something calm and soothing on in the background while we work. I thought this game would be a little kooky, but probably not all that good. Boy, was I wrong. This game is solid! You've got enough options for players to come up with strategy, but it's not really heavy at all. It really is a 'chill' game. I also love all of the little Bob Ross elements of the game. If you like Bob, a must buy." β€”rwhite3787

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    20. A powerful tee for carrying JVN's most iconic message with you wherever you go.


    Get it from UntuckedDesigns on Etsy for $21.60+ (available in sizes S–3XL and five colors).

    21. A lightbox so you can write little uplifting notes to yourself from yourself. Wow. You're the most thoughtful friend you could ask for.,

    Promising review: "I love my light box! This would be a great gift idea and is also great for yourself to write sayings and quotes in. It is fun to change out the words and personalize it! My only complaint would be the batteries don’t last as long as I would like, but if you just remember to turn it off then it should last you a while! Even when the light box isn’t turned on it still looks great as decoration. I love mine!" β€”Camryn B

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    22. A pair of socks that every grump should ~bee~ legally required to own.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $16 (available in two colors).

    23. A hop-timistic beer or wine pin because the glass is always half full when it's a delish grown-up beverage.

    kissandpunch, OpenSpaceDesigns

    Get them on Etsy: the beer pin from kissandpunch for $10 and the wine pin from OpenSpaceDesigns for $8.95.

    24. A positive keychain and charging cord to help keep you *and* your phone's batteries charged.


    Promising review: "It charges my phone really well and reminds me to stay positive every time I see it on my backpack! Plus, now i don't have to carry around a tangled charging cord that gets lost and frayed in my bag." β€”Alessia S.

    Get it from for $30.

    25. A pack of pop-open cards whose readers will have no CHOICE but to smile when they get handed one.


    Promising review: "These are my absolute favorite things to give to people: servers, baristas, friends, etc. Such an easy and fun way to make someone smile." β€”j beal

    Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $7.97 (available in two themes).

    26. A pack of confidence-boosting Kleenex that will cheer you up and literally dry your tears if you're having a bad day.

    Get them from Walmart for $2.28.

    27. A first kiss candle whose scent will bring back that giddy butterly-in-the-stomach feeling you'd nearly forgotten about.


    Get it from Homesick for $29.95.

    28. A carryall bag duo for stowing all of your favorite things and remembering not to waste time by having a bad time.


    Promising review: "I've been using both of these little carryalls for a few months now, and I still love them. Super functional, light, well made, durable and the material is easy to clean. I use one for makeup and one as a pencil bag. Cutie cute." β€”Jennifer

    Get them from for $10.

    29. And a Leslie Knope card to tell your Ann Perkins β€” or yourself! β€” of just how amazing they are.


    Get it from CMYKirsten on Etsy for $4.50.

    I'm only surrounding myself with objects that tell me I'm amazing from now on.

    Universal Pictures

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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