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    37 Practical Things To Help Stave Off The Sunday Scaries

    And the Monday scaries...and Tuesday scaries...just all the scaries.

    1. A soft weighted blanket you'll want to live under for the entire weekend. Meant to simulate being held, reviewers have noted this weighted blanket helps ease anxiety and promote sleep.

    2. A weekly to-do list notepad that allows you to see all the things you have to do next week (and next week, too) so you can plan your days accordingly. And maybe when you've checked everything off, you can treat yourself? (Yes, you deserve it.)

    the knock knock this week pad on a wooden desk next to a blue pen

    3. A ceramic travel mug with an attachable tea infuser if you know you won't have time to enjoy your English breakfast tea at home. It'll also keep your drink hot for up to three hours!

    4. Or a luxe travel mug that reads "boss babe" because after that second cup of coffee, you'll be ready to run everything.

    a hand holding the boss babe rose gold matte black travel mug on a busy city street

    5. A mood-setting 7 p.m. candle and a refreshing 9 a.m. candle to help make your nights feel more liberating and then put a springy pep in your step in the mornings.

    the 7pm candle and the 9am candle on a marble surface

    6. A dimmable desktop ring light so at least you know that you'll look good during your early morning Zoom meeting...and your mid-afternoon Zoom meeting...oh, and that last minute Zoom meeting you'll get an invite for at 5:30.

    reviewer image of an android mounted to a lit up ubeesize ring light

    7. An adjustable sunrise alarm clock that'll gently wake you up with sunlight and your choice of nature sounds. Start the day with ease and comfort so you are grounded when the day speeds up!

    reviewer image of the Wake Up Light Sunrise Alarm Clock on a nightstand with text that reads "i don't wake up grumpy anymore"

    8. A five-pack of glass food storage containers because investing in doing meal prep on the weekends means less time to stress about what to eat throughout the week. And each container has two compartments so you can mix up each meal!

    two glass meal prep containers full of food

    9. A variety pack of Recess sparkling water for anyone seeking some flavored calm and clarity. This hemp-infused sparkling water is mixed with real fruit juice to naturally help relieve you of stress.

    three cans of recess sparkling water on a kitchen counter

    10. A set of round acne patches or extra-large square acne patches loaded with zit-shrinking hydrocolloid and tea tree oil, because the last thing you need is to wake up to an unwelcomed blemish.

    11. An aroma diffuser designed to act as both diffuser *and* humidifier, creating cool, fragrant mists that will make the dreariest of days feel like a spa day. Plus it looks like marble so it'll complement any room it's in.

    The Hathaspace Marble Essential Oil Aroma Diffuser in a bedroom

    12. A dry erase calendar so you can stay ~up to date~ on all of your appointments, deadlines, meetings, to-do lists, so you don't have to worry about something important slipping through the cracks. Just make sure to throw some self-care days on there, too.

    the u brands dry erase calendar mounted on a wall with notes in several dates

    13. A luxuriously oversized temperature-regulating blanket made of eight layers of 100% muslin cotton so soft, you'll easily drift off to sleep on Sunday nights. The real question is whether you'll be too comfy to get out of bed Monday morning...

    the arctic white 365 blanket on a bed in a minimally decorated bedroom

    14. A pack of shower steamers that'll fizz and diffuse, filling your shower with refreshing and rejuvenating fragrances as they mingle with the steam. Yes, your bathroom is now an aromatherapy sauna. Wait, is that a thing?

    a pack of lavender geranium shower steamers

    15. A deep tissue massage gun whose 20 levels of intensity will melt any tensions you are likely holding in your neck, shoulders, and back. It even comes with six massage heads that'll target different muscles and promote recovery and flexibility.

    16. A bottle of melatonin sleep gummies if your Sunday scaries tend to manifest as insomnia. Just take two tasty gummies 30 minutes before bedtime to hopefully slip more easily into sleep.

    The container of the sleep gummies

    17. Anxiety relief dough scented with ylang-ylang, tangerine, bergamot, chamomile, and peppermint essential oils. So punch and mold some aromatherapy slime and calm the heck down!

    a hand holding a jar of bye bye anxiety therapy dough

    18. An ergonomically designed scalp massager that'll help soften your anxieties. It'll also help soothe psoriasis, ease itchiness, and provide soothing sensations during your shower.

    19. A subscription to meal kit delivery service Home Chef because you don't have the time or energy to come up with something to cook and then actually cook it! Home Chef is a budget-friendly way to relieve a little stress from your life so you can go into the week prepared for success.

    A Home Chef meal with chicken, asparagus, and mushrooms

    20. An ice roller so you can help freeze those scaries (read: muscle pains) right in their tracks! Just pop it in the freezer then roll it over your eyelids, neck, and back for some body ache relief.

    reviewer image of a customer rolling the esarora ice roller on their face

    21. A set of six extra large bath bombs infused with essential oils and shea butter to help reduce stress and promote inner calm. You deserve an upgraded bath time.

    reviewer image of the lagunamoon bath bombs in their box packaging next to a lit candle

    22. A boozy order from Drizly so you can have liquid courage delivered straight to your door from one of the stores local to you.

    A couple drinks rose while unpacking in their new home

    23. Pair that with an adult coloring book full of literal party animals *and* easy cocktail recipes so you can relax before a stressful day with your own version of a ~paint and sip~ party.

    Reviewer image of the Drinking Animals Coloring Book

    24. A funny and practical guided journal for letting things go, because the sooner you can release your fears, frustrations, and anxieties, the sooner you'll be able to look ahead with excitement and determination.

    cover of "let that sh*t go"

    25. A botanically enriched CBD recovery cream if your body is in need of tension-relief and moisturizing. Using peppermint and menthol to provide cooling sensation as well as safflower and argan seed to hydrate your skin, this cream may become your favorite weapon against stress *and* dryness!

    26. An HBO Max account to escape into the vast world of Doctor Who so you'll feel ready to conquer whatever Monday has in store for you.

    Doctor Who promo poster

    27. A tin of chamomile tea because its properties are said to help ease tension *and* it's just a good-tasting, soothing, herbal concoction!

    a glass mug of chamomile tea

    28. A hooded fleece robe you'll live in all weekend long (and probably longer).

    29. A set of blackout curtains that are also thermal insulated so you won't have to worry about streetlights or drafty windows keeping you from the full eight hours of sleep you'll need to deal with all the emails you will no doubt wake up to.

    30. An aromatherapy inhaler made for the moments you need a small and fragrant burst of tranquility.

    six jars of stimulating aromatherapy inhalers

    31. A handmade dammit doll you can safely take all your anger and stress out on. Whack it, slam it, punch it, or squeeze it — whatever it takes to make sure you don't start replying to every email with, "Can you please just not?"

    32. An ergonomic bath pillow so you don't have to strain your neck while trying to have a relaxing Sunday night soak. This luxurious pillow has six strong suction cups to prevent any slipping and sliding.

    a model sits against the bath pillow in a bubble bath,

    33. Luxury CBD soaking salts whose blend of Epsom, Dead Sea and pink Himalayan salts as well as essential oils (and, of course, CBD) will melt some of the tension in your body.

    34. A pack of oat milk vanilla lattes from Rise Brewing Co. so you don't have to worry about waking up Monday morning and waiting for your coffee to brew. Just grab a can of Nitro Cold Brew from the fridge and call it a day!

    35. A set of handmade affirmation cards to lift your spirits and remind you to be kind to yourself so you can continue to make good choices for yourself.

    a hand holding an affirmation card called "i am passionate"

    36. A super soft and cuddly black bear body pillow perfect for snuggling and spooning when the only thing that'll soothe you is a hug.

    the black bear plush cuddle body pillow on a bed

    37. A beginner's Gaiam yoga kit because getting your body moving and endorphins flowing might just amp you up to reply to those emails that've been piling up.

    reviewer image of the gaiam beginner's yoga kit

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