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    23 Products Under $10 That Might Help Boost Your Mood

    These will probably come in handy when there are only four hours of sunlight.

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    1. A durable rubber ball for playing a round of catch with your doggo after you've had a ~ruff~ day.


    Promising review: "I was not sure how these balls would last, however, I purchased because of the reviews. My dog destroys all of her toys and even her tennis balls, which are in her mouth 24/7. I am happy to report that she hasn't destroyed this ball or even taken any chunks out of it. This ball is really amazing. I would buy a truckload of them because she loves it so much. I couldn't be happier and neither could my dog. You can't go wrong with this ball." —rldantoni

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $5.20.

    2. A pack of yummy-smelling glitter gel pens that'll make jotting down meeting notes a little less dull.


    Promising review: "These pens are some of the best gel pens I've ever used! They started up instantly and flow very very smoothly without any thinning or clumping. The viscosity on them is really good also; even the yellow comes out bright and easily readable. That they smell nice is just a bonus." —V. Kammer

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $9.50.

    3. A gratitude journal so you can start (or end) each day with a thankful thought.


    Promising review: "Just started using this journal after being in a bit of a funk at the start of this year. I researched many different journals but this was the only one that I felt was simple, that didn't make too many 'demands' on my time, that was straightforward — in short, exactly what I was looking for. It's a simple concept, and I've only been doing it for a week, but I find myself looking for things to be thankful for and adding lines below the three provided and writing in the margins...all because I want to." —silkeymilkey

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    4. A crystal-infused candle almost too pretty to burn — but definitely do when you're in the mood to relax.

    NizhoniDiosaSpirit / Etsy

    Get it from NizhoniDiosaSpirit on Etsy for $7.77.

    5. A hard-to-kill houseplant for adding some ~nature~ to your home.

    Promising review: "These are so easy to take care of. I bought several different kinds of houseplants about two years ago, and the philodendron thrived the most, in any condition of lighting or watering that it went through. I purchased a couple more recently, and they really survive the shipping great as well. Apparently I'm terrible at gardening, judging by how many other plants I've failed with, but this is one even I can take care of." —Reuben & Leslie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.

    6. A peach sticker that'll bring a smile to your face whenever you see it.

    TurtlesSoup / Etsy

    Get it from TurtlesSoup on Etsy for $3.15.

    7. A pair of in-ear headphones so you can block out all other noises and only hear the soothing notes of your fave song.

    Promising review: "I am at work, next to the window, and there is a LITERAL JACKHAMMER outside the window. I have these headphones in, listening to music, and I can't hear it at all. If you want that in your life, these are the earbuds for you." —megallo

    Get them from Amazon for $8.69+ (available in eight colors).

    8. A pack of mochi squishies to squeeze when you're feeling frustrated.


    Get a 16-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    9. An essential oil diffuser necklace for getting a dose of aromatherapy wherever you are.

    The pendant and chain are both made of stainless steel. It comes with 10 felt pads in different colors. Simply add a few drops of your fave essential oil to the felt pads.

    Promising review: "Bought this pendant to help with nausea while undergoing chemotherapy. (Seems to be helping so far. I’ve used it with peppermint oil; planning to try ginger oil as well.) It is a beautiful piece of jewelry that I’ve been complimented on several times already. Comes with several discs for applying different essential oils or for color coordinating with different outfits. The pendant is sturdy and well-crafted. The chain length is adjustable by up to approximately two inches. Arrives beautifully packaged. I would definitely recommend." —M. Perkins

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    10. A pack of encouragement cards featuring positive messages you can read to yourself or gift to others.


    The backs of the cards are matte so you can write a personalized message.

    Promising review: "I originally got these for myself as pick-me-ups to deal with my depression, but I have found my coworkers enjoy them as well. I've left them anonymously for a couple of people, and they are always really appreciative. The card quality is similar to playing cards, and the colors are incredibly vibrant and beautiful!" —Heather

    Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $9.95.

    11. A pack of Shakespearean insult bandages so you can have a laugh even after getting a paper cut.

    Promising review: "As a freelance stage manager, I am not kind to my hands. On one day, I can be responsible for office work, set construction and costume changes. After 24 hours of work, this bandage did not come up. I could wash my hands, bend my knuckle enough to type, and when I finally removed it, it left no residue behind. Shakespeare fans may be disappointed because the bandages do not have 15 different sayings, but for a product that does its job and looks nerdy, they’re amazing." —Cam and Jade

    Get a 15-pack from Amazon for $7.55.

    12. A pack of hydrating sheet masks to help revive your dry and tired skin.


    Read our review of Dermal sheet masks!

    Promising review: "I bought these to send to my daughter as part of a care package. I tried one — they are amazing. They make your skin texture noticeably smoother and moisturizer. This is not a fake review, I am just a random 45-year-old mom." —Nina B

    Get a 16-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    13. An inspirational book filled with motivating messages for when you want to get out of a slump.


    Promising review: "This book is everything! I read a couple of pages every morning, and I feel that each day they make me think more consciously. I sometimes read it out loud to my husband, since it’s too good not to share. Highly recommend!" —Lovisa Staflund

    Get it from Amazon for $6.64+ (available in Kindle or hardcover).

    14. An encouraging enamel pin that might help you get through some hard times.


    Promising review: "Excellent quality. I keep it at my desk at work. It reminds me to turn people's negatives into positives. And to not give up." —williams_momma

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    15. A teeny tiny bean bag plushie to bring you a whole lotta joy.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Literally the best purchase I’ve ever made at UO. I named him Squiggles, and he is kinda my best friend. He goes on hikes with me, successfully annoys my brother, and is the perfect companion for me." —Denvercolorado

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $6 (available in seven animals).

    16. A container of watermelon-scented slime for an ultra-satisfying way to relieve stress.

    BlissBalm / Etsy

    Get it from BlissBalm on Etsy for $4.99+ (available in three sizes).

    17. A baby Groot planter that'll honestly restore your faith in humanity. Remember, Groot is rooting for you.

    There's a drainage hole at the bottom.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.96.

    18. A bag of double chocolate hot cocoa — it'll seriously nourish your soul.

    Promising review: "The best hot chocolate out there, hands down! I’ve tried so many varieties of hot chocolate mixes: Godiva, Starbucks, Swiss Miss, Cadbury, you name it. This one beats them all by a long lead. Deliciously decadent and fantastically flavorful. You won’t regret a single sip." —Brittany Rohleder

    Get it from Amazon for $4.67.

    19. A mini cross-stitch kit to keep you entertained when it's cold and cloudy outside.


    Get it from Firebox for $8.99 or Amazon for $7.69.

    20. A refreshing rosewater facial spray for when you need a midday pick-me-up.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Love the way this makes my skin feel after I spray some on. Really hydrates and gives your face a nice healthy glow." —Ashley34

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10 or Amazon for $8.

    21. A roll-on massager that might help relieve your sore muscles after a long day.

    Promising review: "I can lean on this roller in my recliner or bed or wall, and it feels wonderful on my sore back. I have a back spasm that is hard to reach, and this is the perfect tool! It rolls around the right muscle and relieves the tension so I can breathe and relax again." —jlobooks

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in four colors).

    22. A cloud bath bomb — it'll remind you that there's always a rainbow after the rain.

    ZenBathCandiesLLC / Etsy

    This white bath bomb dissolves into a rainbow.

    Get it from ZenBathCandiesLLC on Etsy for $6.99.

    23. An adorable book of letters from cats to read when you're ~feline~ blue.


    Promising review: "This book is just pure heartwarming cuteness and fun. Who wouldn't love a little letter from their cat or any pet once in a while? This is a fun little collection with a picture of the cat, their name, their age, and topic of their letter. Then various topics of thought and motions of everyday life are given the kitty treatment and voice. I read it all in one sitting and had to share with fellow cat lovers. Just a fun, cute read to brighten the day and make you smile. A huge five stars." —Michael P. McParland

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    If all else fails, ice cream is always a mood-booster:


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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