I am as uptight as they come. Ya, I am admitting that shit. I am wound tighter than a top. So when it comes to knowing that I need to calm dow and loosen up, I don’t need to be reminded.
But I do need to find ways to relax.
So hey, this gift guide a personal guide to all the shit I should be doing for myself but haven’t as of yet. What can I say? Who isn’t holding out for Black Friday sales?
What is it: White Noise Sound Machine | Portable Sleep Therapy for Home , Office , Baby & Travel | 6 Relaxing & Soothing Nature Sounds , Battery or Adapter Charging Options , Auto-Off Timer | HoMedics Sound Spa
Why you need it: I realized that I keep a fan on when I am sleeping because of the noise. This may make it less cold and I may be able to handle sleeping without it if I have a sound machine.
And it will make me sleep better.
Choose from 6 digitally recorded relaxing sounds: White Noise, Thunder, Ocean, Rain, Summer Night, and Brook. The SoundSpa’s sounds are designed to mimic the natural environment to provide the most relaxing experience possible
What Is It: Moon Shaped Salt Lamp
Why you need it: Salt Lamps have something good about them. I don’t recall what – but it’s something.
Now my salt lamp is weird shaped, but I love the idea of having a moon shaped one that makes me feel like I am looking up at the sky. That’s calming.
Himalayan salt lamp shaped like a glowing crescent moon that brings celestial energy to your space. Fit with a sturdy wooden base, it includes a cord to plug into any outlet for easy use.
What is it: La Chatelaine Deluxe Hand Cream Collection, Set of 12 x 1 Oz, Oprah’s Favorite Things 2018: Plant-Based, Made in France with 20% Organic Shea Butter & Organic Argan Oil
Why You Need It: Lotion is calming. Seriously. The scents can make you feel better. They can calm you and they can make you feel pretty and at ease.
This 12 piece set – Lemon Verbena, Gardenia, Pear, Coconut Milk, Shea, Sweet Almond, Rose Acacia or Rose Blossom, Cinnamon Orange, Lavender, Passion Fruit, Lychee Bilberry, Wild Fig or Cherry Almond – are all travel size.
Blended with a high concentration of 20% organic Shea Butter, Vitamin E and Argan Oil to deeply moisturize, nourish and protect. The creamy texture absorbs quickly for immediate hydration and intense repair to leave hands soft, smooth and rejuvenated.
Plant based and not tested on animals.
What Is It: Electric Blanket
Why You Need It: I don’t know about you – but I get testier and bitchier when I am cold.
And so in order to relax, I need some warmth. I like warmth. I like to not freeze my ass off.
And electric blankets make me feel calmer.
The heated throw blanket (50*60 inches) cuddles you comprehensively and stably with snap button design while heating rapidly with 3 optional levels (95-113℉) for maximum comfort to combat cold weather.
It has an automatic shut off after 4 hours.
What is it: Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Gift Set, 3 Hand Creams plus Gloves – Almond Milk Hand Cream, Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream
Why You Need It: Because self care is the best care.
The hand creams are to die for. These two ultra-rich, naturally moisturizing Burt’s Bees Hand Creams repair tough, dried out skin from the harsh winter months.
And winter is HARSH.
Made with natural ingredients, these Burt’s Bees hand products are formulated with sweet almond oil, Vitamin E, Aloe Vera and botanical oils.
What is it: Fluffy Slime – Meland 6 OZ Jumbo Fluffy Floam Slime Stress Relief Toy Scented Sludge Toy for Kids and Adults, Super Soft and Non-sticky, ASTM Certified
Why You Need It: Look, I am not all about slime, but it’s actually pretty relaxing.
But I love me some bright colors. This slime is blue, pink, green and purple, 4 colors for your fun and play. It will become a new color if you mix up the 4 colors together. This fluffy slime is incredibly satisfying to play with – squeeze it, twist it, smash it or create arts with it, super soft and stretchy, wonderful stress and anxiety reducer.
What Is It: Head Scratcher
Why You Need It: It’s like an orgasm for your head.
I know that sounds a little extreme, but I am telling you if you’ve never used a head scratcher, you are missing out.
It will make you feel calm AF.
Your stimulate sensitive nerves in your head. I don’t even know what they are, but it’s literally the best thing.
You can thank me later.
What would you get the person that needs to calm down in your life?