In the new year and beyond, we often set personal goals for ourselves. However, they're not always easy to maintain. These products can help you stay on track as the year progresses!
There are lots of things you can do to improve your sleep, from reducing screen time before bed to creating a consistent sleep schedule. One product that’s gained popularity in recent years is the weighted blanket, and some research has shown that the added weight can reduce anxiety and help with insomnia! This version from Bearaby is a splurge, but its open knit design provides even weight distribution and keeps you from overheating. Plus, it’s machine washable.
Tackle all areas of your home with The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals by Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin. Between their books, successful Instagram account, and Netflix series, they’ve mastered the art of organization and have plenty of tips for creating systems to make your home function in ways that work for you.
Ready to step up your skincare game but not sure where to start? You can try out different products (without spending too much up front) by purchasing a kit with mini versions of items from top brands. This 10-piece prestige skincare set includes some top-rated products sold by Dermstore.
Sure, you could buy a new fitness tracker to motivate you to exercise more, but if you’re looking for a new way to get moving, check out the Ring Fit Adventure game for Nintendo Switch. You snap the Switch controllers into a wearable band and into a slot on the ring. Then, the game displays you as a character so you can play adventure games that will definitely make you break a sweat.
Air fryers like the Ninja Max XL Air Fryer make it easy to crisp up your favorite foods with less cooking oil, so you can have a little less guilt about satisfying your french fry craving. You can also use air fryers to quickly cook vegetables, fish, and meats—and there are even recipes online for healthier air-fried desserts.
Massages are a great way to reduce stress, but if a session seems too pricey or you’re unable to go out and get one, consider investing in an at-home massage pillow. This pillow has a heating function and can be applied to your neck and shoulders to help you relax and reduce tension.
The Hidrate Spark smart water bottle makes it easy to stay hydrated throughout the day by glowing every time you need a reminder to drink water. It also contains a sensor to track your water intake. You can even sync it to a free hydration app to help you monitor your consumption goals or locate the water bottle if you ever lose it.
There are a ton of apps and online services available to help you set a budget, but there’s just something about physically writing down your financial goals that can help you be more mindful about sticking to them. This budget planner includes spaces to track your spending, help you pay down debts, manage your savings, plan ahead for bills, and more.
Whether you buy physical books or prefer to use a Kindle reader (which has a glare-free display), consider starting a book club with friends or joining one online. It can help you stay on track with your reading goal for the year and ensure you set aside “me time” to read your books in time for the club.
While it’s great to set personal goals, it’s also important to enjoy some down time and be kind to yourself. After all, it's easier to take on the day when you're feeling refreshed. Using this handmade spa kit is one way to help you unwind—it includes lavender goat's milk bath tea, a bath truffle, shea creme, and lip balm. However you choose to treat yourself, a kit like this will help you find the balance you need to achieve your goals.