10 Products To Buy To Help You Calm Down & Relax

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It’s no secret that we’re living in challenging times. If you’re finding yourself getting anxious and are looking for ways to calm yourself down and relax, then you should know that you’re not alone, we’re all feeling it, and there are a wealth of products made just for this very reason.

We recognize that the below products aren’t a cure-all for any anxieties or stresses you’re feeling. If these feelings persist, reach out to trusted friends, community services, or consult your doctor.

Apothecanna/48North Body Cream
Apothecanna/48North

Apothecanna/48North Body Cream

If you’re experiencing neck or joint pains from working on the couch, then join the freakin’ club. This cream from Apothecanna truly works wonders with its double dose of arnica, peppermint, juniper, and 48North cannabis. Simply apply anywhere on the body that’s feeling sore and in what feels like minutes, you’ll feel relief.

$27.15 at OCS
Weighted Blanket
Indigo

Weighted Blanket

Is there anything better than snuggling under a blanket? Even though we’re heading into summer, chilly nights are bound to happen and if you’re feeling anxious, a weighted blanket is a great option. Not only is it cozy, but the weight is super soothing and feels like a hug.

$199 at Indigo
Vitruvi Stone Diffuser
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Vitruvi Stone Diffuser

Keep the air in your home fresh and uplifting with a diffuser. Studies have shown that aromatherapy can be helpful for reducing anxiety and supporting sleep. In addition to its benefits, this Vitruvi diffuser is chic and comes in three colours so there’s bound to be one to match your space.

$155 at Sephora
Calyx Wellness Calm CBD Spray
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Calyx Wellness Calm CBD Spray

Looking for a way to stay calm all day? Calyx Wellness’ Calm Spray has your back. This baby delivers 6mg of hemp-derived CBD in every spritz and helps counter any anxieties you may be feeling. It’s also available in three flavours: lemon-lime, peppermint, and spearmint.

$55 at Calyx Wellness
Woodlot Palo Santo
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Woodlot Palo Santo

Palo Santo is known for its healing and cleansing properties so if you’re feeling all the feels, it might be time to light some. The smell is so soothing so we like to let some burn right before a hot bath. Plus, it’s also a natural alternative for warding off mosquitos — who knew?

$12 at Woodlot
goop “The Martini” Emotional Detox Bath Soak
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goop “The Martini” Emotional Detox Bath Soak

Ask any bath lover, and they’ll tell you that a good, hot bath can fix (almost) anything. If you need a little something extra for your soak, you need to get your hands on one of the goop bath soaks — in particular The Martini. This product not only re-centres the mind and body but also helps relax the neck and shoulders where tension typically builds up.

$50 at goop
Calamondin Orange Tree
Merchant of York

Calamondin Orange Tree

There’s no doubt that plants can be great mood-boosters so why not take it to the next level and get yourself a calamondin orange tree? This baby yields actual fruit and its tart flavour is more similar to a lemon or lime. You can use them in drinks or even make marmalade!

$85 at Merchant Of York
Colouring Book
Indigo

Colouring Book

A great way to take your mind off whatever’s making you anxious is to try out an adult colouring book. There are a zillion out there to try so find one that speaks to you and get colouring!

$19.99 at Indigo
Cocoon Tea Artisans 100% Organic Darjeeling Oolong Tea
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Cocoon Tea Artisans 100% Organic Darjeeling Oolong Tea

If you’re needing some extra self-love, brew yourself a cup of this Darjeeling Oolong tea and get cozy under your weighted blanket. This 100% organic tea is infused with delicate chestnut notes and hints of fresh hay born, meaning it’s naturally calming and, of course, delicious.

$45 at goop
5 Minute Journal
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5 Minute Journal

Although it may seem silly, writing down daily what you’re grateful for is a serious way to change your frame of mind. The Five Minute Journal lets you choose what becomes the highlight of your day and remind yourself to practice gratitude and gratefulness in a world where both can often be overlooked.

$26.95 at Indigo

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