By Addie Pulley
1. Essential Oil Diffuser
Essential oil diffusers elevate your mood, promote good sleep and can even reduce stress and anxiety. They also make a college dorm room feel a little bit more like home, giving you a much-needed wave of ~zen~ every time you walk through the door. This earth-toned one is less than fifty dollars!
2. Himalayan Salt Lamp
Are you even a #collegegirl if you don’t have a Himalayan salt lamp on your desk?? While the aesthetic of these cute salt lamps is enough, they’re also said to cleanse the air, increase energy and balance electromagnetic radiation.
3. Bullet Journal
As a busy student, it’s essential to have a planner that can handle it all. Bullet journaling is one of the best ways to keep things organized while also providing a source of creativity –which can reduce all the stress brought on by homework! #Bujo enthusiasts swear by the Leuchtturm1917.
4. Headspace App
The latest self-care trend of meditation might be one of the most effective ways to relax and unwind after a stressful day of college life. Meditation has been used for thousands of years to enhance self-awareness, lower stress and promote emotional health! The Headspace App is one of the hottest on the market and offers all sorts of guided meditations tailored for your specific circumstances! Plus, they have a discount on the membership if you’re a student.
5. Sleep mask
Let’s face it… your roommate will inevitably turn the lights on when you are trying to sleep at some point during your collegiate career. Using a sleep mask can resolve this issue and once you start the routine of wearing one every night you’ll never want to stop. The ultimate mask by Slip is a bit on the expensive side but has glowing reviews which all claim it’s worth its weight in gold.
6. Workout Shoes
College is all about the #balance between having fun and staying healthy. This reality means every girl needs a pair of shoes for running, hitting the gym or just for accessorizing!
7. Water bottle
Once you’ve purchased those workout shoes, you’re going to have to stay hydrated so grab a reusable water bottle. What’s not to like about customizing your own bottle and growing your own personal collection?!