Life is stressful (I know, Captain Obvious over here), and one of the easiest ways to combat that is to turn our home into a calming sanctuary that helps us escape from the rest of the world.

Obviously, there will always be dirty dishes and unmade beds and the not-so-pleasant sounds of neighbors’ or housemates’ loud conversations, but it’s still worth the effort to surround ourselves with whatever source of zen we can get our hands on. If you’re looking for some help in the de-stress department, reach for one of these products to find instant bliss (if only for a moment!).

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1HollyBeth Organics Lavender Mist, $20

HollyBeth Organics Lavender Mist
HollyBeth Organics

Spritz a little lavender on your skin or into the nearby air for a whiff of relaxation. //HollyBeth Organics

2SoundSpa, $19.99


Get lost in the sounds of waves, birds chirping, and other natural scenes to help quit your mind or drift to sleep. //HoMedics

3Simple Sugars Lilac Body Scrub, $11.95

Simple Sugars
Simple Sugars
This all-natural scrub makes your skin soft and happy, but the real treat is the application process—exfoliating is relaxing! //Simple Sugars

4Mini Zen Garden, $20

Zen Garden

Get your very own zen garden for your desk! The calm, repetitive motion makes even your greatest worries float away. //Amazon

5Rituals Qi Serum, $19

Rituals Qi Cream

This cooling cream uses the magic of Chinese peppermint and is perfect to keep in your purse for the on-the-go de-stressing. //Rituals

6Dammit Dolls, $15.87

Dammit Doll
Dammit Doll

Feeling ragey? The Dammit Doll just might become your new BFF. It’s built to take a beating, so throw it against the wall, punch it, or just swear at the thing—as long as you find a way to take out your frustration! //Dammit Doll

7Osmia Organics Rosemary Body Mousse, $42

Osmia Organics Body Mousse
Osmia Organics

The love and care Osmia puts into its products is no more obvious than in this little jar of heaven. This deliciously whipped body mousse smells and feels like a luxurious escape to paradise. //Osmia Organics

8Sole Serum, $29.50

Sole Serum
Sole Serum

When you’re on the go from sun up to sun down, you’re bound to finish the day with sore feet. This calming serum relaxes with soothing scents (and a pain reducer) to give your tootsies the break they deserve. //Sole Serum

9Luz de la Riva “Zoe” Massage Lotion, $22.75

Luz de la Riva Lotion
Luz de la Riva
This decadent lotion is mostly meant for romance, but it’s really a fantastic calming moisturizer for sexy and non-sexy occasions alike. //Luz de la Riva

10Slip Silk Pillowcase, $79.90

Slip Pillowcase

Silk pillowcases are great for your hair and skin, but they also feel amazing for your tired-out soul when you lay your head down on them. If your stress makes it tough to fall asleep, Slip may be able to help. Besides, when your hair and skin are healthier, it’s a lot easier to feel less stressed! //Slip

11Sulwhasoo Hydro-Aid Moisturizing Lifting Mist, $45

Sulwhasoo Mist

This mist makes for a great everyday toner or as a pick-me-up when you’re overheated or feeling like your face is dehydrated. The tingly sensation it brings to your cheeks is perfectly refreshing on a stressful day. //Sulwhasoo

12Diptyque Gardenia Candle, $60

Gardenia Diptyque Candle

Candles are a classic de-stressor, and for good reason! Choose a scent your adore that centers your senses, and burn away! //Diptyque