It's hibernation season, everyone. No matter where you live, the cooler temps make you want to spend so much more time at home. And if you're going to be spending more quality time at home, you're going to want to make it as cozy and comfortable as possible.
So we've taken the liberty of rounding up some of our favorite cozy finds with a wellness bent for inspiration. Add a few (or all, if you're feeling it) of these to your space, and it'll make hibernation time so much more enjoyable, relaxing, and a little healthier.
This isn't your average mug: It's self-warming. You don't have to worry about microwaving your tea or coffee over and over again. The battery-operated mug keeps your drinks hot for one and a half hours on a single charge, all controlled through your smartphone.
It can be so easy to default to greasy takeout every night if you're staying in, but the Instant Pot might make you want to make more nutritious, home-cooked meals. There are so many easy recipes out there that you don't have to be a talented cook to create some delicious and healthy dishes.
Not only do plants provide some décor, but they also have some health benefits, such as improving air quality. Plus, if you're not going outside that much this time of year, it's still nice to bring the outdoors in. ZZ plants can still thrive in low-light conditions, so this one is good for the winter, when you might not get as much sun in your space.
When the weather outside is frightful, you're definitely less likely to head to the gym or fitness studio. But that doesn't mean you can't get moving at home. A yoga mat gives you no excuse—this one works for other exercises as well, like Pilates or ab workouts.
Okay, you might be thinking, "How is a vacuum cozy?" And it's not, but when you're spending more and more time at home, you want to keep it clean. The air can get drier and dust can accumulate in the winter months thanks to the heater.
This device not only purifies the air but also has a space heater function so you can keep your room warm and cozy but free of allergens and dust. It also has a sleep timer and automatic shutoff. It's worth splurge—it can be used year-round since it also has a cooling feature, too.
Your cozy night in just got easier with this kit. All you have to do is add Netflix (or insert favorite streaming platform here). The kit comes with a mug, candle, socks, sleep mask, and mindfulness puzzle.
If you're missing out on daylight and feel the effects of seasonal affective disorder, a light therapy device might help boost your mood. This one mimics a bright, sunny day and has three different modes.
Like the yoga mat above, it's still easy to get a quick workout in without leaving the warmth of your home. This set comes with three different-size pairs of weights so you can switch up your workouts.
Reap the relaxing, anti-anxiety benefits of essential oils through aromatherapy. A diffuser makes it super easy—all you have to do is put a few drops of your favorite oil inside and you're set. This one has seven color-changing lamps, a nightlight, programmable on/off cycles, and automatic shutoff.
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