The past few years have been tough to say the least, but we’ll put the chaotic energy behind us for a year of good vibes. If you’re like us, you want to fill yourself with positivity—whether it’s something fun to make you happy, meditate, or reconnect with those around you.
For the joy that money can buy, we’ve rounded up some items that we really think will brighten your day. Read on to see them all – and best of luck to you in 2023.
You might still be wary of gathering at a movie theater to watch the latest movie release. Recreate that experience at home with a portable projector like this one for a fun date or night out.
Heated Potato Slippers are something you didn’t know you needed in 2023. Just plug these bad boys into any USB port and keep your feet warm as you relax.
When you’re feeling down, does some shower karaoke seem to do the trick? Put this waterproof Bluetooth speaker in your bathroom and sing away your worries.
You’ve probably seen this pan in your Instagram feed, and for good reason; we tried it and loved it ourselves. The Always Pan can replace up to eight cooking devices (from spoon rests to steamers) and, arguably best of all, looks stunning in any kitchen. Just look at those colors!
Reminiscing about the good old days is sure to put a smile on your face, right? Pick up this candle that will remind you of grandma’s warm apple pie.
One of the reasons we love subscription services is because it’s always nice to have something to look forward to each month. Add color and fresh air to your home on a regular basis by giving yourself or a loved one fresh flowers from Urban Stems.
Mood lighting is essential for relaxing, especially after a long day. Choose this adorable gnocchi-shaped mood light that will make you smile every time you turn it on.
A quality yoga mat, like this one we voted Best Yoga Mat of the Year, will get you excited about practicing yoga every day. We like it because it’s double-sided, with a smooth, sticky polyurethane top and a textured natural rubber underside for plenty of traction. Beyond that, though, we like that the pads are slightly oversized and provide plenty of cushioning thanks to their 5mm thickness.
Planning your day goes a long way toward staying positive. This one from Ban.do is especially good at making you smile, thanks to its bright and gorgeous design. If you’re looking for more planner ideas, check out our full roundup here.
This vintage-inspired record player is sure to help you set the mood with your favorite tunes. Even better, it packs in a chic carrier bag that doubles as a little vintage decor when you’re not using it.
Inspiration for this throw pillow from designer Justina Blakeney comes from inspiring others. Use it not only as a reminder of your own neighborhood, but as a creative addition to your decor.
We believe buying new candles can solve almost any problem. This one will lift your mood with scents like Nirvana, Fairy Moss, Lucid Dream and more.
A good flower arrangement is forever, but unfortunately, live flowers are not. One solution is BeautifulThingsbybec’s paper flower arrangements, handcrafted to create vibrant bouquets that mimic the real thing and last forever.
Are baked goods the keys to your heart, or does baking new things bring you great joy? If you answered yes to any of these questions, check out this subscription box from Red Velvet NYC, which will send you two gourmet baking kits every month, sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Looking back on old memories is a great way to lift your spirits when you’re feeling bored. Capture every moment instantly with a Fujifilm Instax camera and cherish the memories for years to come.
There is no doubt that a self-care day will put you in a good mood. Incorporate one of these celebrity-favorite face masks into your routine to help you put all your worries aside for a while.
The little things can really make the biggest difference in your everyday life. Lather on this industry-favorite lip sleep mask every morning before bed to lock in moisture and leave lips soft.
Shaking false lashes (or really great mascara) will make you feel like a superstar. Pick up this pack of natural-looking false lashes from Kiss for less than $10, and it even includes an easy-to-apply tool.
ok of course you don’t have to need Color matching fanny pack, but don’t you like it because it? Just imagine how convenient it could be around your waist while running errands or exploring the great outdoors.
What’s more calming than finally falling asleep after a long day? Make sure you’re totally relaxed when it’s time to bed in this colorful pajamas from Modcloth.
If you are looking for some new jewelry pieces, Mejuri guarantees to have something for you. We look at this bold ring every day, hoping to radiate a little spark of joy.
Raise your hand if a little shopping therapy can cure your bad mood. If that’s you, check out Everlane’s French Terry Crew Neck Terry for a cozy addition to your loungewear collection.
A comfy pair of quality leggings like Lululemon’s Align pair is sure to make you smile when you’re picking out the work-appropriate top for your Zoom call. We named this the best workout leggings of the year.
Trying to drink more water in 2023? This water bottle can provide the motivation you need.
How cute is this AirPods case inspired by a bag of Skittles? Choose between this and other fun cases, with options like the Fritos bag or Dew bottle, and never misplace your beloved earbuds again.
What’s better for an anxiety-inducing day than a rainbow-shaped stress ball? Probably nothing! This is a must for your desk.
For some of us, practicing self-love is essential to maintaining a positive attitude. In this book, Alexandra Elle teaches how to overcome obstacles and make abundance a part of your everyday life.
We hold our phones so much these days, we might as well put it in a case that makes us smile. This painting of a giraffe eating a bouquet of flowers is at the top of our wish list.