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‘Tis the season, unfortunately. Below, some finds to make yourself a bit more comfortable when under the weather, or even when you’re just feeling blue/low. Whenever I’m feeling out of sorts/upset, I “take care of myself as though sick” — I move more slowly, rest more, drink lots of fluids, wear my softest clothing. I strongly believe in the mind-body connection, and when I am dysregulated emotionally, I find it helps to take good physical care of myself as a step towards recalibration.
01. MY FAVORITE ROBE EVER // 02. HUSBAND PILLOW // 03. NEGATIVE UNDERWEAR WHIPPED NON-WIRE BRAS // 04. STANLEY WATER BOTTLE // 05. OSTRICHPILLOW HEAT BAG // 06. HEATED NECK WRAP* // 07. LAKE DREAMKNIT LOUNGE SET // 08. WAFFLE BED BLANKET (WE USE THESE IN OUR PRIMARY AND GUEST BEDROOMS – PERFECT WEIGHT) // 09. CORKSICLE MUG // 10. CHAPPYWRAP THROW** // 11. PARACHUTE SLIPPERS // 12. OVERSIZED SWEATSHIRT // 13. THE BEST CHAMOMILE TEA // 14. MATOUK TISSUE BOX COVER (CUTE MONOGRAM ONES HERE) // 15. UGG SOCKS
*When I had a massage in Calistoga last week, the masseuse used a heated, weighted neck wrap while working on my feet/legs and it was absolutely divine. I immediately went to work searching for something similar and plan to order this one.
**This particular design is from a collaboration between my friend Riley (!!) and Chappywrap, and it launches on Wednesday. The most gorgeous designs! I am so happy for her!
***I forgot to include these above, but from a tactical standpoint, I also love this healing balm to help with chapped nose/lips (super thick and unctuous), Vicks VapoRub (this really, really works), Afrin Nasal Spray (recommended by my doctor and I think totally abbreviates cold duration / helps prevent a cold from turning into a sinus infection by clearing things out), and Emergen-C (not sure it does anything to specifically alleviate/prevent a cold but does have tons of electrolytes and pumps you full of vitamins). I keep all of these items well-stocked in my home.
P.S. Sick days are a good time to re-watch favorite old movies. I loved all of your answers at the bottom of this post!
P.P.S. Elevated loungewear.
P.P.P.S. Still using all of the items in this “favorite buys” post heavily. (And all are under $160!)