Say goodbye to the January blues with these feel-good treats

Banish the January blues! From a Positivitea brew to an uplifting aromatherapy candle, seven feel-good buys to treat yourself to this month

Blue Monday is just around the corner (20 January 2020), which is claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. But there are many ways to banish the blues.

From energising bath salts to a simple gratitude journal, here we list seven uplifting buys that can help you to feel more positive before the month is out.

Do you often feel fatigued during the winter months? If so, a great way to indulge in a self-care session and put some pep in your step is with skin-soothing, stress-relieving pure Epsom bath salts.

Dr Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt Detoxify and Energize with Ginger and Clay boasts a range of health benefits, from muscle relief to refreshing your skin’s appearance. The intense warming action of ginger aroma also helps to promote healthy circulation.

Not only are they under a tenner, the bath salts also boast an impressive average star rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

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Based on positive psychology research and feedback from more than 400,000 users, The 6-Minute Diary combines a gratitude journal, daily planner and mindfulness journal all in one place, to induce positive and powerful habits. 

It has received hundreds of five star reviews on Amazon, with shoppers saying that it’s ‘worth every penny’ and they look forward to using it every day.

Made of high quality, eco-friendly materials, this sustainable diary focuses on progress and reflecting on the good things in your life for greater mindfulness, happiness and productivity. 


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Kate Spade’s On the Rocks Flex Cuff blends romantic sophistication with luxe celestial style. The soft pink semi-precious stone sun and dark navy moon, highlighted with sparkling pavé crystals, orbit on a simple and slender, handcrafted 12k gold-plated round flex cuff which slides on and off with ease. 

This might be an indulgent treat…but it could help remind you to shine bright, both day and night.

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Nothing quite beats a cup of tea, the warm hug in a mug is the perfect way to unwind, reflect and relax. One uplifting brew that helps boost energy levels and brings balance to your mind and body is Positivitea’s ‘Achieve’ Solar Plexus Chakra Tea. It contains Yerba Mate to boost energy levels, Lemongrass and Ginger to aid digestion and Dandelion acts as a nutritive tonic to restore vitality. 

The ethically sourced tea focuses on the solar plexus chakra, which is associated with willpower and ambition and the organs of the digestive system.

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Fragrance your home with a naturally uplifting aroma. This candle is infused with a blend of soothing essential oils such as calming Rosemary, energising orange and grapefruit, and refreshing garden mint. It has a long burn time of 45 hours and won’t emit sooty smoke or harmful toxins.

The Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic Aromatherapy Candle is handmade with a 100 per cent organic blend of beeswax and botanical wax.

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If the Sand and Sky pink clay mask is slightly out of budget, this Amazon number one bestseller might be the next best option, with shoppers saying it ‘does exactly the same thing’. The Sun Prive pink clay mask boasts an impressive 4.7 out of five star rating. One fan of the Sun Prive pink clay mask crowned it a ‘pink pot of magic’.

It is packed with nourishing Vitamin C, age-fighting vitamin A and vitamin E to help block free radicals, plus bursting with minerals and anti-oxidants. This vegan friendly and cruelty-free pink clay mask is a must-have to keep your skin healthy and protect against pollution and other harsh environmental aggressors.


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This luxurious Hotel Chocolat hot chocolate is said to ‘unleash your inner Mayan warrior’. Made with Saint Lucian cocoa beans, this 100 per cent dark Hot Chocolat offers an oaky aroma along with rich, creamy undertones and a peppery finish.

Enjoy the dark drinking chocolate an evening treat or if you need an indulgent yet sugar-free chocolate fix. One fan of the Hot Chocolat wrote: ‘The first taste and I thought not sure, but then all of a sudden I got the taste and now it’s my favourite.’

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