8 Lazy Day Home Essentials For The Burnt-Out
Use these to make your home break-ready when needed
Today, August 10, 2022 is National Lazy Day.
It’s a day meant for doing nothing, and whiling the time away as you please. Today is also celebrated in honor of sloths, slackers and idlers. It gives those who are burnt-out a good excuse to basically take the day off.
How to celebrate? Going to the spa, ordering food in, or staying in bed are all fair game. But you won’t really need an excuse to kit your home out with these 8 lazy day essentials to put you in the mood for rest any time of the year.
When strewn on the floor or the sofa, these biscuit-shaped pillows give off a casual nonchalance. Use them as floor cushions or as pillows while you enjoy Netflix. Shop here.
Psychological studies have found that subjects who smell the scent of lavender just before going to bed indulge in sound sleep. Enjoy more snooze time when you light these in your bedroom. The combination of lavender and sea salt will send you off to Dreamland in no time. Shop here.
Kimono and Shorts Set
17 Hacienda Mar's Johari Kimono and Shorts set will have you lazing around in style! Wear them as you chill on your bed, at the balcony, whether or not you want to be seen. It doesn't matter. Having these on will make you look so chic anyway. Shop here.
Blue Paint for Your Walls
The color blue is soothing. It helps slow down your heart rate, lowers your blood pressure, and induces that sleepy feeling. Use blue in rooms where you want to relax, but stay away from it in spaces where you want to be productive.
The Frame by Samsung
Up all night watching TV? It's likely due to the blue wavelength the television emits. This suppresses melatonin, inhibiting sleep, and resulting in a sluggish morning. Watch your favorite series to your heart's content via The Frame by Samsung. Speaking of lazy, this TV also displays thousands of art works from select museums. Something to enjoy right at home. Shop here.
Delight in staying in the sectional all day. Find the position that best suits you in this stylish sectional with a tailored look. You have all day! Shop here.
A Warm Throw
This handmade throw is the perfect cozy companion on a lazy day. Wrap yourself in it as you adjust your room's thermostat settings to optimal temperatures for sleep (16-20 degrees Celsius or 60-68 degrees Fahrenheit). In a chilly room, you may find yourself wanting to nap instead of getting more work done. Snuggle up in the Elsabet throw while you're at it. Shop here.
Sip a warm drink from this mug that will surely remind you to slow down and take it easy. Shop here.
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