If you’ve received cash or gift cards this holiday season, and are looking for gift ideas for yourself that help with teacher life, grad school life, or academic life in general, here are my suggestions of items to check out. I’ll update this list periodically, as I find and experiment with other items that help me on my academic and healthy lifestyle journey.

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My Favorites:

Weighted Blanket

Apple Airpods (obsessed!)

[Need a keychain holder for your AirPods? Here’s an Inexpensive Option]

Mental Health Items:

Aromatherapy Diffuser with Essential Oil Set

Unisex Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet

Diffuser Necklace

Diffuser Necklace & Oil Set

Healthy Lifestyle:

Portable Standing Desk

Measurement Water Bottle with Straw

Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Lintelek Fitness Tracker

Bento Lunchbox (3 set)

Online or Hybrid Teaching Life:

Laptop Stand

Phone Tripod

Ring Light for Phone or Computer

Simple Stylus Set

Blue Light Glasses

Portable Voice Amplifier

Academic Life:

Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks, 2nd Edition

How to Write A Lot, 2018 Edition

Rocketbook Everlast Fusion Smart Reusable Notebook

Techie Life:

Wireless Headphones (non-Apple)

Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon Dot

Apple Watch

YouTube Videos:

Here are the videos I’ve created that are all about my top gift ideas for the holiday season: