If you’ve received cash or gift cards this holiday season, and are looking for gift ideas for yourself that help with grad school or academic life, 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 Favorite:

Apple Airpods (obsessed!)

[Or] Wireless Headphones (non-Apple)

Unique Items:

Eyeglasses Holder Sculpture

Unisex Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet

Healthy Lifestyle:

Portable Standing Desk

Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Lintelek Fitness Tracker

Bento Lunchbox (3 set)

Techie Life:

Amazon Dot

Apple Watch

Kindle Paperwhite

Academic Life:

Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks, 2nd Edition

How to Write A Lot, 2018 Edition

Rocketbook Everlast Fusion Smart Reusable Notebook

YouTube Video:

Here’s the video I created all about my top gift ideas for the holiday season:


Ultimate Productivity Bundle 2020