Every now and then, a new product comes along that has the ability to make life just a little bit better. If you are lucky, it may also make a tough day easier, give you a boost when you’re feeling down, and enhance your health.

Here are three, great buys that will make you smile.

Destress with this elegant, small, zen garden (above) that you can tuck into the corner of your desk. Choose inspiring yellow, calming blue, or soft white and lose yourself making patterns in the sand to keep anxiety and aggravation at bay. $45.00 at Gardens of Wendiland.



Relax with aromatherapy, while protecting your skin and sinuses from dry air. This compact, Infiland Ultrasonic Humidifier does it all, it’s an aromatherapy diffuser and cool mist humidifier. It’s as quiet as a whisper and topped with a softly lit top that comes in peach, yellow, teal, pink, or lavender.


▪ Wake up refreshed. Start your day with natural light and soft, natural sounds with this

Wake-up Light. Forget waking up to a blaring alarm, this clock by Phillips gradually simulates sunlight, accompanied by a gentle beep to wake you up the way nature intended. $69.99 on Amazon.


About Fierce Fridays — Tips for Weekend Well-Being

We each cherish those precious days off at the end of the week, but increasingly those of us who are charter members of the sisterhood of the stressed and overworked are losing our Saturday and Sunday leisure time to weekend work and domestic duties.

To make sure that you do something every weekend that’s just for you, we’ll be sharing a little advice to make those 48 hours a great time to recharge your batteries, bring a little good news into your life, or discover a quick and easy way to improve your health.