12 Products That Promote Energy and Focus Throughout the Day
Gear up for a new year and new goals with these energizing buys that will keep you focused at home and work.
Let’s face it: If you’re over the age of 22, you could probably benefit from a midday energy boost of some kind. And no, your fourth cup of coffee doesn’t count. Our suggestion? Invest in lifestyle items that promote focus and achieve sustainable energy throughout your day.
We scoured the internet — and our own lives — to compile a list of tried-and-true products to jumpstart your day, carry you through the dreaded 3 p.m. slump and aid in restorative sleep each night. Our curated list includes 12 must-have items that we hand-selected to help you tackle specific lifestyle goals. Whether you hope to increase circulation, kick your H2O intake into high gear or master your time management skills, you're in the right place.
Keep reading to get the scoop on our go-to energizing tools and shop our top productivity boosters in the links below.
A healthy sleep schedule is paramount for sustainable energy. Catch your Z's and wake up refreshed and ready to tackle the day with the Hatch Restore Smart Sleep Assistant. The high-tech clock is touch- and app-operated and comes with several custom color options to set the tone for your best sleep yet. Each Hatch Restore comes with a free trial of the Hatch Sleep Membership and features an alarm that uses simulated natural sunlight to wake you slowly each morning.
Replace your midday coffee fix with this refreshing lavender facial spray from clean beauty brand Ilia. The refreshing vegan setting mist comes formulated with skin-loving ingredients that simultaneously energize and guard your skin against pollutions and blue light exposure throughout the day. Each application delivers powerful antioxidants that tone and hydrate, leaving a fresh, soothing effect on your skin. Spray on bare skin or apply on top of your makeup for a dewy look.
Avoid the afternoon slump and get your blood pumping in one fell swoop with this compact under-desk exercise bike. The celebrated exercise bike comes equipped with a digital monitor, dual foot and hand capabilities and multiple resistance levels. Owners benefit from low impact, lower body exercise without compromising joints or missing their team meeting.
If the desk exercise bike, blue light setting spray and standing desk converter don't do the trick, there’s always caffeine. Get your caffeine boost and avoid breaking a productive streak to microwave your cup o’ joe with the Ember Temperature-Control Smart Mug. The celebrated mug allows users to control their coffee temperature and create custom temperature presets with an app. Each Ember mug boasts a one-hour battery life when fully charged, while the charging coaster promises to keep coffee or tea between 120 and 145 degrees Fahrenheit hot all day long.
Let’s face it: We could all drink a little more water, right? Right. Make hydration a top priority each day with this handy time-marked water bottle. Choose between 10 hues like white, aqua, red and ombre fuchsia-blue. The sleek, shatterproof bottles are crafted from featherlight BPA-free, frosted Tritan and come complete with a gold twist cap that keeps liquids secure while on the go.
Stop yourself from wasting precious energy on social media during the workday with this smartphone charging station and UV sanitizer. The unique vessel allows users to store and charge their phones out of sight, limiting distractions as much as possible. The best part, though, is the UV light sanitation. Because let’s be honest: we could all stand to clean our phones more often.
Make mindless, energy-sucking social media scrolling a thing of the past with this time block timer clock. The petite cube design fits on roomy and compact desks alike and it comes in your choice of four eye-catching hues: white, coral, violet and yellow. The handy timer comes equipped with four time-interval settings that enable users to maintain focus on tasks at hand and execute energy-saving batch work. Each timer comes with two volume levels and a silent mode to suit your ever-evolving needs.
Make movement and productivity your priority with this easy-to-use habit tracker calendar. The floral-adorned tracker adds a fresh splash of color to your desktop each month, while the spiral-bound design makes flipping through and entering your daily habits a breeze. Each habit tracker is composed of a 12-month undated calendar that allows you to chart your personal goals daily and take inventory of your progress at the end of each month.
Put these noise-canceling wireless earbuds at the top of your must-shop list. The top-rated earbuds work overtime to increase focus and energy by offering noise-canceling capabilities for the office (home or otherwise) and an immersive audio setting that envelopes wearers with hype music while working out or cleaning the house. An Aware Mode with ActiveSense technology allows wearers to hear their surroundings while listening to music or podcasts, and they automatically connect to your smart devices via Bluetooth. Plus, they’re water-resistant, which is always a bonus.
Add the Vitruvi Stone Diffuser to your cart ASAP. The pint-sized gadget is a must for your desk or bedside table for its mood- and energy-boosting settings. The compact porcelain design offers intermittent eight-hour and continuous four-hour misting that covers up to 500 square feet with refreshing, cool-temperature steam. Each diffuser also comes with five matte ceramic finishes: white, black, charcoal, terracotta and pink to suit your style. Looking to up your energy even more? Snag the Vitruvi Uplift Kit to enjoy four scent combos for productivity, or diffuse your go-to peppermint, spearmint, rosemary or lemon essential oils to combat sleepless nights and increase focus.
Kick your sedentary lifestyle to the curb with this energizing standing desk converter. The desktop design features adjustable height to suit your stature and comes equipped with double risers to hold your keyboard, mouse, laptop and secondary monitor. Snag the black design pictured here for a simple, streamlined addition to your desk. Black not your favorite hue? Bring home the desk converter in a dark or light wood finish to add a textured touch to your workspace, or scoop up the bright-white finish for a fresh look.
The key to maintaining energy throughout the day is to use your energy wisely. This top-rated productivity journal has earned thousands of rave reviews because of its chic design, long-term goal tracking and daily exercises that increase self-awareness and combat procrastination.