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11 Back-to-School Must-Haves for a Successful Year Ahead

11 Back-to-School Must-Haves for a Successful Year Ahead

It’s that time of year again: the long summer daze is drawing to a close, and fall is on the horizon. For many, that’s a signal it’s time to start looking forward and planning ahead for another school year. Whether you’re learning remotely or in-person this year, here are the tools to help set you up for success. 

A sturdy-yet-flexible workspace

FlexiSpot’s Kana Bamboo Standing Desk
Flexispot
FlexiSpot Kana Bamboo Standing Desk $490

With customizable options and eco-friendly durable bamboo material, the FlexiSpot offers so much more than the standard desk to students (and anyone else) who would otherwise spend endless stretches of time just sitting down. The desktop is moisture-proof, scratch-proof and stain-proof and its height easily adjustable so you can find the best fit for you. The maker, FlexiSpot, has 20 years of experience in ergonomics (the science of improving comfort and efficiency in a workspace), and the Kana Bamboo Standing Desk’s intelligent design speaks to it.  

See also: This is the best city to be a student in Canada in 2021.

Fuel your mind and body, on-the-go

OUI Stainless Steel Lunch Box Duo in Fern
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OUI Stainless Steel Lunch Box Duo in Fern$40

Pack a nourishing lunch or snack to-go with this reusable lunch box duo. It’s not only often a healthier option, it’s one way students can save money, too.

 

 

OUI Lunch Tote in Fern
Indigo
OUI Lunch Tote in Fern $25

This tote is specifically designed to work with OUI’s containers and helps you bring your meals wherever your learning takes you.

See also: 12 brain foods you should eat every day to stay healthy.

Bodum Bistro Set French Press and Pavina Glasses Set of 3 $32
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Bodum Bistro Set French Press and Pavina Glasses Set of 3 $32

Bodum’s classic French Press is a simple, and mighty flavourful way to get your cuppa joe in. Forget single-use capsules or paper filters. This is all you really need (just be sure to get your favourite roast coarsely ground).

You may also like: The science behind why caffeine may be the secret to really good hair.

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Asobu Tied Insulated Tumbler 20 Oz in Peach
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Asobu Tied Insulated Tumbler 20 Oz in Peach $20

Keep your bevvies cold or hot in this cute and handy tumbler.

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Get in the right mindset

UMBRA Tucker Wall Large Photo Display
Indigo
UMBRA Tucker Wall Large Photo Display $50

Not just for photos! Use this wall display to make your vision board to help motivate, inspire and remind you of where you want to go.

Related: 8 manifestation methods you need to try ASAP.

“Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones” by James Clear
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“Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones” by James Clear$22

We’ve touted this practical guide to improving your daily micro-habits before, and we’ll include it here again. The world’s leading expert on habit formation shares simple strategies to help you form good habits, break bad ones and master tiny shifts that lead to life-changing results. His own personal journey is an inspiring story, too. 

Related: 5 pro-tips to get your life together in your 20s

 

Leuchtturm1917 Medium (A5) Dotted Hardcover Journal in Sage
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Leuchtturm1917 Medium (A5) Dotted Hardcover Journal in Sage $24

Bullet journaling has known benefits. From outwardly expressing your goals and tracking your progress, it’s also a useful mindfulness tool. Chart your path to success and stay inspired with this bullet journal. 

Recharge and reset

The Book Club Boring Sights Blue Light Glasses in Gold $65
Indigo
The Book Club Boring Sights Blue Light Glasses in Gold $65

Student life invariably comes with a lot of time spent in front of screens. Minimize blue light and ease eye strain with these cool-but-functional blue light glasses. 

You may also like: 11 sleep myths you probably think are true.

Indigo’s Silk Sleep Mask in Pink
Indigo
IndigoSilk Sleep Mask in Pink $30

We know a good night’s rest is important for a better day ahead. Step up your sleep hygiene game by minimizing light with this silky sleeping mask. Need something a little more heavy-duty? Try this weighted option

You may also like: Wellness educator Chivon John’s 5 tips for falling asleep in under an hour.

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Pack it to-go

Herschel Supply Co. Retreat Backpack in Ash Rose
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Herschel Supply Co. Retreat Backpack in Ash Rose $90

If you are learning in-person this coming school-year, you’ll need some place to put all you need to be prepared for class. This backpack is simple, stylish and durable and comes in a variety of colours.

See also: The ‘90s claw clip is back — and here’s how to wear it.

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