Zen and the Art of Being Single on Valentine's Day: A Gift Guide

For the unattached girl or guy looking to keep their cortisol levels down amidst all of the roses, candy, and romance

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01 of 08

ROSEWATER BALANCING MIST

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It's like gifting yourself a bouquet of roses with every spritz … if that bouquet of roses could also keep your face looking totally hydrated and refreshed.

Buy It! Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist, $28; sephora.com

02 of 08

FIRMING EYE GELS

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Courtesy Sephora

Whether you want to de-puff after a cathartic cry, or just want to turn your apartment into an impromptu spa, these soothing under-eye patches are the perfect place to start.

Buy It! Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels, $30; shopspring.com

03 of 08

REJUVINATING EYE MASK

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Courtesy Nordstrom

If you can't see all of the couples being cutesy around you, you also can't get upset by all the couples being cutesy around you.

Buy It! Iluminage Skin Rejuvinating Eye Mask, $35; nordstrom.com

04 of 08

ULTRASONIC DIFFUSER

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Pop some lavender essential oil into this portable diffuser and turn even the most rage-inducing environment into your own mini oasis.

Buy It! Saje Aromaom White Ultrasonic Diffuser, $89.95; saje.com

05 of 08

MEDITATION CUSHION

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Use this stressful day and your single status to start practicing a little more mindfulness. After all, meditation has been proven to reduce stress, improve concentration, improve overall health, and increase happiness (perfect if you're single and hating it).

Buy It! Undo Meditation Cushion, $150; liveundo.com

06 of 08

SUCCULENTS AND CACTI

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Courtesy Walmart

Plants have been proven to be a mood brightener and are also the perfect antidote for people whose apartments don't allow pets. And if worse comes to worst, you can always use the cacti to create an impenetrable fortress of prickly spines around your meditation pillow so you can finally get that peace and quiet you've been longing for.

Buy It! Assorted 2" Succulents and Cacti, $23.99; walmart.com

07 of 08

THE CLASS BY TARYN TOOMEY

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Jaimie Baird/Courtesy The Class by Taryn Toomey

Engaging in a serioius sweat sesh is one fool proof way to not only lift your mood but clear your mind. Taryn Toomey's The Class also has the added benefit of feeling like a transformative, aura-cleansing full-body meditation. Plus, if the workout doesn't leave you feeling more balanced, maybe the crystals she's embedded in her new NYC studio's floors will.

Buy It! The Class by Taryn Toomey Gift Certificate–5 Classes, $165; mindbodyonline.com

08 of 08

ONLY YOU GIFT BOX

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Courtesy Lelo

And as Samantha Jones would say, who needs a partner to blow off some steam when you can just as easily DIY?

Buy It! Lelo Only You Luxury Gift Box, $199; lelo.com

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