The New Year has commenced, and before you get too deep into your resolutions, make sure to check out our official Self-Care gift guide. Keep reading to discover our thoughtfully selected list featuring products designed to enhance your well-being, books that stimulate your intellect, and films that evoke a sense of warmth and comfort as you navigate the new year
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START FRESH WITH MOVIES AND MORE!
Following an unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's (Domhnall Gleeson) father (Bill Nighy) discloses their family's unique ability to time travel. As Tim's unconventional journey unfolds, he realizes that his gift can't shield him from the universal challenges that affect all families. Directed by Richard Curtis (known for Love Actually, Notting Hill, Four Weddings and a Funeral), About Time is a comedic exploration of love and time travel, ultimately suggesting that making the most of life may not necessitate time travel after all.
A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara), is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage. As an immediate connection sparks between them, the innocence of their first encounter dims and their connection deepens.
SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in Nora Ephron's charming romantic comedy, where destiny brings together two individuals. Hanks plays Sam Baldwin, a widowed father propelled into a radio call-in show by his son. He captivates female listeners, leading to a flood of comforting letters. Inspired by Sam's tale and classic Hollywood romance, writer Annie Reed (Ryan) believes it's her fate to meet him. The catch: Annie's engaged, and Sam is unaware they're meant for each other.
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
Troy Bolton (Zac Efron), the star athlete at a small-town high school, is smitten with the nerdy beauty Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens) after a holiday karaoke party. Upon returning to campus, they audition for the school musical, facing opposition from the jealous Sharpay Evans (Ashley Tisdale). Balancing basketball team commitments and academic decathlon obligations, Troy and Gabriella strive to make it to auditions.
BOOKS TO BETTER YOURSELF
HOW TO ACTUALLY CHANGE YOUR MIND (RATIONALITY: FROM AI TO ZOMBIES)
Human intelligence, a formidable capability that has propelled humans to dominance on Earth, becomes a significant issue when it veers off course. "How to Actually Change Your Mind" explores ways to identify and address biases, incorporate new evidence, and attain clarity in our daily lives. The book emphasizes the need to harness our three-pound superweapon effectively, as wasting such a powerful tool is undesirable.
FOUR THOUSAND WEEKS: TIME MANAGEMENT FOR MORTALS
Oliver Burkeman draws on the wisdom of ancient and contemporary thinkers, offering an engaging, humorous, practical, and deeply insightful guide to time and time management. Rejecting the modern obsession with "getting everything done," the book introduces tools for crafting a meaningful life by embracing the limits of time. Burkeman demonstrates that many unhelpful notions about time are choices we've made as individuals and as a society, providing a compelling argument for alternative perspectives.
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU
HAWTHORNE INVIGORATING EUCALYPTUS SET
Eucalyptus is known not only for its fresh and mood-lifting scent, but also for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties. The formulas within this Hawthorne set include Natural Deodorant, 2-pack of Hydrating Eucalyptus Lip Balm, and Ultra Rich Eucalyptus Hand Cream will fight dry skin with rich, nourishing salve and leave you smelling fresh and feeling great.
ALO WARRIOR MAT
Your mat supports you literally and figuratively — in the studio, during sweaty sequences, and in the world, where the grounding effects of yoga help you to live a life of purpose. Alo’s rigorously tested Warrior Mat is where the magic happens — it’s roomy, perfectly cushioned for joint support, anti-odor, dry-wicking and slip-free, wet or dry. It’s also 100% formaldehyde-free, non-toxic and PVC-free, perfect for a clean practice and a peaceful savasana.
Oura is your personalized health tool — packing sleep insights, heart rate monitoring, activity tracking, illness monitoring, and more into a single (and stylish) wearable. After all, personalization is key. When it comes to health and well-being, what works for one person won’t necessarily work for you. That’s where Oura is different: It gets to know your personal “normal” and provides tailored insights to help you answer key questions about your health.
A FRESH START TO THE YEAR AND THE MORNING
COMETEER MIXED ROAST BOX
The magic of Cometeer is that it captures the complete flavor profile of just-brewed, artisanal coffee in a flash-frozen capsule, and it holds onto that freshness right up until you’re ready to brew at home. No machines or gadgets. No grinding beans or measuring out scoops. Simply pop the frozen coffee puck into an empty mug and add 6 - 8 oz of hot water for the perfect cup. Every. Single. Time.
MOLESKINE 2024 DAILY PLANNER
Plan out every day in the minutest detail with the 12-Month Daily Planner. Dated from January to December 2024, this planner is formatted to show one whole page per day – so you have plenty of space to record events, appointments, to-dos, reminders and plans. Throughout the year, it grows into a day-by-day physical record of everything you’ve accomplished.
SHINOLA PERPETUAL DESK CALENDAR
Never buy another calendar again. Nestled into a black rubberwood tray featuring the signature Shinola bolt, our laser-etched and hand-painted rubberwood calendar blocks display the date, day of the week, and month. It's a delightfully analog, imaginatively crafted, and beautifully tactile way to track the days.
FESTIVE WINTER HAPPENINGS
JOHN OLIVER & SETH MEYERS
During the writer’s strike, late night hosts John Oliver and Seth Meyers teamed up for a few co-headlining standup shows. They’re both back to work, but they clearly enjoyed working together, as they’ve announced a monthly 2024 residency at NYC’s Beacon Theatre. The first half of the year’s shows have been announced, happening on January 14, February 25, March 10, April 14, May 19, and June 16.
RACHEL BLOOM’S 'DEATH, LET ME DO MY SHOW'
From the co-creator and star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend comes a one-woman musical comedy that is definitely NOT about the ever-present spectre of death. Rachel Bloom’s new show is filled with raunchy and escapist material that will in NO way explore the pandemic and all the tumultuous events that ensued in her personal life. NOTHING will stop Rachel from partying like it's 2019!
BILLY JOEL – IN CONCERT
In December 2013, Billy Joel was named Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise, joining the ranks of the storied venue’s other original franchises – the New York Knicks and New York Rangers. The record-breaking residency began in January 2014 with Joel playing one show every month at The Garden for, as Joel said at the time, “as long as the demand continues.” After 10 extraordinary years, the record-breaking residency will conclude with Billy’s 150th lifetime performance at the venue in July 2024. Don’t miss your chance to see the final shows of the residency – get your tickets today!
MADONNA – THE CELEBRATION TOUR
The Celebration Tour will take us on Madonna’s artistic journey through four decades and pays respect to the city of New York where her career in music began. “I am excited to explore as many songs as possible in hopes to give my fans the show they have been waiting for,” states Madonna.
TRIBECA FESTIVAL GIFT CARD
The giving season is in full swing, and what better way to celebrate than with a Tribeca premiere? Share the joy of Tribeca 2024 with gift cards to redeem Tribeca Festival in-person or virtual screenings and events!