Drew's Little Yellow Book - Relaxation
Get Drew's best weekly recommendations on her favs to wear, watch, read, eat, visit, and more...It's Drew's Yellow Book!
Drew's Little Yellow Book is Drew's personal guide on her favorite things to wear, watch, read, see, eat, buy, listen to, and more -- picked just for you! Time to take a look at Drew's Little Yellow Book... (Listed in no particular order...because they are ALL awesome!)
It’s more important now than ever to treat our bodies, minds and spirits right. Drew loves Lavender Life Company’s neck and eye wraps for a moment of Zen. Pop them in the microwave for heat therapy and feel the soothing power of lavender on your face and neck! Drew and Ross tried out the neck wraps on the show this week!
What’s better than a classic Moleskine? Drew believes that once you experience a flexible Moleskine notebook you are hooked for life! They are truly the best quality out there -- as adorable as they are durable!!! (See what we did there?!)
Whisper and write your whims.
After a long day (aren’t they all long these days?) you deserve a relaxing foot spa. Drew’s favorite treat is to kick back and soak her tootsies in this warm, soothing bath. Pop open the bubbly and submerge your feet in bubbles. C’mon, you KNOW you deserve it.
Treat your feet!
Drew's latest fav shoe perfect for this winter season is...Ugg® Fluff Yeah Slide! It will have you saying, “FLUFF YEAH!” Drew says it's like giving your feet two hugs to walk around in all day. (And come on! Who doesn’t want that?!) The shoe is half-sandal, half-slipper, and all style statement. Drew’s slides are red, because like Dorothy and her heels, there’s no place like home in these cozy clouds.
Soothe your soul and sole.
Just checked the weather today...and it's time. To. Snuggle. Cuddle up with this amped fleece throw blanket from Urban Outfitters. It’s comfy, soft, and nap-friendly!
Drew personally ordered one and her daughters fell in love with it so much that they were happily fighting over it, so she ordered two more! Trust in the coziness of this blanket.
We all need to make ourselves feel loved and comfortable in our home spaces, and a plush blanket is a perfect way to practice that self-love.
Wrap yourself in a cozy cloud with the blanket.
Speaking of 365, Drew has read this book throughout her life as it was a gift from her dad. If you are seeking a moment of peace to sprinkle into your day, The Book of Life: Daily Meditations with Krishnamurti is the perfect book to add to your reading list. Drew reads a daily meditation from the book whenever she needs a moment to breathe, reflect, think, or slow down. Peace is only a page away.
Find your new meditation helper.
Did you hear? Snuggle season is all year round!
It's important to make ourselves feel loved and comfortable in our home spaces, and a plush blanket is a perfect way to practice that self-love. Cuddle up with this Barefoot Dreams Blanket. It’s comfy, soft, and ready for your naps! Drew and her daughters share wonderful family snuggle time with these special blankets.
In The Gift of Forgiveness, Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt interviews people about "one of the most difficult challenges in life--learning to forgive." She speaks with people who have survived the unforgivable on how they continue to move forward. Drew felt opened up to so many new perspectives thanks to the thoughtful book. Katherine chatted with Drew on the show about why she wrote the book and what the book meant to her.
Start on your path to forgiveness.
Brené Brown is a thought leader who focuses on vulnerability and advice on how to be your best self and live your truth. Her podcast Unlocking Us will unlock your life and open you up to more possibilities.
Bring the magic of Ireland to your home to help your worries disappear! The Worry Plaque is a new tradition in Ireland - children whisper worries to the fairies in hopes that they will personally fly them away! Drew proudly displays one of these special plaques in her home that her family constantly whisper wishes and worries into. Not to mention, according to the plaque makers, contribution from the sales of the Irish Fairy Worry Plaque will be donated to the BBC Children in Need fundraising effort in the UK and Barnardos in Ireland.
Drew believes that the eloquent Cleo Wade’s words make us understand ourselves more. Give that beautiful gift to the children in your life with Cleo’s new book What the Road Said. The book “encourages us to lead with kindness and curiosity, remembering that the most important thing we can do in life is to keep going.” Cleo and Drew chatted about how reading poetry can be used for self care and as a form of therapy on the show this week!
Lead with love.
Comfort is KING these days, and these scrumptious socks are the one way ticket to cozy town! Drew’s boho essence CRAVES these groovy socks.
Treat your toes!
In Own It: The Secret To Life, Diane Von Furstenburg spills the tea on her key to life: celebrating vulnerability, imperfections and challenges. Diane talked with Drew on the show this week about her book!
Open your mind to Diane's philosophy.
If there’s anything we learned from this year, it’s that it’s important to practice self care and treat yourself. Drew chatted on the show about her favorite way to do this...Georgia Louise’s Ice Globes! Find your way to calm skin and self with these incredible effective facial massagers. You know you deserve it.
Travis Barker chatted with Drew this week about his new CBD line and how it’s improved his self care rituals! Barker Wellness Co. products are vegan and cruelty-free, and the company’s goal is to help you feel your best.
Level up your self-care routine.
Beth Behrs was on the show this week, and in celebration, Drew wants to highlight her incredible podcast: Harmonics with Beth Behrs! “Harmonics with Beth Behrs is a new podcast exploring the unexpected ways that music and creativity can lead to wellness and healing.”
Inner peace is on the way.
Little known fact: Drew is a puzzle FIEND! When she found Puzzles of Color, she immediately fell in love. The black-owned business was started by two siblings, inspired by their love of puzzles. The puzzles are each create by artists of color and represent diverse subjects. You can also frame your special art as well through their website!
Amp up your puzzle game!
Terrence Terrell creates picture book experiences for children to see diverse protagonists, heroes, families, and friendships. Drew incorporates Terrence Terrell’s books into her nightly reading rotation with her daughters so that they consume books that represent people of every cultural background. Plus, the books teach lessons like cultural appreciation, self-love, respect for individuality, embracing our differences, and more!
Expand your bookshelf.
Ommm… Drew has leaned on yoga this year as a way to slow her pace, center herself, and find a peaceful moment in her busy day. Blocks are essential to the yoga practice to aid your body’s movements, and Drew depends on Manduka’s Cork Yoga Block. The cork is sustainable and sturdy, and Drew prefers it over foam blocks in her yoga practice.
For some of us these days, family game nights can be...a nightly routine. To stave off the monotony, Drew's board game and puzzle collection rivals a library full of family fun and future memories! Drew has been peppering gorgeous Jiggy puzzles into quality time as a cozy and calming way to pass the days.
Gratitude is one way we can try to stay positive during such a difficult, isolating year. Amy Newmark and Deborah Norville compile stories about how practicing gratitude can change your life in The Power of Gratitude. Drew reads this book often as a reminder that being thankful can heal your soul and change your life for the better.
Drew and Deborah Norville discussed the book on the show here!
Get on the path to an attitude of gratitude.
People are looking to astrology more than ever to help provide guidance and centering in this unpredictable world. The Mixology of Astrology: Cosmic Cocktail Recipes for Every Sign by The Drew Barrymore Show's guest astrologer, Aliza Kelly, is the North Star you need to guide your cosmic self toward a better understanding of your sign!
Drew loves recommending the drinks to her friends based on their various signs! Concoct the cocktail match for you and your crew with these drink recipes -- catered to the vibe of each Zodiac sign. The stars will align when you drink a French 75 like a ~balanced Libra~, sip an adventurous choice like a ~carefree Sagittarius~, or rock a classic Old Fashioned like a Capricorn.
Want more from Aliza? Grab a drink and sip as you check her out Aliza in action on the show here!
Drew handcrafts playlists on Spotify as if she is creating a personal mixtape on a Sharpie-scribbled cassette. Drew's latest playlist is for that sweet Sunday energy, guiding you softly into a positive end to the weekend and start to the week.
Treat your ears.
This is a daily 365 approach to optimism. It's important in life to be guided by hope and optimism. Collecting favorite quotes is one of the best ways to create our own North Star to remind us all how we want to live. Hoda Kotb just wrote a special collection of quotes that we can all garner wisdom from in her new book This Just Speaks to Me. When you open this book to read, you'll immediately feel the sunshine that emanates from Hoda's words in your own life.
Katey Sagal's memoir Grace Notes will break your heart and heal your heart all in one. When Katey was on the show last week, Drew spoke of how the book personally touched her. Katey's resilience and inquisitive and beautiful reflections on life are something we can all learn from.
Action Bronson opens up in his new book F*ck It, I’ll Start Tomorrow about "struggles with weight, food addiction, and the journey to self-acceptance." Bronson chronicles how he stays positive and confident, serving as a good reminder to us all about how to treat ourselves with more kindness.
Find your inner peace.