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40 Non-Edible Energy Aids

From Energy-Boosting Eyewear to Mood-Enhancing Smart Bulbs

— September 4, 2015 — Art & Design
While many edible options aim to increase energy, there are also a myriad of alternative aids that appeal to other human senses while offering similar mood-boosting results. A winning example includes an aromatic vending machine that was placed on a public transit platform -- the installation offered morning commuters bottles filled with pleasant scents. The goal of this project was to ease the morning stress of commuters and to encourage productivity throughout the day.

Lighting also plays an important role in one's mood and energy levels. The Ilumi Smart Bulbs change color and illuminate soothing energies in order to increase the relaxation of users. The bulbs are controlled by a smartphone and can be adjusted at any point during the day. These bulbs are useful for both at-home and in-office use, making them ideal for busy professionals who are may deal with common work pressures and stresses on a daily basis.

From infographic guides to devices that appeal to the human senses, these examples present consumers with non-edible energy aids. While caffeine can provide a quick-fix for many, informative guides and tech devices ensure users are satisfied and stimulated for extended periods of time -- something a cup of coffee doesn't always ensure.
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Optimism-Encouraging Apps
Optimism-Encouraging Apps
The Finding Optimism Health App Helps Users Uncover Emotional Triggers
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Mood-Enhancing Smart Bulbs
Mood-Enhancing Smart Bulbs
The Ilumi Smart Bulbs Will Change Color, Turn On & Illuminate Zen Vibes
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Voice-Based Health Apps
Voice-Based Health Apps
This Health Assessment App Determines a Body's Needs Based on Your Voice
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Portable Light Therapy Shades
Portable Light Therapy Shades
Luminette Smart Glasses Enhance a User's Mood and Well-Being
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Easy Productivity Tips
Easy Productivity Tips
CourseFinder's Infographic Lists Six Science-Supported Productivity Hacks
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Creativity-Boosting Organizational Apps
Creativity-Boosting Organizational Apps
Curator Organizes Your Thoughts for Optimum Creativity
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Personalized Playlist Apps
Personalized Playlist Apps
This App Creates Custom Playlists That Users Fall Asleep and Wake-Up To
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Aromatic Vending Machines
Aromatic Vending Machines
This Vending Machine Provides Mood-Enhancing Scents of Summer
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Happiness Acronym Charts
Happiness Acronym Charts
The Mappalicious Infographic Shows a Simple Approach to Happier Living
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Productivity-Enhancing Apps
Productivity-Enhancing Apps
This App Helps Users Track Their Productivity Throughout the Day
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Mood-Improving Food Charts
Mood-Improving Food Charts
This Infographic From Atkins Lists Happiness and Energy-Boosting Foods
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Mood Altering Light Bulbs
Mood Altering Light Bulbs
The Definity Digital Bulbs at CES 2014 Will Help You Sleep and Wake Up
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Meshed Mood Boards
Meshed Mood Boards
This DIY Net Inspiration Board is a Great Way to Keep Track of Your Dreams
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Energy-Boosting Eyewear
Energy-Boosting Eyewear
The SEQUINETIC System Helps Boost Energy Levels During Winter Months
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Mood-Deciphering Apps
Mood-Deciphering Apps
Moodnotes Improves Users' Well-Being and Mental Health
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Calming Serenity Pods
Calming Serenity Pods
This Light Therapy Device Helps Users Achieve a Relaxed State of Mind
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Sleep Enhancing Machines
Sleep Enhancing Machines
The DreamScience Machine Will Lull You Into a More Satisfying Sleep
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App-Controlled Mood Lights
App-Controlled Mood Lights
Elgato's Avea Mood Lights Let Users Transform Any Room From Your Phone
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Therapeutic Light Devices
Therapeutic Light Devices
The Philips goLITE BLU Helps You Kick Winter Blues
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Customizable Mood Lighting
Customizable Mood Lighting
The Philips 'Friends of Hue' Lighting System is Fully Customizable
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Meditation-Enhancing Headbands
Meditation-Enhancing Headbands
The Muse Headband Works to Train and Relax One's Brain
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Tablet-Like Mood Lighting
Tablet-Like Mood Lighting
The Holi Lamp is Powered by a Smartphone
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Depression-Combating Lights
Depression-Combating Lights
This Designer SAD Lamp is For Those Fighting the Winter Blues
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Energy-Boosting Eyewear
Energy-Boosting Eyewear
These Spectacles Improve Sleep and Reduce Jet Lag with Blue Light Therapy
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Emotion-Based Clothing
Emotion-Based Clothing
This Apparel Line Creates Custom Garments Based on a Customer's Mood
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Happiness-Encouraging Work Infographics
Happiness-Encouraging Work Infographics
This Infographic Encourages Happiness in the Workplace
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Handheld Electrotherapy Devices
Handheld Electrotherapy Devices
Ziip is a Connected Device That Delivers Electrical Home Facials
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Mood-Boosting Bracelets
Mood-Boosting Bracelets
These Bracelets Help People Reboot and Reconnect to Natural Elements
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Mood-Boosting Workplace Tips
Mood-Boosting Workplace Tips
Juice Electrical Supplies's Infographic Explains Office Atmosphere
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Seasonal Affective Disorder Eyewear
Seasonal Affective Disorder Eyewear
The Light Therapy Glasses by Troy Hudson Combats Mood Swings
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Office Mood-Improving Tips
Office Mood-Improving Tips
This Joyful Infographic Explains How to Achieve Happiness at Work
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Lunar Lamp Decor
Lunar Lamp Decor
The Eclipse Lamp References Changing Moon Phases
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Sleep Improving Guides
Sleep Improving Guides
This Infographic Addresses Getting Back to Sleep in the Middle of the Night
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Portable Color Lamps
Portable Color Lamps
The Philips Hue Go Lamp Includes 16 Million Colors
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Mood-Boosting Fitness Charts
Mood-Boosting Fitness Charts
This Infographic Explores the Link Between Exercise and Happiness
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Office Napping Chairs
Office Napping Chairs
Viva's Ergonomic Workplace Nap Chair Doubles as a Bed
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Mood-Curbing Office Furniture
Mood-Curbing Office Furniture
The Sabine Collection by Glimakra of Sweden Absorbs Sound
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Isolation Serenity Pods
Isolation Serenity Pods
The Tranquility Pod Will Relax Your Body and Refresh Your Mind
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Energy-Boosting Desks
Energy-Boosting Desks
This Mobile Standing Desk is Affordable and Compact
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