The Complete Subscription Box Gift Guide For This Holiday Season

The Complete Subscription Box Gift Guide For This Holiday Season

This gift guide contains purely the best subscription services that are sure to please all of your friends and family this holiday season!


Buying gifts during the holidays has become an Olympic sport. This holiday gift guide contains a list of the best subscription boxes out this season that will make your job easy and your friends and family happy!

1. For females in your life.

Fab Fit Fun Subscription Box

This subscription box contains full-sized self-care, fitness, and beauty items at a discounted price. What more could you ask for?

Book of the Month Subscription Box

As if receiving a box of surprises every month isn't enough, this one contains books. Book lovers will be sure to LOVE this gift.

Ipsy Glam Bag

This subscription service delivers travel-sized beauty products to your house monthly. Makeup and beauty gurus will definitely thank you for this one.

Say It With a Sock

If you were to look through any woman's sock drawer, you would find a wide collection of fuzzy socks, seasonal socks, and fun socks. Women love socks. This subscription provides women with a few new pairs of socks monthly.

Candy Club

Females with a sweet tooth will devour this subscription box. While this box provides candy to its subscribers, it also donates 2% profit to the Birthday Party Project, which hosts monthly birthday parties for underprivileged children across the country.

2. For males in your life. 

Dollar Shave Club

Aside from sports, men take the most pride in their beards. Give them a monthly subscription to this personal grooming kit and they'll be satisfied for months.

Bespoke Post Subscription Box

This monthly subscription box can be personalized for your guy and contains useful and unique products from all over the country.

Sprezza Box

This subscription box is geared toward the man in your life who values style and class. These boxes come monthly for a low cost and contain items sure to boost your guy's style.

Loot Crate

This subscription box is perfect for the movie and video game geek guy in your life. This box contains merchandise for select movies, sci-fi series, and video games that will be sure to please their inner geek.


What guy doesn't like to brag about their favorite sports team? This box gives them the perfect excuse to with monthly deliveries of apparel and accessories geared towards sports teams.

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11 Things Psychology Majors Hear That Drive Them Crazy

No pun intended.

We've all been there. You're talking to a new acquaintance, or a friend of your parents, or whoever. And then, you get the dreaded question.

"So what are you studying in school?"

Cue the instant regret of picking Psychology as your major, solely for the fact that you are 99.9% likely to receive one of the slightly comical, slightly cliche, slightly annoying phrases listed below. Don't worry though, I've included some responses for you to use next time this comes up in conversation. Because it will.

Quick side note, these are all real-life remarks that I've gotten when I told people I was a psych major.

Here we go.

1. So are you, like, analyzing me right now?

Well, I wasn't. But yeah. Now I am.

2. Ugh so jealous! You picked the easy major.

"Lol" is all I have to say to this one. I'm gonna go write my 15-page paper on cognitive impairment. You have fun with your five college algebra problems, though!

3. So can you tell me what you think is wrong with me? *Shares entire life story*

Don't get me wrong; I love listening and helping people get through hard times. But we can save the story about how one time that one friend said that one slightly rude comment to you for later.

4. Well, s**t, I have to be careful what I say around you.

Relax, pal. I couldn't diagnose and/or institutionalize you even if I wanted to.

5. OMG! I have the perfect first client for you! *Proceeds to vent about ex-boyfriend or girlfriend*

Possible good response: simply nod your head the entire time, while actually secretly thinking about the Ben and Jerry's carton you're going to go home and demolish after this conversation ends.

6. So you must kind of be like, secretly insane or something to be into Psychology.

Option one: try and hide that you're offended. Option two: just go with it, throw a full-blown tantrum, and scare off this individual, thereby ending this painful conversation.

7. Oh. So you want to be a shrink?

First off, please. Stop. Calling. Therapists. Shrinks. Second, that's not a psych major's one and only job option.

8. You know you have to go to grad school if you ever want a job in Psychology.

Not completely true, for the record. But I am fully aware that I may have to spend up to seven more years of my life in school. Thanks for the friendly reminder.

9. So you... want to work with like... psychopaths?

Let's get serious and completely not-sarcastic for a second. First off, I take personal offense to this one. Having a mental illness does not classify you as a psycho, or not normal, or not deserving of being treated just like anyone else on the planet. Please stop using a handful of umbrella terms to label millions of wonderful individuals. It's not cool and not appreciated.

10. So can you, like, read my mind?

It actually might be fun to say yes to this one. Try it out and see what happens. Get back to me.

11. You must be a really emotional person to want to work in Psychology.

Psychology is more than about feeling happy, or sad, or angry. Psychology is about understanding the most complex thing to ever happen to us: our brain. How it works the way it does, why it works the way it does, and how we can better understand and communicate with this incredibly mysterious, incredibly vast organ in our tiny little skull. That's what psychology is.

So keep your head up, psychology majors, and don't let anyone discourage you about choosing, what is in my opinion, the coolest career field out there. The world needs more people like us.

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