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What Astrologer Chani Nicholas Can’t Live Without

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If you’re like us, you’ve probably wondered what famous people add to their carts. Not the JAR brooch and Louis XV chair but the hair spray and the electric toothbrush. We asked astrologer Chani Nicholas — whose popular astrology app CHANI launched last December — about the books, spices, and electric kettle she can’t live without.

In my forever quest to eat less sugar, these little drops of sour-sweetness are lifesaving. They do have some sugar, but it isn’t cane sugar, so it shouldn’t spike your system in the same way. We always have them on hand, so there’s always something you can grab if you’re running out the door and you’re like, Oh my God, I have nothing in my system. You can take them in the car to get you through traffic in L.A. I probably eat too much of them, but I think they’re very nutrient dense because they’re basically just golden berries and dark chocolate.

This water boiler is life changing. It keeps four liters of water hot at all times. My wife and I were at our friend Jenny Yang’s house for dinner, and we were talking about tea, and I was saying something about how much I drink — I drink it all day long. And my friends were like, “Wait, do you not have one of these?” Jenny had it in her kitchen, and they totally sold me on it. So I came home and bought one immediately. Now it’s the pinnacle of our kitchen. It gives you hot water on demand, and it also has a vacuum seal so it doesn’t use up a lot of energy. Before this, we would be pressing the kettle button, like, 17 times a day. I don’t know how many hours of our lives we used to spend waiting for the kettle to boil. Also, this plays the cutest song when the water is ready.

I try to drink a variety of herbal teas and matcha, but this is my go-to. I was on black tea for a really long time, and now I’m trying to be nicer to my adrenals. I love matcha, but it’s quite thick, and it’s a whole thing to make. So this Oolong has become my mainstay. People are going to totally roll their eyes at me, but I drink Oolong with almond milk and monk-fruit sweetener. So it’s really a black-tea substitute for me, and it’s lovely and not as hard on my adrenals.

I drink my tea in this mug all day long. The Yeti keeps my tea warm, so not only do I have hot water on demand, but I also have hot tea. I can forget it for a long time, and it’s still not cold. We have a whole ceramic-mug collection that I love, but since I discovered this Yeti mug, I haven’t used a ceramic mug in a very long time.