You’ve been waiting at this coffee shop in almost an hour. You are supposed to be used to it already because you know that your friend is and will always be late to your appointments, but sometimes enough is enough. Your time is precious and people need to respect it.

Being late can be inevitable and acceptable when, let’s say, you or someone have encountered serious emergencies. However, being late to almost every appointment you are committed to is disrespectful and can give off a negative impression towards your personality.

There are ways you can cure chronic lateness but the purpose of this article is to give you the following resources which can help you to be less tardy and more on time.

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Portable coffee maker

on the go espresso machine
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I am telling you this right now: This is and will be a caffeine lover’s best purchase. This automated portable espresso machine is compact and lightweight which is perfect to bring wherever you are. You do not need to spend extra time making your coffee at home because you can do it when you’re stuck in traffic! All you need is a standard single Espresso shot and you are good to go.

On-the-go blender

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If coffee is not your best friend, we have an alternative for you. This portable blender works just like your average blender wherein you can blend your favorite smoothies or milkshakes. However, because of it lightweight and compact size, you can bring it anywhere. This on-the-go blender has several charging methods so you can plug it in even through your powerbank!

Brush-on sunscreen

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If you are someone who needs foundation or sunscreen on before leaving, then you would know how much time it takes you. Colorescience’s Sunforgettable Mineral Sunscreen Brush SPF 50 is the most efficient tinted sunscreen out there with its applicator being a brush. The product is highly recommended by dermatologists and is 100% chemical-free. Now you do not need to sit in front of your vanity table as you already have the essentials (a brush and your sunscreen) good to go.

Moisturizing spray

A moisturizing spray or facial mist is a perfect gift for someone who loves skincare (especially if they are aiming for that moisturized, hydrated look) but is always in a hurry. Mario Badescu’s facial sprays are a cult favorite with its relaxing scent and moisturizing boost. Mario Badescu’s facial sprays come in rosewater, green tea, and lavender.

Shower timer

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Probably one main reason why people are always late is because they take too long in the shower. A quick fix for that is by having an alarm or a shower time in your bathroom! This digital timer is waterproof, magnetic, and can be used anywhere. It has a multi-functional timer feature wherein you can set your preferred time in the shower and it will remind you that your (daydreaming) time is up!

Vibrating wristwatch

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If you love wearing a wristwatch, then why not make full use of it by making it a tool to remind you that you have an appointment to go to. The Timex Digital Expedition Watch has an impressive vibrating alarm feature that you will not be able to ignore.

Giant wall clock

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If you want an up-in-your-face gift because they need to understand what you’re trying to tell them, then give them an up-in-your-face giant clock. This huge wall clock is the perfect reminder that time is ticking and it will wait for no one.

A gum that instantly wakes you up

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Feeling sleepy can cause a person to move and function really slowly. What they need is something strong enough that is sure to wake them up. Good thing the Lotte Black Chewing Gum does just that. Do not be intimidated by its name, though, as it is perfectly edible and delicious. Oh, and did I mention that it has caffeine in it? You’re welcome.

Be it a friend, a family member, or someone close to you, we should always be reminded that that person gave their time to you and it is our duty to respect it by not making them wait, or in plain words, not wasting their time.

Krisy started Kronicles with the aim to inspire and empower. If she is not motivating people through her written words, she's either pretending she doesn't have social anxiety, petting random dogs, or watching the sunset.

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