Wellness Gift Guide: 12 Gifts That Boost Health and Wellness
Gift giving is all about finding just the right gift—something that fits our giftee just right. But what if we could give a gift that our giftee loves and also improves their health, happiness, and well-being?
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This year, I put together my first wellness gift guide. It's got none of the wellness fluff—just gifts that can make real positive impacts on the health and wellness of the people we care about.
Read on for 12 gifts that can boost health and wellness:
1. Oil Diffuser
Pharmaca, $29.99. Great for aromatherapy and reducing air-born toxins (like mold) when anti-bacterial essential oils like lavender, bergamot, and rosemary are used.
2. Sugarmat Yoga Mats
Sugarmat, prices and styles vary. Great for beginners as well as those more advanced in yoga.
3. Dry Brush
Pharmaca, $15.99. Exfoliates the skin and can aid detoxification of the body.
4. Acupressure Pad
Amazon, $26.99-$49.99. Great for relieving back pain, loosening tight muscles, and creating a warming, calming sensation in the body.
5. Portable Water Filter
Go Pure Pod, $24.95. Great for the adventurous type who still wants purified water while biking, hiking, camping, and more.
6. CBD Tinctures
The Social CBD, $35. Great for those with high stress or social anxiety.
7. Enjoyable Activities & Experiences
Cloud9Living, prices and activities vary. Great for outgoing friends and family or those who you want to get to know better.
8. Organic Make-Your-Own-Meal Delivery
Sun Basket, $6 per serving and up. Great for the cooking-enthusiast, creative-type, and person who is passionate about eating exciting foods, but still wants to be healthy.
9. Ayurvedic Detox tea
A&I Nutreats, $19.95. Great for those with any illness to aid detox and improve liver function. *My personal favorite!
10. Book To Outsmart Your Smartphone
New Harbinger, $16.95. Great for those struggling to manage the stress of this technology-crazed world and create a healthy relationship with technology.
11. Beeswax Food Wraps
Amazon, $18.00. Great for families, kids, and anyone else who wants to reduce exposure to harmful plastics and BPA.
12. Himalayan Bath Salts
Pharmaca, $15.99. Great for those who want to calm aching muscles, re-mineralize the body, and bring toxins to the skin for easier detox.
There are not that many good wellness gifts that really make a difference, so hopefully this list can you find just what you need for the wellness enthusiast in your life.
About Dr. Tchiki Davis
Dr. Davis is founder of The Berkeley Well-Being Institute. After getting her PhD in psychology at Berkeley, she started creating online content & programs to boost well-being—some of these have reached more than a million people. As author of Outsmart Your Smartphone, and contributor to Psychology Today, The Greater Good Science Center, and Shine Text, Dr. Davis aims to share her insights on happiness & health with people all across the world. Learn more about Dr. Davis.