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Looking for the perfect gift for someone you love where the thought really does count? My 10 best wellness gifts are hand-picked with thoughtfulness and love.
Each of the 10 best wellness gifts supports holistic health, encouraging the receiver feel that her well-being is valued. And because I value the gift-giver, too, none of my picks will break the bank.
I always think it’s a good idea to start with tea. (Go ahead and get yourself a cuppa right now. I’ll wait.)
This pretty tea box is filled with eight different types of NUMI Organic tea, matching eight different moods. There are five tea bags per mood, for a total of 40 bags in the gift box. As a tea lover, I’d be thrilled to receive this thoughtful gift.
OXO Good Grips Spiralizer
Did someone say ZOODLES? If you have a friend or family member on your gifting list who’s looking to pack a little more nutritional punch into her meals, a spiralizer is a great gift. This one is bigger than the hand-held version (which works great if you cook for one), but it doesn’t take up the whole counter or cabinet like some of the other brands. And OXO is known for its ergonomic function and quality craftsmanship.
We all know that hydration is a key element to overall wellness. And having a water bottle you LOVE makes you much more likely to actually remember to bring it with you. For me, a good water bottle needs three qualities: stainless steel or glass, a straw, and a loop or handle. The Swig Savvy has all three (it’s double wall stainless steel) PLUS it has an extra carrying case. Oh, and you can get it in a 32oz size, too. Because if you’re going to carry a water bottle, make sure it has plenty of water.
Never in a million kajillion years did I think I’d endorse an As-Seen-On-TV kind of product. But I can say with all honesty: My Pillow changed my life for the better. I sleep better and I wake up with far less tightness in my shoulders. What’s not to love?
And for those of you who think, “I can’t gift someone a pillow?! Isn’t it too personal of a choice?” My husband gave me My Pillow for Chirstmas last year. It was the best gift I received. (And it keeps on giving!)
Ideal for the perimenopausal woman who experiences night sweats, silk pajamas help to keep you comfortable as your body temperature fluctuates throughout the night. And they just feel soooooo luxurious to the touch.
(Go ahead and buy them for yourself. From Santa. You can thank me later.)
Wellness is about keeping your body feeling as good as it can. Posture plays a key role in wellness, allowing you to breathe more fully. Learn to improve your posture by supporting your low back. The McKenzie Lumbar Roll not only supports improved posture, but many users report decreased back and neck pain, too. AAAAAhhhhhh!
A good yoga bolster supports you as you move through various asana in your yoga practice. It’s also a great seating option for meditation, particularly for those people (LIKE ME!!) who have tight hips and find sitting on the ground uncomfortable. The firmness of the Yoga Accessories bolster plus its removable cotton cover make it a great option. It comes in 10 colors, too!
Adriene Mischler’s membership site offers monthly or annual subscriptions to hundreds of yoga videos. There are videos to suit all moods and all levels. Even as a certified yoga instructor myself, I find getting to class challenging. But with Yoga with Adriene, I can do a short practice in the comfort of my own home. Bonus: Adriene is a fantastic teacher. I adore her on-camera personality and appreciate her thoughtful explanations of yoga poses.
Well Balanced Women is *my* online school, where you can find fitness and wellness courses for real life! From Survive & THRIVE Perimenopause to Build Healthy Habits to Balance Virtual Bootcamp, there are ecourses for each person on your list. Private coaching is available, too. I’d be honored to work with your loved ones and support them on their wellness journey.
This was my favorite book I read in 2017. (I read around 50 books per year, so to be the top pick is actually saying something.) It’s a beautiful story of unlikely friendship, the importance of connecting with others and finding common humanity, and recognizing that honoring your spirit is an important component of wellness.
It’s a truly lovely read that will leave whomever you gift it to so very grateful they have you in their life.
Hope you found my 10 Best Wellness Gifts useful. Please pass the post on to other thoughtful gift givers!
And don’t forget– you can pair one of these wellness goodies with one of my favorite gifts for fitness junkies, and you’ll be a gifting rockstar!