Wellness Gifts That Will Give Anyone a Much-Needed Dose of Tranquility

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In this difficult year, the gift of self-care is one of the most valuable things you can give. Fortunately, there are tons of covetable presents specifically intended for relaxation, healing, and stress relief. If your loved one could use a healthy dose of tranquility this holiday season, we recommend restorative items like an essential oil diffuser, a meditation subscription, and CBD supplements. The wellness awaits.

1. Highline Wellness CBD Starter Bundle, $100

Ease into the world of CBD, a non-intoxicating, hemp-derived compound revered for its soothing properties, with this bundle of relaxing supplements that comes with daytime and nighttime gummies, a mint oil, and a body cream.

2. The Five Minute Journal: A Happier You in 5 Minutes a Day, $24.99

According to a multi-year study on the practice of gratitude, five minutes per day spent writing and reflecting can significantly improve happiness. The guided exercises in this hard-cover journal are structured to promote joy, optimism, and mindfulness.

3. Golde Superfood Latte Kit, $77

Turmeric-based latte blends are the specialty of Brooklyn-born wellness company Golde. This set includes all three flavors for a variety of skin and gut health-boosting goodness.

4. The Good Patch Starter Set, $40

An alternative to ingestibles, these plant-based patches infuse your body with beneficial ingredients through your skin. Each peel-and-stick type has a specific goal, whether it's alertness from B12 and caffeine or drowsiness from hemp and melatonin.

5. Headspace Year Subscription, $69.99

With a year of guided meditations on the popular app Headspace, everyday mindfulness can be achieved. The subscription offers full access to a library of exercises that focus on everything from awareness to sleep to stress and anxiety.

6. Dame Eva II Hands-Free Vibrator, $135

Sexual wellness deserves prioritization and that's exactly the purpose of this dynamic, waterproof vibrator that delivers clitoral pleasure with a partner or solo. It's the future of intimate play.

7. Hilma The Starter Trio, $45

Hilma's line of natural, drug-free, science-backed remedies are the new medicine cabinet essentials. This useful trio of staple products includes Immune Support, Tension Relief, and Upset Stomach Relief.

8. Hypervolt by Hyperice, $279

Sore and stiff muscles don't stand a chance against this handheld percussion massage gun. The powerful yet impressively quiet device can directly target any part of the body to decrease tension and increase mobility.

9. Indie Lee I-Recover Body Soak, $42

Therapeutic and reenergizing, this bath soak and body scrub will make you feel like you're at the spa. Dead Sea and Himalayan salts detoxify and exfoliate while rosemary, lavender, and sage smooth and revitalize.

10. The Mindfulness Coloring Book, $9.95

Coloring between the lines allows us to channel stress into a peaceful, artistic activity. This pocket-sized book is filled with 112 pages of fun images that let you express your creativity on the go.

11. Quip Electric Toothbrush Starter Set, from $40

Before you dismiss the idea of a toothbrush gift, imagine the incredible feeling of a clean, minty mouth. If your recipient deserves that phenomenal sensation, then Quip — which has been dubbed the "Tesla of toothbrushes" — is certainly a worthy choice.

12. Skin Gym Jade Facial Roller, $32

A multipurpose tool, the jade roller depuffs skin, enhances glow, and massages the face all at once. The green crystal material is as gorgeous as it is functional — it's naturally cold to the touch, which helps decrease inflammation.

13. SNOOZ White Noise Machine, $80

A good night's sleep is precious and this compact, portable white noise machine makes sure you get one no matter where you are. Instead of looping tracks and low-quality speakers, it uses an enclosed fan to create the sound of moving air at your desired volume.

14. Vitruvi Stone Essential Oil Diffuser, $119

By releasing fragrant aromatherapy vapors into the air, this ultrasonic essential oil diffuser helps to calm the mind and body. With a sleek shape and matte porcelain exterior, it doubles as decor.

15. Wilde House Paper 2021 Intentional Wall Calendar, $34

We sincerely hope that 2021 will be better than 2020. With this beautifully designed, graphic wall calendar, that might just be the case. Every month features important dates, a designated mood, and inspiration ideas so that all 12 can be approached with intention.


Morgan Goldberg is a writer based in Los Angeles. She likes pasta, hiking, and crossword puzzles.

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