Give the gift of self-care this holiday season
The holiday season is already a stress-inducing time of year, and this year may be even more challenging. If you're feeling hopeless, disconnected, and stressed, turning to practices of self-care can help get you through.
Whether it's you or someone you love who could use a little extra TLC this holiday season, here's a list of seven gift ideas ($50 and under) to bring comfort and joy!
Self-Care Bucket List from Uncommon Goods: a box of 100 prompts to help you make self-care a daily priority; $50
Lulu Soy Candle: there are many scents of these soy candles to choose from, but if you purchase the Furr a Cause scents (Apple Cinnamon or Lavender Musk), the proceeds are donated to help stray dogs; 6 oz candle is $14.95, 9 oz is $19.95
East Fork Ready-to-ship mug: hand-made pottery from Asheville, North Carolina with regional, lead-free stoneware clays; $38; add some tea from DavidsTea to make this a truly warming gift
Salts of the Earth Body Scrub by Osea: OSEA products are created to deliver the best skin with the highest quality ingredients (all are plant-based and gluten-free); $42
Good Days Start with Gratitude Journal: a 52 week guide to cultivate an attitude of gratitude for $6.99, or if profanity-laced catharsis and joy is more your style, try the Let that Sh*t Go Journal for $8.99
Cozy Night In Holiday Box from Happy Box Store: this curated care package contains everything you need for a night in (tea, cookie, candle, candy cane) for $47, or build your own happy box for a more personal touch
Virtual New Year Restorative Yoga & Journaling Workshop from Firefly: ring in the New Year by releasing any negative energy you're holding in your body, and get clear about what you want to invite in next; regular price is $30, but receive $5 off with discount code IGNITE; register here