Everyone knows that the holiday season is the most stressful time of the year, so why not spread the gift of stress relief and relaxation? With all the craziness surrounding busy schedules, last minute shopping, and countless parties, a little bit of zen can go a long way for nearly everyone on your gift list.
Since it’s hard enough to deal with uptight bosses, stressed out parents, crazed kids, and friends in frenzy, we’ve taken the stress out of shopping and have provided a list of 12 go-to gift ideas to calm and ease anyone’s holiday tension.
1. Aromatherapy Carrier Gift Set- Stress Relief Eucalyptus,
Invigorate with peppermint and clear your mind with eucalyptus in this body wash/lotion combo set.
2. Conair Foot Bath with Bubbles and Heat, $34.99
Anyone on your list can enjoy some feet relief. Give them the gift of an at home spa for under $40!
3. Pressure Relieving Tempur-Pedic Slippers
These slippers form to feet and are perfect for chilly winter nights. High quality and super durable, these may be the last slippers they’ll ever need!
4. Sharper Image Sound Therapy Pillow $59.99
The most relaxing and technologically advanced way to catch some Z’s! Help out an anxious relative or a sleep deprived new mom get rest with relaxing sounds played right though this queen sized, super plush pillow.
5. Lush Cosmetics Floating Island Bath Melt, $7.95
These melts fill the air with sandalwood, vanilla, and lemon which help to calm your nerves and ease your mind. For under ten bucks each, it’s a perfect gift for all your friends to help them relax during the crazy holiday season.
6. Gaiam Still Point Inducer, $25.00
The foam globes on this still point inducer create a literal “still point” and helps promote deep relaxation. All you need to do is place behind neck, lay down, and breathe! Perfect for anyone who suffers from headaches, extreme stress levels, and tension.
7. Teavana Wellness Tea Gift Set, $59.95
The oldest form of relaxation is through the use of herbal teas. Surprise someone this year with the gift of health and wellness from this gift set from Teavana, which includes a tumbler, two tea storage tins, and samples of two teas.
8. Sony Noise Canceling Headphones, $49.99
These headphones are a perfect way to escape from the crazy, noisy world we live in. A great gift for dad or your music loving boyfriend to give them some zen time.
9. Origins Stress Relieving Hug, $45.00
Infused with stress relieving scents like peppermint oil, lavender, and eucalyptus, this body wrap soothes tense muscles and promotes deep relaxation.
10. Lavender Vanilla Body Mist, $15.00
A gift for girlfriends or yourself, this spritz works wonders at nighttime. Spritz a little on yourself or pillows and let the calming sense lull you to deep relaxing sleep.
11. Aromathery Candles from Paddywax,
Grab a few of these for anyone on your list! Paddywax candles come in multiple aromatherapy scents including jasmine, peony, poppy, and pomegranate. Perfect for bath time, reading time, or anytime.
12. Aveda “give a little relief” Lotion Set, $18.00
The perfect gift for every body. A little spa treatment on the go with Aveda’s hand relief and foot relief lotions. Both are miracle workers, and the smaller sizes are perfect for busy holiday travelers.