Buy the gifts. Wrap the gifts. Bake the cookies. Visit the family. Find an outfit for the holiday party... and the list goes on. With so many un-checked to-do-list boxes vying for your attention, it's easy to get wrapped up in the whirlwind of the season without taking any time for yourself to actually enjoy it.
If you—or anyone on your holiday shopping list—can relate, this roundup of calming presents is for you. Whether you're shopping for friends, relatives, or coworkers who are feeling just as hectic about the holidays as you are, consider gifting them something that will allow them to sit down and breathe a sigh of relief—during December and beyond.
From soothing Charlotte's Web CBD products to other tried-and-true calming presents like cozy weighted blankets, essential oil diffusers, creative meditation stickers, and more, you can bring less-stressed vibes to everyone on your list.
And don't forget to pick up something for yourself, too. Because a self-gifting moment that allows you to pencil in some me-time among all the festivities definitely counts as self care.
10 calming presents to help your loved ones invite some tranquility into their lives.
Totally chill vibes, right this way. This customizable CBD set is the ultimate gift for promoting a sense of calm and combatting occasional stress.* Choose between three sizes of hemp-extract gummies, a one-month or three-month supply of CBD oil (that comes in yummy flavors like mint chocolate or orange blossom), and either a lavender or peppermint essential oil roller to encourage deep breathing.
What’s better than the peaceful ambience of flickering candles? When the scent of the candle is infused with essential oils that are meant to match (or shift) your giftee’s mood as they burn. Pairs perfectly with a fuzzy blanket and a relaxing evening snuggled up on the couch.
The holiday season can leave everyone a little short on sleep, so don’t be surprised if the recipient of this gift ditches the holiday party early to go test out the sleep-supporting qualities of this gift set. With CBD gummies infused with melatonin, Charlotte’s Web’s highest concentration CBD oil to support calm, and a hemp-infused essential oil roll-on (choose the lavender scent for extra restful vibes) they’ll have everything they need to support sound sleep in the new year.*
For that friend whose love language is physical touch, this luxurious weighted blanket will act as a hug whenever they need it. And, no worries if you’re shopping for a hot sleeper—its breathable cotton fibers will aid a good night’s sleep without risking the dreaded midnight blanket kick-off.
Is there a better way to spread some chill, aromatic vibes than by gifting this elegant diffuser that looks like a work of art? Its ability to diffuse essential oils around 500 square feet makes it work for any room in the house, and can be filled with the tranquility-inducing scents of their choice.
Stress less this holiday season, and spread some holiday cheer instead with this three-pack of calming CBD gummies.* These lemon lime gummies make supporting a daily relaxation routine easy (since they’re easy to take and taste yummy), and the lucky recipient will be stocked through the new year thanks to this bundle.
We could all use more reminders to just take a moment to breathe—and these playful strips do just that. Each one comes with instructions for how to use the colorful sticker as a sensory moment of calm, and they can be stuck to a phone, desk, laptop, or water bottle to always have it handy as a serenity sidekick.
Treat the person who could use an amped-up self-care routine to this kit that includes two gua shas made from raw natural stones (one is a more advanced tool that’s best used for body tensions) and a four-in-one oil that will leave the skin and hair feeling silky soft.
We all have that one person on our list who constantly has music playing (read: blasting), but, hey, relaxation looks different for everyone. They’ll appreciate these noise-canceling headphones with a 30-hour battery life so they can listen to their tunes in peace all day long.
Journaling can feel daunting when staring at a blank page, which is why this cute, guided journal offers assistance in turning the centering practice into a daily habit. With daily journaling prompts, self-care ideas, and habit trackers, this gift will help encourage prioritizing their well-being through a few minutes of reflection every day.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
This article was paid for by Charlotte's Web. Any views expressed in this article by a third-party sponsor are those of such sponsor and do not necessarily represent the views of Well+Good.
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