How do you help a friend or loved one take a break when they really need it? How do you help someone you love get the rest they need? Many of us are working long hours, functioning under a new kind of stress, and in need of a hug! This guide is all you’ll need to find the best stress relief gifts for your favorite people.
Weighted/Gravity Blanket Gifts for Stress Relief
Weighted, or gravity, blankets can be unexpectedly comforting. Tuck away in bed or wrap yourself up at your desk to encourage relaxation at any time. It’s even said that weighted blankets can cause more dreaming.
The YnM Weighted Blanket is a large blanket that will cover you in bed or fold around you as you take it easy on the couch.
Magnesium Lotion Gifts for Stress Relief
Magnesium lotion is a topical lotion that can also encourage sleep. The mineral magnesium is said to enable muscles to relax, and has even been used to treat restless leg syndrome and to releive insomnia.
Essential Oil Gifts for Stress Relief
If nothing else, essential oils are a strong method of relaxing your sense of smell, and therefore influence the way you feel. Essential oils have immediate therapeutic qualities.
Lavender, lemon, peppermint, tea tree, and rosemary have some of our favorite effects. These are our favorite essential oil products that seriously, EVERY woman should own.
This Lavender Moon Pillow Spray is another one of those luxurious ways to just spoil yourself and fall in love with your bed. And this Lavender Chamomile Pillow Spray is especially comforting during these chilly months!
Amazon has a pack that specializes in acne and aging, and has pads included as applicators.
Is there anything quite like discovering a new, incredible tea? This tea is a deliciously sweet combo of lavender, chamomile, lemon, and stevia. Free People has an herbal lavender chamomile tea designed to encourage revitalizing rest.
Face masks are great for busy people to get a higher quality sleep. They can help soothe headaches and puffy eyes. Amazon has a sleep mask and pillowcase for hair and skin. Target has lavender gel cooling masks.
White Noise Machine
A white noise machine can provide a peaceful and consistent sound experience. This can have a major effect on the quality of sleep and the amount of time it takes to fall asleep. They’re also great for helping babies fall asleep!
Of all the sleep aids I’ve tried, melatonin supplements have been one of the most effective. These gummies can be an indulgent before bed snack!
Here’s to the appreciation of warmth and comfort during these holiday seasons!
Kim is the owner and publisher of Sass Magazine, as well as the owner of Sass Studios, a boutique graphic design studio in Frederick, MD. When not in the office, Kim can be found doing some of her favorite hobbies—reading a book, dancing, traveling, or playing with her rescued pitbull.
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