13 Gifts for Anyone Who Needs a Positivity Boost

13 Gifts for Anyone Who Needs a Positivity Boost

With such a stressful year, caring for our mental wellbeing is more important than ever. Many of us are away from our families for the holidays, we’re feeling anxious about our health, and we’re unsure of our futures.

This holiday season is the perfect time to prioritize mood-boosting, positive, and nurturing gifts for the people we love most. Add a smile to your friend’s face with one of these 13 positivity-boosting gifts, from calming candles to journals to teas, and more!

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1. Luxome Removable Cover Weighted Blanket

Luxome Removable Cover Weighted Blanket | best gifts for positivity

Studies show that snuggling or snoozing under a weighted blanket can help with sleep and mood, offering a general calming vibe. This machine-washable weighted blanket features a stuffing made with delicate, certified lead-free glass beads. Choose between ultra-plush minky, luxury bamboo, or a combination cover, and enjoy the included carrying tote!

Get it at Luxome for $200.

 

2. Enough Project Skincare

Enough Project Skincare | best gifts for positivity

Skin care with a mood-boosting message! Enough Project is a gender-neutral clean skin-care brand that is all about emphasizing “You Are Enough Just the Way You Are.” Even better? Everything is under $25! Try this luxurious and vegan-friendly cleansing oil, which combines coconut oil, mentha arvensis, and cacao seed butter to remove blackheads, excess sebum, sweat, and makeup. This oil is light but will keep your skin hydrated even when you’re in a mask all day.

Get it on Amazon.

 

3. Declutter Workbook

Declutter Workbook | best gifts for positivity

Give your loved one the gift of tidying up… or at least some inspo on how to do it. Author Luigi Harbin writes a no-nonsense approach to tidying up and getting a more stress-free home with practical tips, tools, and helpful information on keeping an organized environment!

Get it on Amazon.

 

4. Malachite Bracelet

Malachite Bracelet | best gifts for positivity

Got a friend who’s into crystals? This elastic, beaded bracelet is meant to soothe you during anxious and difficult times. It’s made from malachite, a green copper carbonate hydroxide mineral with a chemical composition of Cu2(CO3)(OH)2, believed to support transformation, protection, and happiness. Tell your pal they can use the bracelet like a yoga mala, reciting a calming mantra as they count each bead.

Get it at Conscious Items for $39.

 

5. The Five Minute Journal

The Five Minute Journal | best gifts for positivity

Studies show that writing and journaling can help with feelings of depression and anxiety! This five-minute-a-day journal includes morning and night routine sections, and intentional and thoughtful prompts on the subjects of gratitude, prioritizing your day, inspiring quotes, daily affirmation, and reflection!

Get it on Amazon.

 

6. Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser

Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser | best gifts for positivity

This diffuser and essential oil bundle can turn any room into a relaxing spa. The Essence diffuser features BPA-free plastic with a wood-grain design. Plus, it includes seven ambient light modes, four timer settings, and convenient auto-shutoff feature. Plus, you get 10 different essential plant oils!

Get it on Amazon.

 

7. Calming Candles

Calming Candles | best gifts for positivity

We love this Black-owned candle company, whose mission is to help busy women slow down and connect, while promoting self-love, peace, and sensuality. Try the Shai Candle, which is all about striking a balance between masculine and feminine scents. It smells incredible with relaxing lavender and citrus notes!

Get it at Sensual Candle Co. for $36.

 

8. Just Breathe Spa Gift

Just Breathe Spa Gift | best gifts for positivity

This spa-in-a-box gift comes with Coconut Soak (a deeply hydrating organic coconut milk bath soak), a sea sponge to exfoliate the skin, a soy wax candle, a beautiful air plant to decorate and add life to a space, and mini matches. It’s a perfect bundle to say “You seem stressed, so here’s a way to unwind and relax!”

Get it at Knack for $84.

 

9. The Box of Emotions

The Box of Emotions | best gifts for positivity

Sometimes putting words to feelings is tricky. This set of 80 cards was designed by researchers at the Centre for the History of the Emotions in London. It’s a beginner-friendly way to understand our emotions, foster self-awareness, and expand our emotional vocabulary. You can even learn some new emotions! For example, “fago,” which is a blend of compassion, sadness, and love.

Get it at Uncommon Goods for $20.

 

10. Nourishe Organics At-Home Facial Kit

Nourishe Organics At-Home Facial Kit | best gifts for positivity

Pamper your friend with an at-home facial! Nourishe Organics is line of skin-care products made from 100% organic and vegan ingredients without any preservatives. This 2-step facial kit includes a revitalizing masks and moisturizer.

Get it on Amazon.

 

11. Affirmators! 50 Affirmation Cards

Affirmators! 50 Affirmation Cards | best gifts for positivity

Affirmations can help us change that negative self-talk into a more positive outlook. This budget-friendly set includes 50 cards designed to cheer you up! Created by comedian Suzi Barrett, these cards are inspirational but not cheesy, perfect for the pessimist in your life!

Get it on Amazon.

 

12. Luxury Teas and Tea Chest

Luxury Teas and Tea Chest | best gifts for positivity

After a stressful day, there’s nothing like curling up with a soothing cup of tea. The Warming Joy Tea Chest contains 40 infusers (two of each blend), and the lid reveals a detailed tea menu once opened. Plus, you can refill it — how convenient!

Get it at Tea Forte for $60.

 

13. Eucalyptus Sheets

Eucalyptus Sheets | best gifts for positivity

Soft and cozy sheets can turn an uncomfy bed into a marshmallowy, cloud heaven! These 100% eucalyptus fiber sheets are naturally resistant to dust, mites, and mold. They’re breathable, cool-to-the-touch, and super-soft with 300 single-ply thread count! The set includes two pillow cases, top sheet, and fitted sheet.

Get it at Buffy starting at $169.

Chelsea Frank

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Chelsea Frank was born and bullied in Los Angeles, CA. When she's not performing stand up comedy or crying while doing squats, Chelsea writes about all things health, beauty, and travel. Her work has been featured in Shape, Uproxx, TripSavvy, The Daily Beast, Thrillist, and Reductress, among others. Fun fact: she's traveled to over 50 countries and has gotten sick in pretty much all of them! Follow her on Twitter.