What do you buy for the person who has everything? How about a unique “Feel-Good” gift? So many people actively seek ways to decrease stress, become mindful, and live more intentionally these days. Or they simply want a reason to smile. Below is our curated list of thoughtful feel-good gifts to introduce more positivity into your loved one’s life.
Why Buy Feel-Good Gifts for Loved Ones?
Buying feel-good gifts for people serves multiple purposes, all of which contribute to fostering positive emotions, strengthening relationships, and enhancing well-being. Here are some reasons you might choose to buy an inspiring gift for a loved one.
Express Care and Appreciation:
Giving someone a feel-good gift shows that you care about their happiness and well-being. It’s a way to express your appreciation for their presence in your life and the positive impact they have on you.
Feel-good gifts are designed to evoke positive emotions, such as joy, laughter, and relaxation. By giving such gifts, you can directly contribute to boosting the recipient’s mood and making them feel happier.
Thoughtful gift-giving is a powerful way to strengthen relationships. When you give someone a gift that resonates with their interests, preferences, or personality, it shows that you understand and value them as an individual.
Create Lasting Memories:
Feel-good gifts that are experiential in nature, such as tickets to a concert, a spa day, or a cooking class, can create lasting memories. These experiences can be cherished and remembered long after the event has passed.
Positive emotions triggered by feel-good gifts can help reduce stress and anxiety. For example, a relaxing scented candle, a soothing bath set, or a mindfulness journal can all contribute to stress relief.
Feel-good gifts often revolve around self-care, encouraging the recipient to take time for themselves and prioritize their well-being. This can include items like cozy blankets, wellness products, or items that encourage hobbies and leisure activities.
Provide Unexpected Delight
Receiving a surprise gift that brings joy and happiness can be a delightful experience. It can uplift someone’s day and provide a pleasant break from routine.
Giving and receiving feel-good gifts can foster a sense of gratitude. Both the giver and the recipient can appreciate the positive aspects of their relationship and life in general.
Ultimately, buying feel-good gifts is about making a positive impact on someone’s life and contributing to their overall well-being. It’s a way to show kindness, thoughtfulness, and love, and to create meaningful connections with the people you care about.
Unique Feel-Good Gifts
We asked our readers for suggestions for feel-good gifts. Here are some of the ideas they shared.
Oprah’s The Life You Want™ Planner: Part weekly planner, part intention journal.
Writing prompts, quotes, and advice from Oprah herself help you set a vision for your life and intentions for each week. This wonderful little book encourages your journey to happen at your own pace. Twelve monthly calendar pages and 52 weekly calendar pages have lots of room for notes and schedule keeping. Weekly reflection pages provide space to look upon achievements and forward to new accomplishments. This powerful tool is bound in a beautiful linen hardcover with 2 ribbons to mark your spots.
Cozy Earth Lounge Socks
We get that socks seem like a lame gift, but everyone who tries them feels like their feet have a new best friend! Unbelievably comfortable, Cozy Earth socks are perfect feel-good gifts! These great lounge socks keep you cool with their temperature-regulating feature. Still very cozy, they don’t leave you hot and sweaty like other lounge socks. The package includes 3 pairs of socks.
Kuhvai Crystals and Healing Stones
This Beautiful Feng Shui Seven Chakra Natural Color Healing Gemstone Tree (Golden Wire), handmade in Inda, is approximately 10-12 Inches tall. Chakras are circular vortexes of energy placed in seven different points on the spinal column, each connected to the various organs and glands within the body. A Gemstone tree is a tree with gemstones as the leaves and wires as the branches and the trunk and a piece of wood as a base. Something simply beautiful like a gemstone tree can create a space where energy can freely flow and also attract good things! The energy of gemstone trees is one of freely flowing abundance. According to Feng Shui, this wealth tree stimulates the chakras for a successful professional life, promotes restful sleep, and shooes away bad dreams & nightmares. This gemstone tree is a perfect gift for anyone in need of positive energy (and aren’t we all?)
“Technically The Glass is Completely Full” Tee Shirt
Your loved one will get a kick out of this hilarious tee stating “50% Air, 50% water, technically the glass is full”! And it comes in a variety of happy colors. Professionally screen printed by “Feelin Good Tees”, this top-quality graphic tee is preshrunk and extraordinarily comfortable!
We love this self-esteem game for so many reasons! It’s a great therapeutic tool for friends, parents, managers, and more! When players connect at a deep level, magic happens. This conversation card game fosters and strengthens positive relations and encourages people to look at the bright side.
“GMorning, GNight! Little Pep Talks for Me & You” (Words From Lin Manuel Miranda)
Have trouble getting out of bed? The relatable and inspiring words in award-winning composer and playwright Miranda’s book might infuse a little positivity into your routine. This little treasure contains more than 200 pages of concise pieces of advice to help start or end the day. The lucky recipient of this gift can devour this book in a single sitting or digest it slowly if they prefer to savor the powerful words. The writing evokes mindfulness with lines like: “Give that maelstrom in your head a place to land.” The brief, meaningful pep talks are lyrical vignettes and may appeal to poetry readers as well. Miranda’s words, accompanied by Sun’s comforting, spare black-and-white illustrations complement each other beautifully.
52 Mindfulness Cards
This unique Self Care Deck contains 52 extremely effective exercises for mindfulness, meditation, anxiety relief, stress management, self-care, relaxation & more. The powerful exercises can be quickly memorized and used at work, office, school, commute, counseling, yoga, at your desk & even before going to sleep. Developed by a team of therapists, counselors, and yogi professionals, these cards teach you how to stop your stress reaction and relax. The large cards (5 x 4 inches) were designed to be big & appealing to any age group. Inside a beautifully designed box, the remarkably appealing cards capture your attention, and the exercises engage your mind to focus. If you’re looking for an effective way to deal with a stressful environment, these positive affirmations cards offer a self-empowering way by teaching invaluable exercises & techniques you can keep with you for the rest of your life.
Exploring Me: A Guided Journal for Self-Discovery and Creative Expression
I just received my copy of this Journal and couldn’t resist including it in this gift guide! Exploring Me is a unique combination of a guided journal and coloring book designed to encourage self-discovery as it sparks your creativity. This guided journal takes you on a journey via thought-provoking writing prompts to expand your self-understanding and explore your perspectives. While you go through the book, take a minute to connect with your inner child by coloring the beautiful illustrations. Why just have a guided journal when you can have a coloring book too?
The Self-Care Bucket List
Chock full of bite-sized activities that aren’t difficult or expensive to complete, this box of 100 unique therapy cards contains readymade self-care ideas to help you prioritize yourself! Choose from three types of tasks thoughtfully categorized as Life, Love, and Laughter to suit your mood. You will find unique and interesting ideas in this awesome box of cards. An excellent gift for anyone – give your loved ones these meaningful relaxation gifts to help them achieve a purposeful break from their hectic lives – one card at a time. We especially like the organization system – keep track of your activity cards by filing the cards as you go as “to do”, “doing” or “done”!
Bose Sleepbuds II – Sleep Technology Clinically Proven to Help You Fall Asleep Faster and Sleep Better
These handy little buds sleep buds are designed for sleep, they are not headphones. They don’t stream music or podcasts, instead, they deliver relaxing and noise-masking (not noise-canceling) sounds that help you fall asleep and steel-goody asleep all night. With Sleepbuds you can play original content from the Bose Sleep app -the sound library has 50 specially curated sounds. The proprietary ear tips, made of soft silicone, provide comfort all night, even if you toss and turn or sleep on your side! Not only that, but the all-night battery lasts up to 10 hours per charge!
Why Do People Need Positivity in Their Lives?
Positivity is like a little ray of sunshine that brightens up our lives. It’s like that warm feeling you get when you’re wrapped in a cozy blanket on a chilly day. Having positivity around is like having a trusty sidekick that helps you tackle challenges with a smile. It’s not just about putting on a happy face all the time; it’s about finding the silver lining even when things get a bit cloudy. Positivity gives you a boost of energy to dance through the ups and downs of life. Your loved ones will enjoy receiving your feel-good gifts as much as you enjoy giving them!
Have other great Feel-Good gifts to share? Please add them to the comment section below – we would love to hear from you!