Gift Guide: Thoughtful Gifts to Help Your Stressed Out Friend Relax
Working long hours or having too many responsibilities at home can lead to stress. Thankfully, there are ways to unwind when work or life gets rough. If you’ve noticed your friend is having a tough time with things, a thoughtful gift would be the perfect opportunity to help them keep calm and focus on peaceful activities. Whether your buddy needs a quick break or a nice, long evening of "me time," we’ve got great ideas — and products — that’ll help them achieve some rest and relaxation.
Sweet Treats That Are Baked With Love
Help your friend take it easy with a delicious gift box that’ll make them believe in love at first bite. This Treats Gift Box includes fun-size cookies, fudge brownies, pretzel clusters and a buttercream-frosted lemon burst for the friend who likes to taste the rainbow with their baked-goods selection. If your overwhelmed pal is strictly a cookie fan, Cheryl's Have a Magical Day Cookie Pail was made especially for them. The cute silver pail features an assortment of delicious flavors, including lemon, strawberry and key lime with buttercream frosting.
An Adult Coloring Book to Create a “Master Peace”
Hobbies that stir up those good old childhood memories can do wonders in keeping your friend at ease and helping their mind focus. Give your buddy an adult coloring book to encourage them to release the bad energy they may be holding onto or create vibrant works of art. The More Good Vibes Coloring Book has words of encouragement to inspire and calm them with every turn of a page.
A Wellness Oil Kit and Diffuser to Chill Out in a Matter of Sniffs
There are countless things essential oils can be used for, like bath treatments, moisturizers or even good old aromatherapy. Goop’s one-of-a-kind Wellness Oil Kit was dreamed up on a centuries-old organic farm in India. Featuring four beautiful blends, the set consists of Roman chamomile; a combo of rosemary and peppermint; a blend of clary sage, sandalwood and ylang-ylang; and last, but not least, a mix of traditional Ayurvedic herbs. Now that’s relaxing.
A Rose Spa Gift Kit for a Soothing Escape
If your friend is long overdue for a day of pampering, spoil them with this Rose Spa Gift Kit, complete with rose-scented bath salts, hand soap, hand cream and a refreshing rosewater face mask. This personal spa retreat will banish bad juju and bring extra serenity to their day.
Feel the Stress Fade Away With This Massager
People are working from home more and sitting all day, so it’s easy for their bodies to tense up. Enter the Shiatsu Massage Cushion With Heat. Relieving stiff joints and muscles is an effortless task for this massager. Despite its specialized zones that target the upper back, lower back or full back, your friend’s whole body will feel pampered.
Meditation Goodies to Ease That Racing Mind
When you’re stressed out and need to meditate, sitting on the floor can be uncomfortable — and that defeats the purpose of trying to relax. Fortunately, seated cushions like the Node Fitness buckwheat and cotton cushion were created to make meditation sessions more enjoyable. Gifting this special pillow will support your friend’s body so they won’t feel low back, knee or hip pain.