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5 Thoughtful Wellness Gifts To Lift Your Friends Spirits

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Friendship, alongside family, is the most important thing in the world. 

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Walter Winchell.

If you think one of your friends may be, for example, feeling overwhelmed with motherhood, drained by SADs, or at the end of their tether in a relationship. Here are five thoughtful wellness gifts that could help to lift your friends’ spirits or cope with their worries.

Aromatherapy Oils

Each essential oil has its effect on the mind and body. For instance, some help people to sleep, and others calm anxiety. 

Here are a few essential oils you may want to consider gifting to your friend;

Lavender oil: A relaxing aroma often used to relieve anxiety and soothe people to sleep.

Lemon oil: An invigorating citrusy oil used to awaken a person’s senses and energize them.

Rose oil: Eases stress and anxiety and can also be used as part of a beauty regime to enhance the appearance of skin.

Home-Made Beauty Pack

A beauty pack gives your friend the means and opportunity to unwind by indulging in a pamper session.  

Here are a few things you might want to include:

  • Facemasks
  • Soothing eye mask 
  • Exfoliating scrub
  • Bath bombs
  • Nail polish 

You can buy inexpensive boxes or a gift bag to place all the treats inside before gifting them to your friend.

CBD Relaxation Set

You may have heard of cbd gummies uk they’re often used to calm anxiety and nerves. 

Each CBD supplement has additional benefits, and so you may want to do some research to find out which ones would be most fitting for your friend.

Soft, Cozy Robe

A cuddly, warm robe will never go a miss as a thoughtful gift. Putting on a soft, heavy robe is an easy way for your friend to experience almost instant relaxation. And there are so many to choose from. You can find thick robes to suit all budgets, from M&S to Primark. 

If you want to spoil your friend, maybe even add in some matching cosy slippers.

Window Sill Succulents

Being in the presence of greenery is vital for your mental health. It encourages feelings of calm and relaxation and enables us to clear a cloudy mind. 

However, if your busy friend struggles to find time to venture outdoors, gifting a window sill succulent could be the perfect present. 

There are many indoor plants to choose from, and you can buy them from stores like home bargains and Homebase. Succulents are ideal because they’re easy to look after. 

Here are five to think of buying for your friend;

  • Snake plant
  • Panda plant
  • Jade plant
  • Aloe Vera
  • Burro’s Tail 

Just be mindful of whether your friend has pets as some succulents such as the Jade plant and aloe vera are toxic to animals.

Some gifts are big. Others are small. But the ones that come to the heart are the best gifts of all. — Tinku Razoria.

Rachael is a 31 year old mum to 10 year old Luke and 5 year old Oscar. She lives in England and writes about family life, crafts, recipes, parenting wins(and fails), as well as travel, days out, fashion and living the frugal lifestyle.

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