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Finding the perfect holiday gift for someone with anxiety could be tricky. There is an endless list of products that can be used to provide calming effects for anxiety. However, you want to get them something that is useful and effective. We've rounded up our top picks of items that could be major de-stressors. From self-care based beauty treatments to finds that will keep them actively mindful, these gifts are a great way to take care of you and your loved ones' holistic health. Keep reading to see which relaxation techniques need to be on your holiday shopping gift list this season.
— Additional reporting by Macy Cate Williams and Terry Carter
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The Therapy Dough ($15) is a great way to let their frustrations out in a physical and tactical way! It is infused with essential oils for a sensorial experience. Choose between lavender, orange, eucalyptus, and north wood pine.
They can use the Speks Geode Magnetic Fidget Sphere ($27) to build structures that they can break down. The best part? If they shake them in their hand, they'll magically self-align! It comes in a variety of colors as well! It's a great find they can utilize, whether they are working from home or at the office.
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If they use aromatherapy to aid in anxiety relief, a Healing Crystal Perfume Bottle Pendant Necklace ($10) might be a good idea! The pendant opens up so they can add a few drops of their favorite essential oils or even perfume to take on the go. Choose between a variety of healing crystals including amethyst, rose quartz, tiger's eye, and so many more.
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If you're shopping for a loved one who is 21 and above, get them the Lord Jones The Best Sellers Gift Box ($144, originally $180). The set includes their bestselling Old Fashioned Hemp-Derived CBD Gumdrops, High CBD Formula Body Lotion, and Lord Jones Royal Oil.
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You've probably seen this The Five Minute Journal: A Happier You in 5 Minutes a Day ($30) everywhere, but it really does work. If they love to journal or want to embrace being more mindful in their daily life, they'll appreciate this gift. There's something so satisfying about starting and ending the day with gratitude and reflection.
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Whether they are prone to facial tension or love a good pamper session the The Skinny Confidential Hot Mess Ice Roller ($69) is a lifesaver. They can keep it in their freezer for a moment of cooling, soothing relief.
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If you're loved one travels a lot, get them this Ugg Duffield Eye Mask, Pouch & Blanket Travel Set ($98). Not only will they actually use this set but they will endlessly thank you for it during those uncomfortable flights. The set contains a blanket, an eye mask, and a plush zip pouch that doubles as a pillow.
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Upgrade their sleep routine with this pamper-worthy Blissy Dream 4-Piece Mulberry Silk Set ($120–$140). The set contains a pillow case, an eye mask, and two scrunchies. It comes in a variety of prints and colors including tie-dye, silver, white, and pink.
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Get them this stunning Nordstrom Bliss Plush Throw ($40) that looks so luxe and comes in a ton of colors. It's something they'll cuddle with all the time.
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The Mala the Brand Candle ($30) will set the mood with the ultimate sensorial experience. It's a wood-wick candle that crackles as it burns, so it sounds like a relaxing fireplace. It comes in a variety of fresh and cozy scents like silk, cabin fever, fireside, morning dew, and succulent. If you're shopping for someone who loves ASMR, this candle is a must!
If they could use a moment of self-care, get them this 5 Minute Foot Mat & Aromatherapy Balm ($39). The mat has acupressure points to give their feet the love they deserve. The aromatherapy balm has notes of chamomile, bitter orange tree, and mandarin essential oil.
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Start their mornings mindfully with the Cozy Mindfulness Mug ($44), which will encourage them to set intentions for the day and reflect on themself. The vivid blue mandala is perfect for gazing and centering themself for a mini meditation.
How adorable are these Smoko Tayto Potato USB Heated Slippers ($42)?! They're perfect for embracing your inner couch potato. These USB-powered slippers can be plugged into any compatible USB port, like your laptop. If you want to walk around, unplug them and take the warmth all around your home.
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If they love tea, get them this stunningly packaged Vahdam Assorted Tea Gift Set ($40). It contains six flavors: hibiscus rush, sweet cinnamon, vanilla spice, masala chai, English breakfast, and turmeric spice.
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You can't go wrong with this Extra Cozy Hygge Box ($42). It's basically a warm hug in a box containing a pair of rustic cotton-wool socks, a stainless-steel campfire mug with speckles, an unscented block candle, a vegan-leather travel journal, and a pack of hand-crafted salted caramels.
The RENPHO Eye Massager with Heat & Bluetooth Music ($70, originally $80) is an electric shiatsu eye massager that will help relieve the tension from eye fatigue and eye strain. It's a gift that will truly keep on giving and actually help out.
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If they are all about the cozy vibes and enjoying a movie night rather than going out on a Saturday night, they'll absolutely obsess over the The Comfy Original ($45). The oversize microfiber and soft sherpa wearable blanket comes in a variety of colors.
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The Quility Weighted Blanket With Soft Cover ($80) will keep them cozy and feeling secure. The weight is evenly distributed throughout the blanket. It comes in a variety of colors and weights as well.
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Release muscle tension and ease body pains with the Hyperice Hypervolt Bluetooth Percussion Massage Device ($249, originally $350). The powerful tool comes with five different interchangeable heads and has three different speed settings. They can use the app to create custom routines for the ultimate relaxation experience.
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If anyone hasn't told you yet, allow Jessica MacLeish the honor: You've Got This ($11)! This creative, feel-good guide provides writing prompts, coloring book pages and so much more to ensure that your creativity and goals continue to flourish and thrive.