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25 Healthy Holiday Gifts for Wellness Lovers
Whether you’re a wellness-lover yourself or have one in your life that you want to fill with joy and delight this holiday season, we’ve got you covered. Below are some of our favorite gift ideas to inspire health and happiness!
Spire wearable tracker
Spire records your breathing patterns over time and notifies you when you appear to be stressed, reminding you take a deep breath and stay balanced.
Fitbit activity tracker
Fitbit can track everything from calories burned to steps taken, and even track your sleep patterns. This can help you stay on track with a diverse range of fitness goals.
La Vie Boheme yoga mats and apparel
These mats, blankets, and wearable’s take yoga to a whole new level of fashion. They’re perfect for friends and family who appreciate colorful patterns and inspiring artwork.
Smartwool socks and apparel
Lovers of the outdoors will definitely appreciate the quality and style of this warm and cozy outerwear for the coolest winter activities.
Kitchen and home décor:
Himalayan salt rock lamp
Great for when you want an earthy vibe and low light, these lamps are also said to have the added benefit of purifying the air by releasing negative ions that neutralize positively charged particles.
Reclaimed wood iPad and cookbook holder
A great staple for any cook’s kitchen, this beautiful holder is made in the USA from salvaged, reclaimed wood. It will keep your recipe book open while saving precious counter space and the hassle of losing your place.
Spiral slicer bundle
No kitchen is complete without this nifty bundle that makes versatile veggie noodles out of practically anything!
Multi-purpose herb scissors
A rare kitchen gadget your loved ones might not have yet but will probably swoon over, this handy scissor can chop up herbs and veggies in seconds.
Get more support and comfort during meditation practice with this great variety of sitting cushions, they’re also perfect for company and lounging around too.
Wake up natural light and alarm clock
This unique lamp and alarm clock can simulate natural light with sunrise and sunset settings, along with soothing sounds, and are great for those in the northern hemisphere who don’t get enough sunlight during winter.
Swell non-toxic water bottle
Everybody needs a durable non-toxic water bottle, and this one has the benefit of keeping hot liquids hot and cold liquids cold for up to 12 hours.
Books, cookbooks, and resources:
Discover Your Nutritional Style
A great resource for anyone seeking to uncover the best eating style for them, this book will guide the reader in self-discovery rather than preaching any single diet, written by 2009 IIN graduate Holli Thompson.
The Desire Map 2016 Planner
A unique take on the general ho-hum planner, this special edition by IIN visiting teacher Danielle LaPorte includes prompts for positive declaration, gratitude nudges, and thoughtful questions to ponder as you navigate the year ahead.
Not all cleanses involve deprivation, and we love how comprehensive yet simple and doable this book outlines a cleansing program based on the elimination diet, by IIN graduate Julie Pelaez.
Snacks can be the biggest challenge when it comes to healthy eating, so get inspired with these delicious and simple recipes using superfoods and other wholesome ingredients.
Natural Notes wellness guides
You may not think that highly informative laminated wellness guides are the most exciting gift but trust us, the wellness lover in your life might just LOVE these awesome little booklets, created by Integrative Nutrition graduate Ken Nielsen.
Want even more book suggestions? Check out the top ten books written by Integrative Nutrition grads in the Launch Your Dream Book course.
Bath and beauty:
Farmacy Beauty masks and skin care
Who doesn’t like a little pampering now and then? These natural skin care products are made with medicinal plants and other wholesome ingredients.
Therapeutic grade essential oil set
Give the gift of soothing aromatherapy with this starter set of 14 essential oils, great for personal fragrance, adding to massage oils, or cleaning the home without any pesky toxic chemicals.
Organic Bath Salts
Treat your loved ones to a luxurious bath experience that includes dead sea salt, herbs, and flowers to soothe tight muscles and relieve stress from Angel Face Botanicals
Organic cotton bathrobe
The only thing better than taking a relaxing bath is draping yourself in a soft cotton robe afterwards. This luxurious gift will make you feel warm and rejuvenated.
Edibles and stocking stuffers:
Alter Eco chocolate
The perfect sweet treat made with Fair-Trade chocolate and just the right size to fit in a healthy, happy stocking!
Created by 2007 IIN graduate Kimberly Dobbins, these healthy little morsels are a great snack for anyone on your list. They’re only made with 5 ingredients and are paleo and gluten-free.
Jem nut butters
There is something truly magical about these nut butters, which are made from raw, organic, sprouted almonds and are mixed with superfoods.
For those who have everything:
Still haven’t found the perfect gift? Let your wellness-lovers stock up on their favorite healthy edibles, these gift cards are perfect for foodies!
Thrive Market gift card
The most popular food brands available at lower prices, and searchable by dietary preferences, Thrive Market is like the perfect health food store you can shop right from home.
Nuts.com gift card
Vegetarian? Gluten free? Superfoodie? No problem, this site has an incredible array of healthy snack items, the hardest part will be narrowing down from their amazing selection.
Looking for something more DIY? Get our Gluten Free Recipes Guide here and whip up a tasty healthy treat certain to please even the most discerning palate!
Got any healthy holiday gift ideas to add to this list? Please add in the comments below and then share with the shoppers in your life!