Studies show that although 64% of people believe that self-care can improve their lives, only 30% of Americans set aside time in their schedule for self-care. This is alarming because there are many lifestyle improvements and health benefits to normalizing self-care.
Do you have someone in your life that isn’t setting aside the much-needed time for self-care? Keep reading to learn about five self care gifts that you can give to someone in your life who needs a break.
1. Essential Oil Diffuser
Natural plant extracts are used in aromatherapy, a holistic healing method, to support health and well-being. By using essential oils, aromatherapy enhances your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.
Oil diffusers break down essential oils into smaller particles and diffuse them into the air. By using one in your home, you can push these oils into the air.
Aromatherapy is an effective tool to relieve anxiety and depression, improve the overall quality of life, and improve sleep. This makes an essential oil diffuser a great gift for someone in your life who needs to take a breath and relax.
2. Spa Gift Sets
A self care gift basket is filled with everything you need to have a relaxing spa day in the comfort of your own home. These gift baskets may include scented bath salts, natural oils, body mist, lotion, and more.
Pamper gift sets are a great way to pack up a spa day for at-home use. With a spa gift set, you can relax all day by soaking in the bath or giving yourself a manicure. If you are interested in buying one for a hardworking co-worker or friend, you can either buy a pre-packaged set or customize your own.
3. Massage Gun
Massage guns or “percussion massagers” use deep oscillation and vibration to massage tense muscles. With nearly 65 million Americans suffer from back pain. This is often a result of lingering tension in their back. In fact, Georgetown’s Health Policy Institute shared that back pain is the 6th most common condition in the United States.
Massages reduce stress and increase relaxation by improving circulation and working out knots and lactic acid build-up in your muscles. Regularly getting massages can help people manage their back pain, boost their mental health and lower their stress levels.
4. Luxury Weighted Robe
Most robes act as a transitional piece of clothing between the shower and your next. However, outfit luxury robes can actually be used as a tool to help you relax.
Weighted robes emit a sense of comfort to the wearer by soothing the nervous system through applied pressure. Weighted blankets and robes both are able to ease stress and improve sleep quality.
5. Pedicure Gift Certificate
If you have a friend who is overworked, you can surely brighten their day with a pedicure gift certificate. This is also a great addition to a self care gift set. Giving someone the chance to pamper themselves is a great way to say “thank you” and show them that they are truly appreciated.
Pedicures are great for your foot health and are a great way to treat yourself. Regular pedicures can help improve your mental health, boost nail health and promote healthy blood circulation.
Indulge Others With Self Care Gifts
Engaging in a self-care routine can help to reduce anxiety and stress while improving overall concentration and energy. Start treating the hardworking people in your life with self care gifts.
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