Posted on: December 20, 2021 Posted by: A.L. Jonas Comments: 0
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Everyone wants to have a better life. This holiday season, why not give something that will improve the life of the recipient? Here are some ideas of gifts to a better life:

Health & Wellness

1.Gratitude Notebook

A gratitude journal is actually a diary of all the things that you are grateful for. Gifting someone a gratitude journal is a way of telling them that you care for them and that you want them to focus on all the positive things in their life.


Plants represent life. They give us oxygen and lighten up the space. Plants help us relax. Gifting a plant to someone means you care about them and you care about their health and overall wellness. Unlike other gifts, plants do not expire. They can last for a long time as long as the receiver cares for them and nurtures them.

3. Reusable Water Bottle

About 60% of the human body is water. That is why health experts recommend drinking at least eight 8-ounces of water each day. Unfortunately, especially when we are on the go, we forget to drink at least the minimum glasses required a day. True, there are bottled waters available for purchase everywhere. However, carrying reusable water bottles is much better not just for the environment but for the individual as well. Not only is it cheaper but it is also free from harmful chemicals that are present in plastics.

4. Scented Candles

Scented candles play an essential role in our mood, stress levels and overall mental health. The soothing effect of candles stimulates our brain and helps release happy hormones such as serotonin and dopamine. Thus, it is effective in reducing stress levels.

5. Teas

Teas has always been a part of traditional Eastern medicine. This is supported by numerous studies which have shown that regularly drinking tea is advantageous to a person’s health and overall wellness. Health benefits vary depending on the type of tea. There are many varieties of teas to choose from depending on taste preferences and needs. In fact, the benefits go beyond treating seasonal colds and flu. Drinking tea can actually help with the following:

  • Boost Energy and the Immune System
  • Fight and Prevent certain Types of Cancer
  • Reduce Weight
  • Improves Heart and Mental Health
  • Aids Digestion
  • Regulates Blood Sugar

Success & Happiness

1. Books

Reading is important for growth and development. It helps shape our thought processes, beliefs and mindset. Books also inspire us to dream and do better in life. They open our mind to a world of imagination and see endless possibilities that we never knew were possible in the first place. Furthermore, reading is also good for our health. It improves memory, brain functioning and fosters concentration. It also helps the reader grow as a person for reading helps increase our knowledge and vocabulary.

2.Experience Gifts / Activity Vouchers

Gift your loved ones a unique, memorable and impactful gift. Bring them somewhere new, fun and exciting. Create memories together. Add layers of excitement that can lead to deeper feelings of happiness. It can be a trip to a theme park, watch a play or even a picnic at the park. You can also learn something new together like a cooking class or art class. You can also opt for an activity voucher so the receiver can enjoy the activity with a loved one.

3. Framed Memento

If you have shared something special together, you can frame a photo or souvenir. In this way that person will be reminded of special moments. The memento can also be related to something important or milestones in life. The framed ‘accomplishments’ can serve as a reminder to never give up and believe in one’s self. Good things will come.

4. Planner

Every successful person keeps a planner. Why? For one, a planner is crucial for effective time management. It helps prioritize tasks and it enhances productivity. In addition, It helps lessen stress because it helps maintain effective schedules. Thus, a person who keeps a planner is not overwhelmed by so many things to do because a planner helps plan, sort out and deal with important tasks first. This in turn helps lower panic and anxiety of failing to meet obligations. A bonus benefit is a planner can serve as a record of appointments, notes and tasks accomplished.

5. Storage Organizer

An organizer helps boost creativity. It saves you time. Imagine the frustration of looking for missing items amidst a busy day? Having a storage organizer can help prevent that. It can also keep your space clean and organized. This is also good for your health and mental well-being because a cluttered environment leads to stress. A storage organizer can help remove or reduce clutter.

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