18 Wellness Gifts for Everyone in Your Life
From a French linen robe for the homebody to a bicycle basket for the eco-friendly commuter, here are 18 gifts that’ll help your favourite people feel good.
Flax Home’s The Robe
Cut from lightweight French linen, this robe makes the perfect piece to treat as a WFH uniform. It comes in two colours and is said to get softer and cozier after every wash.
Allbird’s The Pom Beanie
A warm wool hat is a necessity in Canada, and this super-soft pom-topped beanie (which comes in three colourways) is a perfect pick.
Brené Brown’s Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
University of Texas professor, bestselling author and famed podcast host Brené Brown’s fifth book is for anyone who may need a boost of hope or encouragement to take a second chance in life. Released on November 30, the book identifies the skills needed to make meaningful connections and shares tools for recognizing new opportunities.
Smartwool’s Merino Baselayer
Help your loved one stay warm during early morning dog walks with this merino wool jacket, designed to keep the wearer comfortable and support their range of motion.
B.Yoga’s New Beginnings + The Class on Demand
For the wannabe yogi (or the one who is in serious need for an equipment-refresh) this bundle makes the perfect gift. It comes with a yoga mat for the routine and a cork block and practice strap to enhance flexibility. The bundle also includes one-month access to The Class Digital Studio. (Don’t know about The Class yet? Here’s what you’re missing.)
Little Renegades’ Mindful Kids Activity Cards
For loved ones with little ones, give the gift of zen with these pretty mindfulness cards. Complete with watercolour illustrations, these whimsical sets can teach kids how to be calm, practice gratitude and stretch their minds and bodies.
VdeV’s Zen Face Planter
The plant parent may love the idea of lending a face to one of their plant babies, and this planter can do just that.
Ecologyst’s The Anorak Jacket
This organic cotton jacket was designed in Victoria, B.C., and is ideal for anyone who frequently trudges through soggy, rainy days (West Coasters, we’re looking at you!). It’s water-repellent and comes with an adjustable hood to help keep the wearer dry.
Cadence’s “Build Your 6” Capsules
For the frequent flyer, these little leakproof, BPA-free containers are an ideal travel companion. Choose your label for each—whether that be “vitamins,” “face cream” or a sunshine symbol—and each container will magnetically snap together to make transporting their contents even easier.
$86 for six, keepyourcadence.com
Baba Tree’s Bicycle Basket
For the friend who likes to bike to the weekend farmers’ market or tour around the city during the week, this handwoven, hand-dyed bicycle basked makes a beautiful gift.
Cheek Peach Design’s Botanical Sunrise Notebook/Journal
With a cover that boasts flowers representing self-discovery and personal growth, this lined-paged notebook is the perfect spot to record dreams, goals and other thoughts. (Learn how journal writing can make you healthier.)
Apple’s Watch Series 7
Give the gift of fit-tech with the new Apple Watch, which can help users stay active, mindful and safe. With its intuitive design and new features like fall detection, this watch is an ideal gift for seniors on your list.
Club Monaco’s Cashmere Blend Socks
Give the gift of toasty tootsies with these soft cashmere socks that feel oh-so-luxurious.
Party Mountain Paper’s Clueless Colouring Book
Studies show colouring has health benefits as it requires people to refocus their attention, which relaxes the brain and relieves it of disturbing thoughts. This colouring book, inspired by the movie Clueless, is perfect for the millennial or Gen-Xer in your life who’s in need of rumination relief.
Hernest Project’s Logan Sleep and Lounge Tee and Tobeme Sleep and Lounge Short
Made out of eco-friendly Tencel, these silky-soft pieces are perfect for sleeping in and lounging around the home.
Lovehoney’s 12 Days of Play Sex Toy Advent Calendar for Women
Give 12 days of pleasurable gifts with this advent calendar filled with items that’ll encourage exploration in the bedroom. Think: vibrators, Kegel balls, butt plugs and a whole lot of fun. (Also, here’s how to clean your sex toys the right way.)
The North Face’s Women’s Nuptse Mule
Consider these shoes for the winter warrior who braves the outdoors no matter how low temperatures drop. The down-filled top will keep feet warm and comfortable and the rubber outsole will help prevent slipping.