Top 5 Self-Care Gifts of 2018

December 10, 2018

  So maybe you’re the type of person who already has your holiday shopping completely done (insert golf clap here). But if you, like me, have found yourself in just a TINY bit of a busy season and you may or may not have more than half your list to shop for still, have no […]

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So maybe you’re the type of person who already has your holiday shopping completely done (insert golf clap here).

But if you, like me, have found yourself in just a TINY bit of a busy season and you may or may not have more than half your list to shop for still, have no fear – your Self Care Bestie is here! (insert thunderous round of applause here).

I’m keeping my gift giving super simple this year (for obvious reasons), but I’m always in favor of giving the gift of self-care.  I’ve done the hard work for you, and now all you have to do is click away on the links, add these little self-care gems to your cart and bada bing bada boom, you can feel good about checking those last few (or first few!) people off your list!

Hygge Box

I can’t say enough good things about Hygge box!  If you or your loved ones are as hygge obsessed as I am, then you need to order this box for them (or #treatyoself) stat!  I have ordered this box for myself, as well as for friends, and all of us have loved it!  You can choose from the regular box (4-5 items) or deluxe box (6-7 items), both of which include the essential elements of hygge like soft light, tasty treats, and hot drinks.  Every box is different, so you never know what you’re going to get – but you know you’re giving (or getting) a super fun assortment of hyggelig items.  And if you’re reading this and wondering what in the heck “hygge” is, I recommend you watch my free webinar on all things hygge! 😉

Note:  At the time this was written, there is a wait list for the December Hygge Box – if that is still the case, I highly suggest checking out the Go Love Yourself Box, which, in December, is hygge themed and will include a copy of The Little Book of Hygge – a must own for all hygge lovers!!

Comfy basics

Let’s be real:  comfy clothes are where it’s at.  I’m talking soft tanks, pj pants, leggings, and sweatshirts…can I get an amen?!  I’m the type of person who loves and appreciates the comfy basics, but somehow rarely get around to buying them for myself.  But honestly…is there anything better than a fresh white tank?  Well, maybe some cozy lounge pants to go with it!  I’ve linked to a comfy and versatile white tank above, but here are a few other places you can find adorable layering basics your people will want to live in:

The perfect flannel PJ pants

Holiday union suit (so Instagramable!)

Comfort, delivered – Stitch Fix gift card!

Self-Care Workbooks & Printables

Why gift people with  pricey notepads and workbooks that eventually get thrown away half-used?  Step into my etsy shop, my friends, and consider gifting your friends and family with a digital file they can download once and print as often as they would like!  From gratitude journals to thought trackers to workbooks on a variety of self-help topics, you’ll find them all in my sweet lil’ shop.  Why not encourage those close to you to start taking care of themselves and prioritize their mental wellbeing this holiday season?  These truly are the self-care gifts that keep on giving! 🙂

Quality Skincare

Kind of without realizing it, Ole Henriksen has become my go-to for top notch skincare.  I started with the Three Little Wonders set when I realized that well into my 30’s is the proper time to start taking proper care of my skin.  I honestly haven’t looked back since!  From face masks that celebrate hygge (#goals) to a skincare Advent calendar set (#amazing), Ole has thought of everything and wrapped it up in the cutest, most hyggelig packaging ever.  These will be presents your girlfriends can’t get enough of! Is it just me, or do you feel a ladies night coming on?

Audible membership or credits

Way back when, I swore that podcasts were for hipsters and I would never listen to them.  Then I started listening to them like all. the. time.  Then I created my own podcast.  Never say never, I guess!

More recently, I started listening to audio books on Audible and I was immediately hooked.  I began with The Conscious Parent, followed by This Naked Mind, and now I’ve even added The Little Book of Hygge to my audio book collection!  Don’t judge me – it’s so fun to listen to the Danish author read it! 😉

Your loved ones (or you) can try Audible free for 30 days, and after that you can buy books one by one or a membership.  Similarly, you can gift people with a single book or a membership (1, 3, 6, or 12 months).  For the podcast freak in your life, there is no better gift IMHO!


So which of these gifts are you excited to give to your besties?  And be honest, which one are you eyeing for yourself?  Remember, self-care is NEVER selfish!  There’s no shame in treating yourself this holiday season (or anytime)!



*Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning I make a small profit if you buy anything using them at no extra cost to you.  Thanks, Bestie! 🙂







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