Mental wellbeing is more important than ever, so we’ve put together a list of Gift Ideas for Self-Care to encourage taking a little time for yourself.

Jolly Festive Gift Ideas for Self-Care 2021

Well there’s no denying it, the last two years have been tough. We’ve all been pushed to our limits in different ways, whether it be physically, mentally or emotionally and self-care is now more important than ever.  

We’ll be honest here, we’re not going to pretend that any of the items included in our Gift Ideas for Self-Care are going to magically make all life’s problems disappear…but hopefully they will encourage you to take a couple of moments for yourself, to reflect on what you have been through (whatever that might be) and help you to feel a little more centered and present.  

The ideas here are absolutely shared with self-gifting in mind – you have our express permission! – but each would make a fabulously thoughtful treat for a friend too!

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Frankie Bridge Grow


A must-read for all mums, Frankie’s Bridge’s second book looks at maternal mental health and gives an honest and relatable outlook. 

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A Year Of Dates Personalised Self-Care Ideas Box

Self-Care Ideas Box

A personalised box of activities that encourages the recipient to engage in self-care and relaxation. 

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The Positive Planner

The Positive Planner

This 12-week planner is dedicated to self-care with quotes, illustrations and mindful activities. 

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Britain Loves Baking Mindful & Wellness Baking Box Gingerbread

Mindful Baking Box

Practise mindfulness through baking with Britain Loves Baking’s mindful & wellness baking box. With two flavour options to choose from and vegan version available, this makes a fantastic self-care gift. 

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Be sure to check out our other gift ideas!  We’ve got suggestions for everyone from the cook to the homebody, the athlete to the Mum friend as well as babies & toddlers, children, and the men in your life!  Not forgetting our furry pet friends too!

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You are F_£ing Magical Colouring Book

Adult Colouring Book

Adults only for this colouring book from Bridget Coloring Press, filled with motivational sayings. Grab those colouring pencils!

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Too Wordy Inhale The Future Print

Wall Art

This wall art from Too Wordy is a great reminder for us all to stay present. 

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Spread Joy With a Kindness Advent Calendar

Add a sprinkling of festive cheer in your community with a Kindness Advent Calendar. Because no act of kindness is too small.

The Little Blanket Shop Luxury Lounger Weighted Blanket

Weighted Blanket

Snuggle under this weighted blanket from Luxury Lounger and feel your anxiety start to ease with that little extra deep pressure input. 

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The Hygge Game

The Hygge Game

A Danish word for enjoying the good things in life, the concept of Hygge is becoming increasingly popular. This game focuses on bringing loved ones together to share stories, both big and small. 

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QuiFit Motivational Water Bottle

Motivational Water Bottle

We all know water is good for our health, and this water bottle from QuiFit helps us towards our daily water intake goal with motivational words!

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Sanctuary Spa Pillow Spray

Pillow Spray

You can’t put a price on a good night’s sleep! This vegan and cruelty free pillow spray from The Sanctuary Spa helps you fall asleep faster and for longer. 

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Gifts for the Mum Friend

Click below to check out our ideas to keep any mum friends happy this Christmas!

Frankie Bridge Open


Sunday Times bestseller, Frankie’s Bridge’s first book explores her journey with mental health and provides insight into living with depression & anxiety. 

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Kate Brigden Ceramics Incense Sticks

Incense Sticks

This set of incense sticks from Kate Bridgen Ceramics, includes 30 sticks each made from plant-based fragrances. 

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T2 Random Acts of Tea

Random Acts of Tea

T2’s Random Acts of Tea encourages a focus on the act of tea making and drinking to promote a cup half full outlook.  Complete with positive saying for each teabag.

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Good Vibes, Good Life Book

Good Vibes, Good Life

This bestseller by Vex King, is readable, relatable and inspirational. A great guide for anyone on their own mental health journey.  

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Modo Creative Mini Mindful Moments Candle Set

Mindful Moments Candle Set

Handmade from beeswax, this set from Modo Creative is the perfect relaxing gift. Light a candle and take some time, just for you, as it burns down. 

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Bread & Jam Personalised Reasons Why You're Wonderful

Reasons Why You're Wonderful

And why not pass on the self-care love with this personalised gift from Bread & Jam. Come up with 10 reasons why you think someone is wonderful and they’ll make a individualised set just for them. 

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What about a homemade gift…?

What other gift ideas for self-care have you got up your sleeve?  Do let us know in the comments below!  What else would you like to see on our guide?

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