This year, we’re ignoring our inner procrastinator and getting a head start on our holiday lists. For the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing gift guides on the blog, handpicking the perfect gifts for kids, explorers, gardeners, and more.
Today, we’re sharing our favorite health & wellness gifts, featuring selections for serious athletes, yogis, herbalists, and even wellness newcomers.
For the Yogi
Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley: A body-positive, emotionally uplifting approach to yoga in a book that will help every reader seamlessly integrate it into his or her life.
Jade Harmony Yoga Mat: Jade’s most popular, slip-resistant yoga mat is made from eco-friendly natural tree rubber.
Namaste, Bitches Wall Calendar: ‘Namaste in bed.’ Every month, a cheeky saying and illustration that pairs the om of yoga practice with the “I can’t even” of real life.
For the Herbalist
The Herbal Apothecary by JJ Pursell: Learn about 100 of the most important medicinal plants with striking photographs and step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, and salves.
Granite Mortar and Pestle: The highest rated mortar and pestle to grind your own herbs and spices.
Sun Potion Gift Certificate: Meet the ultimate supplier of medicinal plants, superfoods, and tonic herbs.
The Ayurveda Way by Ananta Ripa Ajmera: A celebrated Ayurveda teacher offers an inspiring introduction to this ancient Indian medical tradition, which is more popular than ever.
For the Athlete
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook by Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine: A comprehensive guide to meatless dishes that can power you through any workout.
FitBit Alta Fitness Tracker: Track your activity levels, sleep patterns, calories burned, and more with this small wrist band.
ClassPass Membership: A monthly membership offers access to thousands of fitness studios across the country and top-notch workout videos.
For the Wellness Newbie
The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness by Paula Poundstone: Offering herself up as a human guinea pig in a series of thoroughly unscientific experiments, Poundstone tries out a different get-happy hypothesis in each chapter of her hilarious data-driven search.
Headspace Annual Subscription: Get a year’s worth of guided meditation through the popular smartphone app.
Herbivore Botanicals ‘Calm’ Dead Sea Bath Salts: A calming blend of bath salts that uses floral ylang ylang and natural vanilla to relax the mind, and Himalayan Pink Salt crystals to detoxify the body.
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