30 Self-Care Gifts For Friends Who Need Some Love

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There's no present that someone will value more than the gift of some quality me-time. If you have a friend in need or just want to surprise someone with a present for the holidays, then why not give them a gift that helps them practice a little self care?

Self care is simply taking an action to look after yourself and improve your health, wellness, and happiness whenever you need it. It's hard to pencil in time for self-care with busy schedules, so a friend or family member would really appreciate it if you remind them to take some time out for themselves with a gift. Here are 30 self care gift ideas to give as a present.

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1. A Self-Care Journal

A self care journal best way to jot down your thoughts and practice mindfulness daily and recognise your potential. The Self Care Playbook is brimming with exercises and prompts to build positive mental habits with guided exercises and affirmations.

2. A Jar Full of Affirmations

There's nothing more thoughtful and a jar full of hand written notes telling someone how amazing they are and how much they mean to you. Get creative and artsy with this DIY project and write some motivational quotes for your friend and tell them to open one every day. Or you can get a pre-made jar of affirmations on Etsy.

3. A Cookie Baking Kit

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Cookie jar baking gift set
A fun and cute gift to give to someone is a ready-to-bake cookie kit, with all the ingredients to make your favourite cookies in cute little jars. This gives the recipient some time to have fun baking them as well prompting them to take some time out of their day to relax, and you might get a cookie at then end, win win!

4. Lost Connections by Johann Hari

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Lost Connections by Johann Hari
This book has been a life-changing read for many and explores the importance of connections with others and the science of depression and anxiety. Lost Connections helps to understand the importance of connecting with others in our mental health and I've encouraged so many people to read this, a great gift idea!

5. An Amazon Prime Video subscription

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Amazon Prime Video
Give someone the gift of taking some time to chill out and watch some movies or a new series on Amazon Prime. They can also get use of prime membership privileges like free shipping, amazon prime music and free Kindle e-books.

6. A Spa Day Voucher

Nothing says self care like a well deserved spa day. Treat your loved one to a massage or spa day, you could even book it for the two of you to enjoy!

7. A Motivational Mug
What better way to remind someone to stay positive than with their cup of tea in the morning! A motivational 'Yes You Can' mug like this will give someone a constant reminder to be happy and look after themselves.

8. A Motivational Wall Print
Having visual reminders in your home to stay positive are a great way to lift your mood, so why not gift someone a lovely 'You Can Do It' print with a motivational quote.

9. A Self-Care Box


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Self-Care Gift Box
A Self-Care Gift box is a great all round present for someone who needs some TLC. Pakced with spa gifts, candles, bath bombs, sweets, hot chocoalte, tea, and more, this box will put a smile on anyone's face.

10. Motivational Stationary

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'Positive Vibes Only' Pencils
Gift your friend some cute pencils with positive vibes and motivational quotes to remind them to be happy everyday when they go to work.

11. A Light Box
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Light Box with letters
Light boxes are such a nice addition to your bedroom and you can write any positive quote with the letters on it. Who wouldn't look this funky inspiring gift in their house.

12. An Inspirational Friendship Card

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Friendship Card
Sometimes people just need a little reminder of how bloody brilliant they are so why not give someone a card with a heartfelt message on why they're pretty damn amazing. You could brighten someones day so much by a motivational card.

13. A Motivational Quote Pin

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'You've Got This' pin
Pins are such a cute way to accessorise any outfit or bag and why not give someone a pin with a motivational quote like this 'You've Got This' pin to remind them to stay strong and slay their goals.

14. A Skincare Package
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The Ordinary skincare gift set
Self-care means looking after the physical you as well as your mind so give the gift of indulgence with a premium self care gift set and let your friend pamper themselves while looking fresh and feeling radiant.

15. An Aromatherapy Candle

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Jo Malone English Pear & Fressia
Give your friend the gift of beautiful aromas in their home with a beautiful scented candle from Jo Malone. Having warm inviting scents in your room can really improve your mood and add to relaxation.

16. Aromatic Bath Salts

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Bathe. bath salts
Don't they just sound lovely? Most people's go to self care aid - a warm relaxing bath. We often don't take time out of our busy schedules for a nice bath so gift someone these Aromatic Bath Salts to give the reminder to take some time out and chill.

17. An Afternoon Tea Experience

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Afternoon tea day experience
Buy someone a voucher for afternoon tea at a lovely hotel or cafe and sit back and relax with some much needed TLC. Book an afternoon off with your mum or a friend and treat them to some high tea. Why not purchase an Afternoon Tea deal for the both of you to enjoy? Win win!

18. You Are A Badass Book

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'You are a badass' Jen Sincero

This is the best self-help book for people wanting to improve their lives. Gift this book to someone who needs reminding of what a badass they are and how to beat those insecurities and reach their goals. You Are A Badass is the ultimate self care gift for those who need a little reminding of how great they are.

19. A Cozy Blanket

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Wool knit blanket
There's nothing nicer than cosying up with a big woolen knit blanket, so why not give someone the ultimate gift of luxury with a cosy wool blanket for their home.

20. A Chocolate Hamper

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Hotel Chocolate chocolate hamper gift box
Sometimes all we need is some TLC in the form of chocolate. You're guaranteed to win best gift of the year with a luxury chocolate hamper with a selection of gorgeous chocolate gifts. You might just have to buy another one for yourself!

21. Funky Pyjamas

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Prosecco pyjamas
Everyone loves getting pyjamas as a gift, right? If you have a friend that loves a little partying then they'll appreciate these 'Sleeping off my proseccover' pyjamas. Who doesn't want to be comfy when they have a hangover?!

22. A Water Bottle Tracker

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Pink water tracker bottle
A gift of encouragement, especially good for someone trying to improve their health and fitness, is a water bottle with a tracker. This bottle tells you how much water you should drink by a certain time, a great gift for those of us who forget to drink up!

23. An Aromatic Room Diffuser

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Essentail oils room diffuser
This gift is one-up from your regular reed diffuser, so why not gift someone this luxury essentail oil room diffuser which will leave any room smelling lovely. This light fragrant mist will bring beautiful aromas to any home and has calming led colours.

24. A Luxury Night Cream

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Elemis pro-definition night cream
Most people tend not to splurge out on skincare because they're prioritising so many other things, but why not give your friend a gift of luxury with an Elemis night cream which is guaranteed to add some TLC to their night routine while looking after their skin.

25. Pillow Spray
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'This works' deep sleep pillow spray
Sleep plays an important part in feeling good during the day so if you have a friend who needs to take some time out and destress about work then this deep sleep pillow spray is the gift for them. Spray across your pillow every night for some relaxing infusions to help you drift off.

26. Rose Gold Headphones
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Rose gold in ear headphones
Have a friend who could really use some new headphones? Treat someone to a new pair of rose gold wireless bluetooth earphones and let them enjoy listening to their fave tunes in style.

27. Michelle Obama Pocket Wisdom Book

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Michelle Obama Pocket Wisdom
What better way to spark some inspiration into a friends life than from a very inspirational woman herself, Michelle Obama. This little book is full of wise and inspirational words from Michelle.

28. An Inspirational Phone Case

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You Are Amazing phone case
We're constantly looking at our phones so what would be nicer than a constant reminder of how great you are? Gift your friend this mirrored inspirational phone case and let them know how amazing you think they are!

29. A Pop Socket

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Diamond pop socket
Add a little shine to someone's phone with this diamond pop socket. This is a nice little gift idea to add to a self-care hamper or as part of your gift box for a friend.

30. A Face Mask Gift Set


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Sand & Sky pink clay mask
No self care night is complete without a luxury face mask. Gift your friend this Sand & sky Australian pink clay face mask so they can relax and unwind with a nice hot bath while detoxifying and brightening their skin with this lovely mask.

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    Hello everyone i want to testify of the great and powerful spell caster named Priest Ade who brought back my ex who left me and got engaged to another girl,We where happy together when all of a sudden he just change he used to call me every morning and and night before going to bed but all that stopped when i call him he yell at me and told me he didn't want to have anything to do with me anymore i was so sad and confused i didn't know what to do then i went online to search on how to get back my ex then i found an article where someone was talking about how the great and powerful Priest Ade helped her and she left his email address i took it and contacted him i told him my problem he only smiled and told me to relax everything will be OK i did everything he asked me to do and he assured me that after 24hrs he will be back,To my greatest surprise the next morning it was my boyfriend he came back knelling and begging for me to accept him back now we are so happy together he can also help you contact him

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