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Comforting and Relaxing Gifts for Anxious People

Gifts for anxious people are not all that hard to find. Any present that is relaxing or pampering is appreciated.

Even people who aren’t necessarily anxious, but just stressed with adulting and life in general can benefit from most of these products.

If you are on the hunt for the perfect gift for an anxious person, take a gander at these suggestions.

As most of our readers know, I have chronic issues with anxiety.

It’s part of the bundle package of mental health challenges that I possess.

While you see my sister off traveling and bumping elbows with celebs, I’m trying to not faint when I go to my corner CVS.

Needless to say, I’d consider any one of these items to be a blessing as a present.

Girl with her head in her hands.

Gifts for Anxious People

Comforting Items

Aromatherapy can be very comforting.

Make your home smell like freshly baked treats or fresh as the fallen snow with the revolutionary Aera Diffuser.

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I surround myself in eucalyptus when I am extra anxious.

If you haven’t explored CBD as an option, I encourage you to do so.

It took me a while to look into CBD for anxiety, but I am so glad I finally did.

Vena CBD Bites deliver 25 mg of CBD per delicious lemony bite.

CBD is shown to help reduce stress, increase memory processing, and stimulate a positive mood.

Of course, there are many other vitamins and herbs that help people chill in a safe and natural way. Please consult a doctor before taking anything.

Cani-Stress Spray

A handy little spray bottle to carry with you and use anytime you feel overwhelmed. A safe, but powerful blend of the following ingredients:

  • Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12
  • L-Theanine
  • Folic Acid
  • Strawberry / Vanilla Flavor
  • Thiamin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Lavender Flower, Lemon Balm Leaf, Passion Flower Herb, Magnolia Bark

Just a few spritzes under the tongue will have you feeling a bit more chill and ready to tackle your day!

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New wearable tech can detect tension and remind you to take calming breaths. 

I haven’t tried a weighted blanket yet, but I’ve heard nothing but great things.

The weight of the blanket is supposed to feel like a hug.

They are a little pricey, but what’s more important than your health?

I plan to try one soon, and I’ll be sure to report back.

Update: I did try a weighted blanket. <– click for the full post.

Relaxing Items

Anxious people need to find what works for them as far as relaxing hobbies go.

For me, they change depending on my mood.

Sometimes my racing thoughts require something mind-numbing like watching TV or getting lost in a book.

Enchanted Coloring Book
$12.99
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Sometimes I have a lot of nervous energy that I like to channel into a puzzle, word games, or an adult coloring book.

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Noise Blocking Products

There are times when I feel like crawling into a hole.

I would like to burrow into my bed and be surrounded by darkness. Some days even the smallest noises feel like a full body assault.

Bed Canopy
$115.99
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There are products to help shield anxious people from noises that other people may not even notice.

Distracting Gifts

This also depends on the person.

I keep my mind extremely busy with work.

Sometimes a good book helps, or binge watching a show on a streaming service.

Gift subscriptions to Kindle Unlimited, Netflix, Amazon Videos, or Hulu are a great choice.

Some people may play video games to keep their mind focused.

It helps if you know what the person’s hobbies are.

Artificial Tropical Fish Aquarium
$32.99
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Heck, even watching a fish tank can be therapeutic.

Pampering at Home

These go along with relaxing items, but more like at-home spa treatments.

Vena CBD Soaking Salts
$24.95

Level up your next bath with these soaking salts. The perfect blend of ingredients to melt away your stress and leave you invigorated for your day.

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Vena CBD soaking salts contain pure CBD isolate to help reduce inflammation, eucalyptus oil to relieve sore muscles, jojoba oil to rehydrate skin, and Epsom salt to detoxify your body and reduce stress.

Emerge from the bath feeling like a new person with soft skin, a relaxed body, and a soothed mind.

The Bed of Nails is one of my favorites.

I also have the best foot massager on the planet.

HoMedics Foot Massager with Heat
$49.99

If you're looking for a foot massager that does more than vibrate, this one is pure heaven. The heated, rotating massagers really get in there and knead the tension away. Absolute must for people on their feet all day!

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Seriously, it has to be this one only. No substitutions.

Anything that alleviates tension.

Nervous people tend to flex their muscles without even realizing it.

My default state is basically doing isometrics.

Body Back Buddy
$29.95

Get those hard-to-reach spots anywhere on your body! When you're trying to DIY a massage, the back buddy is here to help. Apply as much or as little pressure as you need to the most stubborn knots using this handy tool!

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Sore muscles make matters worse, so anything that helps me loosen up is a treasured item around here.

A magnesium deficiency can also contribute to anxiety. Read about the benefits of magnesium here.

Top Pick
Magnesium Lotion

Help get more magnesium by rubbing this soothing balm on your aches and pains!

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Magnesium lotion is an affordable gift idea for anyone with anxiety.

Funny Gifts

Laughter is the best medicine, as we all know.

If you know that your person won’t be offended, consider a funny item.

Heck, we definitely are not alone – there are so many introverts, people with anxiety, and stressed humans out there.

We might as well all laugh about it a little.

Gifts for Anxious People Under $25

No need to spend mega bucks on a gift.

There are plenty of stocking-stuffers or gift options under $25.

There are even several items under $10. (At the time of posting this.)

Do you have anything to add to gifts for anxious people?

Jen Temcio

Wednesday 1st of November 2017

I have anxiety issues and see a lot of things that would make great gifts for me. The tees are pretty funny!

Mama to 6 Blessings

Wednesday 1st of November 2017

What a great selection. My daughter wants a lava lamp for Christmas. I have never seen jellyfish ones, she would love this!

Kristi

Tuesday 31st of October 2017

This is a great list to keep in mind for those that have anxiety as well as others that are hard to buy for.

Dawn Nieves

Tuesday 31st of October 2017

I want that jellyfish for my office. These are some great ideas. My sister suffers from anxiety and I have a few ideas for her now.

Audrey

Tuesday 31st of October 2017

These are such great ideas! I have a friend with severe anxiety, and things that cause her to have to really engage her brain are a big help to her.

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