2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Gift Guide

You want to give gifts that are going to help your recipient move forward with their goals. Today I share with you six gifts that do just that. They are at varying price points and address the physical, intellectual, spiritual, occupational, social, and emotional dimensions of our lives in healthy ways. (Note: This post contains affiliate links. Learn more about my policy here.)


Let’s start by addressing the physical dimension with the FlipBelt ($35). Fitness is a huge part of physical wellness, and running is a great way to stay fit.

This nifty wide band stretchy belt has pockets inside big enough to hold a phone, cash, ID, keys, earbuds, even a water bottle (they sell one that fits inside perfectly!). One reviewer said it’s a “game changing product for running.”  People have run marathons with this on. Buy it now.


Moving on to the intellectual side of things, I present to you: Better Than Before By Gretchen Rubin ($17).

If your recipient likes to read, a book will always be a good gift. Figure out what topic he or she is interested in and find a book about it! This one talks about forming good habits, which I think everyone can benefit from. Buy it now.


Next up, on the spiritual dimension, we’ve got this Leather Journal ($17).

One great tool for spiritual wellness is a journal. This could be used for diary-type journaling, prayer journaling, or whatever thoughts need to be gotten out. I like using a journal as a companion to my devotional. This one is real leather, refillable, and has lined pages. Buy it now.


Occupational wellness depends a lot on what kind of work your gift recipient does, but who wouldn’t love a Sticky Note Organizer ($12)?

Sticky notes are helpful at work with nearly any job. With this bundle, your gift recipient will never run out and will always know right where to find them. Buy it now.


In the social realm, things like tickets to an event or nice restaurant are great because it allows you to spend time with your loved one. If you’re looking for a tangible object, an entertaining essential like this Serving Platter ($40) is a great option.

This platter would be perfect for entertaining a few friends or a big group. It comes with these three ceramic bowls to corral the scoopable items and a ridge around the edge to catch any juices from soft cheese or fruit. Buy it now.


Last but not least, we have the emotional dimension. For that, I’ve chosen this Adult Coloring Book ($7).

Believe it or not, there has been a big trend of coloring for adults. It’s for good reason; it can be very relaxing and even meditative.  This one should be able to keep your gift recipient engaged for endless hours of stress-relief. Buy it now.

Happy gift giving!


What are your gift picks for this year? Share in the comments section below!



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