From the weird and funny to the mindful and indulgent, we’ve rounded up zing-tactic gifts and gadgets for you and your loved ones for the holidays, some found by our Good Zing community and experts. Psst! Keep an eye out for amazing discounts below – you don’t want to miss out on these top wellbeing gifts and products:
Fall asleep faster and sleep better with a weighted blanket engineered to be 10% of your body weight to naturally reduce stress and increase relaxation. The heavy blanket helps relax the nervous system by simulating the feeling of being held or hugged and makes you fall asleep fast and sleep better. See you later, insomnia – sweet dreams here we come!
The Happiness Planner is a planner like no other. Instead of focusing on productivity, it focuses on 'your happiness'. It is designed to help you welcome more positivity, joy, and happiness into your life by applying the practices of positive thinking, positive affirmations, mindfulness, gratitude, and self-development.
On top of the typical daily pages (Jan-Dec 2018), this planner is packed with questions and guides that help you become a happier and more positive person. Yay :)
Track, improve and understand important areas of your health with finger-prick blood tests you take at home. By increasing convenience, ease and insightfulness, Thriva provides the products and services that will empower people to proactively manage their health. Once you know what's going on inside your body, you can understand the impact of your lifestyle on your health and start to make small changes that add up to a healthier you.
Bonus: Thriva is gifting us 50% OFF on all first time buys online with the code GOODZING.
The Voyager pack from Alchemy Superblends – containing all four varietes: Morning Elixir, Sport Elixir, Energy Elixir and Beauty Elixir – is a great way to sample each before finding your favourite elixir. Our favourite is the Energy Elixir – a rich source of vitamin C, iron, plant proteins and the stress ‘adaptogen’ Maca designed to work with your body naturopathically without the need for stimulants.
Bonus: Alchemy Superblends is gifting us 25% OFF on all first time buys online with the code goodzing25.
This proprietary blend of 17 pure essential oils including chamomile and geranium help improve blood flow and relieve premenstrual tension and anxiety, while capsaicin generates a deep sensation to help calm menstrual cramp pain. The roll-on applicator is easy to use and fits right in your handbag. PMS and period pain sorted.
Spread happiness with the popular app that can help someone you love to learn the essentials of meditation and mindfulness. Once you subscribe, you’ll have bite-sized minis for when you’re short on time, singles to add some extra mindfulness to your day, and hundreds of meditations for everything from stress to sleep.
Poop better, with big results from a little stool! Did you know that our legs are meant to be a lot more crouched when we do a number 2? If you often tend to feel clogged up, then the Squatty Potty might help you stop being constipated fast and encourage you to maintain a healthy body and bowel movement for longer. You’re welcome. (*and for your own entertainment, watch this!)
For the one who needs self-loving 'me' time: Who Loves You Bashail Skin Revitalising Bath Elixir, £25
Relax, recharge, rehydrate, renew and reveal your glow with the 100% natural, salts and oils superblend that transforms your bath into a tub of goodness. This packet is concentrated with 84 nourishing minerals and high levels of Vitamin C and E, intense nourishing lipids and avenanthramides, and essential oils that stimulate your body’s lymph drainage, helping to reduce cellulite and inflammation at the same time. Zen.
Reach out to the frazzled with a mindful gift bundle to help them to breathe. This bundle offers a light-touch invitation towards greater self-compassion and self care, including a ten deep breaths bracelet, a tin of simple reminders stickers, three character pencils and much more. Simple. Lovely.
Bonus: Department Store for the Mind is gifting us 15% OFF on all first time buys online with the code GoodzingFriend.
British brand Missoma leads the way in demi-fine contemporary jewelry. Their design philosophy focuses on creating the perfect jewelry for your everyday wardrobe with delicate, distinctive pieces combining semi-precious gemstones with zircon pavé set in 18ct gold vermeil. Make that special person swoon to the moon and back with this beautiful rainbow moonstone cosmic necklace that helps them tap into their inner self!
For the one who's always on the look-out for new supplements: VITL Essentials Complete Multivitamin Supply, £19.95
Why not take control of your health with tearaway daily strips of goodness? Each strip contains a powerful duo of Multivitamin and Krill Omega 3 designed to contribute to the normal function of the immune system and nervous system, energy-yielding metabolism and reduces tiredness and fatigue, and promotes the maintenance of normal skin, hair, nails, bones, teeth, vision and muscle function. They even have a series of questions for you to answer to tailor make a personalised pack just for you.
These towels are a hilarious gift for anyone who wants that perfect selfie on their own magazine cover, like the technology-addict kids in your life. They come in an extra-large size so you can lie comfortably whilst being in the perfect position for passersby to notice you chilling out on the cover of 'Great Health'. And if you are feeling shy, just flip it over where you have a simple white side. #nailedit
Loved by many, this 100% vegan and organic healing drink is the perfect way to get your daily turmeric golden mylk fix. The health benefits of turmeric include an improved ability to digest fats, reducing gas and bloating, decreased congestion, and improved skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne. Turmeric has been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in Chinese and Indian medicine for millennia, so get ready to enjoy a super-addictive and yummy concoction.
For the one who always gets the sniffles and needs to beat fatigue: Unbeelievable Health Bee Prepared and Bee Energised, from £9.59
Bee Prepared Max Strength Immune Formula is a potent, all natural supplement containing high-quality nutrients to support the body's natural defenses. This all in one immune support supplement, formulated by nutritional experts, combines concentrated extracts of bee propolis, black elderberry, olive leaf, acerola cherry and beta glucans.
Bee Energised natural energy supplements combine nutrients with proven benefits for helping improve energy and focus, including highest quality organic bee pollen, organic matcha tea, organic spirulina and Siberian ginseng to name a few.
Help a loved one overcome their fear of flying with British Airways' Flying with Confidence, which has a 98% success rate in helping people. Their well-trained, professional and sympathetic staff can help you change your life and make fear of flying a thing of the past. The day-long courses cover a range of topics, including relaxation techniques that you can use in other circumstances where you feel uncomfortable, for example traveling on a tube train or in a lift.
Fall into a deep and naturally restorative slumber with This Works' Dream to Sleep Set, including a soft eye mask and two fast, effective formulas that will calm the mind and nourish the body – a 100% natural body oil to moisturise and restore skin, whilst helping you to relax, unwind and de-stress, and an award-winning, aromatherapeutic formula dedicated to calming and soothing the mind and body. Expertly blended with natural oils, including lavender, vetivert and wild chamomile. Zzz!
Used hot or cold, each mask provides calming aromatherapy for relaxation and stress relief that block outs light and helps to relieve migraines, stress or puffy eyes. The eye pillow contains organic flax seed and french lavender buds that bring out the aroma that aids in calming the mind and soothe migraines.
Help a loved one with their exercise recovery with soothing Epsom Salt which is a natural solution to aid a fit and healthy body, relaxes tired and aching muscles, helps with fluid retention, is excellent after sports and exercise and can be a safe way to increase the body's level of both magnesium and sulphate.
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