Stress Relief Gifts For Christmas

The average American reports a stress level of 4.7 on a 10-point scale, according to the American Psychological Association. In the face of a stress epidemic, gifts that ease worry and tension are always a good idea. Even if your recipient copes well with everyday pressures, they will still benefit from finding new ways to relax.

This list of stress relief gift ideas covers all ages and both sexes. Use it as your guide the next time you want to treat someone special.

1. Garmin Vívomove HR Hybrid Watch by Garmin

Garmin Vívomove HR Hybrid Watch by Garmin

This smartwatch is expensive, but it comes packed with useful features. It tracks the wearer’s stress levels, fitness age, steps taken, steps taken, heart rate, and more. The data provide useful feedback that will help your recipient lead a healthier lifestyle.

2. Stress Less Cards by Sunny Present

Stress Less Cards by Sunny Present

This portable deck of cards contains 50 easy ways to relieve stress, wherever you are. With practice, you’ll soon memorize your favorite exercises. The exercises are based on principles underpinning Neuro-Linguistic Programming, meditation, and mindfulness.

Because the cards are small, the writing may be difficult for some people to read.

3. Microwaveable Shoulder Wrap With Aromatherapy by Spa Comforts

Microwaveable Shoulder Wrap With Aromatherapy by Spa Comforts

Anyone who suffers from tension in their back, neck, and shoulders will love this wrap. It can also soothe headaches. Filled with lavender and peppermint, the wrap can be used heated or chilled in the freezer for rapid stress relief. The wrap can only be spot cleaned, so it might not be suitable for homes with small children or pets.

4. Smart Massager by Koogeek

Smart Massager by Koogeek

This smart massager stimulates muscle fibers and blocks pain signals to the brain. It is a drugfree painkiller that can be used almost anywhere on the body. The built-in lithium battery is fully rechargeable and provides 300 minutes of use per full charge.

The massager is operated via an app, which allows the user to set a massage mode and intensity. The device sticks easily to the skin using self-adhesive body-safe material.

5. Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set by Nayoya Wellness

Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set by Nayoya Wellness

This mat and pillow are covered in hundreds of plastic spikes that can relieve pain and tension throughout the body. When the user rests against the mat, the spikes prompt their body to release endorphins, triggering a feeling of wellbeing. Many people report quick and complete relief from both acute and chronic pain.

Although this set has received many positive reviews, it appears unappealing at first glance. Make sure your recipient is open-minded when it comes to health and healing.

6. Women’s Wellness Smart Jewelry Health Tracker by Bellabeat

Women’s Wellness Smart Jewelry Health Tracker by Bellabeat

If you need a gift for a health-conscious woman, this health tracker is a great choice. Designed to double as an attractive piece of jewelry, it measures steps taken, calories burned, and more. Your recipient will be able to use the data to calculate her stress resistance and adjust her lifestyle choices accordingly.

The tracker can be worn as a bracelet, clip, or pendant. The wristband is too large for women with small hands, so bear this in mind if your recipient is petite. The strap is leather, so this gift may not be the best choice if they are vegetarian or vegan.

Whether you are buying for a friend, relative, or partner, this list contains all the inspiration you need. Why not pick up a gift for yourself, too? You deserve it!


Carmen is an entrepreneur and content marketer. In a former life, as a corporate business executive, she relied on yoga, reflexology and other alternative practices to fight stress, anxiety and find balance. She’s on a mission to build healthy habits for a balanced, healthy life, connecting body, mind and spirit.