Gifts that Inspire a Healthy Lifestyle

Gifts that Inspire a Healthy Lifestyle

When my husband and I met we were both in our 40’s and each had a house full of furniture. We had enough “stuff”. Our presents to each other are usually “experiences” rather than more “stuff”. For example, a sunset boat cruise with dinner, a weekend away, or a fishing charter trip. One of my favourite gifts was a day at a spa for pampering. We’ve also bought each other concert and theater tickets, a snorkeling trip and a whale watching boat cruise. At the top of my wish list this year is a gift voucher for massages which I have regularly for my back pain. The gift of quality time together is priceless to me, as our time together is limited by our work hours – my husband regularly works away from home, and I do shift work. Having said that, it is still nice to receive a gift sometimes and why not give someone a gift that can inspire a healthy lifestyle. Here are some ideas for gifts for your loved ones.

  • FITNESS AND WELLBEING:
  • gift certificate for massages
  • sports shoes
  • exercise equipment e.g. hand weights
  • Hamper with beauty products, (ensure the moisturiser is sun friendly).
  • yoga mat
  • fitness tracker e.g. Fitbit
  • Air purifier
  • Workout gear and Sportswear: You feel better working out in comfortable clothes so a voucher to a sportswear shop like Lorna Jane, Nike or Rebel Sport allows them to buy workout gear that fits properly.
  • 10 visit pass for a gym
  • water filter
  • SUMMER GIFTS:
  • pool toys e.g. beach ball,
  • beach games e.g. Volleyball,
  • surfboard, body board or stand-up paddle board
  • beach towel
  • Sun hat, beach bag
  • sunscreen
  • Picnic set
  • WINTER GIFTS:
  • mittens, gloves, scarf,
  • other outer wear to encourage outdoor activities
  • beauty products including Chapstick, moisturiser, body butter
  • indoor equipment -e.g. yoga mat
  • mountain bike
  • hiking shoes,
  • skis, sled
  • FOR ADVENTURE LOVERS AND ADRENALINE JUNKIES:
  • Voucher for an indoor climbing venue
  • camping equipment
  • theme park tickets
  • surfing lessons
  • boxing gloves and boxing bag
  • To Inspire a HEALTHY DIET, some ideas are:
  • food dehydrator to make your own sun dried tomatoes etc.
  • mortar and pestal
  • voucher to a health food store or restaurant
  • wok
  • air fryer
  • kit to grow your own bean sprouts or herbs
  • reusable produce bags
  • steamer cooking pot
  • portable blender
  • cooking lessons
  • Hamper filled with healthy food
  • juice extractor
  • blender
  • Recipe book with delicious, healthy recipes

I’d love to hear if you use any of these gift ideas! Please let me know by commenting below.

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