32 Calming Gifts For People With Anxiety

Updated on December 6th, 2020
By Kailey
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There are a lot of people with anxiety, perhaps more mow than ever before. If we know someone that tends to worry or get stressed, then it can be nice to get them a gift that we feel will help them out with this. This is why we have put together this list of items, which includes a big range of things that we feel will help. We hope that all you thoughtful people will find it inspiring and be able to choose the right gift for the person that you are buying for that you want to help with their anxiety.

This is a book called ‘Anxious People: A Novel’ by Fredrik Backman. The story is about a bunch of people who are looking at a property at an open house and get taken hostage. They all have a lifetime of anxiety which they reveal during the book and even the bank robber needs rescuing. Has an unpredictable ending making it a really interesting read which highlights the power of friendship, forgiveness and hope.

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This is a lavender eye pillow. It is available in different colors and made from 100% organic cotton and is filled with organic flax seeds and uses pure and natural aromatherapy herbs to relieve tension and stress. It will provide a mini massage around the eyes and reduce headache pain as it can be popped in the freezer to provide a cool comforting feeling which will enhance peace and relaxation.

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This is a deck of stress less cards. There are 50 cards in the box and each has an exercise to try which should help to reduce stress. The idea is to do one each day to start you changing your behavior in a positive way. Each card explains clearly what to do and the reason why this exercise will be useful. Once trying them all you will be able to choose ones that work well for you to use regularly.

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This is a sensory toy set which can help kids and adult to reduce anxiety. There are different items so that they can try them out and find the one that works or use different ones in different situations. There are 25 different items such as flip chains, squeeze beans, marble and mesh, stretchy strings, spiky balls, stress ball and magic cube. They come in a gift box ready to give away.

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This is ‘The Anxiety and Worry Workbook: The Cognitive Behavioral Solution’ by David A Clark and Aaron T Beck. It described tools and techniques that everyone will be able to use to reduce their anxiety. It helps people to recognize their triggers and challenge the thoughts that lead to distress and face up to situations and therefore reducing anxiety. There are worksheets in the book and extras can be downloaded too.

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This is a weighted blanket. The idea behind it is the weight gives comfort to the person wrapping up in it without being too hot so they can used it even in warm weather. There are different sizes available: 36 x 48, 41 x 60, 48 x 72 and 60 x 80 inches as well as different eight options between 5 and 15 pounds. The blanket is carefully sewn so the weighted glass beads stay in pockets and so keep you evenly weighted.

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This lava rock bracelet is designed to help reduce anxiety. It comes with calming lavender oil and the idea is to add some drops onto the bracelet stones while wearing to benefit from the calming effect. It is 7.5 inches and so fits most wrists. It has lava, pink zebra and jasper beads which are all spherical so it looks pretty and comes in a branded gift box, all ready to give away.

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This is a set of four worry stones. They are designed so that you can press them with a thumb to get comfort, peace and calm. There is a natural amethyst, rose quartz, tiger’s eye and dyed lapis lazuli so they all look pretty as well as feeling super smooth. They are each approximately 1.7 x 1.34 x 0.24 inches in size and they come in an elegant gift box.

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This is a mini artist’s board which can be used to paint to bring relaxation. There is a brush which just needs to be used with water to paint images on the screen. The image will fade and then you can do something else. It is not messy and has no fumes but means that you can do calming and creative art without having to have a full kit of materials with you. It is a compact travel size so can be carried around.

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This is a special sound machine which helps sleep. It has an elegant design and there are 24 soothing sounds to choose from. The sounds include white noise, fan sounds and classical nature. The idea is that the sounds will help to create a calming atmosphere where it is easy to go to sleep. Has a 30, 60 or 90 minute timer function so it will automatically switch off when not needed.

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This is an herbal stress relief balm. It is a 1 oz container of natural and organic strain and anxiety reducer. It is designed to massaged into the temples, under nose and on pulse points in circular motions and has quick and long lasting results. It contains extra virgin olive oil, catnip. Chamomile and lavender which help to produce a relaxing effect. It is made in the USA and not tested on animals.

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This is a set of four sensory balls. They are all bright colors in purple, orange, green and red. They have a sticky texture and squash really well which means that they can be squeezed to get rid of feelings of stress and anxiety. The balls all have different textures so the one that can feel best can be chosen to be used. Great for kids and adults who need help with managing anxiety.

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This is an adult coloring book called ‘Color me Happy’. It has removable wall art prints and each has motivational phrase in it. Things like ‘you atter’, ‘be you beautifully’, ‘always look for rainbows’. They are printed on thick premium quality paper and they have perforated pages which means that they can be easily removed for framing. Coloring is known to have relaxing properties and so any coloring book could really aid relaxation.

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This is a set of scented aromatherapy candles. They are natural soy candles which come in tins. They are 3.88oz each and are small fruit flavored candles. The scents are lemon fresh Mediterranean breeze, earthy nutty cozy home and fruity floral sweet passion. They have aromatherapy oils and so provide a relaxing atmosphere and meditative conditions to help with stress reduction. They come in a pretty box so perfect for a gift.

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This is a set of three blends of essential oils. There is one for sleep, one for stress and one for balance. Each is a roll on so they can be easily applied. They come in a 10ml bottle and are natural and safe, derived from plants. Their small size means that they are easy to carry and apply whenever you need to use them. They can be used on soles of feet, chest, palms or anywhere else to help with sleep and relaxation.

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This is a drug-free calming device. It helps to regulate breathing which will help the body to physically relax and you will feel calmer as a result. It can also release a relaxing scent and gives multi-sensory stimulation to improve mood as reduce stress. It should be used three times a day for just three minutes and will help to improve well-being and sleep in a discrete way using its unique design.

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This is a necklace which offer a revolutionary mindfulness technique. It is a single tone flute which gives out a 528hz frequency which is known as the love frequency. There are different colors to choose form with different cords. The idea is that the gentle blowing on the flute helps to regulate the breathing which can aid relaxation and the tone that it produces also has a meditative effect. Can be worn all the time, to bring instant relief.

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This is a special stress relieving herbal tea which provides natural headache and pain relief. There are 20 biodegradable bags in the pack made from corn which contains organic herbs such as lemongrass which promotes healthy cholesterol. It also has organic Pandan herbs that lower the plasma glucose levels. 100% pesticide free and sustainably sourced. The tea is naturally caffeine free and comes in a sachet with 20 bags in it.

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This is a workbook for teens to help them to conquer anxiety. It allows teens to identify the type of anxiety that thy have and to use mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy in order to manage thoughts, emotions and behaviors. It has real life scenarios as examples to help as well. Soothes the mind, helps the reader to discover their body and they can write in the book to answer quizzes etc.

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This is a special stone pyramid which has layers of different stone. Rach of the crystal stones is chosen to help the seven main chakras – the root, sacral, solar, plexus, heart, throat, third eye and crown. It looks really pretty with the different colors of the red jasper, orange aventurine, yellow aventurine, green aventurine, lapis lazuli, blue aventurine and amethyst. It provides a peaceful piece of décor as well as balancing mind and spirit.

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This is an acupressure mat and pillow set. It is designed to help with pack and neck pain as it can relax the muscles. It comes in different colors and is made from foam and cotton. It is 16.5 x 8 x 9.5 inches in size and naturally reduces back and muscle pain as well as headaches by just lying on it daily for 10-30 minutes. It supports the back and neck and provides relaxation and relief at the same time. It can also help with insomnia if used in the evening.

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This is a book called ‘The Gifts Beneath Your Anxiety’ by Pat Longo. The book has simple spiritual tools which can help the reader to find peace, to awaken the power within and to heal their life. It could therefore be a very useful book to anyone that wants to try some new techniques to see whether they will be able to reduce the stress and anxiety in their life.

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This is a pair of fun unisex socks. They are white in color with black toes, heels and tops and they says on them ‘anxiety is my cardio’ with yellow stars. They are made from cotton, polyester and spandex so they are soft and comfortable and stretch to fit. They are lightweight and breathable and have moisture wicking and will fit shoe size 7-13. Printed and designed in the USA.

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This is a set of three bags of Guatemalan worry dolls. The tiny dolls are all different bright colors and come in a pretty bag. The bag has six dolls in which are all 1 inch tall so very tiny and cute. The idea is that you share what is on your mind with a doll before bed and then put them under your pillow. When you wake up the next morning, the worry will be gone. A lovely gift for an adult all child that has a lot of worries.

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This is an aromatherapy oil diffuser necklace locker. On the locket it says ‘Always remember you’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think, and loved more than you know’. It is made from stainless steel so is a shiny metallic silver color. It has felt pads with it that are absorbent and so they aromatherapy oil is pit on the pad to release the fragrance slowly as you wear the necklace.

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This is a white 11oz mug. On it, it says ‘I came, I saw. I had anxiety. So I left.’ The writing is in black apart from the word ‘anxiety’ which is red, It is a funny mug which is made from ceramic and is durable. It is microwave and dishwasher safe and the words will never fade or peel off even at hot or cold temperatures. The words are printed on both sides of the mug.

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This is an infinity cube. It is fidget toy which can help to reduce anxiety. The plastic blocks are linked with strong stainless steel so it is durable even with constant flipping and folding. It is smooth and easy on the hands as well as light to handle. T is black and therefore discrete and comes in a box. Works for adults and children, great for school, home or work.

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This is a coloring book for adults with 100 mandalas. Adult coloring can be extremely relaxing as this form of art allows you to slow down and relax. As you learn more skills it becomes even more relaxing as you have to concentrate on techniques and therefore do not have the capacity to think about anything else. It also forces you to sit down and relax, something many people struggle with.

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This is a mesmerizing spinning top toy. It is a desktop gyro and comes in multicolor or yellow. It turns just by blowing it while it is balanced on the base and the shape of it makes it look really pretty while it is spinning. Blowing and watching it spin can help to calm the mind. It also makes a nice looking decoration and therefore looks good on a desk, on shelves or in the home.

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This is ‘The Five Minute Anxiety Relief Journal: A Creative Way to Stop Freaking Out’ by Tanya Peterson. The book helps you deal with overwhelming and anxious feeling by giving you funny prompts to consider. It is lighthearted and should make the reader laugh and create a positive and healing environment. It take just five minutes per prompt and they can be done at any time and there are simple meditation exercises too.

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This is a Newton’s cradle. It is a set of five balls hanging on nylon wires which will hit each other when they are moved. The balls will swing in perpetual motion for 15-20 seconds and they are mesmerizing to watch. They also gently tap making a light noise which can also bring a calm feeling. They can even be used as a physics teaching toy. Great for a desk at home or the office.

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This is a paperback or Kindle book called ‘Overcoming Anxiety and Panic Interactive Guide’ by Elizabeth McMahon. It is book which will explain the physical sensations that come with anxiety and how to manage panic and fear so that they go away using science based steps. There are case studies to help you to understand the techniques and the techniques have helped many people to reduce their panic attacks and feel better.

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