Here’s an amazing guide that offers 15+ additional gift ideas for people with depression. When your loved ones suffer from this debilitating condition, it’s hard to know what to do. These are wonderful tools that I love to give when a person I know needs a lift.
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15+ Gifts for People with Depression
A guided meditation CD to ease depression can bring calm and centeredness to anyone. For friends or loved ones who are down, these are great tools for an inner boost of the soul. A yoga mat is the perfect addition to this thoughtful gift.
I absolutely love wrapping a warm scented heating wrap around my shoulders (bonus points for this really pretty one!) when I’m feeling a bit out of sorts. The winters can be pretty hard for depression sufferers, so something warm that has a calming scent will be a welcome gift.
This cute little octopus journal has a sweet touch of whimsy and can encourage someone who struggles with depression to write down their thoughts. Part of a healthy daily practice is journaling feelings as well as things we’re grateful for. A sure mood booster!
A special mug with an inspirational message has always been one of my favorite gifts! I still treasure a mug given to me by a close friend after my child died. It’s a constant reminder of how much she cares about me. Throw in some special tea for an extra surprise!
This hilarious book from a fellow depression sufferer is something I’ve been dying to get my hands on. I’ve heard many great things about it. Here’s what one reader had to say: “Jenny made me laugh so hard I feared for my safety! I think that’s how she was able to get past my defenses and make me feel more okay about myself.” ―Allie Brosh
This four-pack of beautiful scented candles is the perfect way to deliver some great aromatherapy! I LOVE scented candles… there’s just something about a soothing scent to wake up the senses. These make a perfect gift for someone with depression.
Fairy lights are one of my favorite ways to combat depression on those long winter nights when it seems like the daylight has slipped away so fast. They give off such a warm amazing glow that you can’t help but feel better when they’re around.
This table-top gurgling water fountain may just be my favorite gift for a friend with depression. These little fountains of joy have been a hit every single time. There’s just something about the sound of water that soothes the mind and soul. 😉
A fairy garden for a touch of indoor whimsy is the perfect way to bring some outdoor miniature cheer into your space. Combine this gift for your depressed loved one with a few little plants, it’s sure to bring a huge smile!
Essential oil diffusers are wonderful additions to any home. Aromatherapy is an especially good way to calm and uplift the mood. With the huge variety of scents available, there’s sure to be something to suit everyone.
These amazing inspirational cell phone cases have dozens of sayings and verses to choose from! The perfect everyday reminder to a friend or loved one that they’re loved and treasured. <3
A full body pillow can be just the thing when we need to hug or snuggle with something soft and comforting. These make a wonderful gift for your loved one who’s depressed. Combine this pillow with a luxuriously soft cover and it will certainly be appreciated!
Succulent plant gardens are all the rage now, and it’s easy to see why! They’re so easy to care for even if you don’t have a green thumb. Add this little beauty to your list for those who need a bit of outdoor cheer in their indoor space. 🙂 And don’t forget the plants to go with!
Try any of these wonderfully thoughtful and budget-friendly gifts for anyone who could use a boost. The sound of water, feeling of warmth on the skin, and beauty of green plants are life-giving and peaceful. These cheerful gifts for people with depression are sure to bring a smile.
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