8 Inspiring Gifts to Give This Holiday Season

This holiday season weíve rounded up a few of our favorite things to share with you, in hopes you might share them with others. Whether youíre celebrating Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, or Winter Solstice, these items are sure to inspire you and your loved ones this holiday season.

Remember, the best gifts are not always the most expensive. Itís the thoughtful, personal, and heartfelt ones that get remembered.

So grab your shopping list, a cup of tea, and settle in!


1. Art of Attention

For the avid yoga student or teacher, this stunning, thoughtfully crafted book is the creation of Elena Brower and Erica Jago. More than just a coffee-table piece, itís an inspiring workbook for creating your own practices or taking your teaching to the next level.

2. †Jewelry

For the person who brightens up with a little sparkle, these are our favorite jewelry pieces with lots of meaning behind them.

3. Wakaya Perfection Ginger Powder

One of Oprah’s Favorite Things and recently†featured in the†New York Times Gift Guide, Wakaya Perfection Ginger Powder is a must-have for the cooks on your list (or even your own kitchen!) Organic, delicious, and a perfect stocking stuffer!

4.†Personalized Christmas Platter

Itís hard to go wrong with a gift that adds a personal touch. A beautiful hostess gift or addition to your home collection.

5.†Origin Magazine Subscription

An art and conscious lifestyle magazine,†a subscription to Origin is more like a a 12-month supply of inspiration to the lucky recipient.

6.†Sweetheart Hostess Apron

For the cook who makes it look so easy! Aprons so cute youíll want to wear them out!

7.†Gaiam TV Subscription

Gaiam TV is the complete package for the fitness buff or spiritual seeker in your life. Providing conscious media in all shapes and sizes, including fitness and yoga online videos.

8.†Do-It-Yourself Gift Ideas

Nothing is quite so touching as a handmade gift. Take your pick from these inspiring ideas!


What did we miss? Share your favorite inspiring holiday gifts in the comments below.

Photo credit: Art of Attention, Wakaya Perfection, slightly everything

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DJ M2 years ago

thanks for these ideas and links

Dianne T.
Dianne T4 years ago

.. or a donation to their favorite charity. Do we really need more stuff?

Sheri P.
Sheri P5 years ago

nice ideas...never heard of origin mag.

Valentina R.
Valentina R5 years ago

Magdalen B. "Am I being naive/suspicious or is this really an advert?"

Nah, you're right, it is blatant advertising.

Anyway, never buy cosmetics tested on animals, people.

Wim Zunnebeld
Wim Zunnebeld5 years ago


Thorn Briar
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Lauren Weinstock
Lauren Weinstock5 years ago

Interesting list of gifts. Thanks. And all on one page- yeah!

katie edwards
katie edwards5 years ago

Aw, what a sweet article

Harshiita Sharma
Harshita Sharma5 years ago


Magdalen B.
Magdalen B5 years ago

Am I being naive/suspicious or is this really an advert?