20 Special Gifts for People with Anxiety: Not Your Average Stress Ball

Do you have a friend or loved one who suffers from anxiety? Show them you care, and help them find relief, with a gift.

The following products all have a focus on reducing anxiety. They range from serious books filled with practical advice to light-hearted stress relievers sure to elicit a laugh.

Whether you’re shopping for a birthday gift, holiday present, or even if you want to give a gift for no reason at all, you’re sure to find the perfect option on the list below. 

Check out our recommendations for the best gifts for people with anxiety:

Aitonoble Lava Bracelet Diffuser

We love these bracelets because they combine style with function. Each includes both Lavender and Frankincense essential oils. Sprinkle a few drops onto the lava stones every few days to help stay calm.

The bracelet features seven multi-colored beads, 17 black lava beads, and a seven-inch elastic strap. It fits securely on practically any size wrist and looks stylish on both men and women.

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Joycuff Inspirational Bracelet

Not only does this bracelet look beautiful, but it hides an inspirational message to help you stay positive throughout the day. You can choose from over 50 slogans, including “Teach Love Inspire” and “No one fights alone.”

Each bracelet is made from 316L surgical steel with rounded cuffs. They’re lightweight, durable, and match well with practically any type of outfit.

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Neck and Shoulder Wrap

Anxiety often results in physical pain, but PhysioNatural’s neck and shoulder wrap help provide long-lasting relief. It delivers deep, penetrating warmth to relax sore muscles and pinched nerves.

Additionally, the wrap releases a blend of chamomile, lavender, lemongrass, and peppermint. The combination of heat and aromatherapy is the perfect way to relieve tension at home or when traveling.

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“Wreck This Journal” Personal Diary

Writing in a journal is often therapeutic, and Wreck This Journal makes the process easy. It features a variety of fun, interactive prompts to help the writer process difficult feelings.

Created by acclaimed artist Keri Smith, the journal encourages you to rip out pages, color outside the lines, and perform other physical actions meant to represent moving on from past mistakes. 

Journaling has never been more fun!  

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Dammit Doll

Hit it, curse at it, and throw it across the room – the Dammit Doll can take whatever you dish out! It’s a colorful, handmade doll that acts as an everyday stress reliever.

Each doll is made from soft, durable cloth. Plus, they have a fun (and inspiring) “Dammit Poem” that tells you how to use (and abuse) the doll while also keeping an eye on a brighter future.

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The Little Jar of Calm

This little jar contains 30 positive messages focusing on staying mindful, calm, and positive. Each message is printed on a high-quality piece of blue paper with white ink.

The glass jar is both durable and portable. Keep it on your desk at work, your counter at home, or wherever else you might need a quick pick-me-up.

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CalmiGO Natural Calming Device

If you know someone prone to panic attacks, help them find peace of mind with CalmiGo’s portable relaxation device. It lights up and vibrates to provide guided breathing exercises to help relax the body’s parasympathetic system.

Additionally, it emits relaxing scents and provides tactile stimulation. In as little as three minutes, this tiny device can help the user feel grounded and calm.

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Unwinding Anxiety by Judson Brewer

Available as both an audio or hardcover book, Unwinding Anxiety offers a step-by-step plan for overcoming addictive habits driven by anxiety. It helps the reader identify negative habits driven by anxiety and replace them with positive behaviors instead.

While everything in the book is backed by well-established science, it’s written in a direct, straightforward way that any reader can quickly grasp. 

The guidelines are an excellent resource for anyone looking to overcome anxiety.

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Daughter of the Land Cypress Bath Soak

Feel your tension drain away by adding this bath soak to your tub. It’s made with CBD, hemp seed oil, essential fatty acids, and Vitamins A, D, and E.

Plus, it has a fresh scent of cypress that helps calm and rejuvenate. Treat your senses, and relax your muscles with this all-organic formula.

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Peanuts for Inspiration and Relaxation

Snoopy and the gang are here to cheer you up and help take your worries away. This high-quality coloring book features 124 pages of classic Peanuts characters as drawn by Charles M. Schulz.

Each page features loads of detail as well as a unique theme, such as love, celebration, and more. 

Grab a pair of colored pencils or markers and enjoy the calm, meditative feeling of coloring these happy characters.

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CBD Roller Serum

Combining tactile massage with the healing powers of CBD, Pete’s Natural Relaxer is the perfect stress reliever for on-the-go use. 

It contains 100 mg of pure CBD isolate along with vitamins and minerals to help reduce inflammation, improve skin appearance, and promote relaxation.

The applicator is fitted with a steel roller ball. As you apply the CBD serum, the roller gently massages sore muscles, helping the user find quick relief.  

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The Box of Emotions

The first step in learning how to manage our emotions in a healthy way is learning how to identify them. The Box of Emotions helps put emotion into words with a series of 80 instructional cards.

Each card highlights a specific emotion and includes a detailed definition and vibrant infographic. Created by the Centre for the History of Emotions in London, the cards help readers develop emotional self-awareness.

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Therapy Dough

Modeling clay has long been used as a form of art therapy, but Therapy Dough from Cammie and Kip Weeks takes it to a new level. 

Each ball of clay is infused with essential oils: calming lavender, energizing peppermint, and mood-boosting orange.

Squishing, stretching, and squeezing the clay helps reduce both physical and emotional stress. The clay is made from all-natural ingredients and will stay pliable when kept in the included jars.

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Personal Aromatherapy Pendant

Do you know someone who needs quick stress relief throughout the day? A twist of this silver pendant discretely releases a blast of your favorite essential oil.

Three oils are available: peppermint and rosemary provide energy, sweet basil and cardamom enhance focus, and lavender and Roman chamomile promote calm. Plus, the silver pendant and chain look sleek and stylish.

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Mindfulness Dice

Don’t leave anxiety relief up to chance. Use these six dice to help you start each day with mindfulness and positive intention.

The dice contain 36 practices that create thousands of possible combinations, including breathing exercises, mantras, meditations, and more. Begin your morning with a new, calming technique.

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Lavender and Chamomile Sleep Sachet Set

These small, scented bags help you sleep comfortably and free from worries. Made from soft Indigo cotton, you slip them over your pillow for extra comfort.

Plus, before bed, you can fill each sachet with lavender and Egyptian chamomile to help reduce anxiety and increase sleep quality. All sachets are handmade from 100% natural cotton.

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Weighted Eye Mask

Whether at home or on the road, use this comfy eye mask to help you fall asleep quicker and stay asleep longer. It blocks light and provides gentle weighted pressure to promote relaxation.

Also, you can add a cooling touch to the mask by placing it in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes. It’s a simple and effective way to help stay cool when sleeping in hot weather.

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Spinner Band Ring

This sterling silver ring has an ornate, vintage look featuring Celtic designs, but that’s not the only way it relieves stress. You can also spin the outer section, which is an easy and effective way to reduce anxiety whenever necessary.

For best results, wear the ring on your index finger, where you can easily spin it with your thumb.

Note that because these rings are handcrafted, you should order one size larger than your regular ring size.

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Phoenix Crystal Water Bottle

Stay healthy and hydrated with this gemstone water bottle from Phoenix Crystal. The bottle has a separate chamber that holds your favorite gemstone so that you can infuse your water with the stone’s unique powers.

Plus, the bottle is made from high-borosilicate glass for maximum durability. It’s also insulated with double walls to maintain the temperature of both hot and cold drinks.

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Douni Sleep Sound Machine

Block out stressful sounds and sleep more comfortably with Douni’s sleep sound machine. It plays 24 different sounds, including nature sounds, white noise, lullabies, and more.

You control every aspect of the sleep sounds with five volume levels, a sleep timer, and programmable memory. 

It weighs only nine ounces, so it’s easy to travel with, allowing you to enjoy a stress-free night of sleep anywhere.

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