Mindful Presence for Holiday Presents


Looking for gifts That Give Back? Look no further…

image001 Inspired by the iconic elephant, a symbol of family, strength and good luck, Ann Taylor will be donating 50 percent of the proceeds of its new Limited-Edition Elephant Jewelry Collection to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The collection features a ring, bangle and two pendants, and will be available at Ann Taylor stores and AnnTaylor.com through January 30.


· St. Jude Elephant Ring, $39.50

· St. Jude Elephant Bangle, $49.50

· St. Jude Gold Elephant Pendant, $49.50

· St. Jude White Elephant Pendant, $59.50


image003 Aiming to empower 5 million women by 2020, Coca-Cola’s 5by20 products are the perfect holiday gift. Currently, Coca-Cola is working with artisans from around the world to create one of a kind, handmade items out of recycled materials. Women in Kenya have designed your one-of-a-kind new best friend, the Acacia Creations Soda Can Giraffe made out of recycled aluminum cans. This holiday season give the gift that gives back and makes great home décor.

· $28, www.coca-colastore.com/5by20



Gifts to look better, Feel Better…

image005 If you’re a beauty maven, then you know the holidays are one of the best times of the year – because it means beautifully packaged gift sets. Nerium International introduces the limited-edition 24-Hour Skincare Gift Set, whichincludes the Age-Defying Night Cream, NeriumAD® Formula and Age-Defying Day Cream, NeriumAD® Formula, both clinically proven to reduce many signs of aging including fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, uneven skin texture and sagging skin.

· $165, MyNerium.com

image007 Celebrity trainer, wellness visionary and New York Times bestselling author, David Kirsch is at it again with his new book Ultimate Family Wellness. Kirsch has taken family wellness to a whole new level with his book that focuses on fitness and nutrition vital to your family’s health. Ultimate Family Wellness provides the whole family with the information they need to improve nutrition, maintain physical fitness and live healthier


·         $22.99, available for pre-order at DavidKirschWellness.com 



Gifts to Make Someone Happy…

 image009 Give the gift of joy with the “Happiness Is… “ Magnetic  Chalkboard from Live Happy to help remind yourself and our family what happiness means. The 12” X 12” magnetic chalkboard includes chalk and chalk holder.http://store.livehappy.com/




image011 Make happiness part of their daily regimen with a Live Happy Water Bottle. Living happy means to show gratitude, share laughs, express love, give hugs and of course drink water! Stay refreshed with this 30 ounce BPA- Free water bottles with silicon grip. Available in orange or blue with matching flip-up straw.


·         $12.95, http://store.livehappy.com/




 image013 Gift your loved one with happiness year round with a subscription to Live Happy.With this first-of-its-kind magazine that  combines the science of happiness with engaging and informative content, you’ll stay top of their mind all year long.

·         $17.95 for one year (6 issues); LiveHappy.com



The Gift of Pain Relief…

 image015 Perfect for at home, in the office, or on the go, this cordlessInstaShiatsu Plus massager has multiple settings and versatility so it can relieve achy muscles all over the body.  The internal rechargeable battery holds enough power for hours of use, and self-adjusting settings allow the user to customize the pain-relief that works best.

·         $140, www.trumedic.com


image017 Similar to TENS machines used in doctors’ or chiropractors’ offices, The MicroTens is doctor trusted to effectively relieve pain, stimulates muscles and helps with relaxation. The MicroTens has only one snap-on electrode pad to deliver pain relief while staying completely out of sight.  This wire-free, pocket and purse-sized product offers powerful pain relief anywhere, and anytime.

·         $37, www.trumedic.com


image019 In 3 Weeks to a Better Back, Dr. Todd Sinett addresses back pain from a unique, three-pronged perspective known as “The Sinett Solution,” which not only looks at structural issues, but also addresses nutritional and emotional factors people are facing, which are attributing to their pain. A 21-day lifestyle guide, the book first helps readers identify where their pain is coming from – as more often than not back pain isn’t actually stemming from the back itself – before leading them through a plan to address their unique issues.

·         $20, Amazon.com