Relaxing Frugal Gift Ideas For The Stressed

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In the fast-paced world, we live in now, you’re hard-pressed to find people with little or no stress. The world as we know it is changing so rapidly. The markets are on their very own roller coaster and all we can do is hang on for the ride. Inflation is hitting us on all fronts. Is it any wonder why we are stressed?

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Natural disasters are occurring at an alarming frequency. From powerful hurricanes to earthquakes that have wreaked so much havoc and destruction, not to mention the loss of precious life. Turn on the TV and it seems the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Blame it on global warming if you will. I present some relaxing frugal git ideas for everyone.

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Add that to the stress of everyday life and you can see how stress management is definitely needed in one’s life. Hopefully, you are prepared for financial emergencies. Here are some relaxing and great gift ideas for you as well as stressed-out friends and family that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

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7 Relaxing Frugal & Fantastic Gift Ideas For The Stressed:

In no particular order of the things that will make you relax more and worry less.

Foot Spa:

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Anyone who has indulged in a manicure or pedicure will attest to the stress relief gotten from it. A lot of people are on their feet all day and would welcome the chance to soak their feet and disconnect from everything. Even if it’s just for a few minutes, the effect is longer lasting. It’s like having your own in-house masseuse. This is the ultimate self-care for your feet. Check out the rollers and bubble jets. The temperature control function is quite nice too. Make sure to get yours and destress.

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Our home is our sanctuary. Your surrounding should be calming and relaxing. It is your oasis after all. It’s been studied and proven that we are affected by what we have around us. If you are in a chaotic environment, you will definitely experience stress. You might consider painting your room in a calm color as well. Something that takes you to a good place or invokes a great memory. The beach, a hike, anything you did.

Bath Bombs:

Relaxing, soothing, nourishing, and calming. Right in your own home. What’s not to love? Any person who is overworked and stressed would appreciate it. You can purchase it on Amazon here. Make yourself or your loved one happy with this variety pack.

Wireless Headphones:

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As a proud owner of some pretty cool headphones by Bose, The comfort 35 is as good as it gets. I love being able to tune everything and everyone out. I loved my quiet comfort 25 that was before this, but l love the convinence of no wires. Listening to your favorite music or podcast or books should definitely relieve stress. This is a universally great gift idea that will be appreciated by all.

Neck Massager:

This is a great and versatile stress management item. You can use it at home, , and in the office. Deep tissue massage to relieve the stress of everyday life. Voice controlled too so you can find just the right point. Brookstone also has a variety of massagers including Essential Oils Are Relaxing Frugal Gift Ideas:

Ten different essential oils including Eucalyptus and Jasmine that can be used anywhere to help with relaxation and calming of nerves. This is an effective and natural way to combat stress. The set already includes a diffuser and makes for an awesome gift. A few drops of oil in a humidifier in the baby’s room can do a lot to calm them :-).

Stress Balls:

Stress balls are not just for adults. Kids can get in on the fun too with this set. Fun and easy to use and can be used anywhere, thanks to the portablility. In motion, in bed, or even while walking. It serves not only to relieve stress, but it strengthens the hand as well. A win-win situation. Makes an excellent gift idea for a stressed-out coworker, a commuter, pretty much anyone.

Other relaxing frugal gift ideas for stressed people include:

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For eons of years, tea has been acknowledged to have a calming effect on people. This variety is packed with delicious flavors such as caramel and clementine. It’s sure to be a big hit for anyone wanting a natural way to fight stress and get a good night’s sleep.

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A yoga mat is a perfect gift for anyone who is either a newbie or a practising yoga student. This mart is terar resistant and can be easily carted around with the carrying strap. Buy yours now.

These are just a few frugal gift ideas for stress relief in men and women. A DIY project can be a stress relief gift basket incorporating some of these items. You can also add massage lotions, spa certificate gifts, yoga lessons, candles, and some relaxation tapes. This gift idea for someone who is stressed gives it a more personal feel because it shows a well-thought-out act of kindness.

Stress Management Tips For The Stressed:

  • Exhale. Breathe deeply. When you feel yourself getting stressed out, take a moment and just breathe. If you’re in the office, remove yourself from the stressful situation and give yourself time to calm down. This not only improve your mood, it prevents you from harsh words or actions that might bring regret later.
  • Relax. When you’re stressed, your muscles tense up and can make your joints ache. You grit your teeth which can also make your jaw hurt. Relaxing eases your anxiety. Think of pleasant things and try and make it a habit. Always remember that it’s not the end of the world. Focus on your good fortune and not just on the stressful things.
  • Exercise. Regular exercise relaxes your body and mind. It also keeps you in great shape.
  • Realize that some things are not always in your control. This can bring on major stress, but it’s a futile reaction. You just have to do the best with what you can control and accept the rest. It’s a hard one for most of us though and something l continually struggle with. When you get on a plane, you give up control to the pilot for instance. You can meditate, pray or do some form of stress control, but ultimately you are in someone else’s hand.
  • Put your financial life in order. It’s no secret that monetary difficulties are major causes of stress. By spending less than you make, you can start to knock down your bills and save money for your future, putting your mind at ease and relieving stress.
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  • Pets. This is not something l would recommend for everyone. Pet have been known to improve our quality of life. They can ease depression and are wonderful companions. That being said, they are great responsibilities and should not be taken lightly. They require constant care and can cost a lot of money. You should only get one if you are truly ready for one and can provide the love, affection, care and cost that they come with.

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I hope this post has given you frugal ideas for people in your life who need it. This of course includes you, as we all know how important self-care is.

How do you manage everyday stress?

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Do you find yourself stressed often? How do you handle the stress? Would you consider any of these relaxing gift ideas for anyone you know, perhaps you?

26 thoughts on “Relaxing Frugal Gift Ideas For The Stressed”

  1. I can definitely use that neck massager and the essential oils. I love to just smell the essential oils and automatically I feel my body relaxing. Yoga is my ideal method as well. In fact I would love to become a yoga teacher to teach others about relaxing. Thanks for sharing…

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    • One of my older sisters has that neck massager and l laughed at her. She didn’t say a thing, just had me try it and l was hooked :-). I also love the smells and it just makes you relax whether you want to or not doesn’t it? :-). I need to really get into yoga. I did do it on the Wii for a bit :-). Thanks for reading.

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    • I thought about it because l am currently visiting my MIL and l treated her to a Spa day. The poor woman needed it and has such foot pain. She got a full body with essential oils and one hour just for her feet. It’s the best gift for her so l ordered a couple of these for her as well for the house.

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    • You chose well :-). There is nothing quite like a massager for the short term at home if one can’t get to a spa. We need some calmness and relaxation in our lives don’t we ?

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    • Self care really is important. Especially for women. I think being natural nurturers often means neglecting oneself. Even the rock needs pampering :-).

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  2. Ive always seen the stress bombs but I have never tried them before. i need they release color but is there something side the ball that helps you eel less stressed. I never used breathing/meditation before but I know run a group where I use it and I think that it can be helpful.

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    • Most are stuffed with mineral oils etc. Nice and relaxing stuff. I think breathing and meditation definitely helps. I have my hubby do that but he needs it more often than he does for sure :-).

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  3. These are all great tips. I own a diffuser and I always have the smell of lemongrass flowing through it. It helps to put me in a good move and I love it. I also use my foot spa on a weekly bases but I would love a neck massager. That would most def help get rid of stress.

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    • Once l tried the neck massager, I really loved it and l can’t believe l was poo poking it! :-). It definitely helps. I am also happy to have found a good manicurist so l can indulge with mani/pedis. I recently found that bamboo scent relaxes me, so l have been using that around the house. It is a wonderful thing to be able to de-stress.

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  4. I absolutely love my oil diffuser. Orange and Lemongrass are my 2 fav’s to use with with mine. I sleep better when my diffuser is on and for some reason, my hubby snores less. I really need a new footbath so I can pamper my feet more often. Excellent gift ideas!

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    • That’s interesting to hear about your hubby’s reaction to the scents. I just might give it a try as l would welcome that. My husband snores and can sleep at the drop of a hat leaving me wide awake until l can finally sleep with the rhythm :-). Amazing how nice your feet feels with a little pampering, especially if you’re on your feet a lot. Thanks for the hint, I will try it :-).

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  5. Great Tips! My sister has gotten me into Essentials Oils and they definitely help when Iā€™m stressed! We are looking into getting a massage chair once we move

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    • A massage chair would be awesome. I was going to include one, but it would not have been frugal then :-). It’s amazing though, and can pay for itself several times over. We really do need to relieve stress anyway we can. Sometimes, I’m like stop the world, l wanna get off :-).

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    • I love my wireless headphones. I was just looking into getting new ones as mine has been used for a very long time AND my beagle got a hold of it šŸ™‚

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