Looking for a gift to brighten someone’s day during a difficult period? Right now, many of us are isolated in our homes and practicing social distancing due to the novel coronavirus. A gift can be a great way to show someone you’re thinking about them during a difficult time. Whether cheering up a friend or simply sending positive vibes, we’ve got you covered. We searched hundreds of ideas and hand-picked 25 favorites.
Sometimes the best medicine is a little self care. Surprise your friend or family member with a fun subscription box that’s sure to keep spirits lifted. You can pick whether you want to send one box or several months’ worth. From the “Sweet Escape” box to the “Bath Bevvy,” CrateJoy offers a plethora of fun options you can explore.
Give some immediate cheer with next-day delivery flowers. Order an estate-grown assortment from Overnight Flowers and it will arrive the next day. Shipping is free if you order before 2:30 pm EST. Choose from a wide variety of arrangements. As an extra plus, all orders include a free vase and stationary paper for a personalized gift message. About as stress-free as it can get. View all options on their website linked below.
If you’re looking for a unique idea to offer someone a little cheer, consider a flowering bonsai tree. Bonsai Boy, a popular specialist nursery, has many great options on their website linked below. We especially like the Flowering Bougainvillea and the Flowering Dwarf Korean Lilac. Next-day shipping is available Monday through Thursday for an extra charge. Ships within the USA only.
This vibrant Sri Yantra candle is a beautiful item perfect for gifting to anyone with an eye for décor or perhaps a spiritual side. It is made from from slow-burning palm wax for you to enjoy 100 hours of burn-time and the unscented wax makes it ideal for allergies. Seeking more candle-themed gifts? Check out our scented candle recommendations
Show your friend some support with this lovely Japanese-inspired
friendship bracelet. Your purchase will help support female artists around the world.
A wonderful way to literally keep in touch with someone you can’t see often, this bond touch bracelet sends a little vibration to your loved one when you touch it. It will make him or her feel like you are right there. A great idea for a mother or grandmother who lives away or is unable to see you due to quarantine.
This beautifully-presented box of teas from Tea Forte is certain to delight. Contains ten flavors ranging from Green Mango Peach to Ginger Lemongrass. The teas come in pyramid infusers designed to make the cup extra flavorful.
$18.75 ($1.88 / Count)
$25.00 ($2.50 / Count)
Brighten someone’s day with this cheerful smiley mug. The happy yellow and black stoneware is hand-painted and high-quality, safe for dishwasher and microwave, and holds 14oz of any hot or cold beverage of your choice.
Foot Spa & Massager
A foot bath a massage can do wonders for one’s mood. Also recommended on our Mother’s Day list
, this top-quality massger will help put the mind and body at ease. It can help improve blood circulation, which is important when we are inside and not moving around.
The soft and calming scent of this Essential Oil Blend makes it an ideal gift for any occasion. Its subtle citrus tones have an uplifting aroma that will help diffuse stress. Made from 100% pure and natural ingredients, this is a quality oil that is safely applied to skin or used as a wonderful ambient scent.
Adult Coloring Book
Reflect and relax as you color and write in your Believe in Yourself journal. An outlet for your innermost thoughts and feelings, the journal includes pages for writing your reflections as well as beautiful designs to color in. Take your journal anywhere; at 5 by 7 inches it is an ideal size for your backpack or bag.
A constant reminder to stay strong and inspired, this elegant bracelet is made from 18k gold, available in white or rose gold. It is expandable to fit any special woman in your life; a perfect gift complete in a beautiful turquoise and gold box.
‘Happiness Is’ Book…
There are plenty of things to be happy about in this world, and this book has 500 of them for any time you need a reminder. From watching the sea to fixing something, the book is filled with some of life’s simple joys that are often forgotten.
Sandstone Happy Buddha
Hotei is the guardian of children and the symbol of happiness; this big-bellied Buddha will bring a smile to your face when you are feeling low. The 3-inch statue is finely sculpted in Sandstone and would make a cheerful addition to any home or office
Fighting Cancer Keepsake Jar
Support a loved one with a meaningful gift to give them strength. This keepsake jar will remind them they are not alone, with 31 unique messages to encourage them when they need a reminder. The jar is a beautiful ornament for the home or workspace.
A loved one will appreciate a token of happiness with Pharrell Williams’ catchy single ‘Happy’. It is a perfect gift for a friend that is going through something that they can listen to any time they need.
There’s something undeniably stylish about these knee-high socks. These high-quality socks are made in Korea and feature an eye-catching design with an adorable unicorn at the end of a rainbow. Fitting size 5-10, these socks are an adorable and fashionable gift to a deserving woman.
‘You are my Sunshine’ Pillow
Your partner or loved one will adore this soft and snuggly pillow with its cheerful message; reading ‘You are my sunshine’ on the front and ‘You make me happy when skies are gray’ on the reverse. It is made from quality polyester in the USA for durability and maximum softness. Perfect for Mother’s Day
Mermaid Sleeping Blanket
Any mermaid-lover will adore this cute Adult-sized blanket. Its soft orlon/cotton blend tapers at the end into a beautiful mermaid tail that fans out. This is a truly unique gift to be treasured by a special someone.
You Are Doing a Freaking Great Job
Sometimes we need a little reminder of our own awesomeness. The book contains close to 200 inspirational quotes and messages from 20 different artists. You can tear them out and put them anywhere to brighten your day.
Bring the joy of Winnie The Pooh to a friend or family member who could use a little motivation and cheering up. These quality, ready-to-frame posters are great for kids and kids at heart. Timeless quotes include “if there ever comes a day when we can’t be together…keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.”
Sunshine Reclaimed Wood Pallet
This handmade 21×21 inch wood pallet is a wonderful way to show someone special how much you mean to them. It’s bright, cheery, and can be hung both indoors and out with the included hanging wire.