Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and many of you might be racking your brains, trying to figure out just what to give that special someone in your life. According to stvalentinesday.org, Valentine's Day and Mother's Day are the biggest holidays for gifting flowers. However, flowers quickly wilt and chocolates are (usually) quickly eaten. What if you want this gift to be something unique, useful, or memorable for this special day? It is good to start with one of your loved one's passions, or hobbies, or better yet, indulge them with something extraordinary. We're here to help! Here are SleepSwag's top 5 gift recommendations for the special sleep lover in your life.* We've even included handy links to get you started!
A SleepSwag Silk Sleep Mask
Of course we're going to put this in the #1 spot! There are many benefits to using an eye mask while sleeping. By using a sleep mask, your loved one can achieve a better quality sleep, which could be effective at providing a more restorative, restful sleep. A better sleep can mean a better mood, healthier habit, and an all-around better relationship experience. There are also other uses for an eye mask, but we'll let you fill in the blanks there... Our masks are handmade with the finest quality materials. They are designed with a focus on details for ultimate comfort, and improved fit to block light. Our masks are made in the USA with natural cotton batting and beautiful silk fabrics. If you're looking for a cute sleep mask pattern or a fun and funky design, we've got 16 unique options in our shop. (Chocolates in photo above are from a local Asheville, North Carolina business, French Broad Chocolates) SleepSwag Online Store
doTERRA Lavender Essential Oil
Many people tout the belief that lavender essential oil provides many health benefits. One of those beliefs is that it can help relieve tension, which would potentially be a pretty big deal to someone who is having a hard time sleeping. After placing a few drops on his/her pillow and putting on a sleep mask, your loved one can drift off into a peaceful rest. Plus, lavender just smells good, too! doTERRA Lavender Essential Oil on Amazon.com
The Sound Pillow Sleep System
According to SoundPillow.com:
The Sound Pillow Sleep System combines our proprietary, user-friendly, MP3 player loaded with 18-one hour tracks of ultra-relaxing hypnotic-binaural music, real nature sounds, as well as White Noise, Pink Noise and Blue Noise files, thus creating an intimate sound conditioner with a wide variety of content ... The music and nature sounds are soothing and created to be slow and evolutionary. Our goal is to help relax your mind, body and spirit.
For someone who enjoys drifting off to sleep listening to comforting sounds, this seems like a great gift! Sound Pillow Sleep System on SoundPillow.com
Tough Cookie's Men's and Women's Namastay in Bed Top
We think this top is perfect for someone who enjoys peacefulness and serenity--the word Namaste meaning "I bow to the divine in you"--but also is in no hurry to wake after that firsts morning alarm. Women's Top on Amazon.com Men's Top on Amazon.com
You Need More Sleep: Advice from Cats (book)
From back cover:
Well, the cat is out of the bag, so to speak. Targeting the most challenging parts of life--personal relationships, social interaction, career advancement, and self-esteem--this compact but essential volume of feline advice offers life-improving tips ...Even if your loved on isn't necessarily a "cat person," this book is a fun perspective on human lives from animals that are "experts" at sleep. You Need More Sleep: Advice From Cats on Amazon.com