2016 Mindful Holiday Gift Guide

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If you're going to make a purchase for the holidays, why not opt to buy from ethical companies? Look for brands that give back to worthy causes and have some sort of positive impact on the environment, humanity and the world at large.

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Adornments

 

MALA COLLECTIVE Intention Bundle

The Lava stone was used by American Indians when entering battle for its qualities of strength and clarity. It’s believed to provide strength (physical and mental) when facing difficult situations. 

African Turquoise is a stone known to strengthen the whole body, promote the absorption of nutrients, tissue regeneration, and circulation. It's also known to protect from harmful environmental pollutants and poisons. It is believed to save the wearer from problems on a journey or adventure. It is also believed to destroy hatred and increase love.

The Flores islands, in Indonesia, was the inspiration for this scarf. Scattered along the turquoise waters, the islands resemble a map of the world — providing beautiful perspective. Whether exploring a tropical island or meditating on a cushion at home, allow this set to inspire you to follow your dreams while remaining grounded in the vast beauty of Mother Earth.

malacollective.com, (starting at) $138

 

 

DIAMONDS ARE EVIL Aton Long Necklace

Work your magic in this dope long pendant necklace. It has a natural brass chain, features a brass piece in the layers of laser cut wood and adjustable lobster clasp closure. Wear it with a black top and velvet skirt.

diamondsareevil.com, $49.70

 

 

LOVEPRAY JEWELRY Aventurine Chain Necklace

Beautiful adjustable mala necklace and bracelet set. Made with Riverstone, Serpentine, Tiger's eye and Sandalwood.

loveprayjewelry.com, $149

 


Fits

 

TEEKI

Teeki takes water bottles and turns them into beautiful clothes, giving them purpose again through an eco-friendly process.

teeki.com, prices vary

 

HIPTIPICO Kaqchi Jacket Black

This jacket offers a distinctive update on the classic military-style jacket. Vivid embroidery adds interest against the rich earthy tones of the jacket’s body. Traditionally woven on a back-strap loom by female artisans.

Every Hiptipico jacket is handmade by Mayan artisans  & provides a dignified job opportunity to female artisans in rural Guatemala, aiding in their quest to escape poverty.

hiptipico, $275

 

 

ELEVEN44 Asymmetrical Gray Kaftan Bamboo Dress

Eco-friendly bamboo jersey drapes like a dream and is easy to care for -- you will never want to take this off! Perfect for the beach, amazing over leggings or jeans and flawless just on its own. This dress looks amazing on everyone! Elegant comfort and total femininity -- you get both with this dress. Whether relaxing at home or out to a fancy dinner, this versatile piece has you covered.

eleven44.com, $88

 

 

ZKANO Organic Socks

These socks are manufactured at a family-owned mill in Fort Payne, Ala. They knit each pair with high quality sustainable materials, including organic cotton dyed with low-impact coloring. Plus, they're manufactured from start to finish at the mill, in small batches in order to deliver you the coziest quality possible.

zkano.com, prices vary

 


Natural Beauty

 

GEMSTONE ORGANIC Ceremonial Chakra Bath

Balance your chakras through this gentle bath ritual and take a step toward your own self-empowerment and healing in this present moment. Join me in ceremony to activate each of your sensory organs; sight, smell, taste, touch and sound to connect you deeply to your energy centers.

gemstoneorganic.com, $98

 

 

BALANCED GURU Farm-a-ceuticals

Going back to basics! Beauty without compromising your health or the environment, Balanced Guru formulated their FARM-a-ceutical line with simple yet effective organic ingredients that are safe and nourishing for everybody.

balancedguru.com, prices vary

 

TAZEKA AROMATHERAPY Meditation Guru

Tazeka is pure 100% organic aromatherapy that blends science, spirit, and style. Meditation Guru is a deeply supportive blend that integrates your spirit with your senses. Park yourself on your favorite yoga mat, fold your hands in a mudra, and get ready to clear your mind & center your being.

tazekaaromatherapy.com, (starting at) $21.73

 

RED APPLE LIPSTICK Vegan Lipstick

Red Apple Lipstick specializes in gluten free, paraben free, non-toxic, vegan makeup for lips and eyes. Their lipsticks and lip balm are designed to infuse moisture into your lips. The result is the creamiest, most luxurious lipsticks.

redapplelipstick.com, $23.50

 


Abode

 

SIVANA SPIRIT Om Singing Bowl

This gorgeously engraved antiqued singing bowl rings with a purity that will uplift your heart and relax your mind. Om, the Tibetan Eight Auspicious Symbols motif, and mantra detail adorn this beautiful bowl; comes with a wooden mallet.

sivanaspirit.com, $118

GURUGRID Yoga Mat

The lines, circles, and numbers on a Gurugrid mat are designed to help you find your correct placement during and between poses. With the help of your teacher, soon, it will be automatic to quickly and smoothly plant yourself on the mat and immediately focus your energy on your alignment, breathing, and meditation. Now you can calm your mind and free your soul.

thegurugrid.com, starting at $38

 

 

SO WELL MADE Amber Himalayan Rectangle Salt Light

This gorgeous salt lamp protects against harmful EMFs that emanate from computers and other electronic devices. Himalayan Salt crystals have been shown to oxygenate indoor environments, releasing ionized air that can replenish and rejuvenate your whole day.

They help promote health & well-being and they create a lovely ambiance in any room.

sowellmade.com, (starting at) $150

 

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THE KEYBOARD WAFFLE IRON

A fun gift for your computer-obsessed partner. The KWI features a one-of-a-kind patented design that makes incredibly fun keyboard shaped waffles in just four easy steps: PREP, POUR, FLIP, EAT!

thekeyboardwaffleiron.com, $70

 

BUDDHA BOARD

Master the art of letting go with the Buddha Board, inspired by the Zen idea of living in the moment. You simply paint on the surface with water and your creation will come to life in bold design. Then, as the water slowly evaporates, your art will magically disappear leaving you with a clean slate and a clear mind, ready to create a whole new masterpiece.

Buddha Board is environmentally friendly - no ink, no paint, no chemicals - and will last for years with proper care.

amazon.com, $24.95

INNER ENGINEERING by Sadhguru

Thought leader, visionary, philanthropist, mystic, and yogi, Sadhguru, presents Western readers with a time-tested path to achieving absolute well-being: the classical science of yoga. Fun, lots of humor, easy-to-read and totally accessible.

amazon.com, $14.36

 

 

THE MOON DECK

An intuitive oracle set created to inspire more self-care & purpose in your daily life. It comes complete with 44 gorgeous mantra cards + a guidebook with corresponding rituals, all housed in a handmade wood box or pouch. Inspired by the cyclical beauty of the moon & the power of intention, this deck can be worked with similarly to tarot, as an oracle guide, or as a tool for reflection & meditation. This oracle deck is created with a local eco-friendly printer using recycled paper, vegetable-based ink and wind power.

themoondeck.com, $44-$60

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AJARA AYURVEDIC BEAUTY Brass Incense Burner for Cones or Resin

Gorgeous heavy weight decorative brass incense burner for charcoal resins or cone incense. Includes a heat protecting bowl liner to hold coals or cones.

ajaraskincare.com, $20

 


Wellness

 

MyYogaWorks Online Yoga Subscription

Give yourself the gift of yoga this holiday season with premium online yoga classes from MyYogaWorks! Now through December 31st, get a full year of unlimited access to over 1,000 online classes for only $49 (reg. $150). Gift subscriptions for friends and family are also available at 50% off through the end of 2016.

myyogaworks.com, $49

MOON JUICE Moon Dusts

Adaptogens, superfoods and healing botanicals are blended to create six different Moon Dusts from the ever-popular Moon Juice: Power Dust, Spirit Dust, Beauty Dust, Sex Dust, Dream Dust & Brain Dust. Sprinkle a lil' in your coffee, tea, juice or milk-alternative for a super-powered beverage.

moonjuiceshop.com, $30

PELOTON Bike

The latest technology for stationary bikes lives in the Peloton. Use their 101 video series to help you get setup and properly riding. Count yourself in for our live classes and you’ll receive a reminder just before start time.

Have a whole household on your bike? Unlimited riders can use your bike, and It’s only two taps to change riders. It also has a video chat to connect with friends while you ride.

pelotoncycle.com, $1995

 

MONQ Personal Essential Oil Diffuser

Breathe natural energy, clarity, inspiration, and more with MONQ Therapeutic Air! Discover the first portable diffuser – The most Intimate aromatherapy experience. The 7 pack features all blends available: Zen, Happy, Vibrant, Sexy, Active, Healthy, and Sleepy! (all blends are available ala-carte)

monq.com, $20

 

ZENBUNNI Organic Chocolate

Said to be "the world's healthiest chocolate" by Mind Body Green, ZenBunni uses raw, biodynamic chocolate and makes them into delightful treats that are also extremely good for you.

zenbunni.com, starting at $3

Have the happiest holidays!

 

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