The Christmas wellbeing wishlist


Anti-Stress Colouring Book Sarah Stacey's pick of the healthiest, happiest-making gifts out there...

Adult Colouring Books/£9.99 each, Hardie Grant.

My maths-minded husband couldn’t wait to colour in Anti-Stress by neuroscientist Dr. Stan Rodski, while I was drawn to the animals and birds in Jungle Paradise by Lorna Scobie.


Penny Longboard/£149.99,

Penny LongboardTween and teen testers loved cruising on this smoothly engineered, 32in-long plastic skateboard, which comes in a bold range of colours.


Cuddlepaw dress up towel/£34.99,

Toddlers adore being wrapped in this soft, snuggly, leopard-patterned bamboo fibre and cotton robe by Cuddledry. £1 from each sale goes to WWF to help protect snow leopards.


Happy Hopperz Red Fire Engine, £23.99,

Happy HopperzRobust, secure and comfy, this provided hours of bouncy fun for 30 under-fives when trialled at a party. Available in other vehicle and animal designs.


Nibbling Baby Safe Teething Necklace/from £16,

Made from 100 per cent food-grade silicone, these bright, fabulously fashionable necklaces have pull-apart clasps and are soft and safe to chew.


NEOM Organics Scent to Sleep Gift Collection/£54.95,

Neom Scents to Sleep TranquilityTo help anyone slumber sweetly, with a Tranquillity Travel Candle, Intense Night Repair Oil, Perfect Night’s Sleep Pillow Mist and online sleep consultation card.


Ewan the Dream Sheep/£29.99,

Ewan, who comes in grey or purple, produces soothing sounds and a warm pink glow to lull babies and toddlers to sleep.


Imbibery Cold-pressed Cocktail mixers, £30 for six,

Imbibery Greena ColadaSuper-healthy Hail Mary (tomato, cucumber, beet, lemon, cayenne) and Greeña Colada (spinach, coconut water, pineapple); guaranteed no hangover.


Holistic Silk Peacock Eye Mask/£46, and Massaging Slippers, £70,

We love this light-blocking, lavender-scented eye mask and matching brocade slippers with magnets on reflexology points.


Potash Farm Hand Made Cobnut Oil Natural Soap/from £8.50, and Skin Repair Balm/£16,

These contain organic, cold-pressed cobnut oil, which is rich in vitamins B and E, to cleanse and condition skin.


Lily's Kitchen Yuletide BoxLily’s Kitchen Yuletide Box/£12.95, Woofing wonderful, all-natural treats for four-legged friends, including shiny coat biscuits and venison sausages. Three Bird Feast, from £2.49, and Advent Calendar, £9.95, also available.


Stocking Fillers

Chef’n LooseLeaf Greens Stripper/£8.87,

LanolipsLanolips 101 Ointment Fruities in Cranberry/ £7.99,

Childs Farm Top-To-Toesie Cleaning Kit/£8.99,



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