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Last Minute Gifts for Lifestyle Changers

THE COUNTDOWN IS ON!

If you aren’t one of the organized few who finish their holiday shopping weeks in advance, you are likely scrambling to find a few last-minute gifts. No need to stress! We have thrown together a quick list of items that your favorite lifestyle-changer is sure to love.  Maybe you can even practice a little self-care and purchase one of these items for yourself…

Inspirational Items for Meal Prep:

  1. A one-year subscription to Plan to Eat. A favorite among the providers at Lifestyle Medical Center; virtually organize your recipes and use them to create a meal plan for days, weeks or months in advance.
    Bonus: it creates a grocery list for you!
  2. Foodie Dice. A unique idea for those who need help adding variety to their meals.
  3. Change a pasta-lover’s life with a veggie spiralizer! Our pick? The Paderno style.
  4. A lunch bag or bento box set so they can pack their meals and snacks in style.
  5. Don’t forget a cookbook! Here are a few recommendations from our dietitians:

The Gift of Stress Relief:

  1. Adult coloring books and colored pencils. A fantastic way to unwind at the end of the day without screen time.
  2. A delicious set of herbal teas.
  3. A gift card for a new book. Encourage them to take a breather and read something they enjoy for once!
  4. A monthly or yearly subscription to HEADSPACE. This fascinating app teaches users the art of mindfulness meditation – an excellent method for combating stress.
  5. Book a massage at a local spa.
  6. Wrap up a nice journal and pen so they can organize their thoughts.

Something to Get them Moving:

  1. A subscription to Daily Burn or other online fitness program. A perfect alternative for those who dislike gym settings but need a little guidance.
  2. A fun water bottle to keep them hydrated.
  3. Fitness tracker or simple pedometer. Get a matching one for yourself and challenge them to a dual.
  4. Portable exercise equipment. Stability balls are a nice trade-off for a desk chair at work, resistance bands or dumbbells allow for a great workout anytime, anywhere.
  5. A gift card for new workout attire.
  6. Money towards a ClassPass membership. This program is perfect for those who love to explore various styles of group exercises. There are dozens of studios to choose from in the Raleigh-Durham area.
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