Discover Our Digital Detox and Wellness-Inspired Christmas Gift Guide

Digital Detox Christmas Gift Guide

03 Dec Discover Our Digital Detox and Wellness-Inspired Christmas Gift Guide

At Time To Log Off, we believe that the best gift you can give this Christmas is the present of your presence. That means unplugging from social media and other digital distractions to really connect with your loved ones. That being said, we know that you generous folk like to spoil your family and friends come the festive season. So, we’ve put together a gift guide with a difference. It’s packed full of present ideas with meaning – from the mindful to the eco-friendly and the well-being focused. Rest assured, the lucky recipients of these great gifts will start 2019 with their best foot forward.

For Better Sleep

Offline is the New Luxury Phone Box by Kikki.K

The blue light emitted from our digital devices can affect the release of the ‘sleepy’ hormone melatonin and disrupt our circadian rhythm (body clock). This means that scrolling on your smartphone in the hours leading up to bed can keep you feeling alert and make it more difficult to fall asleep.

If you know someone in need of a screen-free night’s sleep, Swedish stationery brand kikki.K’s Offline is the New Luxury wooden phone box is the ideal solution. With an opening for chargers, this stylish Scandi-style box means your recipient can leave their phone out of reach and out of sight at bedtime.

 

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Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle by This Works

As well as keeping your device out of reach at bedtime, creating an evening ritual is a great way to prepare for a good night’s sleep. Treat your giftee to This Work’s popular Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle which contains lavender and camomile essential oils known for their relaxing and calming properties.

 

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For Embracing Creativity

Bullet Journal

The bullet journal method, or short-form journal keeping, was created by Ryder Carroll. This mindfulness practice is a great way to reflect on the past, present and future. Yet, some bujo enthusiasts have taken their dotted journals to a new level with beautiful illustrations and doodles. The Leuchtturm 1917 dotted notebook is a popular choice for those getting started – just add pens!

 

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Book For Paper Lovers by Flow Magazine

Flow Magazine’s Book for Paper Lovers is another great gift that encourages mindfulness and creativity. It includes 300 paper items, such as stickers, gift tags, postcards and garlands in Flow’s signature whimsical style of illustration. Their 6th edition is out now and features everything from daschunds to Frida Kahlo.

 

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For Saving The Planet

Stainless steel reusable bottle by onegreenbottle

Did you know that around 79% of the plastic produced to date has ended up in landfill or elsewhere in the environment? There’s no doubt that we need to work harder to solve the plastic problem. In addition to plastic waste, there are also concerns around the chemicals found in plastic bottles that can leach into our drinks. To help tackle this issue, onegreenbottle has become one of the leading suppliers of stainless steel bottles in the UK.

For that friend who is always on the go, treat them to a stylish and durable bottle from onegreenbottle and save them a few pennies in the process by encouraging them to refill, rather than rebuy.

 

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Beeswax Wraps

With similar goals to onegreenbottle, The Beeswax Wrap Co. create a natural alternative to clingfilm and tin foil that ensures chemicals do not leach into foods. Made from cotton, pine resin, organic jojoba oil and UK beeswax, the colourful wraps are both reusable and biodegradable. Skip the plastic stocking fillers and opt for some of these instead.

 

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For Mindful Moments

OFF. Your Digital Detox for a Better Life by Tanya Goodin

Time To Log Off founder Tanya Goodin’s popular book, ‘OFF. Your Digital Detox for a Better Life’, is the perfect stocking filler for the screen obsessed. It’s packed with tips and tricks to help readers find a better balance with technology by reflecting on their own habits. If you know someone who needs a little nudge to put their phone down, this is it!

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Tea and Vintage Book Club Subscription by Bookishly

When settling down with a good book, there’s no better company than a good cup of tea. To encourage more mindful moments and chances for self-care in your giftee’s life, why not treat them to Bookishly’s Tea and Vintage Book Club Subscription? Every month the lucky recipient will enjoy a classic read, some lovely stationery and a good brew. Now that’s a screen antidote!

 

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Whoever you’re buying for, make this Christmas more meaningful with our list of gift ideas. From the eco-conscious to sleep-saviours, there’s sure to be something for everyone.

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