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Slumbr’s “Be Well, Be Merry” Gift Guide

The holidays are just around the corner, and it’s time to consider what thoughtful gifts you can give to everyone on your shopping list. In Slumbr’s 2016 holiday gift guide, we’re sharing our wellness faves for nutrition, fitness, sleep and everything in-between. You’ll find inspiration for gifts your friends and family will not only be excited to receive, but will also help them be happy, healthy and well!

For fitness fanatics and weekend workout warriors alike

Skybuds wireless earphones ($249)
Skybuds wireless earbuds
The new iPhone has spawned a bevy of wireless earbud options. These Bluetooth-enabled Skybuds can be used for listening to music, podcasts or calls. Their unique in-ear shape was designed to lock in place inside your ears so they won’t budge -- perfect for outdoor runs or active workouts. These discreet buds even charge and store in their Skydock carrying case.

MZ Wallace Metro ToteMZ Wallace Metro Tote (starting at $195)
This is the bag that NYC yogis and barre addicts are toting from work to studio. The Metro Tote comes in a wide range of colors and patterns with 6 interior pockets that keep all your valuables in place and easy to find. The tote’s ultra-light, padded water-resistant nylon material is foldable and packable, yet will never lose its shape.

Alala Captain TightsAlala Captain Tight workout leggings ($110, custom version $185)
Activewear brand, Alala, can be found in fitness studios across America with its fashion-inspired, high-performance apparel. Its Captain Tight leggings feature sheer mesh panels for a distinctive look, along with anti-chafe seams, quick-dry material and multiple pockets. You can even customize the leggings by choosing from a wide range of designs (just updated in time for the holidays).

Caeden Sona BraceletCaeden Sona Connected Bracelet ($199)
The Sona is one of the most stylish activity trackers out there, elegantly disguised as a leather bracelet with a beautiful metal clasp (including rose gold!). The bracelet not only monitors steps, calories and distance, but your heart rate as well. It also coaches you through breathing meditation sessions for increased calm and stress reduction.

For wellness enthusiasts who cherish sleep and self-care

Slumbr Pillow Menu and Gift PackSlumbr Pillow Menu and Gift Pack ($60-$225)
Our very own Slumbr pillows in our premium Pillow Menu make a pampering and comfy gift, especially for the person that’s difficult to shop for. If you’re not sure which pillow would work best for your loved one, let them take our Pillow Quiz and decide! Slumbr offers digital gift cards and a physical gift pack (with lavender sleep sachet) as well.

Lumo LiftLumo Lift Posture Coach and Activity Tracker ($79)
This nifty little device helps people sit straighter and stand taller with improved posture. For the loved one who wants to stop slouching, the Lumo Lift gently guides their efforts, in addition to tracking steps and calories.

Prescribe Nutrition “Prescribe 20” Program ($95)Prescribe Nutrition Prescribe 20
If you’ve got a friend or family member with a resolution to eat healthier and clean up their dietary habits, Prescribe Nutrition’s online Prescribe 20 program is an affordable and convenient way to help them get on the right track. The lifestyle program gives you access to nutritionists that support you as you complete a gentle, 20 day detox (don't worry - you eat awesome food the whole time!). It includes tons of recipes, education, live support and connection to their inspiring community. This is not about dieting; it's about changing the way you eat for the long haul and being at peace with food and your body.

Matcha Source Focus Tea SetThe Matcha Source "Focus Tea Gift Set” ($125)
High-quality matcha green tea powder is an antioxidant, anti-fatigue powerhouse with significantly more nutrients than traditional green tea. This Focus Tea Gift Set contains all the essential tools, including a bamboo whisk, to make a delicious cup of matcha.

Bulu BoxBulu Box (starting at $30 for 3-month gift subscription)
Bulu Box is a monthly subscription box filled with 4-5 premium samples of products related to health and nutrition. Help your loved one discover and try new supplements, vitamins, healthy foods and gear that will boost their wellness lifestyle before they commit to a full-size product. They’ve partnered with over 5,000 brands so there’s something for every wellness lover.

No matter which you choose, giving a gift that benefits your friends and family’s well-being is a modern, non-sappy way to show you care!

After the flurry of holiday activities is over and you're ready to focus on a new year, make getting enough quality sleep a goal for a vibrant life. Slumbr has the tips and tools for improving your sleep life. Just follow us on Instagram or Facebook, or sign up for email updates. 

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