Our Stress Less Gift Guide for You

Managing diabetes is stressful. The holiday season can be, too. Taking a little time to unwind can benefit both your mind and body. So during this gift-giving season, don't forget to treat yourself with a treasure (or two) that will keep you inspired, calm, and joyous.

Produced By Diabetic Living
Photos by Adam Albright hand lettering by Iskra Johnson


A little boost
PrintaPrints “You Got This” instant download (frame not included), $1.50; etsy.com/shop/printaprints
Sweet stitching
Dimensions Needlecrafts Jar Toppers Cross Stitch Kit, Monogram, $6; michaels.com
A stylish script
Francesca's Happy Pills Pill Box, $7; francescas.com
Our new motto
Ollie & Lulu “Have Courage and Be Kind” Kraft Floral Faux Gold Foil instant download (frame not included), $5; etsy.com /shop/ollieandlulu
Creativity journal
Do One Thing Every Day That Inspires You by Robie Rogge and Dian G. Smith, $13; penguinrandomhouse.com
DIY tote
Yellow Owl Workshop Market Tote Stencil Kit, $25; yellowowlworkshop.com
Recipes for health
Rifle Paper Co. Citrus Floral Recipe Box, $34; riflepaperco.com
Clever coffee clip
Hay Clip Clip with Spoon, $11; theline.com
Inspiration in a cup
Oceana Coffee Brazil Cerrado coffee, $16; store.oceanacoffee.com
Colored with love
Craft Smith Coloring Gift Tags, $4; available in-store at Michaels
Pretty pouch
World Market Pencil Case, $5; available in-store at World Market
Color your world
Koh-I-Noor Tri Tone Colored Pencils—set of 12, $24; cwpencils.com
Stylish tootsies
Blue Q I'm a Special Unicorn Socks, $10; blueq.com
Make big plans
Me & My Big Ideas 2016–2017 Classic Happy Planner, $29; shop.meandmybigideas.com
Letter perfect
Rifle Paper Co. Monogram Stationery, $16; riflepaperco.com
Decorative days
Rifle Paper Co. 2017 Paradise Gardens Wall Calendar, $26; riflepaperco.com
Morning message
Sweetly Stated Mug, $14; anthropologie.com
Airy atmosphere
Markers Kit Air Plant Terrarium Kit, from $24; makerskit.com
That's a wrap
Harvest Paper Co. Pink Floral Gift Wrap Sheets, $9/set of 2; harvestpaperco.com


Lounging in style
Anais Ponders a Poet Knee-Length Kimono Style Robe, $45; plumprettysugar.com
A little soft light
Illume Farmer's Market Candle, $18; anthropologie.com
Drink up, buttercup
S'ip by S'well Tiny Triangles Stainless Steel Water Bottle, $25; target.com
Bath time
Marble & Milkweed Rose and Cardamom Bathing Salts, $24; marbleandmilkweed.com
Fun in the tub
StefaniaValentiiBath Pumpkin Spice Glitter Bath Bomb, $5.25; etsy.com/shop/stefaniavalentiibath
Super sweet soap
Sumu-Su Honeybee Natural Handmade Rice Water Soap, $6; sumususoap.com
Love your lips
Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15, $24; fresh.com
Affordable facial
Nügg Face Masks, $13/4-day pack; nuggbeauty.com
Pinkies up
Palate Polish Nail Polish, $10; palatepolish.com
Mail-order beauty
Glossybox subscription luxury beauty box, $21; glossybox.com
Warm and cozy
Luxury Divas Cable Knit Newsboy Cabbie Hat & Scarf Set, $23; luxurydivas.com
Steeped in style
Harney & Sons Classic Collection Tea Sachets, $9/tin; harney.com
Cups of comfort
Perfectly Brewed Stainless Steel Teapot, $25; worldmarket.com
A real page-turner
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty, $27; us.macmillan.com
Bathtub reading
Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes, $25; simonandschuster.com
Paging motivation
Rising Strong by Brené Brown, $27; penguinrandomhouse.com
Snuggle in
West Elm Warmest Throw—Arrow Jacquard, $39; westelm.com
A spritz of calm
Bath & Body Works Eucalyptus Spearmint Pillow Mist, $12.50; bathandbodyworks.com
Pampered hands
Evelyn Rose Ultra-Moisturising Hand Therapy, $22; crabtree-evelyn.com
Night scents
Le Couvent Des Minimes Sereine Relaxing Pillow Mist $18; usa.lecouventdesminimes.com
Cuddly kicks
Acorn Moc Summerweight Stripe Slippers for Women $42; acorn.com


Toasts and tinsel
Sucre Shop Cheers My Dears! Mini Cups, $12; sucreshop.com
You must chill
French Kitchen Marble Wine Cooler, $25; crateandbarrel.com
Here to serve you
West Elm Hand-Stamped Bronze Serveware (available in three sizes), from $39; westelm.com
Sassy stoppers
World Market Bubble Glass Wine Stoppers, $18/set of 2; worldmarket.com
Shake it up
Old Dutch International “Fez” Décor Hammered Copper Cocktail Shaker, $24; olddutchco.com
Snap happy
Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera, $53; amazon.com
Glass of glam
World Market Stemless Wine Glasses, $24/set of 4; worldmarket.com
Make your mark
Wine Glass Writer, $10/set of 3; wineglasswriter.com
Serve in style
Marble & Wood Cheese Boards, from $30; williams-sonoma.com
Yes, you can
Simply Lite Dark Chocolate, $24/10-pack; wholesomewholesaler.com
Delish dish
Yedi Houseware Dessert Gold Set of 4 Dessert Plates, $35; yedihouseware.com
Tidy little touch
Nell & Mary Tea Towels, $20 each; nellandmary.com
Fortunes in a box
Knock Knock Fortune Dispenser, $10; knockknockstuff.com
Convo cards
Table Topics Celebrate, $9; tabletopics.com
A grand plan
Day Designer Weekly/Monthly 5x8 Planner, $15; bluesky.com
A fine match
Skeem Design Match Bottle, $14; skeemshop.com
Hostess with the mostest
Anthropologie Gold Polka Dotted Apron, $34; anthropologie.com
Letter perfect
Studio Décor Marquee Letter, 9 inch, $30; michaels.com
Party down
WoodenHouse Classic Tumbling Tower Game with a Wooden Box (12 inch), $26; amazon.com
Girlfriend getaway
West Elm Leather Luggage Tag, $34; westelm.com