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Gift ideas for someone with high stress

Well, someone I know is really, really stressed out right now. I'd like some feedback on a gift for her if anyone has a moment.

I was thinking of getting this footbath, http://www.geschenkidee.ch/fussmassagegeraet_vital.html. Has anyone ever used one? Is it relaxing?

Other suggestions in around 60 chf for relieving stress??

Thanks.
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Old 19.01.2011, 00:43
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

Maybe not in your budget, but I bought and gave away a Gift Cert from here ( 40 minutes ) to someone very special, who remarked that she really enjoyed her day out alone.
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

Doesn't get stressfreer than that.

www.dakinimassagen.ch/
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Old 19.01.2011, 13:17
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

Thanks for the nice ideas, but I don't think she wants to take any trips at the moment.
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

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Old 19.01.2011, 14:48
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

Chi-gong balls



you make them turn on your hand, very relaxing and very good for the hands if you like to give massage
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Old 19.01.2011, 14:51
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Honestly, this is a good question. I don't think there is something appropriate to give, perhaps one of those soothing sound boxes. (you know with sea sounds and stuff)
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

I just had an amazing massage - totally de-stressed me. Highly recommend it though it's higher than your price quote

http://zurichmassage.ch/
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

What does she normally do to relax? Try and think what's her favorite "just for fun" activity, whether or not it looks relaxing to you. Then give her something related to that. Probably best if it is something consumable, so she doesn't have to worry about where will she keep it and will it match the curtains and would it hurt your feelings if she exchanged it for another color.

Could be some kind of craft supplies, bubble bath, a good book, a bag of stale bread to feed the ducks...

Of course those are way under your budget, and of course if she wants any of those she could just as well buy them herself. That's not the point. The point is she isn't buying them for herself right now because she's too stressed to consider it. So off you go, pick something out without consulting her (yes, bit risky - but you want this to involve no stress whatsoever on her part - that includes no research or comparison shopping) and give it to her.

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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

The footbath sounds nice to me....

Candles /aromatherapy stuff/ incense / a meditation CD would be cool too It really works for me when I feel stressed. Very soothing.

Good luck! I think whatever you buy will go down well, you seem really thoughtful
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Somebody gave me a footbath - used it once - still in the box in the barn. Imho a useless. A massage would be great for me - and even better a shiatsu session (sort of healing massage using acupuncture pressure points and stretches).
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Old 19.01.2011, 20:29
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

Buy her a nice pot-plant.

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Get her a gigolo maybe ? I heard Transition is skint and needs some easy money
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

A cruise on the lake - 1st class, natch

You're a good friend.
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Re: Gift ideas for someone with high stress

A good foot rub rather than a foot bath.
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A good foot rub rather than a foot bath.

Thanks, I might do this and yes, maybe getting out of the house for this would be good as she'll get some fresh air.
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Thanks, I might do this and yes, maybe getting out of the house for this would be good as she'll get some fresh air.
Or get a masseusse to go to her house. Someone once advertised this service on EF. A bit above your budget though.
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bag of weed...
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