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Valentine’s Day is upon us, yet again. We’re sure by now you’re planning your grand gestures or classic holiday romance.

Valentine’s Day is upon us, yet again. We’re sure by now you’re planning your grand gestures or classic holiday romance. Right?

Flowers, jewels, chocolates, a big bottle of Champagne and the like are all well and good, but we love a gift that adds meaning in their life beyond indulging on the 14th. Whether it’s a book that will inspire happiness or if it’s just a silk eye mask to add a little luxury to their sleep, we’ve gathered our favorite thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts below.

Beyond romantic partners, many of these gifts are suited for any of the ladies in your life (meaning, don’t forget to get a gift for mom and grandma), like a luxe sleep mask or a Fitbit.

If it’s February 12th and you just found this page via a desperate, last-minute Google search, never fear — many of these gifts are available for express delivery via Amazon Prime.

The Alchemist

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As yoga is very much about centering yourself and realizing your potential, Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist will resonate with your favorite yogi. One of the best selling books of all time, The Alchemist follows the fables of Santiago, a young shepherd boy on a search for a storied buried treasure. While the quest is interesting in its own right, the real message lies in the folks Santiago meets along the way. Each teaches Santiago a life lesson, like how to recognize your true potential.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Hyperchiller

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So your loved one always seems to have a coffee in their hand and is on a nickname basis with her local barista. It’s about time she met the Hyperchiller: the quickest way to get cafe-quality cold brew from the comfort of your own home. Brew your coffee with your preferred method, and pour it into the Hyperchiller. Within moments, the Hyperchiller rapidly chills your beverage with absolutely no dilution. It performs double duty too, chilling down a bottle of white wine in a snap.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Kate Spade Heart of Gold Bangle

Kate Spade’s Heart of Gold bracelet sits and the ideal intersection between sentimental and stylish. Peek at the inside of the minimalistic 14K gold-plated band and the words “Heart of Gold” are engraved inside (awwww).
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

The Five Minute Journal

If the person you’re shopping tends to run at 100-miles-a-minute, give them a reason to slow down (if at least for five minutes) and gather their happiness. The five-minute journal prompts you to take five minutes a day to cultivate your gratitude through a series of easy exercises. Plus, at just five minutes, it won’t interfere with you doing what you do.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

“There are only so many things we can give a f**k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter,” prompts blogger Mark Manson’s instant-classic of a self-help book. While a little unconventional, it is designed to slap you in the face and push you to be a kick-ass version of yourself.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

The Power of Now

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Eckhart Tolle’s famous work (and, one of Oprah’s favorite books) The Power of Now dives into how to approach and embrace the present through (non-religious) spiritual practices. It starts with the importance of meditation, and dives into why we meditate and the importance behind the practice.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Cactus Humidifier

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Designed to rid your space of dry air and the chapped lips, dry skin, and runny noses that dry air causes, this cheeky cactus humidifier fills your space with moisture. It’s tiny size and USB charge lets it pop easily into a bag so it can tag along to work or your next trip.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

How to Win Friends and Influence People

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The OG book for the budding CEO or upcoming entrepreneur, How to Win Friends and Influence People is your handy, dandy roadmap to success. As the name suggests, Dale Carnegie walks you through how to win friends and influence people, as well as how to improve your situation at work and shift your colleagues’ way of thinking.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Silk Eye Pillow Mask

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So buying your friend a ball-out beach vacation isn’t quite in the books now. But you can still give them a gift that will transport them to tranquility (if at least only mentally). An elegant 100% mulberry silk mask eliminates light interference to relieves stress and relax muscles as you slumber. For the friend who is always on vacation, this mask is perfect for getting shut-eye on a plane.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Palo Santo Sticks

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For your friend who’s home is brimming with candles, meet their new infatuation: palo santo. The sacred ‘wood of the saints’ is farmed from a wild tree in Central American and is said to have mystical healing and therapeutic powers. Positive properties aside, it will also fill your home with intoxicating woody notes.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Affirmators!

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Think of these little cards as self-help books minus the cheesiness of a self-help book.  Each of these whimsical cards includes a quote designed to inject good vibes in your life, like “To enjoy something, I simply need to add joy to it”. They’re designed by comedian Suzi Barrett – of Drunk History and How I Met Your Mother Fame – so expect some smiles caused by Barrett’s cheeky humor.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Fitbit Alta

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For the one who is still kicking butt and taking names well into February, a Fitbit will help track their progress through a heart rate monitor, and zone function, where you can gauge the intensity of your workout. Or maybe this is for your friend who has grown apart from the gym: the step counter and distance tracker can help give a gentle push back on track.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

23andMe

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We’ve all heard your grandmother’s stories of your kin of yore, but 23 & Me dives deeper into your family history and tracks it far past that really great lasagna recipe your great-great-grandmother made. The easy-to-use kit delivers a customized ancestry report that goes far beyond your family tree to your ancient ancestors. Spend an additional $25 for wellness reports based on your ancestor’s health.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Think and Grow Rich

6,000 positive Amazon reviews don’t lie – Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich distills the attributes of highly successful people into a palatable guide to the top. Some of the book’s most positive tips include how to make decisions quickly and efficiently and how to create a concrete plan for wealth.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

Manduka EKO Yoga Mat

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For the one who is never late to the crack-of-dawn workout class, a new yoga mat will be much appreciated. This one is made with eco-friendly, recycled jute fibre with no toxins or chemicals. A yoga mat strap that makes it easy to haul from class to home doubles as a stretching strap.
>> SEE IT ON AMAZON.COM

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