“The Joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing each other’s loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.”
–W. C. Jones
1. Mindfulness Without Borders | ReThink Deck
Its time to build back up mindful conversation and communication with ourselves and with our loved ones, especially around this holiday season. We believe this is the foundation to building stronger relationships and achieving our highest good! These conversation cards are meant to get people thinking and talking about who they are, what they like, and how they interact with the world around them. Each question targets different skills and areas of life, but all the questions have one primary purpose: to get you discussing the important fundamentals of an emotionally balanced, mindful and compassionate way of living. Break out the ReThink Card deck around your holiday table and watch tension release and mindful conversation arise. Let’s get back to this together.
2. Create Your Own Calm: A Journal for Quieting Anxiety | By Meera Lee Patel
Sometimes the holiday season can can stir up unwanted feelings. Between planning, traveling, gathering, and socializing with friends and family can often times be met with stress and anxiety. We encourage you to take a pause in these moments and seek Create your Own Calm. Exquisitely written and Illustrated by Meera Lee Patel, Create your Own Calm combines inspiring quotes and engaging prompts with vivid watercolor paintings. This insightful journal is a beautiful companion for easing the everyday anxieties we carry. Shop small this holiday season and support small businesses + local bookstores. Create your own Calm can be purchased at Buyoly,Bookshop.org,Indiebound, Barnes & Noble, Penguin Random House
The holidays wouldn’t be complete without some indulgences, but this year we have a guilt-free high protein option with dozens of tasty possibilities! Introducing Broma Organics Dark Chocolate Almond Butters. Broma’s not-so-secret ingredient lentils gives this almond butter a protein punch with a variety of flavor combinations. Each serving contains 6g of complete protein, 4g of fiber, and commonly missed nutrients such as iron and folate making them functional and delicious. We fell hard for the Coconut and Original jars. They’re organic, vegan, and kosher, spreadable, and the velvety smooth texture will have you going back bite after bite. Stir it up and bake it into your fave holiday treat this season for a delicious, healthy option!
Pottery with a Purpose is a female-founded, female-run business promoting individual and community well-being through a thoughtfully curated line of eco-conscious DIY clay sculpting kits that invite creativity and mindfulness anytime, anywhere – all while giving back to mental health initiatives. Sustainably-packaged and designed “do-it-yourself” kits containing everything necessary for at-home clay play. With the help of focused instructions, you can design, create, and decorate various pottery pieces to enjoy (or gift!) for years to come.
Conscious Libations for gift giving + celebrating responsibly
5. Avaline | Organic Red Wine
When choosing a clean red wine for the holidays, look no further than Avaline. Created with organic grapes and no unnecessary fillers, Avaline gets a thumbs up from us! Avaline Red is a clean and vegan-friendly wine by Cameron Diaz and Katherine Power. Cameron’s favorite, this wine has a light to medium body with hints of cherry and a touch of spice. The organic Grenache and Syrah grapes that give this wine its irresistible flavor come from Bordeaux producer EthicDrinks, a certified carbon-neutral and plastic-free winery in the sunny Rhone Valley of France.
6. Copalli Rum | Clean Rum from the heart of the Rainforest
Copalli is an award winning, clean rum crafted from only three ingredients- Fresh pressed juice from our organic sugar cane, pure canopy water from the rainforest, and yeast. Not only do Copalli Rums taste smooth and delicious (and are perfect for your winter crafted cocktail), But the story behind the brand makes it that much more desirable. Sourced from an organic farm in the heart of the rainforest in Belize and crafted in an eco-friendly distillery, Copalli supports the local community and honors the land and the people of Belize.
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Mezcal Amarás have one simple philosophy: to strive towards a balanced relationship with the ecosystem. Their social and ecological dedication shines in each Mezcal bottle’s handcrafted journey- from seed to sip. Mezcal Amaras Verde is produced using artisanal methods and 8-year-old agave Espadín. What we love about Mezcal Amaras is their support for local agave farmers (agaveros) and Master Distillers (Maestros Mezcaleros)- understanding that they are the guardians of our roots, our traditions, and our mezcals. “To preserve the past, we look to the future, advancing a sustainable business model today, with our eyes on tomorrow.” Dress up your next Holiday Crafted cocktail with Mezcal Amaras Verde.
Koskenkorva Vodka Organic is a bright, neutral, smooth, pure-tasting vodka and made from nature’s best ingredients. Good local barley, pure local spring water, and the continuous distillation process resulting in one of the smoothest, purest vodkas in the world. Made sustainably, in the village of Koskenkorva in western Finland. The Koskenkorva distillery is based on bio and circular economy: 100% of the grain is utilized. None of it goes to waste.
Its the buzz without the booze: the plant-based, spirits alternative was developed by some of the best scientists and bartenders in the U.K. and launched in the U.S. in 2021. Delivering on both function and taste, the result is a trio of elixirs that takes you throughout the night (or day!) Livener is powered by guayusa, schizandra, and energizing plants. Think of it as what you drink to kick off the evening. Social Elixir is the ultimate social companion and mood elevator. Full-bodied, bittersweet with flavours from agave, molasses and coconut vinegar. Nightcap contains restorative plants and herbs that have been used for centuries to induce calming feelings. Designed to sip and savor, lemon balm, valerian and hops entwine with complex notes of wood and spice for a calm, dreamy feeling. Our inner herbalist is screaming with excitement.
10. Four Sigmatic | Mushroom Cacao with Reishi (the new Hot Chocolate)
Tastes like dessert, feels like a dream. Organic cacao plus Reishi helps you leave today’s stress behind so you can feel great tomorrow. It’s delicious, just a little decadent, and undeniably good for you. Swap the Hot chocolate this year and give the gift of Reishi + Cacao in a cup!