These Thoughtful and Safe Ways to Send Gifts to Your Loved Ones Right Now will bring tons of smiles to so many faces! Budget Friendly, shipped with ease and simply wonderful!
While some people are behaving as if the pandemic is over, uncertainty still abounds. The best ways to keep yourself and your family safe are to continue to follow social distancing measures and wear masks when you venture into public. However, isolation has impacted the mental health of countless people. There are few better ways to bring a much-needed smile to someone than to delight them with an unexpected gift. Here are five ways you can show your loved ones you care, even if you remain physically distant.
1. Give the Gift of Gardening
Did you hear that there is a seed shortage. Many people are embracing gardening for health benefits, as well as to increase self-sufficiency. However, if your loved one lost their job or feels like their position is on shaky ground, they may hesitate to spend the money on this beneficial hobby. If you have a garden, you already have a seed supply — all you need to do is harvest them from your produce. While some plants, like carrots, take two years to get seeds, annuals like tomatoes and green beans are enough to get novice gardeners started. If your loved one dwells in an urban apartment, a trip to your local dollar store can set them up with a few containers for their balcony on the cheap.
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2. Help Them Get Their Groceries
Does your loved one have a compromised immune system? If so, they may hesitate to shop for necessities since not everyone embraces social distancing. Why not help them get groceries delivered to their home? The risk of home delivery is low, as there’s currently no evidence to support the spread of through food. This gift is a two-for-one — a stocked pantry and the relief that they don’t need to risk contamination to get supplies.
3. Get Them Crafting and Creating
Another healthy way to ease stress and beat boredom is to craft. As with gardening, though, those with economic uncertainty may hesitate to order supplies from their favorite online merchant.
Why not give the gift of craft supplies to keep them busy? Your clumsy friend might adore a DIY kintsugi kit, allowing them to repair their grandmother’s china with gold. Those who live in the woodshop will love the materials needed to build a birdhouse.
4. Keep Them Puzzled
Puzzles and puzzle books make the perfect gift for loved ones over 50. Research indicates that the brains of people in this age group who do sudoku and crosswords function better than those who do not. Plus, these activities help them do something other than watch the news, which can harm their mental health.
5. Reach Out and “Touch” Them
If your distant loved one has technology challenges, help them get connected. Some devices, like GrandPads, make it a snap for people with little device knowledge to get online. Set up a weekly video call or virtual happy hour. Talking on the phone does help, but seeing someone face-to-face, and perhaps raising a toast, can do more to ease loneliness borne of isolation.
Show Your Loved Ones That You Care the Safe, Thoughtful Way
If you and your loved ones remain apart as social distancing continues, you can still show them you care. Use these five ideas to give them a thoughtful gift that will delight.
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