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Thinking of you: 23 best thoughtful gifts to show you care

From sentimental jewellery to uplifiting books, a thinking of you gift can go a long way...

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Do you remember how you felt when you last received an unexpected bunch of flowers, or a surprise heartfelt card? It’s no secret that a small gesture can go a long way when someone is having a hard time, and a thinking of you gift is the perfect way to show you care.

If you know someone who needs a little pick-me-up, why not let them know you are thinking of them? Give them a thoughtful present that's sure to comfort them and maybe even put a smile on their face.

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From uplifting wall art to positive books and thoughtful jewellery, here's our list of the best thinking of you gifts to send, below. 

Best thinking of you gifts 

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Mini heart birthstone ring, £45, Abbott Lyon


Show them you care with this super-cute birthstone ring, which comes presented in a luxury gift bag.

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The 'Anna' bouquet, £23, Bloom & Wild


Nothing quite says ‘I’m thinking of you' than a bouquet of flowers, sent straight to your door. These cheery flowers are sure to brighten anyone's day. If you are in the US and love the style of Bloom & Wild, we recommend you check out the gorgeous arrangements from

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It's Ok Not To Be Ok Book, £6.95 / $9.64, Amazon


This comforting book is a lovely little reminder that it's okay not to be okay, a message to your loved one that they're not alone.

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Neom Organics De-stress On The Go Collection, £26 / $30.25, Beauty Bay


If your friend is feeling particularly stressed, why not treat them to this relaxing self-care kit, which includes a bath & shower oil, hand cream and stress relief pulse point roller.

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Dream decoder kit, £14, Free People


We love this kit, full of helpful cards for your friends to decode their dreams. Especially great if they're feeling a little at odds with the world.

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Personalised Rainbow Mug Set, £25,


Brighten someone’s day with this rainbow mug set, which you can personalise with two names. That’ll put a smile on their face!

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Whittard Luxury Hot Chocolate Gift Box, £24, John Lewis


If you do treat your loved one to a mug, why not send them some yummy hot chocolate too? This set comes with two flavours and marshmallows, perfect for those cosy autumn nights.

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Prosecco and truffles gift set, £25, Harvey Nichols


This lovely gift from Harvey Nichols features some mood-boosting prosecco and truffles - lush!

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Wellness Journal, £24.99 / $32.99, Papier


Help your friend reclaim a moment of ‘me time’ with this chic wellness journal, which they can use to help start their day with a fresh mindset.

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Fabulous Friend earrings, £14.99, Joma Jewellery


For some instant cheer, these earrings make for an inspiring gift.

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Motivational jumper, £19.99 / $29.67, Etsy


This effortlessly cool slogan sweatshirt is perfect for boosting morale. We love.

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Personalised Vase of Flowers Biscuit Platter, £32.50,


For those who don’t like IRL flowers, why not opt for this delicious biscuit variety?

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Heartful ring, £55 / $58, Kate Spade


Show them your heart is with them always with this sweet ring from Kate Spade.

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Millie Marotta's Brilliant Beasts adult colouring book, £10.18 / $13.46, Amazon


Adult colouring books help ease stress and anxiety, making them the perfect gift for someone going through a hard time.

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'This Too Shall Pass' Handwritten Mindfulness Print, £12,


Remind your loved one that ‘this too shall pass’ with this thoughtful print that they can hang in their home.

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'Breathe' Inspirational Mobile Case, £41 / $59,


Sometimes we just need to take a moment to breathe... and your friend will no doubt appreciate this gentle reminder.

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'Be Brave' Meaningful Word Bangle in Rose Gold, £12 / $18, Lisa Angel


This 'be brave' bangle is the perfect piece of inspiring jewellery to gift to someone going through a hard time.

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'Thinking of You' Letterbox Gift, £20, Moonpig


This cute mini hamper box is filled with lots of gifts that will put a smile on your loved ones face, from a How to Live Mindfully & Look After Yourself book and 'A Reminder That You Are Loved' silver-plated heart bracelet to a Panda Brightening Face Mask. There's even more plus some tasty treats, too: Triple Chocolate Brownie In A Mug and Candy Kittens Eton Mess Sweets.

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HELLO! Magazine Subscription, from £5.99,


We know just the thing that will make your loved one's day - a subscription to HELLO! Magazine, which will be delivered straight to their door every week.


Mixed Brownie Bites, £12.99, Lewis and Baker


And who wouldn't be instantly cheered with these mouthwatering brownie bites, delivered in a gift box?


Nourish Candle, £20, The White Company


Bring some tranquility into your loved one's life with this relaxing candle.

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Bee Happy Gift Set, £21.98, Arena Flowers


This lush gift set includes orange & neroli scented goodies such as shea butter hand cream and a natural wax votive candle - both of which will make your loved one super happy.

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A Box of Comfort Hug Gift Box, £40, Box of Hugs


Cheer someone up with this delightful package in the post, which contains a variety of lovely gifts including a candle and mug.

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