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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...

Arianna Chatzidakis

Do you remember how you felt when you last received an unexpected bunch of flowers, or a surprise heart-felt 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.

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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.

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: The HELLO! edit

 

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The 'Anna' bouquet, £23, Bloom & Wild

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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 Bouqs.com.

 

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It's Ok Not To Be Ok Book, £8.99 / $11.99, Amazon

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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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Kit Heath x HELLO! Kindness necklace, £99.99, Kit Heath

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For a truly thoughtful gift that will cheer your friend up, opt for HELLO!’s exclusive Kindness Necklace. Together with the award-winning British jewellery brand Kit Heath we’ve created a beautifully elegant sterling-silver necklace with an oval charm of two interconnected elements to represent protection and support.

The necklace, which has been spotted on the likes of Lorraine Kelly, Saira Khan, and Andrea McLean, can be worn showing the smooth outer layer or reversed to reveal the core that is cradled inside and bears a tag branded with our special message of kindness. Plus, £5 from every purchase goes to charity, so your friend can pay forward your kind act.

OFFER: The next 200 people to purchase a HELLO! Kindness Necklace will get a FREE 6-month digital subscription to HELLO! Magazine worth £42.50!

 

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

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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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Personalised Rainbow Mug Set, £22 / $35.44, NotOnTheHighStreet.com

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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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Thinking of You Bouquet, Shortbread & Scented Candle Gift, £40, Marks & Spencer

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This lovely gift from M&S features some mood-boosting flowers, biscuits and a candle - lush!

 

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Wellness Journal, £24.99 / $32.99, Papier

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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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BaubleBar 'Inspire' bracelet, was £23 now £9 / $12, Nordstrom

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For some instant cheer, this bracelet from one of Meghan Markle's favourite jewelry brands makes for an inspiring gift.

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Motivational jumper, £19.99 / $29.67, Etsy

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

 

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Personalised Vase of Flowers Biscuit Platter, £33, Notonthehighstreet.com

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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

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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, £14.53 / $14.95, Amazon

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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 / $17, NotOnTheHighStreet.com

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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, £45 / $59, Casetify.com

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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

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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, £25, Moonpig

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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, Subscription.co.uk

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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. Plus, between now and 31st December 2020, you can get 50% off, with six months costing just £29.90 and one year costing £58.65.

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Thinking Of You Treat Selection, £35, Cartwright & Butler

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Treat your friend to this thamper which is packed with a variety of tasty treats including shortbread biscuits, coffee and chocolates.

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ESPA Restorative Aromatherapy, £31.45, LookFantastic.com

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The mood boosting creations from ESPA, like this Restorative Aromatherapy Oil, will provide much-needed moments of relaxation.

 

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Tranquility Candle, £32, Marks & Spencer

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

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Use Your Voice Embroidery Kit, £23.50, John Lewis

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Embroidery kits are great for helping someone take their mind off of their daily stresses, and we love the uplifting slogan message on this one from John Lewis.

 

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Bee Happy Gift Set, £21.98, Arena Flowers

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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

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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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