It’s that time of year where taking care of ourselves goes a long way. The constant stimulation of holiday parties, family gatherings, work transitions and unavoidable changes, like the seasons, takes a toll on our bodies and minds. A present of self-care will definitely reflect a thoughtful gift, and you can rest knowing you helped the betterment of someones well-being.

This list was curated by Melissa Akkaway, with brands she knows are pushing the envelope for what it means to be a brand offering personal development products and services. Elevate someone’s yoga situation with the Alo Yoga Mat, or with an Apple watch to keep track of each class or meditate at home in this Eberjay Gisele slouchy set