There’s no doubt that Christmas is one of the most stressful times of the year, so what better way to relax your loved ones than giving a unique and special gift to comfort, encourage & inspire them.
Katie+Maud is more than just a business: they design products that can be used and enjoyed for mindfulness meditation, yoga or some quiet time. Located in Sligo on the inspiring Wild Atlantic Way in the North West coast of Ireland, Katie + Maud “hope to inspire people, in some little way, find the courage to live life to the full, to embrace gratitude and to find solid ground within themselves.” All products are inspired by mindfulness and well-being but they are designed to look good in your home, workplace or meditation zone.
With groundbreaking studies showing that emotional and physical pain relief provided by effective meditation can outweigh that of morphine, Katie + Maud products are the perfect way to introduce yourself and your loved ones to mindfulness this Christmas. With that in mind, here’s five gifts to give this Christmas that will encourage positivity and bring comfort to your family and friends’ days.
Gift For A Teenager
Personalised Positivity Print, €15
Gift a teenager with a print of positivity and love. Katie + Maud design and create these personalised prints “to remind of precious young people that they are brave, beautiful & most importantly, they are loved, just as they are.”
Gift For An Exam Student
‘Breathe’ Print, €12
Remind the leaving certificate or college student in your life to take a moment, breathe and relax. The Breathe print is part of Katie + Maud’s mindfulness meditation inspired typographic art range.
Gift For Your Friend Who’s Always Working
Desk Set, €30
Remind your friend who’s always working to take a break every now and then with this mindfulness inspired photo prints & stand.The desk set incorporate quotes from 4 of Katie + Maud’s mindfulness meditation inspired prints, all presented in a white card box – a perfect gift idea.
Gift For A Yoga Or Meditation Lover
‘Me Time’ Wooden Door Hanger, €20
The ‘Me Time’ wooden door hanger is the perfect gift for someone you know who deserves a time out or to switch off from the world. Yoga and meditation lovers will also love the ‘Meditation Time‘, ‘Yoga Time‘ and ‘Quiet Time‘ door hangers, all also €20.
Gift For Yourself
Gratitude Print, €12
Treat yourself to a daily reminder to be grateful for all the good things in your life. Johanna also tells us that Bressie is a fan and personal owner of this and the ‘Breathe‘ print.
See Katie + Maud stockists here.