How to give a gift?

The joy of giving is actually a lot harder than it sounds. In this post I talk about the kind of gift that will spark joy for you and the ones you love.

Although the five love languages aren’t perfect, they’re still a pretty good way of understanding our needs. Here’s a breakdown of gifts that will best fit the person you have in mind.

Words of Affirmation

  • Write a letter
  • Make a video


  • Their favorite food
  • Engrave a gift
  • Make a gift by hand

Physical Touch

  • Give a massage!
  • Shaving Kit (for men)
  • A warm or weighted blanket

Acts of Service

  • Offer to plan an event
  • Detail their car
  • Manicure/Pedicure
  • Clean their house

Quality Time

  • Plan a weekend together ($ – $$$)
  • Take a class and learn something new together ($$)
  • Watch a movie… or three ($)

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