When pondering what to buy for those on your holiday list, consider these wellness-related gifts, good the whole year through:

A gift of stress reduction:

- relaxing music album

- massage rollers

- bubble bath

- heating pad

- flowers

- board game

- gift certificate for a therapeutic massage

- get-away weekend

- tickets for a concert or play

- tickets for a comedy show

- joke book or cartoon book

- bathrobe and slippers

- gift certificate offering your help with baby sitting, housecleaning, yard work

- make a donation in someone's name

- invitation for dinner and conversation

A gift of safety:

- bike helmet

- first aid kit

- child safety seat

- fire extinguisher

- smoke alarm

- bike lock

- car alarm

- bulletin board with emergency numbers

- stepping stool

- health information books

A gift of nutritious food:

- healthy cooking cookbook

- fruit basket

- herbal tea

- yogurt maker

- food/vegetable processor

- pasta maker

- wok

- popcorn air popper

- homemade bread

- recipe book of your favorite recipes

- vegetable steamer

- invitation for a healthy home-cooked meal

A gift of fittness:

- sweat shirt

- T-shirt

- exercise shoes

- personal radio with headphones

- shoelaces

- sweat bands

- exercise record or videos

- jump rope

- exercise mat

- croquet set

- fitness bag

- hand weights

- pedometer

- tennis or racquetball racquet

- health club membership first-month fee

- guest pass to your health club