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    19 Thoughtful, Life-Changing Gifts That'll Help Anyone Start The New Year On A Positive Note

    Many of these are under ₹500!

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    1. This beautiful necklace says "I Love You" in 100 languages - from ₹499, using micro-engraving technology, to let them know they're loved. Available in 35+ styles and finishes. There's also a unisex bracelet counterpart.

    Made with high-quality alloys and environmentally friendly materials. Lead-free, Includes a box.

    Get it here.

    2. For anyone who'd like to keep a diary but is overwhelmed by writing, this One Line A Day 5-year memory book - ₹1,215 lets you record your thoughts and experiences one line a day!

    Get it here.

    3. Essential oils, particularly tea tree and lavender, are a great present for anyone who wants to try aromatherapy. They're also a natural, non-intrusive way to bring fragrance into your beauty routine, and can be blended with a base oil (like coconut) or other ingredients to create skin and hair products, perfumes, and more.

    4. A diffuser - ₹699 and essential oils will bring some aromatherapy to their space and keep it smelling amazing.

    5. Nudge your favourite twenty-something along on their road to self-actualisation with The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter And How To Make The Most Of Them Now by Meg Jay.

    The Defining Decade is THE definitive book for twenty-somethings today. The author, clinical psychologist Meg Jay, is an expert on this demographic. Contemporary culture sees the twenties as throwaway years where you're meant to be "exploring" and having vaguely defined "experiences." However, the things we do or don't do have consequences for the rest of our life. Jay offers a concrete guide to navigating this uncertain landscape, taking control and taking concrete action with what you know and have right now. I've recommended this book to all my twenty-something friends.

    Price: ₹458

    6. Adult colouring books can be a great way to calm anxiety and create a sense of play. We recommend: this doodle colouring book - ₹140 or this mandala colouring book - ₹175.

    7. For anyone who loves cooking, this Pigeon veggie chopper with 48,000+ reviews drastically cuts down cooking time, while cutting your veggies super fine with 3 blades - ₹287.

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    8. This classic Rider-Waite Tarot Deck - ₹1,227 has the distinction of being the world's most popular tarot deck. With gorgeous illustrations and 11,000+ ratings, it's a great present for anyone who's open to learning the ancient art of Tarot.

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    9. This elegant brass filter coffee set - ₹450 that promises to enhance the taste of your coffee when you pour it from high above.

    10. This modern and oh-so-convenient rotating spice rack - ₹529 with 3000+ reviews to stash, display and easily access their masala collection.

    11. This set of 46 varieties of seeds - ₹299 is the gift that keeps on giving. It lets your resident environment/home/DIY enthusiast plant their own organic and hybrid fruit and vegetable patch at home. And yes, it comes with an instruction manual.

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    12. A cute Factor Notes softcover notebook - ₹149 available in 15 amazing styles to suit every personality. It can be used to make to-do lists and jot down ideas and dreams and plans.

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    13. Get them this bestselling, portable Live Tech BlueTooth wireless speaker - ₹485 with rich bass or this small but mighty Boat Stone 170 speaker - ₹1,299, which has Bluetooth, Aux input, a mic and playback time of up to 6 hours. Perfect for workouts, to play music while you work and more!

    14. Gift anyone you text a lot a PopSocket - ₹799 or phone grip - ₹299 to use their phone more comfortably.

    Styles available. Also functions as a viewing stand.

    PopSocket - ₹799

    Phone grip - ₹299

    15. For anyone who isn't a morning person, this porcelain Chumbak breakfast set - ₹1,197, in shades of mint and rust, is the perfect serveware to elevate breakfast and a reason to get out of bed in the morning.

    16. This is the year to start using good quality earphones, especially for anyone who works from home. Gift a pair of these Boat BassHeads100 in-ear headphones with mic - ₹375— they have 80,000+ reviews.

    They're renowned for their great quality, fit, and bass. Get it here.

    17. Or these Sony headphones - ₹1,799 with extra bass, a comfortable over-ear, swivel folding design, a tangle-free cord, and pressure-relieving ear pads.

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    18. For those who love gifting and receiving cutlery, this year, gift these gold stainless steel straws - ₹399. A luxurious and eco-friendly addition to drinkware, they're available in bent and straight styles, and in colours ranging from gold and silver to black and rainbow.

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    19. Finally, keep your favourite person hydrated with this gorgeous and functional Ayurveda Copper bottle - ₹500, available in several styles, or this IKEA infuser bottle - ₹679 they can add protein powder, vitamins, fruits, mint, cucumber and more to!