10 Holiday Gift Ideas That Could Actually Save Someone’s Life

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Coming up with unique holiday gift ideas can be a struggle.

If you’re in need of useful gift ideas for her or him, it can be even trickier.

Unique gifts can be hard to find, especially when you want to give a present that will actually be useful.

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Let this be the year that you put that scented candle back on the shelf, back away from the perfume aisle, and put down that cashmere sweater.

Finding gifts for your mom, dad, sister, or your best friend can be easy this year.

This is your chance to get the people you love something that will truly make a difference in their day-to-day life. This year, give your friends and family the gift of peace of mind.

From pepper spray and gel to a seatbelt cutter and door security bar, you can keep the important people in your life safe with gifts that may actually end up saving their lives.

Here are 4 Christmas gift ideas that could actually save someone’s life:

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1. Safe Escape 3-In-1 Automotive Tool

This is the king of disguised self-defense weapons and tools! It’s a triple threat that includes SABRE pepper gel, a window breaker, and a seatbelt cutter all wrapped into one.


2. Kenu Airbase Pro Car Phone Mount for Dashboard 

Avoid car accidents by keeping your eyes on the road. Keep your smartphone in sight at eye level and ready for GPS directions, streaming music, and hands-free calls with this car phone mount.


3. Flip Top Pepper Gel

This is great for everyday use whether your partner or family member is walking around campus alone, leaving work, or out for the night with friends. It’s also a great gift idea for your husband or wife if they’re frequently out and about with the kids.


4. Wilkii ADHD Planner for Adults

Helping someone take control of their life is a way to save it. This daily and weekly planner is designed to give those with ADHD the tools to take control of their personal and professional development by harnessing their full potential to focus on and achieve their goals.


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5. Door Security Bar

This DIY home security product is a great gift idea for your loved ones if they spend a lot of time at home alone. If you have a family member who’s away at college or lives in an apartment with friends, this gift is super-useful too.


6. Owlet Dream Duo Smart Baby Monitor & Dream Sock

Give a new parent the gift of peace of mind. The Dream Sock is worn for every nap and bedtime and uses trusted technology to track your baby’s sleep, including wakings, heart rate, sleep quality, and total hours slept.


7. Pink Runner Pepper Gel 

If someone on your list is a runner or likes to take long walks, this is the perfect wearable self-defense tool for them.


8. Better Everyday Daily Mindfulness Journal 

Good mental health is key to a long, healthy life. The Better Everyday Journal is a daily guided journal to help you become the best version of yourself. With 365 prompts designed for self-love, reflection, and growth, this journal makes the perfect addition to your morning or nighttime self-care routine.


9. TickTalk 4 Unlocked 4G LTE Kids Smart Watch Phone with GPS Tracker

With accurate GPS location tracking, emergency SOS, and 20+ parental controls, TickTalk 4 is a great gift for boys and girls between the ages of 5-12 years old. Parents can also approve all watch contacts, block unknown numbers, and more in our parental control app.


10. Google Nest Wireless Doorbell Camera 

The Nest Doorbell has built-in intelligence and can tell the difference between a person, package, animal, and vehicle and send you an alert in the Google Home app, no subscription required.


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Shannon Ullman is a freelance writer who writes about her adventures traveling abroad, and love and relationships. Andrea Zimmerman is the editor-at-large of Yourtango.

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