Ever since I was a child, I have always loved a ‘lucky dip’. Post-party goody bags were the holy grail of childhood parties and I remember comparing the contents and swapping Spice Girl stickers while devouring popping candy. Those were the days!
Nowadays, subscription boxes filled with goodies from the likes of Glossybox, Graze (do snacks count as treats?) and Pink Parcel are hugely popular. There’s often a choice to purchase a one-off box for yourself, or loved one, if you don’t want to commit to a monthly service.
But what if you fancy some positivity or a pick me up? Or just want something a bit different to the norm?
The Blurt Foundation has devised the BuddyBox which is packed full of positive and comforting items. Blurt’s aim is to help those affected by depression and increase awareness and understanding about the coundition.
They describe their BuddyBox as a “hug in a box”. The BuddyBox is a subscription box with substance, designed to counter the pressures we face in modern life. When you consider the amount of people suffering from depression, anxiety and other mental health issues, the BuddyBox and Blurt are hugely important and beneficial. It is rare to speak to anyone who has not been affected in some way and creating a culture of openness is essential. I constantly see articles discussing the rise in numbers suffering from mental health issues and how this generation, in particular, are suffering terribly with anxiety/stress disorders and feeling the pressures of modern society.
Packed full of thoughtful, mood-lifting treats, the BuddyBox aims to comfort, delight and give you that warm, ‘I’ve been cared for’ feeling inside. Each BuddyBox contains at least 5 full-size quality products hand-picked to nourish, inspire and encourage self-care.
All the items included in the box are intended to make you feel good: helping you de-stress, find calm, feel pampered, relax, get creative, or simply have fun.
What a wonderful idea!
I decided to get a one-off box (£21.50)… And look at how fabulous it is! It is packaged so wonderfully and I was really excited to unveil its contents. A really lovely thing to open at the end of a long day at work.
Although Blurt is an organisation that focuses on helping people with depression, the BuddyBox was created for ANYONE who could benefit from a boost, or a pick-me up, or a big dollop of self-care.
I genuinely love the BuddyBox idea, and think it’s a great gift idea for anyone needing a little lift and to know that someone cares