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Holiday 2020: 9 Gifts Your Favorite Introvert Will Love

Left to right: a Kindle ebook reader with a red cover, a snake plant, and a French press coffee maker.
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Introverts recharge their batteries by being alone. Whether it’s your friend who rarely accepts your party invitations or your sister who prefers to spend her Friday nights watching movies at home, here are a few gift ideas for the introvert in your life.

A Cozy Blanket

One of the many perks of spending a lot of time at home is that you can snuggle up on your couch as much as you want. Make your friend’s alone time extra cozy with this super-soft blanket.

Made from luxury faux fur on both sides, this throw blanket is machine-washable and won’t shed in the dryer. It’s the perfect accessory for bedrooms, living rooms, and more.

The Powerful Purpose of Introverts by Holley Gerth

Unfortunately, many introverts are labeled as awkward and weird members of society. The Powerful Purpose of Introverts is a sweet reminder that you don’t need to be louder or more outgoing to be valuable.

The author, Holley Gerth, explains how introverts can identify themselves and understand who they are. She covers the psychological and relational aspects of this personality type and how to fully embrace being an introvert.

The Powerful Purpose of Introverts: Why the World Needs You to Be You

This book will help introverts embrace their unique qualities.

A Kindle

Not every introvert is a big reader—but if your friend or family member happens to be one, lighten their book load with a Kindle. It can hold thousands of books at a time and is great for transporting.

This e-reader has a 167 PPI glare-free display that’s easy to read in bright light, but it won’t strain your eyes. If you choose to subscribe to Kindle Unlimited, you’ll have access to millions of books and newspapers on demand. The battery will also last weeks between charges, so it’s perfect for the reader on the go.

Kindle (2019 release) - With a Built-in Front Light - Black - Without Lockscreen Ads

A Kindle is a perfect gift for your introverted friend who loves to read.

A Pair of Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Not every introvert is blessed with a lifestyle that allows them plenty of alone time. These noise-canceling headphones will allow them to block out the rest of the world during commutes or at work so it feels like they’re alone.

This design uses advanced technology to cancel out a wide range of low-frequency noises like cars and planes. It uses Bluetooth to pair seamlessly with your phone and allow you to speak clearly during calls. These headphones are highly rated and priced significantly lower than the top competitors in the market.

An Exercise Mat

Pandemic or not, going to the gym is not ideal for a lot of people. A high-quality exercise mat will set your introverted friend up for a great workout at home.

Two feet wide and almost six feet long, this mat creates a comfortable surface for people of all sizes. Its one-inch-thick, high-density foam cushions knees and elbows from the impact of a hard floor. It’s great for yoga, HIIT workouts, and more.

BalanceFrom GoCloud All-Purpose 1-Inch Extra Thick High Density Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap (Black), 71" Long 24" Wide

This padded exercise mat will help your introverted avoid the gym when they don't feel like interacting with people.

A Pair of Slippers

People who spend a lot of time indoors need a good pair of indoor shoes. Help your friend stay cozy with these faux fur slippers.

Each of the nine available styles features thick memory foam cushioning and an anti-slip sole. They’re also machine washable (air dry to avoid shedding) for ultimate convenience.

Jessica Simpson Women's Comfy Faux Fur House Slipper Scuff Memory Foam Slip on Anti-Skid Sole, Grey, Medium

Your friend will never want to take these memory foam padded slippers off.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

This book by Susan Cain is basically the introvert Bible. Quiet was one of the first comprehensive looks at introverts in modern-day society. Cain argues that we have become so extrovert-focused in the workplace that we often undervalue introverts.

Through interviews, stories, and studies, she shares how to harness the power of soft-spoken people. It’s an incredibly insightful read for introverts and extroverts alike.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

This book offers a comprehensive look at how introverts are treated in modern-day society.

A French Press Coffee Maker

A high-quality French Press is perfect for the coffee addict who despises awkward conversations with a barista every morning. Choose between four sizes and six colors for a customized drink experience.

The borosilicate glass walls prevent scratching and allow you to view the entire coffee-making process. It’s affordably priced, easy to clean, and definitely worth the money.

Bodum 1928-16US4 Chambord French Press Coffee Maker, 1 Liter, 34 Ounce, Chrome

This French Press coffee maker will let your introverted friend avoid awkward conversations with the barista every morning.

A Snake Plant

Homebodies need to care for their space. A snake plant is a great way to add color and freshness to any home.

This particular plant variety requires minimal care and is great for beginners. Snake plants also have air-purifying properties, so you’re helping your friend stay happy and healthy.

Anne Taylor Anne Taylor
Anne Taylor is a writer with a BA in Journalism and a passion for storytelling. Her work has been published on a variety of websites including Mental Floss and Well + Good, and she recently published her first novel, What it Takes to Lose. When she's not writing, Anne loves to travel (19 countries and counting), spend time outside, and play with her dog, Pepper. Read Full Bio »
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