Each product in the introductory MyndSet Debut Collection is intended to help those with chronic illnesses practice mindfulness and reduce anxiety and stress. Pictured here: a 90-day journal with pencil, a lavender face mask spray, mindful moments exercise cards, an air plant in a handmade clay pot, a natural soy candle and an inspirational word stone ($59.99; contents may vary). This is a great gift for anyone undergoing a personal health journey. One of the business’s founders, Kristin Westbrook, is a breast cancer survivor.
Many cancer patients require regular infusions as part of chemo treatments. To make chest port implants more accessible, oncology nurses designed ComfyChemo Chemowear, a line of shirts for men and women (long- sleeved, $34.99; short-sleeved, $34.95; available in sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL and 3XL in various colors). Made from a comfortable blend of cotton and polyester, these stylish, functional T-shirts sport nifty left and right zippers on the front.
Staying active is key to recovery. Make doing so easier with the Motast P22D Fitness Smart Watch (1.4-inch touch screen, compatible with Bluetooth 4.0, iOS 9.0 or above and Android 5.0 or higher; $39.99). This ergonomically designed, multifunction, waterproof watch tracks a variety of exercises, including walking, running, cycling, hiking and climbing. It also monitors heart rate, hours slept and calories expended by activity and features a soft silicone strap for comfort and a matte watch face that’s easy on the eyes.
At 17, Eddie Olcyzk was a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic ice hockey team. Later, he played with some of the country’s most outstanding ice hockey teams. He eventually became a U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer and a popular hockey analyst on network TV. An absorbing and entertaining tale for hockey fans, his book, Beating the Odds: In Hockey and in Life (Kindle, $15.99; hardcover, $19.59; paperback, $16.95), is also an inspiring account of his battle with Stage III colon cancer that helps to raise awareness and offer support to people fighting this illness.
Dehydration is a common side effect of cancer treatment. The solution? Carry your beverages on the go in the Hydro Flask Insulated Water Bottle (various colors, styles and sizes; from $22.46 to $64.95). This quality portable container keeps liquids cold or hot for extended periods and is perfect for staying hydrated during therapy—and when you resume your busy life.