Sure, an expensive bag, nice pair of earrings and fancy bottle of wine are nice presents to receive, especially over the holidays. But, it's the thought behind the gifts that count --- much, much more than the money spent.
Research has found that material items only equate in a temporary boost of happiness, while sentimental gifts are better in the long run for both happiness and significance. So whether that means gifting an experience such as a concert, invoking nostalgia with a personal photo album or offering someone the unique opportunity to explore their past with a DNA kit, there are a few ways you can put some meaning into holiday giving.
Below you'll find 5 impactful gifts that are sure to feel as good to give as they are to get.