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It’s The Thought That Counts

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The past 18 months have brought a lot of heaviness and uncertainty to our society, from social unrest to the pandemic and an economic downfall, leaving us all in need of a boost of happiness and joy. With the holidays approaching, we have the opportunity to bring ourselves happiness while also spreading joy to others through the ancient tradition of gift giving. 

Scientific research has shown that gift giving has a physical effect on your body, creating dopamine releases in our brains. Dopamine is often coined as the “happy hormone,” the neurochemical reason why you feel so much joy when you are shipping off a gift to a loved one or watching them open your gift. 

In fact, studies have also proven that giving a thoughtful gift can actually have longer lasting happiness than receiving a gift, and we are able to feel the long-term effects beyond the act of giving. It turns out that your level of happiness is less contingent on the monetary value of the gift, and more on the effort and sentimental value of the gift. It’s literally the thought that counts. 

Lemon Drop gifts was inspired by the founder's mother, who found pure joy in the little “just because” gift and photos that she received from her family. Lemon Drop curates seasonal gift boxes with personalized photo gift notes that are delivered straight to your loved one’s door. Nothing can surprise and delight someone like a customized gift sent straight from the heart. 

Whether you are fortunate to be together with your loved ones this holiday season or are spending it apart, give (and receive) the gift of happiness with Lemon Drop Gift Boxes. LemonDropGifts.com 

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