An Extra Special BearHug | The Sophia Box

An Extra Special BearHug | The Sophia Box


This BearHug is a very special one. All profits from this box will be donated to a cause very close to BearHugs' heart - Sophia Fights Lyme.

Sophia, the lovely lady who inspired BearHugs, is very poorly with Lyme Disease. To get well again, she desperately needs to access treatment not available on the NHS. On buying this BearHug, you will be helping her fund this much treatment.

PERSONALISATION: You will be able to add a personal message, provide a delivery address and choose when we send your hug at checkout.

MULTIPLE DELIVERY ADDRESSES: Please note we are only able to process one delivery address per order currently. If you’d like to order gifts to be sent to multiple addresses, please create an account when you checkout with your first gift. This will make it quick and easy to place subsequent orders.

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This extra special hug in a box contains the following comforting and uplifting treats:


Soothing and uplifting pettigrain and bergamot dead sea salts. Blended with high quality essential oils, these salts combine the soothing scent of Petitgrain with uplifting Bergamot to improve wellbeing and calm the senses. Rich in the essential minerals Magnesium and Potassium, Dead Sea Salts can help to relax muscle stiffness and condition the skin. Delicately scented and deeply relaxing. Hand made in small batches in Sheffield, England.


Vanilla, coconut and condensed milk combine for a creamy delicious lip balm treat packed with jojoba oil and cocoa butter for super hydration. Pop it in your pocket and get dancing!


This pretty two pack of lined notebooks makes a lovely addition to any hug in a box. Whether it's Happy Birthday, Get Well Soon, Congratulations on your New Job, Thinking of You or Just Because, this mint 'My Little Notebook' and floral 'Big Ideas' set is bound to make the stationery lover in your life smile. 


Beautiful birch wooden coaster engraved with the words Hello, Lovely by Jayne Tapp Designs.

The idea behind Jayne's compliment coasters, is that every time you pick up your mug or glass, the coaster will make you smile!


Add an extra special touch with a personalised message. Your message will be printed on a BearHugs notecard and will be the first thing your recipient sees on opening their hug in a box!

Not sure what to say? We know finding the right words can be really tough.

We’ve put together a little list of really lovely quotes that some of our incredibly thoughtful customers have used in the past. Feel free to have a browse of words we love below. If you see something that could be a good fit, you can copy and paste it into your message.


On a difficult day several years ago, the postman knocked on my front door with a package.  I wasn't expecting anything so I was surprised when I saw it had my name on. I took the package back to my bed, which I hadn't been able to leave for the past month. I pulled out a pretty box and was intrigued to hear it rattle with things inside. On opening the box I found it was packed full of lots of little treats; each clearly specially selected with the sole purpose of making my day a little easier and brighter. Overwhelmed with gratitude, I went on to open the small card I'd found at the bottom of the box.  On reading the message inside, I burst into tears.  When you can't leave the house very often, anything arriving through the post takes on greater significance. That package completely turned my day around and made me feel a lot less alone. 

The incredible person who sent that package was Sophia. I don't think she'll every know how much that small act of kindness has meant. Especially now that it has gone on to inspire this very business which has been quite literally life changing for me. Her thoughtfulness and kindness brightened my day then and continues to now with every BearHug I send.

It breaks my heart that Sophia is currently very poorly with Lyme Disease. Despite the fact that she faces unimaginable levels of pain every day, there are no appropriate treatment options available to her in the UK.  She is now having to fundraise to access treatment outside of the NHS. I'm desperate to help her however I can.

I couldn't think of a better way to do my bit than by building a BearHug in her honour. This gift box, The Sophia Box, is designed to match the original package Sophia sent me as closely as possible - I've tried to match every item like for like. 

All profits from this gift box will go straight to Sophia's GoFundMe page here.

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