Stress is something throw our way daily, and it can be tough to combat sometime when you’re feeling down and weary. They say material things aren’t the key to happiness, but when you’re in need of some dire relaxation, that’s not always true. Incorporate these items into your week that will either invigorate you or help you keep your zen amidst the chaos.
1. Mermaid Tail Blanket
Have a case of the Mondays? When you get home, nothing will be better than snuggling up with your favorite movie in this chic and comfy mermaid tail blanket. Are your feet always cold when you snuggle up on the couch? This cheeky tail will make sure your toes stay nice and toasty, and make you feel like Ariel.
2. Giant Smiley Stress Ball
What’s better than a stress ball sitting in the palm of your hand? A jumbo stress ball sitting in the palm of both hands! Squeeze both your hands around this guy and pretend it’s your arch nemesis to drain some of that day’s stress away. Big squishy things are always more satisfying than smaller squishy things!
3. Kenkoh Massage Footwear
If you’re on your feet all day, or just come home with achy toes, you need these stimulating sandals in your life. Keep your feet feeling light and fresh with these reflexology shoes which relieve tension and stress, and have restorative healing properties for the body
4. Stress Relief Candle
Lighting some candles as you soak in a long bath after work is one of the most satisfying feelings ever. Up your candle game with this aromatherapy candle that will melt away all the stress. Eucalyptus and spearmint will wash over you in the most comforting waves and lull you to sleep.
5. Shiatsu Pillow
Buying a massage chair can be space-consuming and expensive. So naturally, this shiatsu pillow is the portable and miraculous alternative to lugging a huge piece of furniture in your house. It’ll knead away the tension from your shoulders and be more reliable than any man.
6. Facial Steamer Sprayer
The best thing to do after a long and stressful day is to walk into a steam room and let all your worries evaporate away. Unfortunately, many of us don’t have a spa in our homes, so let this mini steamer transport you, detoxifying your skin and your mind.
7. Adult Coloring Book
Who said coloring was just for kids? It’s a very calming activity that grown-ups and benefit from too. Don’t worry – there aren’t scenes from the Teletubbies. Perfect for snarky adults with a weird sense of humor. Includes abstractly beautiful illustrations paired with sassy captions. There is some grown-up lingo, so keep it away from the kids!
08. Stress Box
Give yourself a gift with this mini spa in a box. Set yourself up for the most peaceful night ever as you soak in the provided dead sea salts, rub on the sleep-aid massage oil, and light the anti-anxiety candle. The healing nature of the dead sea salts and the other products should provide you with deep, uninterrupted sleep.
09. Sona Bracelet for Mind and Body
This smart bracelet uses futuristic heart-rate monitoring and meditation technology. The bracelet will guide you through meditation exercises which will chill out your breathing and in turn help your body respond quicker and more efficiently to stress. Plus, it provides personalized advice just for you and your habits! Pricey, but worth it.
10. Human Face Anti-stress Balls
Ok, we know we already threw a jumbo stress ball in here, but this set of faces was so darn cute we couldn’t resist. They work as stress balls that make it feel like you’re squeezing a cute baby’s face, and make equally chic coffee table art.