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    28 Things To Help You Relieve A Little Tension

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    1. A calming and buildable magnetic ball from Speks that you can shape into marvelous mini sculptures to help keep your hands busy during a stressful day.

    a hand holding speks shaped into a hexagon

    2. A 12-pack of sensory stress balls filled with water beads if doing the same thing everyday has caused any anxiety or tension. Just give these guys a good squeeze, and feel a calm wash over you.

    three hands squeezing water bead stress balls

    3. A relaxing head massager because you deserve some tinglingly good stress relief during ~these times~.

    two usaga head massagers

    4. An aromatherapy roll-on migraine stick made with a blend of essential oils to help target those screen-induced headaches and desk-induced neck pains.

    reviewer image of the migrastil migraine stick in a customer's hand

    5. A wearable acupressure clip that'll squeeze the pressure point between your thumb and index finger until sweet, sweet relief starts to wash over your body. Goodbye headaches, nausea, and back pain!

    closeup of the tension relief wearable acupressure clip on a model's hand

    6. A breathable weighted blanket – it's perfect if anxiety is keeping you up at night. This relaxing sensory blanket will help you decompress so you can finally have sweet dreams.

    a model sleeps under the navy YnM weighted blanket

    7. A three-wick aromatherapy candle whose lavender and vanilla scent will have you feeling relaxed in no time. And, if it does take a little more time than that, no worries! This candle has an 80-hour burn time.

    the t & h french lavender and vanilla candle

    8. A beginner's Gaiam yoga kit because getting your body moving might help with that knot the size of a boulder that's been chillin' between your shoulder blades.

    reviewer image of the gaiam beginner's yoga kit

    9. A handheld deep tissue massager so you can attack knots with absolute precision! And with six replaceable massage heads that target different muscles, you'll be able to relax your entire body. Yes, the whole thing.

    reviewer image of the massage gun and attachments

    10. An ice roller so you can help freeze muscle pains right in their tracks! Just pop it in the freezer then roll it over your eyelids, neck, and back for an instant remedy to body aches.

    11. A coffee animals coloring book for relaxation that not only has tons of cute creatures to color but also easy coffee recipes, because drinking instant espresso is adding undue stress to your life.

    reviewer image of a colored page of the coffee animals adult coloring book

    12. A jar of therapy dough infused with essential oils so you get double the stress relief from molding shapes *and* aromatherapy. Who says playing with dough is just for kids?

    three therapy doughs

    13. A heated shiatsu pillow massager that you just strap onto a chair or carseat for a deep-kneading pressure massage to your acupressure points. Tension? Never heard of her.

    the belmint shiatsu pillow massager

    14. A flexible fidget octopus cute enough to serve as desk decor. This durable toy will help eliminate stress and help you focus on the task at hand: whatever Excel sheets do...

    three flexible octopus fidget toys on a wooden surface

    15. A freestanding punching bag so you can stop taking your stress out on your once-fluffy pillows. Just add sand to the base, and punch away!

    reviewer image of the figolo freestanding punching bag in a living room

    16. A meditative mandala kit so you can create stunning mandala beach stones that'll help create inner and outer peace!

    the DIY beach stone meditative mandala kit

    17. A soft and adjustable heating pad perfect for relieving those neck and back cramps (or menstrual cramps) that seem to creep up from outta nowhere. It heats up in seconds, so you don't have to wait too long to feel comfort.

    a model sits on a couch with the heating pad draped over their shoulders

    18. An aroma diffuser that acts as both a diffuser *and* a humidifier. It'll create cool, fragrant mists to help turn a tense day into a spa day!

    The Hathaspace Marble Essential Oil Aroma Diffuser in a bedroom

    19. A rose quartz face roller and gua sha – not only is it designed to help with any puffiness and blood flow, but it's also said to help relax your facial muscles. That'll be especially handy if you're someone who holds tension in your jaw.

    the jade Roller and Gua Sha

    20. A pair of massage slippers with beads designed to provide the pain-relief you'd usually get from a reflexologist all from the comfort of your couch.

    reviewer image of a customer wearing the shanlu foot massaging slippers

    21. An ergonomic bath pillow so you don't have to strain your neck while trying to have a relaxing soak. This luxurious pillow has six strong suction cups to prevent any slipping and sliding.

    a model sits against the bath pillow in a bubble bath,

    22. A cotton compression eye mask that you can heat or freeze to create the soothing sensation you need.

    the sivio weighted eye mask

    23. A tin of chamomile tea because its properties are said to help ease tension *and* it's just a good-tasting, soothing, herbal concoction!

    a glass mug of chamomile tea

    24. A pair of comfy blue-light-blocking glasses designed to help reduce eye strain, fatigue, and headaches. Because, let's be real: we're not gonna stop staring at screens, so we might as well try to make the staring hurt less.

    a model wearing ANRRI Blue Light Blocking Glasses

    25. A subscription to the Calm app so you can listen to the silky and soothing sounds of Harry Styles telling you a sleep story. You can also find meditations, music to help you focus, nature scenes, and more.

    two phones open to the calm app

    26. A bag of lavender-scented Epsom salt for a relaxing soak that may also help with aches and pains. Treat yourself to a spa day in your own bathroom!

    a bowel of saltworks lavender epsom salts

    27. An orthopedic memory foam seat cushion to help relieve pressure on your hips, spine, and tailbone if you sit at your desk or behind the wheel for hours on end. You and your butt deserve better. This bamboo charcoal-infused cushion *is* better.

    the bamboo charcoal memory foam seat cushion

    28. An innovative Amazon Echo Dot that you can tell to play white noise, ocean sounds, or whatever else might help you calm down during a stressful day.

    the sphere-shaped echo dot sitting on a dresser in a bedroom

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