We’re going through tough times as a nation—from a global pandemic to a presidential election to the change in seasons. We could all benefit from destressing and sometimes, that takes more than a free meditation app to shake off the scaries. There are thousands of stress relief products available online and for every budget. Take a look at 20 of our favorite products and let us know what you do to unwind in the comments section on social media.
A Weighted Blanket
Weighted blankets stimulate the feeling of being held or hugged, which we could all benefit from right now.
Budget: YnM Weighted Blanket $49.90
A Massage Gun
Beat the stress out of your body by letting these machines relieve sore muscles and stiffness.
A Neck Massager
Okay, hear me out. I was a skeptic to this one, however, I got it for my dad for Father’s Day and it’s sensational.
A Stress Ball
Sometimes, you just need to focus your anxiety into an object that you can squeeze, twist or get lost in.
An Essential Oil Diffuser
Let yourself unwind by taking in the aroma of lavender, patchouli or eucalyptus.
A Tea Set
It’s getting colder and flu season is upon us (plus a global pandemic is in session), so stay hydrated with a warm yet relaxing cup of tea.
A Bath Bomb Set
I’m a huge supporter of bath bombs and although they’re a bit frivolous, you’re worth it baby.
A Skincare Sheet Mask Set
Skincare is self-care and although it’s probably placebo, it’d like to think they do something for my pores.
A Light Therapy Lamp
Major depressive disorder (formerly known as Seasonal Affective Disorder) affects millions worldwide and these lamps can positively impact mood disorders by replicating daylight.
Budget: Miroco Light Therapy Lamp $37.99
An Essential Oil Rollerball
If you’re feeling stressed and are on the go, these rollerballs can fit right in your pocket and provide quick relief.