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5 Anxiety and Stress Relief Products

Anxiety is at an all-time high and is increasingly affecting more and more people. As much as we would love to escape from our anxiety, it’s simply not that easy. So we have put together a list of five anxiety and stress relief products for you.

Statistically, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older and have become the most common mental illness in the United States. Anyone who deals with anxiety knows how crippling it can be. These are just a few products that can help reduce your anxiety.

While these recommendations on anxiety and stress relief products provide some temporary relief, we recommend that you schedule an appointment with a therapist or even explore options for medication management.

Note: We may receive a commission if you purchase from one of our links. All proceeds go back into our We Care Giving Back Program. We only recommend products that we believe will add value to your mental health and the mental health of your loved ones 

1. Weighted Blanket

When stress and anxiety is heightened, our sleep is highly impacted. While there is not a lot of research to back up the benefits of using a weighted blanket for stress and anxiety, according to Harvard Health Publishing, “the idea of using weight as a calming strategy does have some basis in current medical practice.” If you’re someone who has restless sleep due to anxiety, this may be a product you would want to try out and see if it works for you. 

2. The Friendly Swede Hand Grip Strength Trainer, Stress Ball

Stress balls are beneficial to help you focus and relieve stress. Then there is the added benefit of strengthening the hands, forearms and wrists. By using a stress ball it can help you feel more in control and pull you away from the thoughts and feelings that stress and anxiety bring up. This is a low cost tool that is easy to have with you in the moments that your stress and anxiety is heightened.

3. Light Therapy Lamp

According to the Mayo Clinic “using a light therapy box may help with other types of depression, sleep disorders and other conditions.” The Light Therapy Lamp utilizes full spectrum LED light without the harmful UV component. Bring the comfort and ease of your personal light therapy experience to the next level. Boost your energy, elevate your mood, enhance focus, and stabilize sleep patterns through the power of light. It is the perfect choice for a healthy lifestyle and a natural boost of life quality.

4. Essential Oils and Diffuser

According to Mayo Clinicsome studies have shown that aromatherapy might have health benefits, including:

  • Relief from anxiety and depression
  • Improved quality of life, particularly for people with chronic health conditions
  • Improved sleep

There are many oils on the market, so if you are looking to start using them be sure that you look for oils that use 100 percent pure ingredients.

5. Adult Coloring Books

Doing something that distracts the mind from overwhelming thoughts can relax the brain and body. It is not only calming but it is a mindful activity because you are paying attention to the art of coloring and quiets the internal noise. 

About the Contributor

Mandy is a creative and multi-passionate marketer. She is responsible for supporting, developing and executing strategic marketing campaigns. She works on all marketing pieces for the company from the life of the website, email marketing, social media and outreach to support brand awareness around all things Elliott Counseling Group offers.

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