Choosing the Best Stress Relief Toys
In the past, Nerf balls were one of the most popular stress relief toys. These balls were different from the other balls. These were safe, so much so that you could even throw it off to someone without the fear that it could put his eye out or crack his skull.
Recently though, stress relief toys are becoming more and more popular. They even come in various types nowadays. Earlier, they came up with something that resembles the Nerf ball. It is a tiny, spongy thing that you can just hold and squeeze every time you feel your stress is escalating. After a while, they came up with a small basketball hoop, which you can fasten to your office wall. Some employees would try to crumple their memos or any paper from the office and use them as their balls.
Afterwards, dart boards became famous. Employees often place the image of their irritating boss over the board and clearly aim their dart at that image. It effectively provided the employees some level of satisfaction.
From then on, greater developments have been made on stress relief toys. Manufacturers incorporate science and human senses just to come up with an excellent kind of toy that will provide more use and not just plain crushing.
A lot of products have come out on the market. Most of them are made out of interesting elements that give immediate stress relief whenever, squeezed, stretched or touched. There are now various types of stress balls, they come in a beanbag, liquid Chinese type of stress balls that you could just roll in your hands.
Stress relief toys are truly effective and what is good about them, is that they are affordable. Here are some of the stress relief toys that you can try out yourself.
We already know the effectiveness of massage to reduce the stress, anxiety and how it can help improve the mood. The stress massage toys also provide the same benefits. Just get yourself some animal-shaped hand held mini-massager; it will instantly give you relief. The plush toys also provide the same outcome.
Mediation toys such as puzzles can effectively relax your mind. Aside from that, people enjoy playing with them too. It helps a lot in switching the persons thoughts to solving the puzzles. Rubik’s Cube became very popular in the 70’s, however; some found themselves more stressed instead of feeling relaxed since the cube looked unsolvable. Nowadays, manufacturers decided to be more artistic and creative with their products. The puzzles become more challenging, building blocks that should be placed together to remove opens spaces in between was invented.
Those who love gardening will surely enjoy the Zen Garden stress relief toys. It is composed of tiny boxes with different styles. It consists of a backyard garden, a construction zone, a sandbox and a whole lot more. To free yourself from stress, you just have to design your scene. You can clean pebbles, haul rocks and move sand.
Since laughter is the best medicine, it also is the best in stress relief. Manufacturers realize this, so they created humorous, funny toys that one can have fun using. One of the famous humorous toys is the rubber stick-on toys. These toys come in different comical shapes and work by flinging them against the walls, doors or ceilings and see how long they can stick to them. What is more fun is when they land in unusual and unpredictable positions that is quite funny and at the same time, entertaining.
There were slinky toys a few years back, however, they were not as good as the ones we have now. They are now made in plastic, but there are also some that are made out of the classic material. They are good to use in think tanks since they can aid in concentration, while at the same time, giving stress relief. Slinkies made out of plastics are more ideal to use, since they do not produce noise that will disturb other thinkers in the same room.