Stress reliever devices have been used by the humanity for many hundreds of years. Ancient Chinese used stress balls, Vietnamese had their stress relieving hexagons, and now we have things like fidget cubes and fidget spinners. But the concept is all the same: mechanical or not, continuous repetitive processes seem to calm us down and help to concentrate.
In this post we will see the best and the most common stress anti-stress toys that you can buy on AliExpress.
Anti-stress toys on AliExpress
1. Bulb stress reliever
In the periods of excessive stress, or to enhance concentration or productivity, this soft bulb stress reliever is your friend. What seems like a real light bulb is actually a soft rubber toy that will help you deal with your issues.
Product link: http://ali.ski/BOw_CB
2. Caomaru creepy anti-stress head
This creepy Caomaru silicone head is a perfect companion for morning bus rides. Just sit there and squeeze it while staring at people without saying a word. Priceless. Well, it’s $3.89, but we think you get what we mean.
Product link: http://ali.ski/g1oGv7
3. Endless bubble wrap supply on a keychain
Price: $5.63 + shipping
Also known as Puchi stress reliever, this device is an endless supply of bubble wrap. Most people report that it feels pretty close to the real thing. It is battery-enabled, and it makes popping sounds. Every 100 clicks it makes a special sound as a reward for your dedication.
Product link: http://ali.ski/_c0z_
4. Simple stress squeeze toy
This is a simple rubber ball in a mesh netting, that kind of looks like a grape when you squeeze it. They come in a few different colors, you jest need to add a message to the seller when you are ordering them if you want a specific color. Also, be aware that they are a bit smaller than they appear in the picture.
Product link: http://ali.ski/qg-CKk
5. Stress-relieving animal squeezers with popping eyes
When you re under stress, just squeeze one of these toys, and judging by their reaction, you would soon realize that you still have it way better than they do.
Product link: http://ali.ski/yyrt8O
6. Stone balls
Stress balls used to be the most common way of boosting concentration. People trace the concept of a stress ball back to China. Even then, people knew that taking care of their hands could help them manage stress.
These stone-made stress balls are as close as you can get to their original form, initially in place of which walnuts have been used.
Product link: http://ali.ski/qHrb-
7. Vietnamese-style stress relieving wooden hexagons
As we mentioned above, Vietnamese used hexagons instead of stone or iron balls to manage stress. They are nut-colored and have a wooden smell. According to the feedback pictures, they re quite large and sit nicely in the hand.
Product link: http://ali.ski/92k6n
8. Figdet spinners (original design)
Price: $1.69 – 2.39
After the global success of the fidget cube, smart Eastern designers have recognized the trend, and re-purposed their space bearings into the device, which they called fidget spinner. There is a closed bearing in the middle, and three more open ones on each edge of the toy.
Product link: http://ali.ski/pFN7ow
9. Fidget spinners (new designs)
Price: $2.99 – 3.40
And when the conventional fidget spinners became common, the progress did not stop. They have been redesigned to provide even more functionality, and the bearings have been replaced with the larger metallic balls.
Product link: http://ali.ski/RHbKM
10. Fidget cube
That very one. There are many versions of the fidget cube on AliExpress, some are good, some aren’t. This listing has 16,000+ orders with a ton of positive feedback.
Product link: http://ali.ski/V-gVQE
11. Fidget cube on steroids
This is an upgraded version of the previous toy. Instead of 6 sides, it has 11, each of which has a unique clicker, button or a spinner.
Product link: http://ali.ski/e9Ay3E
Thanks for reading friend, and we hope you spend your days stress-free.
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