Let’s face it, life can be a little stressful… ok a lot. Along with work, responsibilities, and daily stressors, there are many other triggers that can build up and contribute to causing serious mental health issues (that is if we don’t take time out for some essential self-care and relaxation activities). Poor mental health has become an epidemic, especially among the younger generation, which is why it’s so important to dedicate at least an hour a day to doing something that makes you happy and puts your mind at ease.
Whether your de-stressing activity is coloring, cooking, or simply giving a stress ball a piece of your mind, we’ve compiled a list of thirty-seven of the best Amazon products for you to choose from, that will offer you some much-needed me-time and help you wind down your body and mind so you can recharge properly and get the most out of your day.
We hope you find these products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: We are a participant in the Amazon affiliate program, and Brainjolt may receive a share of sales from links on this page. Prices on Amazon fluctuate so anything mentioned below might change as soon we publish it!
A Neck Massager You Can Take On The Go
Many of us sit at a desk all day, which can cause a whole host of problems for our muscles. If that sounds like you, then there’s no doubt you’ve experienced neck or back pain at one point on another. What makes this neck massager a must-have, is you can take it anywhere and feel the relief of a deep tissue massage, whether that’s in the office or at home.
One shopper wrote: “Got my Nexus massager today. It’s great! I love how smoothly the double rollers perform the massage, very relaxing. I’ve already tried it on my neck, upper and lower back. The automatic shutdown feature is a plus.”
Show Your Feet Some TLC, Too
We can sometimes feel a little overwhelmed with things going on in our lives, but taking a moment to breathe and stay present can help get you through the day. This moisturizing foot mask is exactly what you need to relax your senses and get you back on track.
This Is A Great Exercise To Stress Less
This pack of cards gives you fifty-two exercises to help you work on mindfulness and meditation techniques, relieving your day-to-day anxieties.
One reviewer wrote: “This a great deck of cards. I have been working on lowering my stress levels and being more mindful in general. These cards give simple, but effective little exercises to help manage your day. I am happy with my purchase and have recommended these cards to friends already.”
Turn Your Shower Into A Spa
Aromatherapy has been used for decades to help people relax and unwind. Each one of these shower steamers has different benefits for the body, and the pack even comes with a free ebook to tell you all about the essential oils used.
One shopper wrote: “These are the best shower steamers I’ve ever tried. Usually, they aren’t strong enough or they melt too quickly to even enjoy. They are also bigger than what you can buy at the store. I say they are about a hockey puck size. One lasted my entire shower and still smelled amazing even after I was done. These are the best shower steamers hands down. I would definitely buy these again.”
An Aromatherapy Massage Gel To Soothe Tired Muscles
This gel provides an initial cooling to the muscles before heating up and soothing the affected area. All the natural essential oils contained in this gel work together to relieve tension and relax your body.
One customer wrote: “I love this stuff! It’s great to use something that does actually help without smelling medicinal. I use it On my neck and back regularly and can’t rate it enough.”
This Is So Simple Yet So Effective
This head massager will leave you feeling totally relaxed. The rubber beads massage pressure points on your head that automatically help you to feel calmer and more relaxed.
One shopper wrote: “My oh my. This product is the sun to my chips. The corn to the cob. The peanut to my butter. When I’m having stressful days I decide to whip out my nifty little scalp massager and poof, the stress never existed.”
This Himalayan Salt Lamp Creates a Calming Atmosphere
Pink Himalayan salt lamps are known for their therapeutic and relaxing properties. This lamp will help create an ambient and atmospheric environment by casting a warm, orange glow to give your body a chance to relax, unwind and de-stress.
One customer wrote: “Have this on my mantle in the living room and I leave it on all the time. I love it! The ambiance is really nice, relaxing…and I am experiencing some positive effects, such as reduced allergy symptoms and improved mood! I know it sounds a little crazy and I’m not normally one that buys into that stuff, but this thing REALLY does work. I’m probably going to be getting another for my bedroom!”
A Wooden Reflexology Kit To Tackle Your Stress
This reflexology kit comes with a shower gel and bubble bath, which are both infused with cucumber and melon aromatherapy oils, massage comb, reflexology stick, loofah, scented candle, and potpourri. All the products help to revitalize your body by washing away your stress and infusing your skin with shea butter and vitamin e.
An Essential Oil Diffuser That Plays Music
This diffuser stands out from the rest, by not only changing colors and releasing calming scents but also by being Bluetooth compatible. This means you can play all your favorite relaxing songs while you de-stress using the aromatherapy feature. This device can also be used as a humidifier, creating better air quality around your home.
You Can Use This Foot Massager Anywhere
The ridges in this wooden foot massager are designed to put pressure on certain trigger points in the heels and arches of your feet, perfect for anyone who needs to relax. It also relieves aches and pains and can be used on other areas of the body that are in need of the acupressure massager.
The Perfect Essential Oil For Your Diffuser
Simply add 6 to 8 drops of this 100% natural aromatherapy mixture of geranium, orange, and nutmeg essential oils to any diffuser and feel the stress and worries of the day just melt away. It’s ideal for anyone struggling with stress and needs some time to unwind.
This Coloring Book Is Designed For Adults
The coloring book contains fifty inspirational quotes to brighten up your day, which are surrounded by unique background designs for you to color.
One shopper wrote: “I love to color. You don’t have to be young anymore it’s nice. beautiful and detailed pictures. I Love these positive quotes.”
This Necklace Helps With Mindful Breathing
Oftentimes, when we feel stressed, being mindful of our breathing can have positive effects. The Flō Breathing Necklace relieves stress by slowing down breathing and making you more aware. Exhaling through Flō makes your breath slow to up to fourteen seconds, allowing your mind and body to relax naturally.
One reviewer wrote: “It does what it says it does, looks surprisingly fashionable, and it’s a great way to remind myself to breathe when stressed or on the verge of an anxiety attack.”
An Avocado Microwavable Heating Pad For Hot And Cold Therapy
This calming avocado can be used for hot or cold aromatherapy, perfect for anyone in need of some comfort to soothe their stress or anxiety. The clay beads hold the heat for longer, allowing for deeper relief and relaxation.
One shopper wrote: “Very happy with this! I love to add oils of my own to make the perfect aroma!”
These Weird Faces Are Actually Stress Balls
Made of high-quality material, these stress faces are perfect for people who likes to keep their hands busy and wants an outlet for their stress. It fits perfectly into the palm of your hand and is great to squeeze and play with.
One shopper wrote: “Exactly as pictured. The product is an amazing stress reliever and very reasonable for the price! Recommend for anyone looking to rid some stress!”
Relieve Your Stress With These Foot Pads
These foot pads contain all-natural ingredients, such as lavender, ginger, bamboo, and vinegar, to help renew cells, relieve fatigue, and promote wellness by giving you a more restful sleep. They are great for people who are suffering from stress, helping relieve tension in your body. They’re are most effective when you use them before going to bed at night.
Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set For Relaxation
When we’re stressed, our muscles can tighten, which creates a whole host of problems for our body, including pain and fatigue. By laying on this mat daily for 10 to thirty minutes, the acupressure will release endorphins that help relax the muscles in your back, neck, legs, and feet.
One shopper wrote: “So I bought this for anxiety and stress relief. I love it! Laying straight on my back is often something that helps when I feel my stress getting too high. I’ve been looking at trying a mat like this for a while and when I found one that was like new at half the cost of this already cheap one I jumped on it. In just one use I already feel some anxiety relief (and more than just laying on the ground). The sensory input of the points really helps!”
This Hot And Cold Massage Roller Relieves Tension
The hollow massaging ball is made from stainless steel and filled with a gel that helps to keep the rollerball hot or cold for longer. You can use this massager to soothingly ease sore muscles, backaches, or pains.
One customer wrote: “I honestly had my concerns about this ball but thought it couldn’t hurt to try!! But let me tell you it’s amazing it holds temps quite nice it arrived hot due to heat and so I used it right away!! It rolls nice pressure can be adjusted and it stayed warm!”
This Hand Grip Eases Stress And Anxiety
As we all know, releasing stress can greatly improve your quality of life, and this StressGrip is ideal for doing just that. The comfortable hand exerciser provides 8 to twelve lbs of resistance to channel your stress into and improve your grip in the process.
This Desktop Punching Bag Can Attach To Your Desk
This mini punching bag desk toy is ideal for dealing with stressful situations at work. Simply attach it to your desk and let loose whenever you feel your emotions boil up.
A Desk Decor Sculpture Toy To Keep Your Mind Busy
This stress reliever stimulates your brain, keeping you grounded and present while working or on the phone. You can create many different shapes with these magnetic beads, simply let your imagination run wild.
A Lava Lamp With Orange Wax and Purple Liquid To Calm Your Mind
Lava lamps are amazing at creating a calming environment, simply watch the slow-moving wax or enjoy the warm glow of the light and unwind.
One shopper wrote: “Arrived super fast. The lamp is beautiful and so relaxing. It really decorates our home well. The product looks like pretty good quality.”
This Sterling Silver Ring Helps Keep You Calm
The fidget ring helps you tackle bad habits such as skin picking or nail biting. The beads move around the band so you can spin or push them while you’re wearing it to help you stay focused and relaxed. It also looks delicate and classy, so it’s totally inconspicuous.
One shopper wrote: “Love love love- for anyone like me who picks, has anxiety, or fidgets from ADHD this little magically ring is for you! It’s cute and it helped me go a day without picking my skin on my finger!”
This Pillow Spray Will Help You Get To Sleep
There’s nothing worse than having a poor night’s sleep, and that often causes our stress to sore, so this pillow spray is ideal for anyone who struggles to get a restful 8 hours. Made from essential oils and all-natural ingredients, you’ll be relaxed in no time.
One customer wrote: “It works. It smells great and is truly relaxing. It’s been a big part of my bedtime routine since I bought it and I’ve been sleeping LOADS better since then.”
This Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet Features Rose Quartz
This aromatherapy bracelet is made with a rose quartz bead, a white lava bead, and an adjustable chain. What makes this piece different from normal aromatherapy bracelets is its delicate design, a perfect accompaniment to any outfit.
One shopper wrote: “Love this bracelet! It’s pretty and very easy to put on. The lava bead soaks up the essential oil perfectly, I wear it every day! Highly recommended!”
You’ll Never Overheat With This Weighted Blanket
This weighted blanket simulates a warm comforting hug that wraps around you, helping you stay still and rested all night. Not only that, but it also helps ease anxiety and stress due to the pressure it puts on your body.
One reviewer wrote: “I’ve been wanting a weighted blanket for a while, partly to see what all the fuss is about and partly to try to soothe my anxiety, which always spikes when I try to go to sleep. Well, this blanket was definitely worthy of all the fuss.”
This Calm Jigsaw Puzzle Helps Elevate Your Mood
This jigsaw features 300 pieces, giving you a calming activity to do, specifically designed to help your brain unwind. It even comes with a free thirty-day subscription to the Calm app to help improve your mental health, by helping manage stress and sleep better.
One shopper wrote: “Amazing puzzle, sturdy and calming, love the inspiration messages”
These Indoor Succulent Pots Have A Grow Light
Growing plants can be a real stress reliever, and these LED grow lights with a built-in fan are designed to offer a suitable condition for succulents, helping to promote photosynthesis and in turn make your succulents grow faster.
One customer wrote: “This product is amazing. I was skeptical but after a few weeks, it is safe to say my cactus is thriving. It is even blooming. A fantastic purchase.”
This Japanese Zen Garden Will Fit On Your Desk
This miniature zen garden gives off relaxing vibes, featuring river stones, white sand, a Japanese tower, and a bridge, complete with bamboo rake accessories. You can even personalize your zen garden by adding your own decorations. It’s the perfect tool to help practice your meditation.
One reviewer wrote: “I use the zen sandbox to relax before and after doing yoga or other activities and especially right before work. I definitely recommend this product to anyone who needs some peace and tranquility in their life.”
This Pack Of 6 Epsom Salts Will Turn Your Bath Into A Spa
The 6 pack of bath salts all target different issues, featuring soothing scents such as lavender, eucalyptus and spearmint, Himalayan sea salt, green tea and chamomile, coconut oil, and unscented for those that like the relaxing effects without the aromatherapy.
One shopper wrote: “Loved this product, for the price you can’t beat it. Usually, I wouldn’t take the time to write about a bath product, but this is really about SELF CARE–something not enough of us are doing. Taking twenty minutes to relax, reset, refocus.”
This Origami Paper Kit Features 350 Sheets Of Patterned Paper
Folding origami is a great way to de-stress, and the endless designs you can make will turn this simple art into an enjoyable hobby.
One customer wrote: “The set is a great price for a large supply of origami paper. It was high quality and just the right thickness for folding projects. I like the colors. I’d recommend it for sure!”
You Can Make Your Own Cactus With This DIY Crochet Kit
This kit includes all the necessary knitting accessories you’ll need to create your very own cactus set. It features crochet and knit patterns, crochet hook, knitting needles, yarn, and enough stuffing to make 3 little cacti.
One reviewer wrote: “This is a great set. Each kit is self-contained and ready to go. The yarn bowl is beautiful too. Very happy with everything.”
Write In This Wellness Journal Once A Day For an Improved Mood
Practice gratitude, reflect on the day, and highlight your affirmations daily with this journal to help relieve stress and improve your mental health.
One shopper wrote: “I have started by just listing 3 things that I am grateful for, even if it’s just a roof over my head when it’s pouring with rain, but before long you may find yourself writing more about each point and this is a very healthy thing, according to the article. Being grateful helps you cope with life’s bumps in the road and reminding yourself of what you have, instead of what you don’t have, just makes you feel better.”
Cook Up Some Stress Free Food
When we’re feeling stressed, good home-cooked comfort food can help us feel so much better, and sometimes even the act of cooking can help release some built-up tension, by calming our minds and focusing on the task.
This book contains over 100 comfort dishes — from classic spaghetti and meatballs and macaroni cheese, to meatloaf, banana splits, and chocolate brownies.
One shopper wrote: “I made the fried buttermilk chicken, mac & cheese, mash potatoes, and the Mexican corn on the cob yesterday for a special dinner- & I am SUPER excited to try more from the book! These are all classic recipes that have been turned into GOURMET dishes! Definitely one of my go-to books from now on!”
This Mood Lamp Changes Colors
Simply activate this color-changing night light by touching the side. It’s ideal as a reading lamp or bedside lamp, and helps you to relax with a variety of soothing LED colors.
One customer wrote: “OMG! I’ve been looking for a night light for quite some time… I’ve purchased several from here and there. All of which was too bright for a night light or too dim. But this one is just amazing. The color-changing option is nice. What I loved the most was the white light feature. It can be dim to bright. I love the level choices. Totally recommend it.”
Jump Into Something Cozy When You Get Home After A Stressful day
Nothing relaxes us more than comfy clothes. This fuzzy sherpa fleece pajamas set from Amazon is soft, loose, and breathable, and it’s perfect for anyone who works from home. This warm set is made of soft fleece sherpa, and it’s ideal for the upcoming winter months.
One shopper wrote: “I don’t usually leave reviews, but if you are looking at confirmation to get this set I’m here to tell you to do it. This set is so cozy and I basically feel like I am wearing teddy bear skin. It’s a must-have for the wintertime ladies, so do yourself a favor!”
These Headphones Cancel Out Annoying Noise
Sometimes a crowded and noisy environment can cause stress, especially when working, so why not get away from distracting sounds, and immerse yourself in your favorite music? Or simply use the noise-canceling feature on these headphones to give your mind a chance to relax.
One customer wrote: “My 2nd one in three years, but I really put the first one through the wringer. Held up better than my Bose and cost a fraction.”