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April is just a day away and you may not know this, but it’s Stress Awareness Month! Our mental health is important and should always be our top priority because in order to handle all our other responsibilities, we have to feel well. The best thing to do for your mental health is seek professional advice. However, if you’re also looking for some tips on how to manage your stress or to at least relax and feel at ease, then this is guide might be helpful to you.
All the products below can be found on Amazon. They’re meant to help you destress after a long day or intense week and help you feel a little calmer so you can get through the day, or at least sleep restfully.
1. Tom’s of Maine Relaxing Natural Beauty Bar Soaps
Tom’s of Maine’s Relaxing Bar Soap is dermatologist tested to be safe for your skin and is clinically proven to maintain skin moisture. It contains olive oil, vitamin E, soothing botanical oils, and lavender, an essential oil that helps relieve anxiety symptoms. Tom’s of Maine products are also cruelty-free! The price for two 6 bars is $26.94.
Saint Claire says, “My husband and I have been using Tom’s of Maine soap for about a year now, and we love it. Amazon makes it easy to purchase the bars in bulk for a good price. Anyways, I have sensitive skin and try to use all-natural products, so when I found this soap, I was uber happy. My one complaint is the excess packaging they use – the soap comes wrapped in an extra plastic layer inside a box. “Relaxing” is their lavender bar, btw. The product name change threw me off for a little while there. I thought they had discontinued my favourite soap! :)”
2. Healing Solutions Stress Relief Blend
This Stress Relief Blend by Healing Solutions is a blend of the essential oils: Cananga, Geranium, Lemongrass and Sweet Orange. It’s Kosher certified and FDA registered. Healing Solutions says the blend is made using plants and flora grown in a great environment. The price for 10 ml of this blend is $7.99.
Crystal says, “I bought this for my husband to put in his diffuser necklace. He has told me that he feels fantastic now. He is an IT desktop Support specialist, and he told me people’s rude remarks just seem to roll off now instead of stressing him out. So glad I found this simple solution to his stress at work.”
3. URPOWER 2nd Version Essential Oil Diffuser
In order to more effectively use calming essential oils like the product above, an Essential Oil Diffuser can really come in handy. This diffuser by URPOWER has seven color changing lamps, a nightlight, programmable on/off cycles, and auto shut-off (when the water runs out). It can work up to six hours, and has a whisper-quiet setting that won’t interfere with your sleep. It’s available in three colors: light brown, dark brown, and white. The price ranges between $16.99 and $19.99.
An Amazon customer says, “Super IMPRESSED!!!!!! I bought two…so glad I did. I like that I can choose which option that I can run it at either the Mist or intermittent mist or continuous mist.. it automatically turns off once it is out of water. I really like that feature. It is so easy to use and it shows you where to fill it up inside the plastic area. It comes with a nice clear plastic container as well to store the chords and also tell you how much to fill it up and as well. I think that I made a good choice in buying these. I am going to buy more for the other rooms in my home. :)”
4. Molten Jewel Essential Oil Bracelet
Molten Jewel’s Essential Oil Bracelet is an aromatherapy bracelet that allows you to add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the lava bead so that you can reap the benefits of the aroma all day. Molten Jewel suggests lavender, rose, bergamot, and chamomile oils for anxiety and stress relief. They’re available in multiple colors including black, white, turquoise, light blue, and more. It costs $10.95.
An Amazon customer says, “Easy to wear and is grounding and a great bracelet for essential oils. I am in love with it and wear it every day. I have actually purchased three more and truly love these. The costumer service from the company has been great as well. They quickly worked with me and solved the problem in no time flat. You will not be disappointed.”
5. Yogi Tea Kava Stress Relief
Source: Yogi Tea Kava Stress Relief
Yogi’s Kava Stress Relief Tea is a warm blend of kava, cinnamon, Indian sarsaparilla root, and carob pod. Kava is traditionally used to calm the body and mind in combination with other warm spices for relaxation and tranquility. This tea is also caffeine free, vegan, kosher, gluten free, and contains no artificial flavors or sweeteners. The price for six boxes for a total of 96 tea bags is $23.88.
An Amazon customer says, “I tend to drink my cup of tea in the evening when I need to wind down from a long, stressful day. This tea does the job. Over the course of many years, I’ve tried umpteen brands and types of teas that claim to relax you, including chamomile. None of those teas hold a candle to this one.”
6. Stress and Anxiety Relief Essential Oil Blend
This Stress and Anxiety Relief Essential Oil Blend by Natural Riches is a mixture of therapeutic grade aromatherapy essential oils: ylang ylang, geranium, lemongrass, tangerine, and blood orange. Natural Riches says this blend can lift your mood, has a stabilizing effect on emotions, and helps calm the body and mind. It’s non-synthetic, GMO-free, and purity tested. The price is $14.50.
Amir says, “I am impressed with this blend. If you struggle with a little to a lot of anxiety, including having panic attacks, use this product to ease the stress and health impacts. I struggle with anxiety and panic attacks. It is refreshing to find natural products that work and allow you to escape the mode of trying to add any extra prescribed medications. This is a must try. Working out well on me.”
7. YnM Weighted Blanket
Source: YnM Weighted Blanket
Many weighted blankets are made with wool, but the YnM Weighted Blanket is made with glass beads for the added weight. These kinds of blankets give the sensation of a gentle hug to encourage deep, healthy, and restful sleep. Choose the blanket that weighs about 10% of your body weight plus one, so if you weigh about 140 pounds, you’d get the 15-pound blanket. The price for this blanket is $85.90.
Jenny says, “I never write reviews but thought I should after buying two of these blankets! I haven’t slept through the night for almost 6 years, thanks to a difficult pregnancy and baby. It trained my body to only sleep a couple hours at a time. I tried everything, and am shocked that a weighted blanket worked so magically! From restless legs, insomnia, anxiety, it is an instant fix! I have it draped over me while I write this and it feels amazing!”
8. Huggaroo Microwavable Heating Pad
Huggaroo’s Microwavable Heating Pad delivers moist heat to the neck, shoulders, and upper back to relieve pain, aches, tension, and stress! It’s filled with lavender and herbs for aromatherapy as well. It weights 3.5 pounds, retaining heat longer and staying in place. It costs $35.99.
Zenobia says, “I can’t believe it! I got this today. I had a very tense day, car broke down, went to the doctor, and so on…this was delivered today. I had a migraine, and very tense shoulders along with neck pain. I heated the wrap in the microwave for 2 minutes and put it on…instant relief!!! I do wish it stayed warm a little longer, but you can re-microwave it when it cools off. The wrap smells amazing! I drifted off to sleep the second time I warmed it up.”
9. Handheld Head Massage Tingler Scratcher for Deep Relaxation
Handheld Head Massagers have rubber beads over each spindle and glide over your scalp producing a euphoric feeling. It not only helps produce deep relaxation and reduce stress, but it can also increase blood circulation. As well as using it for your scalp, you can use it to gently massage pressure points and sensitive nerves on your knee joints, ankles, elbows, and more. A pack of two costs $8.45.
An Amazon customer says, “These feel so good. Makes me calmer and less stressful.”
10. T&H Stress Relief Aromatherapy Soy Candles
These Stress Relief Aromatherapy Soy Candles have a subtle fragrance that isn’t overwhelming and helps to relieve anxiety and soothe your mind. The candles are made from lime, basil, and mandarin essential oils combined with eco-friendly soy wax. It’s also available in other scents like French Lavender and Vanilla. The prices vary by scent, but this one costs $16.88.
Angela says, “I really love this candle! It smells wonderful and has a beautiful design too. I have been diagnosed with stress-related illnesses and I am always looking at more natural approaches to relieving my symptoms but I am careful about what I choose. I like this is all natural and the scent is calming. BTW: it comes with a little pair of IP scissors, for the wick, which are super cute and helpful.”
11. Natural Vitality Calm Magnesium Anti Stress Supplement
Natural Vitality’s Calm Magnesium Anti Stress Supplement helps restore magnesium level, Support a healthy immune system, and keep your bones strong. Magnesium deficiency can be caused by emotional stress, which is why a magnesium supplement can be good to combat stress. It’s vegan, organic, all-natural, non-GMO, and gluten-free. This 16-ounce bottle of raspberry-lemon flavor costs $24.57.
Layla says, “If you have anxiety issues, please research magnesium deficiency. Taking one recommended dose of this during stressful times helps me calm down within 15 min, and a regular dose helps me sleep at night. For me, it’s almost a ‘miracle cure’.”
12. Vegan Essential Oil Natural Lush Fizzies Spa Kit
These Natural Lush Fizzies Spa Kit are vegan bath bombs made with essential oil aromatherapy blends, cocoa butter, and shea butter to leave your skin soft and moisturized but also to help you relax. There are six fizzers in the kit: Relaxation (lavender), Detox (vanilla), Energize (grapefruit), Destress, Sinus (peppermint), and Congestion relief (eucalyptus). These are non-GMO and do not contain any dyes or colors. The kit costs $13.95.
An Amazon customer says, “This is a must have product for anybody really!! Great way to relax after a hectic stressful day. I have tried two of them so far and already love them. Will definitely order more.”
13. Bedtime Tea for Stress and Anxiety Relief
Hey Girl Tea’s Bedtime Tea for Stress and Anxiety Relief was is supposed to help people that struggle with insomnia, anxiety, and stress. It’s made with traditional herbs like passionflower, chamomile, lemon balm, orange peel, and more. The price for 18 tea bags is $17.99.
Paula says, “I bought it for my niece who was having stress induced anxiety and difficulty sleeping. I heard back from her that she is sleeping well and feeling calmer. I will definitely be re-ordering!”
14. Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs
Maybe you’re looking for something that can help keep your hands and mind busy to take your mind off your worries. In that case, an Adult Coloring Book like this one with Stress Relieving Animal Designs might be helpful. It has 50 animal patterns and provides stress relief through creative expression. It costs $4.99.
15. Melt Worry and Relax Card Deck
Source: Melt Worry and Relax Card Deck
Melt Worry and Relax Card Deck is another creative way to relieve stress. The deck has 56 useful and effective anti-anxiety strategies to help you relax. The strategies are based on cognitive therapy, mindfulness, relaxation, and behavioral therapy. The cards cost $14.31.
We hope these products are helpful to you. If you’re looking for more advice, check out 6 Tips for Dealing With Stress, Reduce Stress with Natural, Anxiety Reducing Herbs, and Stressed Out? These 5 Plant-Based Foods Can Help!
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