If you’re looking for the best stress relief gifts of 2019, you’ve come to the right place.
Whether you’re getting a gift for your partner, friend, colleague or family member, we’ve got you covered!
And from face masks to fidget toys - these are all perfect for relaxing and relieving stress fast.
So if you’ve got someone close to you that’s struggling with stress, here’s 26 of the best gift ideas for them in 2019…
1. Dammit Doll
Dammit dolls are lots of fun.
When you’re having a bad day, you can take on your stress out on these dolls.
At 1 foot tall, they’re pretty big too!
They’re not just great for relieving stress - they also look very cute too. And from slamming them around to throwing them, they’re a feel good way to relax fast.
They come in loads of different designs too - with plenty of variety in shape, fabric and colour to choose from.
2. Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet
This is a really cool idea - and one of the best stress relief gifts for your Mum, sister or girlfriend.
All you need to do is drop a bit of essential oil or your favourite perfume on the bracelet.
This scent then diffuses slowly throughout the day - when you’re driving, sleeping, travelling or doing anything else stressful!
It’s also lightweight, washable and comes with plenty of colour options. The bracelet is actually adjustable too - so it can be customised to your wrist.
3. Tech Tools Stress Buster Desktop Punching Ball
This is one of the best stress relief gifts for men.
With a spring that’s designed to keep the ball bouncing back to you, it’s easily portable and fits perfectly on your desk.
So if you’re in the office and need a quick bit of stress relief, this is the perfect way to vent your frustration.
It also comes with an air pump.
So you can keep it bouncy, full and ready to be punched whenever you need to!
The materials are fairly heavy duty too, so it can take a surprisingly powerful beating without getting broken.
4. Huggaroo Microwavable Neck Wrap with Herbal Aromatherapy
Whether you want it hot or cold, this neck wrap is a great gift - especially if the person you’re buying it for struggles with back pain or tension.
It’s easy to carry around on the go too, so it could be used in the office, during a commute or whilst you’re at home.
It’s one of the best stress relief gifts for women because it can be used to soothe menstrual pain too.
It can be wrapped around your head or covered across your shoulders and neck.
5. Stress Balls with Motivational Quotes
Who doesn’t like a good motivational quote to inspire them?
This is one of the best stress relief gifts for your coworkers - because they can be squeezed, thrown and shared in the office ( it comes in a pack of 3).
With a motivational quote written on each ball, it’s great on display too.
The foam balls are 2.5 inches in diameter, and fun to fiddle with.
The turquoise colour is nice too.
Made out of spongey foam, they’re fairly durable and built to last.
6. TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller
A good foot rub is one of the best ways to relieve stress.
Designed for foot reflexology, this relaxing foot massager roll really hits the spot.
It’s high quality, durable and gives relief within just a couple of minutes.
It’s easy to pick up and put down, and the design looks nice too.
I’d say it’s a great gift if you know the person buying it for loves a massage.
It can easily fit under a desk too, so it’s subtle but reliable.
7. Pure Origins® |"Keep Calm" Funny Motivational Stress Balls
This is another one of my favourite stress relief gifts.
The funky, vibrant colours and motivational quotes are a great combination.
It’s great for the office - and a nice present for your coworkers.
In terms of quality, they’re OK but they’re not built to take huge amounts of trauma!
They come in a pack of four, so that’s enough to share around your workplace.
8. KitchenGynti Scented Candles Gift Set
Scented, relaxing and fragrant, this candle gift set is beautiful.
The patterns on outside of the candles look great - they have a kind of oriental feel to them.
I’d say this is a better gift for women really - and they’d be a nice addition to any home.
The wax is actually soy - so it’s eco-friendly and doesn’t produce black smoke when it’s lit.
They come with 15-20 hours of burning time per candle, which is a decent amount of time for a few uses.
9. Anxiety Relief Essential Oil Blend
So this oil blend is designed to be inhaled, with the essential oils providing a relaxing, stress relieving aroma.
But you can also it to your body too - to your arms, wrists, temples etc. in the same way that you’d apply perfume.
It’s a nice and natural way to manage stress, and this product has loads of good reviews.
You can even put a tiny bit on the tip of your nose if you’re feeling brave!
10. MaxKare Shiatsu Neck Shoulder Massager
This shoulder massager is dynamic and versatile.
It’s not just for your shoulders either, it can fit to your calves, abdomen, back and waist.
So if you’re buying this as a gift for someone, they have plenty of options for usage.
It’s comfortable and relaxing, creating a deep tissue massage that’s enjoyable anytime you need it.
You can actually pay double the price for a product like this, so it’s a bit of a bargain really.
11. Relax: A Liquid Mind Experience
If your friend’s a fan of music, this is one of the best stress relief gifts you can buy them.
With over 8 tracks to relax too, this makes a wonderful present that you can be downloaded to your phone and listened to at anytime.
The music is gentle, soft and calming.
Personally, I’m not a fan of nature sounds, so this makes a great alternative that just an absolute pleasure to listen to.
12. Infinity Cube Fidget Toy
If you’re buying for someone who struggles with ADHD, or just can’t sit still for a few minutes, this is the ultimate fidget toy for stress relief.
The design is cool, it’s pocket size/portable and durable too.
It’s great for replacing bad habits as well - for example, biting your nails or cracking your knuckles.
So whilst the price tag is a little hefty, it’s very durable and robust for playing with.
13. URPOWER Essential Oil Diffuser
Easy to use, you can eliminate odours and create a more relaxing environment.
It’s perfect for someone’s kitchen, bedroom or lounge.
You can add your own favourite essential oil to the diffuser - and I’d recommend something like lavender or eucalyptus.
In fact, you could combine an essential oil and this diffuser for the ultimate stress relief gift combination if you’re feeling generous!
14. 26 Pack Sensory Toys Set
This toy pack makes a great stress relief presents for kids. It’s non-toxic and has passed several safety tests.
Some of the toys include ‘stretchy noodles’ and an American football, so there’s a sensory toy in there for everyone!
You could even fill a piñata with these toys, so they drop out when you hit it - they’d make a great gift for birthday parties.
The only downside is that you’re not going to use all of the toys, but when there’s 26 of them you can afford to throw a few away!
15. Fidget Toys Set
This is another set of fidget toys, perfect as a stress present for both kids and adults.
They come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes too, making them a bit more fun and child friendly.
This includes a Rubik's cube, stretchy string and flippy chains.
Fidget toys are a useful tool for increasing productivity, concentration and focus - especially if you’re sitting through a boring corporate presentation at work!
If you’re buying these for kids, you’ll find that the toys are small enough to play with whilst also being durable enough to take a decent amount of damage.
16. Adult Coloring Book
No - colouring books are not just for kids!
With plenty of patterns, designs and pages, this book is great for relaxing and taking your mind off the pressures of life for a little while.
I’d recommend this as one of the best stress relief gifts for friends who are creative.
With so many different patterns to choose from, it’s a wonderful way to mindfully colour in whilst expressing yourself.
The paper a little bit thin, so I’d use a thin, lightly coloured pen/pencil for this one because you’ll stop your colours bleeding through the pages.
17. TheraFlow Foot Massager Roller
I got 99 problems but my foot isn’t one!
With this roller knead massager, you can quickly soothe and release tension in your feet.
If you have a friend who’s diabetic and struggles with neuropathy, this is a useful present to consider.
It’s easy to use, versatile and you can use it for one foot at a time - or for both your feet.
This also comes with a refund guarantee in case your friend doesn’t like it.
It’s small and portable - so whilst it doesn’t fold up, you can still carry it in a suitcase or bag for painful foot relief on the go.
18. Vlinsha 7 Chakra Bracelet Lava Rock
If you’re looking for a spiritual stress relief gift, this might be it.
Fitted with 7 chakra healing stones, it’s a lovely gift for spiritual healing that also doubles up as a beautifully designed bracelet too.
This is great for meditation, chakra healing sessions and breathing exercises.
The beads are colourful and bright.
It’s a great gift for women.
It also fits comfortably on your wrist.
You could even add essential oils to the bracelet, so that it diffuses a stress relieving scent whilst it’s being worn.
19. Lavender Eye Pillow
Made with soft, natural materials, this lavender eye pillow is packed with aromatherapy herbs for stress relief and relaxation.
When you need a bit of a break from the world, it’s a great option.
The product also claims that it’s useful for headaches, if you pop it in the freezer first and cool it down.
The acupressure of the eye pillow once it’s placed on your head is designed to give your eyes a soft, gentle massage that’s both pleasant and relaxing.
20. Samisoler Kinetic Desk Stress Relief Toy
This is one of the most fun and addictive stress relief gifts you can play with.
You simply pop it in on a flat surface, spin it and you’re away!
So it’s perfect for the office.
You can spin it for about 160 seconds in total.
21. BAIYEA Eye Massager
This is another acupressure mini massage tool that’s perfect for taking a nap, or just having a relaxing lie down.
22. Bath and Body Works 2 Pack Aromatherapy Stress Relief
This aromatherapy stress relief shower gel makes a great stress relief gift for women.
It comes with a relaxing bamboo and aloe vera extract.
23. Stress Relief 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Synergy Blend Essential Oil
With these essential oils, you can add them to your pillow, your diffuser or just to your wrist as a relaxing, calming scent that’s perfect for stress relief.
Each of the scents combine nicely together, so you can create a bit of an essential oil cocktail that soothes stress whenever you need it.
A lot of the reviews explain state that it’s great for anxiety.
You could rub it on your bracelet or necklace too, so that it’s easy to take a quick sniff on the go.
24. Dead Sea Mud Mask for Face & Body
This is a wonderful face mask that’s perfect if you want to pamper your friend.
25. Hot and Cold Therapy Gel Bead Full Facial Mask by FOMI Care
Designed for therapeutic effect, you can use this facial mask hot or cold, depending on whichever way you want to relax.
26. Stress Less Cards
These stress less cards are great reminders to take a step back and calm down.
You could even try memorizing them, using them as a relaxation flash cards!
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