This is the most stressful time of year, it is important to manage stress every way possible. Stress balls are an easy way to reduce stress. Playing with a stress ball can reduce tension in your body which will, in turn, reduce stress. Here are some of the other ways stress balls can improve your health:
Using stress balls can help strengthen your arms and wrist muscles. Whether you had to an injury or simply feel weakness in your arms and wrists – having a stress ball that you squeeze daily is a great way to strengthen these muscles! Squeeze the ball daily at various intervals.
Improved Quality of Life:
Reducing stress can greatly improve the quality of your life. Reducing stress will lessen your risk of developing stress-induced health conditions. Additionally, it helps you maintain a healthy heart and improves your sleep.
Squeezing a stress ball helps you utilize the muscles that are connected to nerves that head up to the brain in the limbic region – responsible for your emotions. This works much like acupressure where the stimulation works to help another area of your body.
One way a stress ball can melt your stress is by distracting you. Playing with a stress ball can bring your attention away from difficult, anxiety inducing, or overwhelming situations.
Luckily you don’t need to go out and spend money on a stress ball to get all these health benefits – you can easily make one at home! Here’s what you’ll need:
Now go make some stress balls for yourself, your friends, and family! These also make a great holiday gift. Share this blog with your friends and family so they can reap the benefits of stress balls too!
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