Hi, I’m Gina! I’m a lawyer, entrepreneur, and full-time working mom, so needless to say, sometimes balancing the demands of my busy life can get a little….stressful. Fortunately, I’ve come across a few “go-to” inventions that make me feel better whenever I’m stressed or anxious – from a squeezable stress fist, to a steaming eye mask. Just a few minutes of using any of these makes me feel ready to face the world again!
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How did I not know these existed? This foam roller has worked wonders for releasing tension in my back, shoulders and legs. At the end of a long day, I love to lie down on it and roll it over my spine. I get up feeling relaxed like I’ve had a massage!
Like most people, my phone is my favorite relieving distraction. But this Rubik’s Cube might be my second favorite way to take my mind off stressors! Even after five minutes of getting lost in this challenge I feel more relaxed and less anxious. Occasionally, I even solve the dang thing.
Though the pictures suggest some other uses for this little ball, I use it as a foot massage ball . I’ve heard that the feet have pressure points that can relieve tension in other parts of the body. I don’t know if that’s true, but I do enjoy using this on my feet while watching TV.
It only takes two minutes for me to heat up this Bed Buddy heat pack, but its relaxing effects last for hours. It’s easy to use and versatile enough to put on your shoulders, back or anywhere you need to melt stress away. It’s especially nice when it’s cold outside!
Am I at home or am I at the spa? With my eyes closed and this essential oil diffuser pumping blissful scents into the room, it’s almost hard to tell. And because this diffuser also has mood-setting lighting options, when I open my eyes it is equally pleasant.