How To Make a Stress Ball

Some people might be thinking how to make a stress ball to release their stress. Stress is known to be the cause of many problems but it also can be used for our benefit. There is good stress and bad stress. Good stress can help us to focus our minds and attain a goal that we desire. One example of this can be a project that we must complete at a given time. However that is not always the case.

Bad stress which is the stress that normally people refer too can be the source of our health problems. A stressed person is likely to suffer from heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes, cancer and many more diseases. The reason for this is that our immune system reacts according to our emotions. A relaxed and calmed person will get sick less often than someone that is always anxious and worried.

Our bodies will tend to react negatively when we experience negative emotions like sadness and sorrow. On the other hand experiencing joy and happiness will strengthen our immune system.


In order to be healthy, controlling our stress must be one of our top priorities. The thought of how to make a stress ball to feel less stressed might be crossing your mind. There are plenty of benefits to the use of a stress ball. It can help you to improve circulation of the blood, treat arthritis and to focus better. Keep in mind that a homemade stress ball is not going to last for too long. You will need a thick rubber balloon. Do not use the common balloons that can burst easily.

How to make the ball

1- First you put the sand/flour or powder into a plastic bottle (preferably a 2 liter bottle).

2- Then you will stand the bottle and put the balloon over the top edge of the bottle.

3-  After that you will squeeze the bottle slightly to fill the balloon with some air.

4- The next step is to turn the bottle upside down to pour the sand/flour or powder into the balloon while you keep squeezing the bottle.

5- Next you stop squeezing the bottle and remove the balloon from the bottle.

6- Finally you pinch the neck of the balloon and make a knot to create your home made stress ball.


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