Anti-Stress Obsession

Therapeutic innovations relieve daily discomforts and maximize relaxation
Implications - Society’s emphasis on working harder, for longer, comes with an equal and opposite emphasis on rest and relaxation. As an increasing number of consumers juggle families, careers and social activities, anti-stress innovations that provide therapeutic relief from everyday activities and stressful events gain in popularity—and are sometimes even expected in product design.
SCORE: 4.9
Warm Top 6 Examples: 73,046 Total Clicks Sep 09 - Aug 10
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Emotion-Detecting Office Gadgets - The Rationalizer Tells You to Chill When Your Temper Flares
SCORE: 3.9
Hot 9,877 Clicks Pub: Oct 15, 09
Emotion-Detecting Office Gadgets
The Rationalizer Tells You to Chill When Your Temper Flares
Most people encounter stress in their daily lives, and the Philips Rationalizer is a curious gadget that aims to alert its wearer of temper flares that could negatively impact their ability to reason.… [More]
Emotional Furniture - Release Tension With the Punch'n'Cuddle by Brit Leissler
SCORE: 5.1
Hot 7,855 Clicks Pub: Jan 26, 10
Emotional Furniture
Release Tension With the Punch'n'Cuddle by Brit Leissler
I suggest you add the Punch'n'Cuddle to your family -- not only will it take your emotional beatings (quite literally), but it will also be quick to forgive, unlike your other family members. Created… [More]
Palm-Sized Masseuses - The Codenma Miniature Electronic Massager Packs a Relaxing Punch
SCORE: 5
Hot 18,646 Clicks Pub: Jul 11, 10
Palm-Sized Masseuses
The Codenma Miniature Electronic Massager Packs a Relaxing Punch
If you lead a high stress life and are constantly on the go then the Codenma Miniature Electronic Massager might be for you. This massager fits in the palm of your hand and can provide instant stress relief… [More]
Stress-Sensing Watches - The Biofeedback StressWatch Tells You When You Need to Take a Deep Breath
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 21,431 Clicks Pub: Sep 25, 09
Stress-Sensing Watches
The Biofeedback StressWatch Tells You When You Need to Take a Deep Breath
I was once told that a person chooses to stress, but sometimes you need a little help knowing when this choice is being made: enter this biofeedback StressWatch. If you don’t know what I mean by ‘choosing… [More]
Stress-Relief Stores - The Women Only Venting Store Lets Women Smash Stuff
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 10,180 Clicks Pub: Jul 14, 10
Stress-Relief Stores
The Women Only Venting Store Lets Women Smash Stuff
If you are a stressed-out woman living in Shenyang, China, you might want to consider a visit to the women only "venting store." This store is located in a local mall and provides women one minute each… [More]
Anti-Stress Mouse Concepts - The Petpad from Patrick Staudt is a Functional Stress Ball
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 5,057 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 10
Anti-Stress Mouse Concepts
The Petpad from Patrick Staudt is a Functional Stress Ball
Relieve your stress without taking a break from work with the PetPad from Patrick Staudt. This mouse features a stress ball on top, which should help you get through those tough workdays. The PetPad comes… [More]