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45 Office Stress Relievers

Ways to Cut the Tension and Reduce Workplace Violence

— September 17, 2009 — Tech
We’ve heard a lot about workplace violence lately, whether it’s an executive offing himself or, most recently, the news that a Yale student was strangled. This horrifying wave of news has sparked a dialogue about office-related stress; along that vein, I’ve amassed a cluster of office stress relievers that can ease the tension and possibly reduce the risk of workplace violence.

From workstations that are equipped with treadmills to inspire exercise to USB aromatherapy gadgets, these stress relievers may not eliminate workplace violence entirely, but they will continue to help raise awareness of this shocking phenomenon.
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Activity
Freshness
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Stress-Busting Punching Bags
Stress-Busting Punching Bags
Fill Up the 'Bo Dox' and Punch Out Your Trash
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43
USB Fans for Ravers
USB Fans for Ravers
Desktop LED Light Shows
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42
Lip-Syncing Desktop Companion
Lip-Syncing Desktop Companion
USB Powered Tengu
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41
Therapeutic Grass Mats
Therapeutic Grass Mats
Robert Curtis' Grass Massor Simulates Walking on a Lawn
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40
Techy Way to Remain Centered
Techy Way to Remain Centered
USB Aromatherapy
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39
Target-Inspired Desk Accessories
Target-Inspired Desk Accessories
The Bull's Eye Dart Pen is ‘Write' On Point
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38
Canned Aromatherapy
Canned Aromatherapy
Air Box
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37
Tech for Positive Feelings
Tech for Positive Feelings
The emWave 'Personal Stress Reliever' Lets You Relax
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36
Kung Fu Desktop Toys
Kung Fu Desktop Toys
Kanfuboi Kicks You Away From Work
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35
Crude Stress Relievers
Crude Stress Relievers
The Poop and Boob Rocket Relieve Tension in Unusual Ways
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34
Therapeutic USB
Therapeutic USB
Zen Dolphin For Hypnotic Relaxation
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33
Mini Mobile Arcade Games
Mini Mobile Arcade Games
Tiny Version Lets You Play Pac-Man at Your Desk
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32
Color Therapy
Color Therapy
Remove Your Stress and Tension
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31
Chill-Out Gadget
Chill-Out Gadget
Helicor StressEraser With Biofeedback
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30
Massaging Mice
Massaging Mice
Muscle Mouse Comes With Built-In EMS to Relieve Your Stresses
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29
Deskquarium Desk Organizer
Deskquarium Desk Organizer
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28
Vengeful Stress Relief
Vengeful Stress Relief
‘Squeeze the Banker' Stress Dolls Crush Financial Pain
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27
Stress-Busting Furniture
Stress-Busting Furniture
The Creative Wedge
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26
Stress Relief Mouse
Stress Relief Mouse
SensDevice
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25
Inappropriate Office Toys
Inappropriate Office Toys
Cap Blaster Blowgun
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24
Trashcans With Backboards – "Move to Trash" Turns Office Wastebin Into an Action Game
Trashcans With Backboards – "Move to Trash" Turns Office Wastebin Into an Action Game
"Move to Trash" Turns Office Wastebin Into an Action Game
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23
Miniature Desk Launchers
Miniature Desk Launchers
Wood Trebuchet Kit Lets You Assail Unsuspecting Coworkers
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22
Playful Office Promotions
Playful Office Promotions
Trapped in Suburbia Turns Standard Notepads Into Game Balls
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21
USB Aroma Therapy
USB Aroma Therapy
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20
Sticky Note Conversations
Sticky Note Conversations
Two London Offices Place Post-It Messages on Windows
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19
Self-Help Stress Relief
Self-Help Stress Relief
Foam Healing Hands Massage Away Tension
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18
Offensive Desk Toys
Offensive Desk Toys
Terry the Swearing Turtle
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17
Scented USB Drives
Scented USB Drives
Jean Paul Gaultier's 'Le Male' Key Makes Your Workstation Smell Nice
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16
Fundue Desktop USB Fondue Set
Fundue Desktop USB Fondue Set
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15
Disco on your Desk
Disco on your Desk
Luxeed Rainbow Computer Keyboard
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14
Aromatherapy Via Earphones
Aromatherapy Via Earphones
Sweet Honey MP3
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13
Garden On Your Desktop
Garden On Your Desktop
The Sensory Lamp Concept
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12
Playing With Food for Stress Relief
Playing With Food for Stress Relief
Edamame Keychain
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11
Bizarre Stress Relievers
Bizarre Stress Relievers
The Head Kenzan Massager
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10
Desktop Garden
Desktop Garden
USB Powered Greenhouse
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9
Punch-Powered Lamps
Punch-Powered Lamps
Stress-Reducing LEDs
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8
Pet-Powered Office Supplies
Pet-Powered Office Supplies
The Hamster Paper Shredder
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7
Peelable Flash Drives
Peelable Flash Drives
The USB Banana Charger is a Cute Way to Sweeten Your Desk
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6
Aquarium Desks 2
Aquarium Desks 2
AZOO Eco-Desk
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5
Walking Workstations
Walking Workstations
The Steelcase Walk Station and The JW Treadmill Desk (ANIMATION)
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4
Office Stationery Sculptures
Office Stationery Sculptures
The End of Office Boredom
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3
Miniature Moss Gardens
Miniature Moss Gardens
Patricia Buzo Turns the Lush Softness of Moss into Beautiful Artwork
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2
Therapeutic White Boards
Therapeutic White Boards
Petr Kubik's Vitra Wall Replaces Stress With Fun at Work
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1
Wearable Back Massagers
Wearable Back Massagers
Jacob Ballard's ‘VertaBrate' Makes Muscle Therapy Mobile
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