How Rubber Bands Relieve Stress

Stress is like taxes or traffic jams. We all endure it at some point in our lives. In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, seven out of 10 adults say they experience stress or anxiety daily. And just like taxes and traffic jams, you can’t just make it go away. You can, however, implement tactics to help manage it. Even five minutes of aerobic exercise can stimulate anti-anxiety effects. If you find yourself stressed at the office and unable to break out the jumping jacks in your suit, a rubber band ball is your answer.

The soft texture of a rubber band ball soothes our sense of touch. Simply squeeze the rubber band ball in your hand. The squeeze and release motion helps release some of that stress energy, and you will begin to feel the stress fade.

Rubber band balls are also handy if you or someone you know is in a fidgety mood. Having the rubber band in hand can help release all that nervous energy.

Stress ball

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What are other ways you relieve stress? Please feel free to share by commenting below!


Alliance Rubber Company is a family-owned business with humble beginnings that has grown into a thriving American success story. Since 1923, Alliance Rubber has proudly produced rubber bands for use in the home and workplace. Continuing to manufacture its products in the USA, enables Alliance to provide high-quality products, fast service, and fresh stock that is built to last. Alliance Rubber, a women-owned company, manufactures bands that ‘Hold Your World Together.’

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