9 Hilarious and Funny Stress Balls For Nurses

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Nurses are too familiar with stress. With staffing challenges, long hours of work, and heavy workloads, it’s easy for nurses to suffer from burnout. And if you don’t address that as fast as you can, it can force you to take off your cap and just walk away.

Now, before you reach that point, we’d like you to check out these funny stress balls for nurses. They won’t just help induce relaxation but they are also guaranteed to make you laugh.

Smiley Squeeze Ball

Size: 2 inches

They’re bright yellow and that big smile is guaranteed to cheer up your day. Get yourself and your friends these cute happy face stress balls.

For one purchase, you get a pack of 24. They’re great stocking stuffers or if you work in the pediatrics ward. They’re a bit on the small side so they’d be perfect for children, too.

Eye-Popping Frog Squeeze Toy

If you are looking for something that’s a bit more wholesome, then this Squishy Eye-Popping Frog is the one for you. It’s easy to grip and wrap your hands around. Made from durable plastic, this squeeze ball won’t break or crack no matter how hard you squeeze it. And once squeezed, its eyes will pop out and retract to their original position as soon as you release your grip. It’s hand washable so you won’t have to worry about bacteria growing on them.

Candescent Stress Balls

Size: 2.36 inches

Your favorite motivational phrase works best when it’s somewhere you see often. It could be a poster you put up on your mirror, your refrigerator door, or you could get one of these stress balls with motivational phrases. You’re hitting two birds with one stone with these candescent stress balls.

They come in very calming colors — Crystal Blue and Ocean Blue. The print is very nice and clear. The prints include “Enjoy every moment” and “Mindsent determines Happiness”.

These stress balls are tear-resistant and odor-free. They are of medium density and have a squishy gel core. They can be cleaned easily with some soap and water.

Squishy Stress Ball

Size: 4.72 x 2.36 x 2.36 inches

If your stress level goes beyond the need to habitually squeeze something lightly and more into the realms of squeezing an inanimate object to death, then you need these sensory stress balls.

Unlike other stress balls, these gel-filled balls can be squeezed, stretched, and squished. They can be squished so much that they lose their shape but they spring right back into their round forms after.

he color-change is an added bonus. Yellow balls turn orange. Purple balls turn green, and blue balls turn purple. Each ball is approximately 2.5 inches big. They have an odor upon first use but the smell disappears after awhile. They’re BPA-free and latex-free.

We don’t recommend them for people with long pointy nails. If they get punctured, the gel will leak and make a mess.

Galaxy Stress Balls

Size: 2 inches

If you’re a big fan of stars and space, then these galaxy stress balls should interest you. At 2 inches each, they can fit nicely in your pocket and you get 50 for one purchase. You don’t have to worry about losing the occasional ball and you can afford to be generous and give them out to friends, fellow nurses, or even patients who might benefit from fidget toys.

They’re great for prizes and stocking stuffers, too.

Sumo Wrestler Squeezies

Stomp out your stress with these Sumo Wrestler Squeezies. They are soft and extremely cute which make them highly irresistible. Despite being affordable, you won’t be disappointed with its design. Its details are impressive and its squat pose is really stable. It can sit on a flat surface without rolling or falling off.

Panic Pete

Being a classic toy, Panic Pete won’t run out of style ever. Standing 5 inches tall, this squeeze ball promises better performance at a much affordable price. When you squeeze its belly, its eyes, ears, and nose will pop out, making it the perfect stress reliever. You’ll have a hard time looking at it without laughing!

Testicle Shaped Stress Balls

These Testicle Shaped Stress Balls might offer a vulgar way to release your stress at work, but they definitely work. Filled with gel liquid, you’ll be able to feel the testicles inside the scrotum. You can poke, squeeze, and grab them until all your stress and tension go away.

Large Brain Squishy Squeeze Ball

Size: 5 x 4 x 3 inches

If you think squeezing a happy yellow ball or a starry stress ball is too tame for you, then try out this squishy brain. It’s meant to be a Halloween novelty item but it should be the perfect stress-buster for a nurse.

At the least, it would make for a great conversation piece with doctors, colleagues, or patients.

Are Stress Balls Effective?

The answer is yes.

When you’re stressed out, your body physically clenches and tenses up. As you squeeze a stress ball, some kind of energy is released and this induces relaxation.

Now, there’s just a small catch.

Although stress balls are effective in relieving stress, you shouldn’t rely on them all the time. You should consider exercising or meditating if you want benefits that can last you for a long time.

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