A Whole New Level of Fidgeting
Together we discussed these methods — most of which have been around for centuries — that help with busy hands, busy minds.
Go to the bottom to see more of the Fidget cube in action!
2. Worry Stones: Many different countries have some version of this, according to wikipedia.
3. Dorodango: What are dorodango, you ask? Glad you asked.
4. Worry Beads: They’re a Greek thing. It’s interesting how every photo of a Greek person shows them “doing” the worry beads behind their back. Would like more info on this.
Note: Keep your fidget things in Zen singing bowl. Every time you put something in it, it makes a lovely sound.
Now that the fidget cube is a real thing being used by real hands, it's interesting to hear feedback about the feelings that the different elements give a fidgeter.
My friend and coworker JB mentioned that he like the "zen stone" side for chilling out, whereas the bright green switch, though great for anxious fidgeting, is a little loud. You can see him in action (along with another coworker, Lucas) in these little videos from Snapchat.
Originally published September 9, 2016 on The Beautiful Voyager Medium publication. Updated April 7, 2017 when my coworker got the Fidget cube and started playing with it!