As someone who has ADHD and enough stress issues to stuff 100 mattresses, I can personally say that fidget spinners are useless for me. If anything, they make me even more stressed.
I just watch this damn thing spin and barely make a sound. Watching it makes me feel very impatient, waiting for it to stop.
I need to keep my hands busy and my fingers compressed by holding something like a stress ball.
Hell, I’m more by hard rock music like Queen, Scorpions or Journey. Why? Because I have the energy of a dog; and what do dogs like more, long walks to release energy, or sitting still watching a bone dangle from the table?
It’s the same with me. I don’t know many people with ADHD, but I need something like the hard drum beats of Led Zeppelin and such to feel more in control. Because of the entertaining, harsh, pounding, intensity of the drums, guitars, and high notes, I feel my energy being counteracted and thus, I feel the stress in my body has been balanced out by