He reached out hesitantly and poked at it. “Curious,” he whispered. It felt silky, soft and firm all at the same time. The mysterious object rolled away from him as he grinned with pleasure. He picked it up and gently squeezed it over and over again and chuckled with delight. He felt his tension dissipate slowly as he played with the red stress ball. Squeeze and breathe in and out and let go. Slowly feel the tension and stress melt away.
“Sometimes it’s the little things that can make one very happy. At times you just have to let go.”