10 Calming Slow Motion Videos To Help You Relax When Your Day Is Flying By

By Megan O'Neill Comment

Are you having one of those days in which time is just flying by and you wish you could sit back, relax and slow things down for a few minutes? You may not be able to stop the clock, but these ten amazing slow-mo videos should be just the thing to help you relax.

Hooray for the everyday!

IKEA’s ‘Hooray for the everyday!’ is one of my favorite slow motion videos of all time. It takes every day events and habits, like brushing our teeth, making breakfast, blow-drying our hair and jumping onto the couch and slows them down. Check it out below and see just how incredibly soothing this video is.

Action Figure Slow Motion Punches

Who knew that watching people get punched in the face could be enjoyable and even relaxing? This slow-mo video features a bunch of people doing random tasks and then getting punched in the face. When you slow it down, getting punched in the face looks awesome!

Schweppes Burst slow motion balloons Ad

There is only one word to describe this slow motion advertisement for Schweppes – Schweppervescent. It features water balloons being popped in slow motion, set to relaxing music.

A water balloon not exploding in high-speed

You’ve just seen a lot of water balloons exploding in slow motion. Now check out this video of a water balloon not exploding in slow motion. Pretty cool, eh?

Pedigree Dogs ad shot 1000 FPS using the Phantom camera

Pedigree created one of the most amazing slow motion advertisements of all time, shot in 1000 FPS. It features dogs jumping up to catch pieces of Pedigree food in midair in slow-mo. I love dogs and I love this video, and I’m not alone. With over 2.9 million views, the commercial is one of the most popular slow-mo videos on YouTube.

HD: Super Slo-mo Surfer! – South Pacific – BBC Two

Slow motion cameras can really allow you to see things in a whole new light. Check out this amazing video from the BBC below to see what surfing a gigantic wave looks like in slow motion.

The Gentle Art Of Blowing Up Bottles

‘The Gentle Art Of Blowing Up Bottles’ features bottles exploding in slow-mo. The action begins at the 1:00 mark.

Things being destroyed very slowly

If you enjoyed watching bottles being destroyed in the clip above then you’ll love this video of all sorts of objects being destroyed in slow motion, from vases to fruit and everything in between.

Slo-Mo World

In Slo-Mo World, MysteryGuitarMan is moving at normal speed, but everything else is in slow motion. Check out the making of video here.

Slo-Mo Home Depot

Improv Everywhere set up a stunt at Home Depot in Manhattan. Everyone involved shopped in slow motion. Check out the results in the video below.