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5 Ways To Calm Your Nervous Mind

Picture of a nervous man sitting beside the bed crying

I’ve picked up a couple of self-soothing techniques that work like a charm and calm me down, even if I need to stay on the move. They are all quick and easy to try but might be a bit difficult to master (because they require a bit of brain re-training to actually catch on) - try one of them next time you’re feeling stressed and see if it helps!

Do Weighted Blankets Really Work? Here’s What Science (& Users) Tell Us

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As she got up for the 4th time that night (at 3AM this time around), Sarah wondered when she became “that person” - someone who doesn’t sleep well...

Can Weighted Blankets Improve Sleep?

Can Weighted Blankets Improve Sleep?
There are a lot of people out there who are struggling sleep issues day in and day out, and a good number of them are turning to weighted blankets to deal with that  loss of sleep. Learn how a weighted blanket can help you power up your sleep!

Sensory Weighted Toys - Great Self-Soothing Tools for Sensory-Seeking Behaviours

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Weighted toys, also often referred to as sensory toys, can come in many shapes and sizes. Usually, they are weighted stuffed animals that are heavier than what you can normally buy in a toy store. What are these and why are they effective? Let’s find out.

Bamboo Weighted Blanket - A Cooling Calming Blanket For Every Season

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Want a weighted blanket that stays cool even in the summer? Environmentally conscious? Prone to allergies? If your answer to any of these questions is YES, then this bamboo weighted blanket has your name on it!

Weighted Blankets and Seniors - Rediscovering Restorative Sleep

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Good sleep is always important, no matter how old you are. If you’re getting on in years and you’ve noticed your sleep is deteriorating, do something about it. Our weighted blanket is perfect for seniors who do not have underlying conditions that are affecting their sleep patterns. It provides a relaxing, calming sensation, triggering various chemical responses that ease stress.

Weighted Blankets for Toddlers - Is It The Right Time To Buy The Calming Blanket?

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To be on the safe side, our Calming Blanket for kids is recommended for children over two years of age, even though we generally refer to toddlers as being kids between the ages of one and three. Read more about it here!

Are Weighted Blankets Too Hot for the Summer? They Don’t Have To Be!

Are weighted blanket too hot? Not with our breathable cotton fabric! Image shows the Calming Blanket on a bed.
One of the most common questions we get is whether or not sleeping under a weighted blanket gets too hot, especially during the summer months. Unde...

How To Wash A Weighted Blanket + Tips On Cleaning Your Calming Blanket

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To make caring for your weighted blanket as simple as possible, we’ve created this super detailed guide that covers everything you need to know about cleaning weighted blankets. We cover a wide variety of different blanket types here, so it’s a good read even if you don’t own our product. Scroll down for specific instructions on how to wash the Calming Blanket (machine and hand-wash covered).

Choosing The Right Size and Weight For Your Weighted Blanket

Choosing The Right Size and Weight For Your Weighted Blanket
Looking for the ideal weight and size of your weighted blanket? We consulted specialists and experts to find out if you should get a 4.8 kg, 6 kg blanket, or a 9 kg! Read to learn more.