Breathe, Sleep, Repeat: 6 Breathing Exercises to Try

Breathe, Sleep, Repeat: 6 Breathing Exercises to Try

Do you ever wish getting a good night of sleep could be as natural as breathing? But wait—what if it was? Deep, slow breathing can help to calm the mind, reduce stress, and put your body in chill mode. And if you’re like many Americans, you’ll take all the help you can get when it comes to improving your sleep.  So now it’s time to breathe, sleep, and repeat. Check out these 6 breathing techniques and get ready for some next-level rest. 1. 4-7-8 Breathing Not a math whiz? Don’t worry—the 4-7-8 breathing technique doesn’t require any tricky equations. (Although...

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Can Allergies Make You Tired?

Can Allergies Make You Tired?

Allergies. If you have ‘em, you hate ‘em. From a deadly peanut allergy to spring hayfever, there’s pretty much no argument over just how vexing allergies can be. They might send your sinuses into overdrive, give you a crazy rash, or even make it hard to breathe. But can allergies make you tired? Yep! Unfortunately, they do that too. No matter what type of allergies you might suffer from, when they’re doing their thing, they can definitely make you feel more than a little sleepy. So what’s the connection? How Do Allergies Make You Feel Sleepy? You don’t really need...

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The Benefits of Bamboo Weighted Blankets

The Benefits of Bamboo Weighted Blankets

There’s nothing to kill your cozy sleep vibes like waking up in the middle of the night all hot and sweaty. Having the comforting touch of a blanket can help you fall asleep, but for hot sleepers, there never seems to be a happy medium—either you’re sweating under even the thinnest blanket, or you’re forced to sleep without the comfort of a blanket at all. Enter the bamboo weighted blanket. This soft and luxurious blanket feels like a soothing hug while keeping you cool all night long. (It’s like that feeling when you flip your pillow to the cool side.)...

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How to Use a Weighted Blanket

How to Use a Weighted Blanket

Using a weighted blanket isn’t really something we need to spell out for you, is it? You pull one up around your chin and head straight into chill mode. Easy as that. But while learning how to use a weighted blanket seems like something you don’t actually need to learn at all, there is a bit more to it than that. You see, weighted blankets aren’t like any other throw you have lying around at home.  There are tons of ways these weighted wonders can enhance your life. Here are just a few ways you might benefit from the touch...

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The Benefits of Using Weighted Blankets for Anxiety and Stress

The Benefits of Using Weighted Blankets for Anxiety and Stress

A weighted blanket may look like another luxurious blanket on the surface, but there’s a whole lot more to them than the average cuddly throw. Sure, weighted blankets feel soft and warm, but they also offer the power of deep pressure touch stimulation. It’s a term that sounds ultra-fancy, but it’s basically a scientific way of explaining the gentle hugging sensation you feel when you’re wrapped up in one. And that hugging sensation does you more good than you may realize. It also releases serotonin and melatonin, which delivers a host of benefits when your aim is to chill out...

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