How to Fall Asleep After Drinking Coffee: Tips to Flush Out Caffeine

How to Fall Asleep After Drinking Coffee We’ve all been there before. You’re trying to sleep but you can’t because the caffeine from your coffee or tea is still coursing through your veins. Or maybe you had an energy drink or two to get through a long day and now you’re paying the price with… Continue reading How to Fall Asleep After Drinking Coffee: Tips to Flush Out Caffeine

When The 478 Sleep Trick Doesn’t Work – Using the Breathing Technique [Correctly]

The 478 Sleep Trick Doesn’t Work If you’re anything like me, falling asleep fast is hard. I’ve tried all the tricks in the book to lull myself into a restful state but often times, nothing works. So what do you do when even the 478 sleep trick fails? Breathe correctly. It might sound simple but… Continue reading When The 478 Sleep Trick Doesn’t Work – Using the Breathing Technique [Correctly]

Can EMDR Therapy Make Things Worse? The [Dangers] of EMDR Therapy and Side Effects

Can EMDR Therapy Make Things Worse? EMDR therapy has become increasingly popular in recent years, but there are some risks associated with this treatment. However, there is a small subset of people for whom EMDR can make things worse. In this blog post, we’ll explore the dangers of EMDR therapy and some of the potential… Continue reading Can EMDR Therapy Make Things Worse? The [Dangers] of EMDR Therapy and Side Effects

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The Hug Machine -The Beginning of the Weighted Blanket Revolution

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The Hug Machine We all know the feeling. You’re walking down the street, minding your own business, when suddenly someone comes up to you and gives you a big hug. It’s unexpected, but it feels really good. Now imagine if that happened every day. That’s the idea behind the Hug Machine. The machine is designed… Continue reading The Hug Machine -The Beginning of the Weighted Blanket Revolution

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Who Invented the Weighted Blanket? How and Why Was it Developed? – A Brief History

Who Invented the Weighted Blanket and Why Weighted blankets have been around for a while and were originally developed for people with sensory processing disorders (SPD). SPD is a condition that makes it difficult to process information from the senses. The first recorded use of weighted items was in 1992 by Dr. Temple Grandin, who… Continue reading Who Invented the Weighted Blanket? How and Why Was it Developed? – A Brief History

Do Weighted Blankets Really Help With Loneliness? – What is Touch Starvation?

Do Weighted Blankets Really Help With Loneliness? Have you ever felt so lonely that it physical hurt? I have. Loneliness can be debilitating. Interestingly enough, there is now scientific evidence to suggest that touch starvation is real and can have serious consequences on our health. And one potential solution to this problem is weighted blankets.… Continue reading Do Weighted Blankets Really Help With Loneliness? – What is Touch Starvation?