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Grounding Exercise: 5 Ways to Practice Grounding with Your Weighted Blanket

Grounding Exercise: 5 Ways to Practice Grounding with Your Weighted Blanket

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How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal

How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal

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Gently Used Weighted Blankets: FAQS

Gently Used Weighted Blankets: FAQS

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Parent’s Back-to-School Guide Part 2: How to Build Your Child’s Confidence

Parent’s Back-to-School Guide Part 2: How to Build Your Child’s Confidence

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Parent’s Back-to-School Guide Part 1: 4 Ways to Help Your Child’s Back-to-School Anxiety

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Staying Cool and Calm with the *NEW* CoolMax® Blanket

Staying Cool and Calm with the *NEW* CoolMax® Blanket

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A weighted blanket that was designed to keep you cool and calm. Because when you sleep better, you live better.
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College Series: Honoring this Parenting Milestone Part 2

College Series: Honoring this Parenting Milestone Part 2

The way that child influences your home is all of the sudden absent. Most parents do just fine and then out of nowhere, something happens that brings out the tears.
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College Series: Honoring this Parenting Milestone Part 1

College Series: Honoring this Parenting Milestone Part 1

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Many college students will live away from their parents for the first time. This is the time where they learn who they are meant to be. 

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College Series: 9 Ways to Improve Sleep at College

College Series: 9 Ways to Improve Sleep at College

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In a recent study, 89% of college reported their sleep was not good. But a lack of sleep lowers our ability to think clearly, stay healthy, and many other important things college students need.
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College Series: Finding Your Way

College Series: Finding Your Way

College is a huge, life-changing event that is full of many ups and downs. For those of you who believe that college is the correct path, there is an increased amount of pressure on you for many things.
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How to Overcome Anxiety When It Strikes: The Proven Guide

How to Overcome Anxiety When It Strikes: The Proven Guide

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College Series: Dealing with Anxiety

College Series: Dealing with Anxiety

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"What has helped my anxiety most is owning it for myself. I HAVE an anxiety disorder. And for a long time, I just didn’t accept that."
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What Blanket Weight Should I Buy?

A general rule when purchasing a weighted blanket is taking your weight and multiplying it by .10, or taking 10% of your body weight. Using that number, follow the chart below to guide you in finding the perfect blanket!

100 - 130 lbs
Quilted Cotton 10 lb
Flannel 10 lb
CoolMax® 15 lb
140 - 170 lbs
Quilted Cotton 15 lb
Flannel 15 lb
CoolMax® 15 lb
180 - 200 lbs
Quilted Cotton 20 lb
Flannel 20 lb
CoolMax® 20 lb
220 + lbs
Quilted Cotton N / A
Flannel N / A
CoolMax® 25 lb

 

Fall in between two different weight limits for two blankets? We suggest going with the smaller of the two blanket weights.

Still not sure which size to buy? Most of our customers buy one of the 15-pound blankets.