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High Lonesome a Spiritual Crisis

High Lonesome a Spiritual Crisis

One of the greatest things about being friends with people different than ourselves is gaining valued perspective. For seven years I was in a Bible study in Orange City, Iowa. We did not all agree on gender roles, parenting, or a host of political topics. Besides providing great friendships for me, this group actually helped me feel safer in the world and helped me develop the ability to see other views. I credit this group with opening my eyes to the plight of the immigrant and enhancing my worldview. I credit those changes with molding me to become the person that has grown Weighting Comforts by employing refugees.
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Unexpectedly Connected

Unexpectedly Connected

A wonderful experience I have had since starting Weighting Comforts is getting to know people from different cultures. Anwar is our lead sewer and trainer. She is Muslim and I am Christian. Before I knew Anwar I could not have imagined having a spiritual connection with someone who is not a Christian. But several times in this journey Anwar has had a “knowing” about something I have been thinking about.
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Courage Over Comfort

Courage Over Comfort

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It's Totally Ok To Be Yourself

It's Totally Ok To Be Yourself

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Don't Stop

Don't Stop

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Twirl Days

Twirl Days

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Sending Comfort

Sending Comfort

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Being Brave

Being Brave

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Natural Remedies To Relieve Your Anxiety

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Frequently Asked Questions About Weighted Blankets

Frequently Asked Questions About Weighted Blankets

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Discover the Blanket That is Helping Women Overcome Sleeplessness and Anxiety.

Discover the Blanket That is Helping Women Overcome Sleeplessness and Anxiety.

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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.