Deep touch pressure stimulation and stress

Deep touch pressure stimulation and stress

Maybe it’s unconscious, but sometimes it’s easy to crave the warmth of a good hug. Even if you’re the type to shy away from skin contact, one cannot deny the comfort that comes from being bundled up and held. This phenomenon is called deep touch pressure stimulation. What is it? And how does deep touch pressure stimulation help reduce stress?
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10 Tips to help improve your mood

10 Tips to help improve your mood

Sometimes it’s easy to fall into a rut, and that’s perfectly okay. There’s nothing wrong with a little setback every now and then. Just make sure that it doesn’t take over your life! When you’re not feeling so good, try to think of ways to make it better. In our 10 Ways To Improve Your Mood compilation, we hope to introduce you to things that will spark some joy into your daily life.

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What are stress hormones?

What are stress hormones?

The human body is complicated. It’s filled with complex machinations that not even the best researchers and technologies of today can figure out or analyze. Fortunately, our topic of discussion for today is something that modern science has been able to shed some light on.
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Weighted blankets: help reduce anxiety naturally

Weighted blankets: help reduce anxiety naturally

As a new natural option to help reduce anxiety weighted blankets is surprisingly a great alternative. Health specialists have recommended weighted blankets for Anxiety disorders and for many other conditions such as autism, schizophrenia, depression and insomnia. The weighted blanket presses on the muscle creating a feeling of a hug. 
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Weighted Blankets: an innovative alternative to reduce anxiety

Weighted Blankets: an innovative alternative to reduce anxiety

The weight of the blanket mimics the physical and physiological feelings of being hugged. The pressure of such weight encourages your body to relax by supporting the nervous system with warming comfort. This technique is very much a safe, low cost and non-medicalised therapy to encourage better sleep patterns and promote relaxation within an individual.  In a similar way to cloaking and comforting an infant, the weight and pressure of the blanket on an adult provides comfort and relief form anxiety symptoms.

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