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The Importance of Life/Work Balance & Benefits of Weighted Blankets

May 08, 2019 3 min read


Today's busy world there is more and more talk about the importance of life/work balance. How do therapeutic weighted blankets fit into this picture? It all has to do with stress relief. Read further to find out why it is very important to maintain a healthy life/work balance, and how a sensory weighted blanket can put you back on track.


Why is the life/work balance important?

You may love your job and you may be very competitive but, in the end, if you want to perform well and feel good about yourself, you have to maintain a healthy life/work balance.

Your mental health is the no. 1 reason why you should be very careful about this balance. Studies have shown that people who get too lost in work can end up suffering from burnouts caused by chronic stress. Our bodies are not made to work nonstop. Think of relaxation and time spent on yourself as a sort of nourishment for your mind. When you fail to offer it, you will suffer the effects of this deprivation. Another reason why the life/work balance is important has to do with your physical well being. People who think about their work all the time are less likely to exercise and have a healthy diet. And yes, another reason why you should always think about the life/work balance has to do with your job, in fact. Many studies have shown that people are more productive when they also make time for themselves. Also, developing more interests than your work will also develop your people skills, which, in turn, could help you get that promotion faster.

What causes people to lose track of their life/work balance?

No matter how much you like something, as human beings, we are not built to do the same thing over and over again. You may love ice cream, but you wouldn’t eat it as breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the rest of your life, would you?

Sometimes, people don’t have a healthy life/work balance because they are feeling stressed. They feel under a lot of pressure and believe that by putting all their efforts into work, they will become better. Other people focus too much on work because they are feeling depressed. They simply run away from facing depression and bury themselves in work. Does this sound familiar? Well, the good news is that a weighted blanket can help you a lot.

Therapeutic weighted blanket benefits

A sensory weighted blanket uses the science of deep pressure touch stimulation to lower your blood pressure, heart rate and levels of the stress hormone cortisol. It also prompts your brain to increase your serotonin and melatonin levels. The result? A therapeutic weighted blanket calms anxiety, lowers stress and helps you sleep better.

If you are spending too much time at work because you are feeling stressed, just get yourself a pressure blanket. It will lower the stress level, ease insomnia and help you get a good night’s sleep. This way you will wake up feeling refreshed in the morning and confident that you can tackle any challenge.

If you are using work to get away from facing your feelings, then you may suffer from depression. Make an appointment with a therapist and get a sensory weighted blanket. By stimulating serotonin and oxytocin production, a therapeutic weighted blanket will ease the symptoms of depression. How often should you use a weighted blanket? Every single night. By using a high-quality premium weighted blanket you will get a healthy sleep which, in turn, will do wonders for your mood and energy levels.

The best therapeutic weighted blanket available

Weighted Evolution offers you the best sensory weighted blankets available. But don’t take our word for it. Read how our blankets are created.

We use an intelligent filling for each of our therapeutic weighted blankets to maximize body contouring. This way you get the ideal deep pressure touch stimulation and will experience the full benefits of a pressure blanket. Moreover, we use integrated double diamond stitching technology to ensure an even distribution of weight. Our sensory weighted blankets are carefully designed to maximize the benefits of deep pressure touch stimulation.

When you receive your therapeutic weighted blanket from Weighted Evolution, you will also receive a luxurious bamboo duvet cover.   We use only 100% natural organic bamboo for the duvet so that you get an antibacterial, antifungal & hypoallergenic weighted blanket. Moreover, due to its properties, you will be able to use the blanket all year long. It will keep you warm during winter, but cool in the summertime.

Go ahead and order your Weighted Evolution sensory weighted blanket. Feel the positive change it brings to your life and how it helps you maintain a healthy life/work balance. Enjoy!


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