Tactile Defensiveness: How Can Deep Touch Pressure Help?

This is how tactile defensiveness feels

The aversion to non-harmful touch, tactile defensiveness is no fun to handle. People with such hypersensitivity have troubles processing sensory information because of a weak functioning tactile system. They react negatively or adversely to touch, and some may even display escape-like behavior when being hugged, touched, and kissed. Due to this fact, sometimes it’s difficult […]

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What’s the Best Fabric for Weighted Blankets?

Weighted blanket fabric

If you’re serious about choosing a high quality yet affordable weighted blanket, and you don’t know much about fabrics, read on. After long hours of research, comparison, and analysis, I’ve come with a list of the most relevant weighted blanket fabric types and their pros and cons. The next guide will give you some insight on all […]

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How to Choose the Right Weighted Blanket: the Complete Buying Guide

Fabric of a weighted blanket cover

Buying a weighted blanket isn’t rocket science. Yet, it’s important that you learn all the details before spending your money. There are many things to consider: Are you choosing the comforter for your child or yourself? What’s the size or fabric type you need? How heavy should it be? Here are your go-to guidelines for buying a […]

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12 Tips for Calming Anxiety

Adult man squishing a ball

Anxiety and panic attacks are psychologically painful, still, they are a normal part of life for someone with chronic anxiety. This mental health disorder categorized by an emotional state of constant worry, anxiety or fear can be severe enough to hinder one’s daily activities and occasionally get out of hand, resulting in a panic attack.Symptoms of […]

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Natural Ways to Aid with Autism Treatment

Natural treatments for autism

Alternative medicine or therapies, whole nutrition, and supplementation, have become a great part of our lives and our search for overall wellbeing and optimum health. The same is true in the search for remedies to cure Autism. Though a true cure is still not available, there are great alternatives to adding to the quality of […]

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The Benefits of Weighted Vests for Autism: Do They Really Work?

Autistic girl laughing

People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been using weighted vests for decades due to their calming effect. The vests are widely used in sensory integration therapy and are way easier to carry around than weighted blankets. The studies on weighted vests for autism have found mixed results. That’s why it’s vital to consider all […]

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