Sleep and sleep related

Weighted Blanks for Mental Health – The Psych Talk

A weighted blanket is a blanket filled with hypoallergenic, non-toxic polypropylene pellets. The pellets are sewn into self-contained small pockets that are evenly distributed throughout the blanket. These pellets give the blanket its weight, which should generally be around 10 percent of the user’s body weight, give or take a few pounds depending on the…
— Read on thepsychtalk.com/2019/03/17/weighted-blanks-for-mental-health/

Sleep and sleep related

How to Fall Asleep – The Psych Talk

Wind Down Before Bed Try to create a relaxing bedtime routine. You could take a warm bath, do some reading or listen to some calming music before bed. One study finds that a predictable set of pre-sleep activities is associated with improved sleep onset latency and sleep consolidation in young children. Environment Keep your bedroom…
— Read on thepsychtalk.com/2019/02/05/how-to-fall-asleep/