10 Uses for Weighted Blankets

Weighted blankets are an up and coming trend in the realm of sleep and anxiety calming. If you’ve heard of this handy tool, you might be wondering what it can do for you.

Weighted blankets actually have a long, research-backed history in helping people overcome difficult circumstances. They were often used in decades past in mental health asylums to help patients calm down when having an episode.

It’s only in recent years that they’ve become mainstream, thanks to research that has come out to support their effectiveness at benefiting a myriad of disorders. Blanket retailers like Swadl are working to prove that fact. If you want to know what all the fuss is about, consider these effective weighted blanket uses. Continue reading “10 Uses for Weighted Blankets”

4 Household Chore Hacks To Make You Happy

Somebody wise once said, “life happens when you’re making other plans.” If that sounds like your life, then you’ll want to check out these household chore hacks that will make your life easier:

1. Dust with dryer sheets

Feather dusters are not just old school – they don’t dust very well. Even spraying Pledge on a feather duster isn’t enough. Most people use wet towels, especially when dusting ceiling fans, to prevent the dust from flying around. This is a great method, and still, there’s another great method you may not know about. A method your younger kids can use to complete their regular chores. Continue reading “4 Household Chore Hacks To Make You Happy”

7 Things to Know Before You Build Your First Home

Building a home of your own instead of purchasing an existing one is an attractive notion, especially when you can’t find one you love. If your design is good, you shouldn’t have to worry about renovations or major repairs for years to come.

However, more goes into the construction of a new home than you might assume. You have to make a lot of decisions, from determining the budget to choosing colors of paint.

You shouldn’t jump into the process unprepared, so here are seven things you should know before building your first home. Continue reading “7 Things to Know Before You Build Your First Home”

Moving Past Generic: 5 Ways to Make Your Home Unique

Not everyone has a penchant for home design, but how you decorate your house says a lot about who you are and what sort of interests you have. So, instead of going with boring, generic choices, why not spice things up a bit?

Make Your Home Unique

When did our homes become generic reflections of societal tastes and trends? Shouldn’t they be lively, unique, and creative embodiments of our personalities? Continue reading “Moving Past Generic: 5 Ways to Make Your Home Unique”

The 10 Most Important Things to Establish as a New Freelancer

For a savvy entrepreneur or a talented professional, freelancing can be a lucrative and flexible opportunity. Assuming you have all the right things in place, you’ll have unlimited income potential, and a career path that affords you autonomy and adaptability—possibly doing something you already love.

But what are “all the right things” you need to get started? And how can you attain them? Continue reading “The 10 Most Important Things to Establish as a New Freelancer”