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Top Four Benefits of Using a Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets have become increasingly popular in the past few years as more people learn about its therapeutic benefits. But, if this is the first time you are hearing about the concept, don’t worry, we’ll cover everything you need to know about weighted blankets and how they can help you to ease repetitive thinking and anxiety, which are common obstacles to a good night’s sleep.   Benefits of using a weighted blanket A weighted blanket is just what it sounds like. It’s a blanket with extra weight, that is designed specifically to mimic the feeling of being lovingly embraced. Here are the top four benefits of using a weighted blanket:   Improves your sleep qualityThis is perhaps the most-talked about...

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How to Sharpen a Knife With a Japanese Whetstone

  Even the best knives will become dull over time. But there’s no need to invest in a brand new knife set every time your knives fail you. Instead, learning how to take care of them using a whetstone will help keep your knives razor sharp while saving time and money...and it’s easier than you might think. What is a Whetstone? This little-known tool, also referred to as a Japanese water stone, has been used for hundreds of years to provide the most optimal sharpening solution. Whetstones are made of a combination of abrasive grits with one side being coarser than the other. Interestingly, the term "whetstone" is often mistaken as a reference to water, but the word "whet" means...

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