Scientific Benefits of Koala Comforts Blankets | Improve your mental health

Reduce Stress and Improve Sleep

Nothing beats the feeling of snuggling in front of the TV, wrapped in your favourite blanket, and hugging your signicant other (even if it is just a pillow at times). For most, this added pressure instantly creates a calming feeling. Have you ever wondered what causes this? Why a cuddle - or even wearing something heavy (like a thick jacket) - creates that feeling of calm?


It all has to do with Deep Touch Pressure (DTP), a concept utilised by our knitted weighted blankets. Basically DTP causes our body to relax and unwind by releasing serotonin, the 'happiness hormone'. Click below to learn more about the benefits of a weighted blanket, and how it can help you relax and sleep better!