Target Is Selling Affordable Weighted Blankets And You're Gonna Want One

by Julie Scagell
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They relive stress, anxiety, and actually make you sleep better

Weighted blankets have been all the rage for years now — for comfort, anxiety, and folks who just need a good night’s sleep. But, let’s be honest, they’re super expensive — until now. All thanks to Target.

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Behold, there’s a weighted blanket on the street so you can be a (relaxed) freak in the sheets — at a reasonable price. Of course, you can find this gift from heaven at Target, because duh.

What’s more — this 12-pound weighted blanket is selling for a mere $70 — well below the price point of most weighted blankets on the market.

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What’s even more amazing is the tranquility blankets are part of Target’s Black Friday sale this year and will be selling for $50. I’m no mathematician, but that’s a seriously sweet deal. Obviously, these puppies will be one of their doorbuster deals which will fly off the shelves, but you’ve been preparing for this all year. You can do it.

For those who know about the genius of the blanket, their weight is key. There are all sorts of options, but knowing what works for you and helps you feel comforted and safe is everything. As someone who’s suffered from anxiety for years, I can tell you these blankets really do work. They make you feel like you’re being taken care of — and oftentimes, that’s all the matters.

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Weighted blankets have been proven to help relieve anxiety and stress. The weight of the blanket is key, but also the feeling of the weight (at any degree) can help people feel comforted, safe, and calm.

Obviously, Target being Target, they are selling them in two colors — cream and gray — because they love us, want us to be happy, and also want our bed linens to match with the rest of our decor whilst simultaneously helping us calm ourselves.

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Therapists have been using weighted blankets for years to help reduce anxiety and stress, especially in kids with sensory disorders like autism, but these blankets can also help the general public, most of whom suffer from some sort of generalized anxiety as well.

But the biggest deal is the fact that Target has recognized the need for weighted blankets, and has made them fairly affordable to the masses.

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