Put a weighted blanket on your Christmas wish list and make your wish list known. I have tried sleeping under a weighted blanket and it really does help me fall asleep faster.

But I can also tell you that this is true for any heavier weight blanket (for me).

A blanket being marketed as a “weighted” blanket can be more expensive, though they start around $40.

You can of course get a decent heavy weight “regular” blanket for $40. The key is to make sure the blanket really does have some weight to it. Fleecey, super soft but super lightweight blankets are very popular as throws, but for sleep, look for something with a really heavy feel to it.

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