How to Create Hygge in your home

How to Create Hygge in your home

This article was written by Chill Angel friend and wanderwriting.com blogger, Alex Gulsby. It's all about the Danish principle of Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah), or the “art of creating intimacy,” which essentially equates feelings of coziness with lifelong happiness. It captured my interest because Chill Angel is all about being cozy and comfortable at home. I thought our fans would enjoy learning about Hygge, which can lead to increased happiness in life...

How to Create Hygge in your home

A Hyggekrog, according to Meik Wiking’s Little Book of Hygge is “the nook of your home where one can sit and have a hyggelig time.” The Danes have known about and cultivated hygge for centuries, proving its success by earning title as the “World’s Happiest Country” time and time again.

Win a Chill Angel sleep set with Hi Travel Tales.

Win a Chill Angel sleep set with Hi Travel Tales.

Michael and Therese at www.hitraveltales.com are old friends. Their site is a great resource for adventurous folk who love to globe trot. Turns out, they love Chill Angel!

I have partnered with them to run a fun sweepstake, in which you can win a free Chill Angel Sereni-Tee and Boxer sleepwear set. That’s a $170 value.

Enter to win here.

Why This Backpacker Loves Chill Angel Pajamas for Camping

Why This Backpacker Loves Chill Angel Pajamas for Camping

This blog article was written by Alex Gulsby, freelance writer and PR manager for Chill Angel. She is an avid backpacker and lives in Durango, Colorado. So as part of her team initiation, I asked her to put our sleepwear to the test and report back.  

"These pajamas are not only for those who struggle with sleep, but for any and every outdoor enthusiast."

Outside magazine just called us "high performance pajamas!"

Outside magazine just called us "high performance pajamas!"

The folks at Outside magazine know all about the heat management benefits of merino base layers. So, it was no surprise to me that they totally "got" what I'm trying to do with Chill Angel. 

You can read the full review here.

Here's my favourite part from the artcile:

"I love merino base layers, but I initially wasn’t sure I wanted to sleep in wool—I was afraid it might feel scratchier than the cotton and silk pajamas I’m used to. But the Chill Angel pieces passed the itch test. They’re made from superfine New Zealand merino that’s not blended with nylon or anything else.

Einstein's genius sleeping habits

Einstein's genius sleeping habits

The BBC published an article last year about Einstein and his quirky daily routines. The content relating to his sleep regime caught my eye. You can read the full article here.

It covers interesting topics such as spindle events and fluid intellect, and links to a study relating to sleep and enhancing brain activity - here are the highlights:

10 HOURS OF SLEEP AND ONE-SECOND NAPS

It’s common knowledge that sleep is good for your brain – and Einstein took this advice more seriously than most. He reportedly slept for at least 10 hours per day – nearly one and a half times as much as the average American today (6.8 hours). But can you really slumber your way to a sharper mind? 

Chill Angel wins annual business plan competition

Chill Angel wins annual business plan competition

The business plan for Chill Angel was, like the rest of my fledging business, a real passion project for me. When I heard about Steamboat Springs' very own "Shark Tank" I couldn't resist the opportunity to put my ideas under the lens of scrutiny. 

What a thrill it was then to find out that my entry had been nominated as the winner. You can read all about the competition and what it means to Chill Angel in this neat article from Steamboat Today.

Putting my garments to the test…

Putting my garments to the test…
During the initial Chill Angel Research and Development phase, I worked with women who suffer from hot flashes asking them to test my prototype gar...

What I have learned about sleep.

What I have learned about sleep.
It is critical to human health and well-being.   Sleep is a complex biological process that rejuvenates the physical body and boosts mental clarity...

Betsy’s tips for managing hot flashes naturally

Betsy’s tips for managing hot flashes naturally
As a breast cancer survivor, my experience with rapid body temperature swings such as hot flashes has been extremely intense.   I was prescribed Ta...

My story

My story
“One hot flash of frustration became a sudden flash of inspiration.” In June 2014, I was diagnosed with breast cancer and went through minor sur...