Cool and Comfortable: Managing Hot Flashes and Night Sweats with Merino Wool

Cool and Comfortable: Managing Hot Flashes and Night Sweats with Merino Wool

Hot flashes and night sweats are common symptoms that many individuals experience, particularly during menopause or as a side effect of certain medical conditions. These sudden waves of heat can be uncomfortable and disruptive, affecting sleep quality and overall well-being. However, there is a natural solution that can help regulate body temperature and provide relief: Merino wool. In this blog post, we will explore how this versatile and breathable fabric can be a game-changer for managing hot flashes and night sweats.
HI TRAVEL TALES HOW TO CHOOSE COMFORTABLE SLEEPWEAR

HI TRAVEL TALES HOW TO CHOOSE COMFORTABLE SLEEPWEAR

I’ve heard some people say sleepwear should do double-duty — night wear and day wear. We always swear by double-dipping and layering for our clothes. But I say “no” to that for travel sleepwear. 
Vail Health - Betsy's Spirit of Survival

Vail Health - Betsy's Spirit of Survival

“It was shocking terrifying humiliating devastating all at the same time” Betsy Seabert explains of hearing her cancer diagnosis. She was at work when she received the call from her doctor and says she began sobbing uncontrollably. “It's the scariest news to hear.”
Wool and Sleep, research summary by the International Wool Textile Organization

Wool and Sleep, research summary by the International Wool Textile Organization

Recently, a three-year study conducted at the University of Sydney showed that wool sleepwear promoted faster sleep onset than cotton sleepwear. Differences in sleep quality also showed that a combination of wool sleepwear and bedding produced a deeper and longer sleep with participants waking less frequently.
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..

 

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.

Our Sleep Study With Cancer Patients Shows Remarkable Results!

Our Sleep Study With Cancer Patients Shows Remarkable Results!

During the initial Chill Angel research and development phase, I worked with women who suffer from hot flashes asking them to test my prototype garments. I requested they keep a sleep log, which gauged their hot flashes and the impact these episodes were having on their quality of sleep.

Read the testers' feedback here!

“When I first heard the pajamas were going to be of wool I was a little skeptical. I put them on and they were like wearing nothing at all.”

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.   It is well known that the human...
Tips for managing hot flashes and night sweats naturally

Tips for managing hot flashes and night sweats naturally

One important way to manage the effects of hot flashes and night sweats is to wear garments made from natural fibers.   Cotton, silk, merino wool, linen, hemp are all good choices.