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Chill Angel wins annual business plan competition

Posted by Betsy Seabert on

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.

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Putting my garments to the test…

Posted by Betsy Seabert on

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 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.   These brave sleepwear pioneers spent the first three nights in their regular garb. The next four in Chill Angel. Then we repeated that process again.  The data I gleaned from the sleep logs was invaluable to my ongoing garment development helping me get ready for our product launch. What I...

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What I have learned about sleep.

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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 body needs between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per night for optimal health. Sleep is a time of renewal, memory consolidation, brain and neurochemical cleansing, and cognitive maintenance. Sleep is a restorative processes that supports the brain and body systems. Sleeping less than seven hours per night can increase risk for serious consequences including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, cancer and Alzheimer’s. Sleep deprivation can have a...

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Tips for managing hot flashes and night sweats naturally

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Tips for managing hot flashes and night sweats naturally

As a breast cancer survivor, my experience with rapid body temperature swings such as hot flashes has been extremely intense.   I was prescribed Tamoxifen, an estrogen-blocking drug, as part of my long-term preventative care. One of the most common side effects of Tamoxifen, and other aromatase inhibitors, are hot flashes and night sweats.   Various herbal remedies and natural supplements that provide plant-based estrogen-mimicking hormones need to be avoided. I was given an option of taking an anti-depressant, which has the surprising side effect of reducing hot flashes. For me, however, this was not an option I wanted to take. If...

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My story

Posted by Betsy Seabert on

My story
As the founder and owner of Chill Angel, her years of experience, combined with challenging life experiences, inspired her to create this innovative line of sleepwear made from 100-percent merino wool.   Chill Angel - Temperature Balancing Sleepwear - a new concept in sleep solutions.

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