Learn how to make a weighted blanket at home. Weighted blankets help people soothe chronic anxiety. These blankets while usually expensive can encourage sleep for people who experience irregular sleeping patterns. Weighted blankets are designed so that they hug the person to a good comforting fit.  The pressure that comes from the blanket helps improve the quality of sleep. Clinical therapists recommend these blankets for children with special needs especially those who have a sensory-processing disorder. Adults who experience insomnia…