Is life feeling a little too hectic at the moment? In honour of National Relaxation Day on the 15th of August, we encourage you to slow down and unwind, taking a well-deserved moment to relax.

As most medical professionals will agree, finding ways to mentally escape may prevent many health risks and will more than likely improve your overall health.

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your own self-care game or want to pick up a relaxing gift for a loved one, we’ve rounded up our relaxing essentials, from weighted blankets to scented candles, in order to help restore a sense of calm.

Discover OHS' Relaxing Essentials for National Relaxation Day...

Weighted Blanket

The ULTIMATE relaxing essential as far we’re concerned! Did you know, weighted blankets are designed to relieve stress, insomnia, anxiety and ADHD?

Using revolutionary 'Deep Touch Pressure Stimulation' therapy - known for releasing a sense of serenity and calm - the compact stitched pockets distribute weight evenly across your entire body, producing a calming, snuggle effect.

Our range of weighted blankets is available in 3 different sizes and a variety of cosy fabrics, so you can find your perfect match when it comes to relaxation essentials.
Highams Cotton Weighted Blanket

Heated Hoodie Blanket

Next up on our list of relaxing essentials is a heated hoodie blanket. Yes, you heard that right…we recently added heated pads on the front, back and shoulders of our infamous oversized sweatshirts!

Perfect for when you want a cosy day at home, they feature 3 different heat settings so you can find the optimum temperature.

relaxing essential will be particularly effective for those of you that suffer from aches and pains.
OHS Electric Heated Oversized Hoodie Blanket

Calm Lighting

This National Relaxation Day lie back and watch the stars in the comfort of your own home with our LED star night light that projects 360 degrees and has 3 light effects.

All you need is 3 AA batteries (included) to create a calming, soft ambience and transport yourself to another universe.

Status LED Star Projector Night Light

Sleep-inducing Scents

Using scented candles, not only on National Relaxation Day, but any other time as well, you’ll benefit from stimulating your sense of smell with sleep-inducing scents.

In terms of aromatherapy, it’s crucial to choose the right scent for you as some aromas have the ability to energise whilst at the same time can be soothing for others.

Don’t worry though, we’ve already written a dedicated post on our blog to guide you -
Aromatherapy: Scents That Help You Sleep!
Starlytes Wax Melts 12 Pack - Lavender