Behold the modern age cupid - hug pillows
Good sleep goes hand in hand with good health and happiness. And honestly, isn’t that what makes our day ahead? Are you a side sleeper? Do you spend most of the night tossing and turning, in search of a comfortable sleep position? Are you waking up with a sore back, hip, shoulder, or neck?
You may want to look at adding a hug pillow to your routine. Most of us miss that extra support for our upper arm or leg that’s left out by even the comfiest head pillows.
A hug pillow is a long and narrow pillow that runs the length of your body, supporting both your upper arm and leg. It offers lasting comfort, support, and pressure relief throughout the night. It also helps alleviate soreness and discomfort from poor sleep positions.
At a glance, it may look a bit intimidating but we promise it will become your new favorite sleep aid. It is long, narrow, and just something you cradle on while you sleep on your side.
Is it a must-have item for its support? Yes, it improves spinal alignment and aids pressure point relief.
How hug pillows improve your sleep
- It’s easy to aggravate your pressure points when your muscles are sensitive and they don’t feel properly supported, this can lead to discomfort and pain. You twist and turn, and the result? Improper spinal alignment and excess pressure on your arm since it’s probably squished underneath your pillow and feeling a little bit numb when you wake up. The hug pillow takes care of it all for you with its elongated shape. It keeps you aligned instead of falling into an uncomfortable position. The hug pillow takes the pressure off of your hips and helps your body simply relax.
- Tossing and turning can feel like such a disruption to good night sleep. Your body feels uncomfortable, it becomes restless, trying to find a proper sleeping position. When you hold onto something supportive though, you have less of a tendency to move. Isn’t it a comfy, cozy miracle? By incorporating the hug pillow a.k.a the cuddle pillow into your bedtime routine, you train your brain and body to feel the pillow as a symbol of relaxation and comfort.
- When you sleep on your side, the entire body weight of your upper torso is pushed on your hips which can sometimes cause discomfort and pain. You end up putting so much pressure on your back. Our Hug Pillow allows you to relax your muscles and stay in proper alignment.
- We all love hugs because of their instant comforting effect, right? A hug makes you feel safe, supported, and happy. Maybe, that’s exactly why many even call it a ‘love pillow’! Holding on tight to a hug pillow at night can bring out the same sensation and create a sense of calm as you doze off. It brings down your mind from racing and relaxes your muscles. For those of you who struggle with getting your mind to shut off when you’re trying to get comfy at night, holding a hug pillow may be just what you need.
Give it a try!
FAQS on Hug Pillows
What is a hug pillow good for?
A hug pillow is a long, narrow pillow, meant to be cradled between your legs when you sleep on your side. This pillow improves spinal alignment and provides pressure point relief.
Is it normal to hug a pillow while sleeping?
Sleeping with a hug pillow is not really about lacking a significant other, but it's about feeling comfortable and secure. Sometimes, we need to hug something in order to fall asleep, cuddling a pillow is completely normal and does not need any reading into.
How do you hug a pillow while sleeping?
When sleep is your priority and you still want physical contact, here is a comfortable position for you- cradle a hug pillow between your legs.