We all experience anxiety from time to time. Some people worry about family or relationships, others about work, finances or health. Some even worry that they worry too much!
In a way, we should be glad - our body responds to feelings of anxiety or stress by being more alert, which is designed to help keep us safe from danger. We just don’t want to stay in the flight or fight response mode all the time and overtax our system. Sometimes we just need to kick up our Nuknuuk-covered feet and do nothing but relax. If you have a problem letting go of your worries, however, we have compiled a list of coping mechanisms for you to try.*View full article →
As the days grow shorter and temperatures start to drop, most people long for cozy ways to stay warm. Fall is a time for cocooning and getting away for a long weekend at the cabin, to acknowledge that little touch of nostalgia about the fact that summer has come and gone, and to prepare for the colder months ahead. So get your sheepskin-lined Nuknuuk slippers ready (like the Classic Women’s Slipper, which is basically made for cabin comfort), and let the rustic cabin fun begin!View full article →
Sleep is one of those things that we often fear during childhood, dismiss as students, miss dearly as young parents and generally lack throughout our adult lives.
When we want to sleep but toss and turn instead, one proven solution is to slip into our Nuknuuks, prepare some chamomile tea with honey and read a few pages before trying again. Which is perfectly fine once in a while. It’s only if those nights become the norm rather than the exception that they may become a concern. A good night’s snooze helps our bodies recharge, make sense of the day’s experiences, file away memories and establish a regular circadian rhythm.
That doesn’t mean we all need the same amount of sleep. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults aim for 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night, while children need 10 to 12 hours. And just as children benefit from a regular bedtime routine, so do adults. Here are our top 7 tips to improve sleep:View full article →
We all spend too much time inside. And who can blame us? It’s comfortable at home. It’s filled with plush sofas and comfy Nuknuuk slippers, with our indispensable electronic devices and worldly possessions. Then there is air conditioning, cold drinks and snacks. So yes, spending time indoors does sound good, especially when another heat wave is just around the corner.
But summer is here, and so is the pressure to go outside and reap the benefits of fresh air. According to multiple studies, spending time outside boosts our mental and physical health and wellbeing. And here is the good news: You don’t need to wander far to benefit from the great outdoors -- with just a few small adjustments to your daily routines, you can effortlessly increase the amount of time spent in the open air.View full article →
One of the best times of the day is come home and slide your toes into comfy cozy Nuknuuk slippers. Even in the summer. Really. We never pack our slippers away. Why would we when there are so many reasons to keep them on our feet? Read on to find out why your slippers may become your best friends this summer.View full article →
Don’t worry, be happy?
That’s the goal - and with our 11 proven strategies, we can all manage stress more effectively.
So, let’s do something about those stress levels, shall we? Kick up your Nuknuuk-covered feet and read about these 11 easy ways to reduce stress:View full article →
Even though every day should obviously be Mother’s Day (😁), this year’s designated celebration of motherhood and maternal bonds falls on Sunday, May 13.
Think it’s too commercialized or cliché? Well, it doesn’t always have to be the same old flowers, cards and breakfast routine -- although we do like the fact that you can wear your Nuknuuk slippers for this one.View full article →
The official start of spring may be March 20, but Mother Nature doesn’t seem to care. Depending on where you live, spring arrives at different times; while some of us are already surrounded by beautiful blossoms (hello, cherry trees in Washington) or sandal-worthy temperatures, others are still counting the days until they can pack away their snow shovels for good. In fact, snowstorms in April are commonplace in many parts of North America. That’s when you really need to wear your soft and cozy Nuknuuk sheepskin slippers!
But no matter how far along spring is near you, you can always celebrate the start of a new season. Here are our favourite rituals to welcome spring:View full article →
Fun and romance is what Valentine’s Day should be about -- not the pressure to plan the perfect date with flowers, chocolates and fine dining. All that commercialism can leave passion and excitement in the dust. We say, enough: It’s time to kick back your Nůknuůk slippered feet and reclaim the fun and romance of Valentine’s Day. It’s going to be easier than you think with our list of charming date ideas.
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Nůknuůk slipper owners have something in common - a love of comfort and cozy feet. But how do you like to wear your slippers? Barefoot or over your socks? The benefits of going sockless might surprise you!
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