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There are few stressors in life like the ones the men and women of our military face on a daily basis. They are put under immense pressure during high-intensity situations and the stress they endure while deployed away from their families can take its toll when they return home. Often enough, we see more and more soldiers coming back from duty with PTSD, anxiety, depression, insomnia and addiction. For the people who literally put their lives on the line for the freedoms we take for granted everyday, I say enough […]
In the 7 years I’ve been regularly floating, I’ve had an incredibly vast spectrum of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual experiences while in the pod. Although I rarely fall asleep during a session, how deeply I am able to relax depends on how much I allow myself to relax. When I look back at the full range of the experiences I’ve had, there are a few, very specific floats that still stick out in my memory. They have that extra sprinkle of magic that we use in the phrase, the […]
How many of you have been in the middle of a float and found it nearly impossible to turn off the whirlwind of thoughts in your head? It’s a very common experience and I know I’m not the only one who has found myself lying there wondering, “Why can’t I turn this monkey mind off?” A racing mind can be frustrating and extremely distracting from the essence of why we come to float in the first place: to practice slowing down and relaxing into the moment. The mind is a […]
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By now I’m guessing we probably don’t need to convince you that floating has some serious benefits to your overall health and well being. It’s been known to help reduce pain and inflammation, decrease stress and anxiety, along with a laundry list of other things like promoting inner peace, deepening your meditation practice and helping you achieve more rest and relaxation. Maybe you book a float every once in a while as a little treat in your self-care routine and maybe you’ve started notice some of those health benefits, but […]