It’s easy to treat the body as another vehicle that gets you from point A to point B when we’re caught up in our busy day-to-day lives. This way of living isn’t sustainable and often leads to extreme neglect in self-care in both the mind and body. The ramifications of disregarding our health are widespread, including higher rates of anxiety, depression, insomnia, chronic pain, and so much more. However, inste
PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, can be a life-altering diagnosis. As the name implies, PTSD often occurs after a traumatic incident—a serious accident, natural disaster, loss of a loved one, being in war or combat, physical, mental, or emotional abuse, sexual violence, or a near-death experience. Occurring after an individual witnesses or experiences these events, roughly 8 million people a year suffer f
The phrase “holistic therapy” might conjure many images in your mind. Maybe you imagine a yoga retreat, a steaming cup of herbal tea, or an hour-long acupuncture session. The beautiful thing about holistic therapy is that it can look very different for everyone, depending on what your body and mind need. So what exactly does holistic therapy mean, and more specifically, how is it defined? What is holistic thera
If you’ve ever watched Olympic athletes compete, you may be overwhelmed by their sheer athletic ability. While we can recognize that athletes are at the top of their field, have you ever thought about what it takes to compete at that level? It’s overwhelming to know the work they put in to become the best. Olympic athletes need to be in peak physical and mental shape, including pre-and post-workout treatment. T
For many families, pregnancy is a beautiful experience. It’s a time where you’re beginning to imagine what life will be like with a new bundle of joy and taking on the greatest adventure of becoming a parent. And although it can be a life-changing experience, with it comes changes to the mind and body. That includes new hormones and growing pains from 9 months of pregnancy. Your back might start hurting; your f
Unfortunately, mental health conditions affect a good portion of the population, and it manifests due to the consequences of life. Not everyone addresses these symptoms, however, which creates and prolongs mental health concerns. These can then have adverse effects in other aspects of our daily lives, be it physical health, personal and professional, or relationships we’ve built with others. Mental health i
Have you ever taken a moment to close your eyes and tune out the world around you? Maybe you’ve breathed in deeply and tried to cut out the noises, intending to focus on your thoughts and the internal components of your body? While doing so doesn’t completely discharge our senses—after all, there are five in total, and even if you ignore one, most likely another is heightened—it’s a small experience of wh
On Sunday, the Big Game is as much of a mental feat as it is physical for every athlete involved. While we get to sit at home and enjoy the plays and celebrate the wins and losses, athletes have spent an excessive amount of time preparing for one of the most talked-about, observed and well-known football games of the year. Which leads to several questions, including how are athletes at the top of their game when pr
Doctors have used integrative medicine to treat the mind and body for generations. Epsom salts have been a part of this development, adopted as a well-known resource to aid in various health and wellness treatments. Epsom salts are an affordable and easy-to-use solution to over-the-counter medications or expensive treatment options for ailments such as muscle soreness and stress. Natural Medicinal Properties Magnes
January, the month we usually associate with setting our personal and professional goals for the year, is also International Creativity Month.  Burnout and mental fatigue are at an all-time high after all the hardships we’ve faced during the past year. Before we set our goals for the year ahead, we must take the time to allow our brains to reset.  An hour-long float in a True REST Float Pod can help