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
We’ve finally made it to the holidays after what’s felt like the longest year in history. And while this season is always filled with joy, it comes with its fair share of stress, especially during a global pandemic. The holidays often present a dizzying array of demands – shopping, wrapping gifts, cooking meals, baking, cleaning, entertaining, and the list goes on. A 2019 study showed that 65% of Americans re
Combine the stress and anxiety Americans have experienced due to the COVID pandemic with extreme social distancing and long periods of sheltering in place and you have a recipe for stress eating. The unhealthy habit has been on the rise, and the waistlines and health risk of Americans are increasing across the country. 76% of Americans have gained up to 16 pounds since March, according to a recent study. Chronic a
On October 20, the Whole Veteran Act (H.R.2359) was sent to the desk of the President. If signed into law, this Act signifies a considerable shift in how that nation approaches our veterans’ health and wellness, especially their mental health. The Whole Veteran Act would require the Department of Veteran Affairs to report on the implementation of its whole health approach to health care. The report must inclu
Did you know that float therapy has shown great success in helping veterans manage their chronic pain, anxiety and PTSD? With Veterans Day fast approaching, True REST Float Spa’s commitment to helping both active-duty military personnel and veterans remains strong. On Veterans Day, November 11, True REST Float Spas across the country will be closed to the public and open for free floats to veterans only. Clinical