The pandemic has been hard on everyone. What I realize now is that the constant drip of low grade environmental stress that accompanies caring for a family and a business in a highly connected digital world builds up to be something huge. Stress is a sneaky beast and it bit me in the ass.
Our infrared sauna provides a wide range of benefits. Heat without the harm, anti-aging, enhance athletic performance, weight loss and heart health.
Infrared Saunas have a wide range of benefits, including detoxification. Research tells us that increasing body temperature by 2-3 degrees, 3-4 times per week is an effective protocol for detoxification. Thankfully, alternative medicine widely embraces sauna detox for treatment and researchers have long told us how the body sweats out toxin build-up, including heavy metals.
It is no secret that my very first float experience showed me that I needed floating in my life. As someone who has lived with anxiety and depression most of my adult life, I remember getting out of my very first float thinking “So, this is what NORMAL feels like”. I was able to ‘just be’ for the first time in a very long time. My racing thoughts were gone, my heart rate had returned to normal and I just felt this overwhelming sense of calm – a feeling that was very foreign to me. Clearly, I needed floating in my life.
In a time when so much media is serious and heavy, I thought a bit of humour was in order. It occurred to me that my float practice has prepared me very well for times like these. Here is my light-hearted take on how floating has prepared us for these crazy times:
We respect and give great thanks to our Veterans and first responders. While these high-stress jobs keep our communities safe, they come with a significant cost. Sobering statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have found that occupational stress in first responders can be associated with increased risk of serious mental health issuesContinue reading “Why do Veterans and First responders choose to float with us?”
5 ways that gratitude can enhance your float practice. Gratitude is perhaps the best researched emotion out there, and it might just be the most powerful one as well. An attitude of Gratitude can impact your life in an infinite number of ways. These days, I am experimenting with how an active gratitude practice canContinue reading “Attitude of Gratitude”