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.
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:
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”
Whether you are at University, Trade School or taking any kind of professional development, floating is for you! Are you looking for ways to make the most of your hard work? Here are 5 ways that floating boosts your GPA
You have heard of the numerous benefits of floating – reducing pain, athletic recovery, reducing anxiety and depression, reducing stress. But did you know that a regular float practice is also the ultimate anti-aging tool? You know how it goes – every birthday you notice that you recover more slowly, your smile lines become aContinue reading “Floating- the ultimate anti-aging tool.”
Preserving your “Awesomeness” I have a question for you – How much mental energy are you wasting? This question was sparked during a conversation with my youngest daughter in the car on the way to school. I love car trips with my girls – we end up having the greatest chats. In this quick trip,Continue reading “How much energy are you wasting?”