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.
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”
How is your Ski and Snowboard season going? Brrrrr, this week it is certainly a bit chilly, but I know that avid skiiers are hitting the slopes anyway. We know that those Blue Bird days at Sun Peaks Resort or Harper Mountain are calling your name!
Here are a few tips on how floating can help you recover faster, so that you can get out there sooner.
As someone who is prone to depression and anxiety, I find that I need to actively manage my mental health this time of year to avoid the winter doldrums, and make the most of every day. Floating, of course, is my #1 tool for boosting my mood.
Water temperature As you know, water temperature in a float environment is an important part of the experience. The idea is to have the water at skin temperature so that your body can ‘disappear’ into the water. Float tank water temperature is specifically set at skin temperature (94.5 F). Most people find this temperatureContinue reading “Tip from The Tank”
Movies like Stranger Things and Altered States feature floating, in its not-so-relaxing and not-so-appealing forms. Have you ever wondered where this amazing therapy started?? Here’s a little bit of float history for you.
There is a saying “You don’t always get the float you want, but you always get the float you need”. This was exactly my experience tonight.