The Advantages of Yoga and Float Therapy

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Yoga and float therapy are each beneficial, but, when combined, they can increase relaxation even further. Both practices relax your mind and body by releasing muscle tension and helping with meditation. When you participate in yoga and float therapy together, you can enhance your ability to practice meditation and yoga. What is Yoga and Float Therapy? Yoga is the practice … Read More

4 Anti-Stress Gifts for Him

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Do you have a man in your life who is nearly impossible to buy for? Do you dread shopping for birthdays and holidays because you never know what to get? Most men feel a tremendous amount of pressure to fulfil professional and personal responsibilities. An anti-stress gift can provide much-needed relief. Purify the Air Salt lamps release negative ions into … Read More

5 Anti-Stress Gifts for Her on Any Occasion

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A new year means another calendar full of birthdays and holidays. There will likely be several occasions where you wonder what sort of give will tell your loved ones how much they mean to you. Even the woman who has everything can use gifts that reduce stress. Northwest Float Center shares some top picks. Heat Plus Massage Massage does more … Read More

4 Ways to Reduce Work-Related Stress

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If you are like most Americans, you have felt work-related stress at some point in your life. No matter what your occupation, it is important to understand that there are ways to reduce your stress before it becomes harmful to your physical and emotional health. When you recognize your stressors, build boundaries, and take time to revitalize, you can transform … Read More

Soothing Colors That Reduce Stress

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Floating, yoga, and other controlled-relaxation environments often provides a soothing experience – and it starts the moment you walk in the door. One reason for this is how such places leverage color to calm participants. Colors have a profound impact on the way people feel and respond to the space. To help maintain a feeling of relaxation after a float … Read More

Reducing Cortisol With Floating

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Floating can dramatically reduce cortisol levels in the body. Cortisol is an adrenal hormone that releases when the body experiences stress. Anything disrupting the body’s equilibrium causes cortisol release. This may be due to a poor diet, excessive exercise, work-related stress, or other everyday situations that upset the body’s balance. Cortisol causes the body to enter a “high alert” state … Read More

How Floating Helps Writers

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Floatation therapy can be highly beneficial for anyone in a creative field. At NWFC, we have already discussed benefits for artists and musicians. We now focus on the benefits for writers. End Writer’s Block Sometimes, external stimuli bombard the brain, keeping it from focusing. Writers call this phenomenon writer’s block. Floatation therapy utilizes Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy (REST), which removes … Read More

Awakening Your Spirituality and Other Positive Floating Effects

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The benefits of floating are numerous, and everyone’s experience in the chamber is unique. Many use it as a form of physical therapy, to recover from injury or alleviate chronic neck and back pain. Athletes find it refreshes tired muscles. Those who suffer from joint issues and inflammation find that they are better able to move after floating. But in … Read More

5 Ways Floating Helps Chronic Anxiety

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Stress-related injuries and illnesses are the most commonly cited cause of hospital and doctors’ office visits. However, some experience stress levels higher than most. Chronic anxiety is a debilitating mental condition experienced by thousands of Americans. The causes of chronic anxiety are not well understood. What is well known are the debilitating effects of chronic anxiety: inability to sleep, hold … Read More