3 Ways to Keep Your Zen on the Road

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For many people, the holidays mean increased travel. It’s enjoyable to see friends and family, but long hours on an airplane or in a car make you feel stiff and tired. When you sleep in a new place, you often get less rest. Holiday travel disrupts your diet and family dynamics can cause stress. Whether you spend hours on a … Read More

How Floatation Therapy Helps Keep Your Resolutions

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As we settle into the New Year, people resolve to start healthy behaviors or change unhealthy ones. The most common resolutions involve losing weight, quitting smoking, or reducing lifestyle-related stress. Most people break their resolutions a few weeks in, but this doesn’t have to be the case. Floatation can help you meet your goals for 2018 to be happier and … Read More

Avoid Getting Sick This Winter With Floatation Therapy

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During cold weather months, germs are everywhere. Getting a flu shot helps, but it doesn’t protect against the wide range of bacteria and viruses crawling on public surfaces. Floatation therapy provides a number of health benefits that boost immunity. Find out how regular float sessions can help keep you from getting sick this winter. Reduce Stress Stress impacts the immune … Read More

Make Mindfulness Your Resolution in 2018

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One of the reasons floatation therapy is so effective is that sensory deprivation causes individuals to live in the moment. They become aware of their breath, their heartbeat, and the flow of their thoughts with nothing else to distract them. The relaxation and calm experienced in the floatation tank can extend between float sessions with the practice of mindfulness. Here’s … Read More

Alternative Mental Health Therapies to Consider

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People are increasingly turning to natural alternatives to pharmaceutical options. If you’re not interested in taking medications to curb depression, ease anxiety, or regulate your mood, you may have other options. Consistent talk therapy, floatation tank sessions, hypnosis, and mindfulness can all play a role in helping people overcome common mental health struggles. It’s important to note that Northwest Float … Read More

Chronic Fatigue and Floatation Tanks

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) occurs when individuals experience extreme fatigue. It’s different from feeling tired, as this kind of fatigue goes away after you sleep. People with CFS feel constant fatigue, in spite of adequate rest, for a period of six months or more. One of the most frustrating things about CFS is it limits your ability to enjoy or … Read More

Three Must-Read Studies on Floatation

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The rise of digital age has made us naturally more skeptical. It’s not hard to see why – people can post whatever they want on the internet, and we have no way of knowing what’s true. When alternative therapies appear on the scene, our natural skepticism appears and we seek to look for arguments against it, rather than considering its … Read More

Why Everyone Should Try Floating at Least Once

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We live in a world driven by technology. Look around you, and you’ll find that most people are glued to their screens. If you’re reading this, you’re using one right now. While technology has opened a world of wonderful possibilities, it also has a dark side. The kind of light emitted from screens messes with our circadian rhythm, which in … Read More

Floating Benefits for Students

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School is stressful. Studying, research, projects, and tests can leave secondary and post-secondary students feeling drained and mentally foggy. Instead of turning to all-nighters and insane amounts of caffeine, many modern students prefer holistic brain-boosting therapies including meditation, yoga, and floating. And for good reason – these practices help calm mind and body, while helping regulate sleep and achieve mental … Read More

Skin Benefits of Floating

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Did you know that we fill our float tanks with 950 pounds of magnesium sulfate? This concoction, more commonly known as epsom salt, does more than help our customers float effortlessly. For centuries, people have been using it to treat muscle pain, fight fatigue, and even regulate sleep cycles. Epsom salt carries a bevy of benefits, even for the largest … Read More