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How Float Therapy Supports a Healthy Mind

A healthy mind is critical to a happy and successful life. However, while attempting to manage the numerous stresses of daily life, it may be difficult to maintain excellent mental health.

Everyday stress and the fear of COVID-19's fallout have caused a sharp increase in global stress, with almost 80% of people citing the pandemic as a major source of worry. Even now, the repercussions of the epidemic are being felt in our brains.

When we think of the things we do on a daily basis, beyond the epidemic, those chores might pile up and put us under tremendous pressure. Work problems, errands to run, meal preparation, taking the children to sports activities or school, reading social media. There are many things that add up and weary our minds into a state of stress.



Why is a Healthy Mind So Important?


Many individuals are concerned with their physical fitness, particularly when they want to have a healthy and fit body. Exercise also promotes a healthy mind by producing endorphins, chemical neurotransmitters produced in the brain that reduce stress and pain. However, we can't spend the whole day exercising to produce endorphins on a regular basis, so alternate techniques must be used for reducing tension and stress.

The majority of people choose to ignore their stress and anxiety by continuing to live their lives as normal. However, tension builds up over time, causing physical symptoms such as headaches, stomach problems, chest discomfort, elevated blood pressure, and trouble sleeping.



How Float Therapy Helps Better A Healthy Mind


Everything we think, say, and do is controlled by our brains. Anxiety, tension, and trauma can create mental blocks that are often overlooked or unrecognized. Though the built-up stress may eventually reach a breaking point, resulting in outbursts that are uncharacteristic and perhaps increasing stress.

There are several stress-reducing methods, but one of the greatest is to shut off the mind completely and find a quiet place to relax. Float therapy sessions provide the mental peace that is required to overcome life's mental obstacles and stressors, resulting in a healthy mind.

The concept of floatation therapy is innovative and comprehensive. While floating in a pitch-black environment may appear strange to some of us, people who have tried it report feeling calm and revitalized after a 60-minute session in a float pod. The novel combination of water and 1,000 pounds of Epsom salt allows users to freely float on top of the water as their minds relaxes away from outside stimuli.

When the brain relinquishes all of its resources to attending to external distractions in this environment, it has time to relax, focus, unwind and rejuvenate.



The Benefits of Float Therapy for a Healthy Mind


The goal of a float therapy session is to provide a quiet, therapeutic environment where you can relax and unwind. Flotation therapy delivers one-of-a-kind relaxation in a pleasant place that is accessible without any of the external distractions of life. Floating is a meditation technique that aims to put the mind into a profound state of tranquility. Each float session creates the ideal setting for beginning a meditation trip with peace and serenity.

The goal of float therapy is to provide a variety of REST therapies to each consumer. This technique benefits clients by improving their creativity and attention while reducing stress symptoms and causes, including everyday routines, headaches, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and general anxiety disorder (GAD) symptoms.



Float For A Healthy Mind At Halcyon Floats!


Halcyon Floats In Philadelphia takes pride in helping each client develop a healthy mind through our float therapy sessions. If you are interested in learning more about float therapy, check these benefits of floating or contact us today with any questions you may have.

Ready to begin your journey to a healthy mind? Book your float therapy session now!


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