Stress

anxiety

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” —Albert Einstein Everyday Anxiety She used to get stomachaches every day. Every. Day. She always had a hunch they were stress-related, but they were so consistent she couldn’t be sure. Plus, she had been sick a lot as a child. It was easy to conjure […]

Ho'oponopono

This post is part of our Mindfulness Methods series, a collection of blogs dedicated to exploring different techniques we use to enhance our float experiences. Let me emphasize that there’s no wrong way to float, but sometimes we need a little help to get the most out of our time in the tank. “Where there […]

mindfulness

This post is part of our Mindfulness Methods series, a collection of blogs dedicated to exploring different techniques we use to enhance our float experiences. There’s no wrong way to float, but sometimes we need a little help to get the most out of our time in the tank. When new customers come into SYNC […]

30-minute float

We’re a little nervous about this. We’re not sure if it’ll work. We haven’t seen anyone doing anything like it. We’re going to try it anyway. The Way Things Are Traditionally, float appointments start at one hour. Some float centers only offer longer 90-minute floats, and I’ve only seen one center in the country that […]

Floating for Expecting Mothers

Disclaimer: it is not recommended that women float during their first trimester of pregnancy. Once you’re into your second and third trimesters, please consult with your physician before floating. “That pool of salt water was the best mattress ever. I could lay there and feel the baby. Just me and my baby, in our own […]

core

“People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass themselves without wondering.” -St Augustine   One of the reasons I like to float is because […]

healing

This is Part Three of our three-part series exploring the basic elements of floating: magnesium, flotation, and sensory reduction. Sensory Reduction Part of the benefit of flotation therapy comes from the fact that, while in the pod, much of your sensory input is diminished. Float pods are designed to be completely free of light and […]

PTSD

  PTSD: Like Being Shoved Off a Cliff Our lives are made up of experiences. Each and every experience we have changes us on a deep, biological level. This means we are changing every day. We are always moving in either a positive or a negative direction, and much of this movement is based on […]

stress

  “Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions—not outside.”—Marcus Aurelius How much of what you’ve been sure was true has, in fact, turned out to be false or has changed from your original perception of it? If you’d asked me as a child what I […]

flotation

This is Part Two of a three-part series exploring the basic elements that make up floating: Magnesium, Flotation, and Sensory Reduction.  The Struggles of Active Living If you’re like me, you love to move. We run, jump, pedal, spar, throw, lift, and ski. Moving keeps us healthy and happy, but it can also beat us up. […]

magnesium sale

This is Part One of a three-part series exploring the basic elements that make up floating: Magnesium, Flotation, and Sensory Deprivation. Magnesium I have had a headache since I was 19 years old. Everyday. For 13 years. Floating is one of the only things that can actually relieve my headache 100%. I believe this is because […]