how to eliminate stressors
1Aug, 2022

How to Eliminate Stressors with Flotation Therapy

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Stress is a common experience in today’s fast-paced world. But what exactly is stress? Stress is the body’s response to any demand placed upon it. The demands can be physical, such as heavy lifting or running a marathon. They can also be mental, such as taking a final exam or giving a speech. When we perceive a threat, our bodies go into “fight-or-flight” mode, releasing stress hormones that prepare us to respond. This response is designed to help us deal with real threats, but it can also be triggered by […]

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Exercise recovery techniques
14Jul, 2022

Exercise Recovery Techniques: Flotation Therapy

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Physical activity is critical for overall health and wellness. Exercise helps build and maintain muscle and bone and even affects mental health. However, overdoing it without resting can be detrimental to the body’s internal components that work in tandem to ensure we can function and tackle our daily responsibilities. So, understanding the importance of working out means it’s just as essential to understanding athletic recovery and its benefits to the body. In particular, it offers rest and prevents serious injuries. What is Workout Recovery and Exercise Recovery Techniques? Workout recovery […]

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Alternative Therapies for PTSD
30Jun, 2022

True REST Gives Back to Veterans with Effective PTSD Treatment

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects millions of Americans every single day. Conventional treatments like talk therapy and prescription medications can offer some help, but many people may want additional care to support their health conditions. Alternative therapies for PTSD can augment the benefits of conventional treatments and can also be effective for other conditions regarding mental and physical health. Effective PTSD Treatment Therapies – Do Alternative Therapies Work? Alternative therapies are nothing new – they’ve been around for decades. In some cases, they can replace traditional therapies; in others, they […]

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Holistic Therapy for Depression and Mental Wellness
13Jun, 2022

Holistic Therapy for Depression and Mental Wellness

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Depression is a critical issue that should not be taken lightly. Many people suffering from mental illness feel ashamed and stigmatized, but they should not have to suffer in silence. There are many ways to treat mental illness, including holistic therapies like floatation, aromatherapy, acupuncture and meditation. These therapies can help reduce stress levels and improve moods. What is holistic therapy? Holistic therapy is defined as a form of healing that focuses on total body wellness—the body, mind, and spirit. In other words, it is a holistic approach to wellness […]

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Heal Chronic Pain Symptoms with Epsom Salt
19May, 2022

Heal Chronic Pain Symptoms with Epsom Salt

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Struggling with chronic pain? You’re not alone. According to the CDC, one in five Americans suffers from chronic pain conditions. For many of those individuals, prescription pain medications are one of the only available options to help alleviate their discomfort. But there are other choices people with pain can utilize—therapies that are complementary treatments to their current relief regimen, including Epsom salt. Not sure what Epsom salts are or how they might be used? They are part of holistic treatments that can work as a great assistant due to its […]

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Yellow Ribbon Fund Caregiver
10May, 2022

True REST Float Spa Gifts Float Therapy Benefits During Month of the Military Caregiver

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In recognition of Month of the Military Caregiver in May, True REST Float Spa and Yellow Ribbon Fund, a national veteran service organization for wounded, ill and injured post-9/11 service members, caregivers and families, are working together to provide complimentary float therapy sessions to the nonprofit organization’s military caregivers. True REST feels it is important to recognize these remarkable and selfless individuals as they are often unrecognized for the support they provide. True REST is highlighting and showing their appreciation of the hard work, dedication and commitment it takes to […]

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Fibromyalgia Relief with Epsom Salts
21Apr, 2022

Fibromyalgia Relief with Epsom Salts

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On May 12, people from around the globe observe National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in an effort to shine a light on the often painful condition. It is reported that more than 12 million Americans are affected by fibromyalgia. True REST Float Spa joins in this important observance and hopes that people with this musculoskeletal condition find relief and reduced pain with floatation therapy. Floatation Therapy for Fibromyalgia In each float therapy session, guests float in a pod filled with 1,000 pounds of Epsom salt mixed with skin temperature water. When […]

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How Floating Reduces Cortisol, a Stress Hormone
11Apr, 2022

How Floating Reduces Cortisol, a Stress Hormone

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Stress – it’s become a typical part of modern life. It’s also part of your body’s innate defense system. However, stress causes significant health concerns to your body and mind, including increasing the release of cortisol, a hormone linked with several adverse health outcomes and various effects on different functions within the body. The Rise of Stress in Recent Years The modern world is filled with things that are supposed to make our lives simpler and more manageable, but we’ve never been more stressed at any other point in history. […]

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National Entrepreneurship Week
18Feb, 2022

True REST Float Spa Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Week

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As a way of empowering and encouraging entrepreneurship across the United States, National Entrepreneurship Week was founded in 2006 to build equitable access to the entrepreneurship ecosystem, also known as a system that includes business practices, entrepreneurs, talent, knowledge and resources, culture and more. Entrepreneurs work diligently to build their business, dealing with the day-to-day struggles of a new venture to ensure their dreams of being a business owner are realized. True REST Float Spa recognizes this week as a moment to not only support small and local entrepreneurs but […]

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How Float Therapy Pods Provide a Solution for Sleep
11Feb, 2022

How Float Pods Provide a Solution for Sleep

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Sleep is a necessary part of life. The process allows our bodies to rest and prepare for the next day. Without it, the body functions at a lower level, reducing necessary cognitive skills—after all, your brain is responsible for telling your entire system what to do. The average person will spend more than one-third of their lifetime sleeping. However, falling and staying asleep is not easy for many and finding a solution for sleep and restless nights is difficult.  Why Solutions for Sleep are Needed Doctors recommend that the average […]

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