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Scientists estimate that up to 90% of the brain’s normal workload is caused by the effects of processing routine external stimulation. Simply put it takes a lot of energy for our bodies to fight gravity, and operate our sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems which are responsible for the fight-or-flight response and the relaxation response. Modern research has thoroughly documented how chronic activation of the sympathetic nervous system by routine daily stressors is the hallmark of the modern stress epidemic.
Floating screens out these external physical stimuli, creating a pure state of “sensory” relaxation. Under these unique conditions, your body has a chance to restore its natural powers of self-regulation, while you simply lie back and rediscover the pleasure of a deeply relaxed mind.
The most consistent and widely experienced effect of floating is a sense … Read the rest