All About CBD

In Uncategorized by First Float

CBD Oil Benefits CBD Oil has recently been coursing its way through local news networks social media as a fantastic new drug for anxiety, chronic pain and many other maladies. People who have always been proponents of Cannabis for medicinal treatments are raving about this derivative because it allows those who do not support its psychoactive effects to join the …

First Float Rewards Program

In Wellness Living by First Float

Be rewarded for your wellness Introducing the new First Float rewards program. How it works. Plain and simple… earn points and then use those points on services, products, and swag. How do I earn points? We want to empower you to be the best you possibly can be! So we have opened the floodgates on how you can earn points, …

What is Massage Therapy and Why Is It Good For Me?

In massage by Estelle Carr

What is Massage Therapy and Why Is It Good For Me? You may be wondering about the benefits of massage therapy. What does massage actually do for me? Why should I get a massage? Yea, you know you can go pamper yourself with a massage at a local spa, a good way to relax, but massage has a medical side …

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What is halotherapy?

In halo by Estelle Carr

What is Halotherapy? Halotherapy is a salt therapy utilized in holistic medicine to recreate the natural microclimate of a salt cave. Micronized salt crystals are released in aerosol form into a room in high concentration causing it to hang in the air and coat everything in the room. This therapy is utilized for chronic and acute respiratory and skin conditions. …

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What is floating?

In float by Estelle Carr

What is Floating? Incase this question was raised to you recently or perhaps you were wondering yourself, “What on earth is floating?”. Floating is the sensory deprivation, relaxation therapy also know as Floatation Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique. Yes it is a real “thing” and growing in popularity. It is the utmost relaxing experience one could have. The closest thing to …

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Floating for Work Related Stress-Management

In float by Estelle Carr

More and more people today are hearing about “floating” and are asking questions. One of them being, “Can floating help me manage my work related stress?”. The short answer is, “Yes, most definitely!” The technique of floating (Flotation Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy, aka. Flotation REST), when used routinely can reduce the severity of stress, and therefore improve your overall well-being …

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Summary to Bood, Sundequist, Kjellgren, Nordstrom, Norlander, 2005

In Research by Estelle Carr

Bood, Sundequist, Kjellgren, Nordstrom, and Norlander sought to examine the effects of attention-placebo on flotation tank therapy. Different relaxation techniques lead to specific psychological and physiological changes labeled the ‘relaxation response’ (RR). The RR is associated with physiological markers of reduced sympathetic nervous system activity and metabolism, as well as lowered heart rate, blood pressure respiratory rate. At the psychological …

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Summary of “Flotation restricted environmental stimulation therapy (REST) as a stress-management tool: A meta-analysis”

In Research by Estelle Carr

A meta-analysis of 27 studies covering REST was published in 2005 by Dierendonck and Nijenhuis to evaluate the effects of flotation REST as a stress-management tool and focused on three aspects: The first aspect was complementing positive outcomes of other relaxation techniques through lowering blood pressure and cortisol levels. The second aspect was the effects on reduction of heightened emotions …

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Biography of Jan te Nijenhuis

In Research by Estelle Carr

Jan te Nijenhuis studied at Groningen University and worked at his Ph.D. at the Free University of Amsterdam and at the Dutch Railways. He collaborates with researchers from US, UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Croatia, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Yemen, Somalia, Brazil, South Africa, South Korea, Japan, China, and the Netherlands. …

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Biography of Dr. Dirk Van Dierendonck

In Research by Estelle Carr

Professor Dr. Dirk Van Dierendonck received his Ph.D. from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and specializes in human resource management, leadership and leadership development, positive organizational scholarship, and measurement development at Rotterdam School of Management. Professor van Dierendonck is the associate editor of the International Journal of Servant Leadership. He is academic director of the Erasmus Centre for Human Resource …