People Try Sensory Deprivation Tanks For The First Time & It’s Trippy AF — VIDEOBlog » People Try Sensory Deprivation Tanks For The First Time & It’s Trippy AF — VIDEO
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by BRIANNA WIEST
2 days ago – LIFESTYLE
Consider yourself warned: when you watch these people try sensory deprivation tanks, you’re going to go look up Groupon offers in your local city (not that that’s precisely what I did after I saw it). There are many ways to relax, unwind, and find your inner zen, many of which having originated in the East are becoming more popular in the West (think: yoga, incense, and so on). By all accounts, this is a pretty wonderful thing. What it means is that we’re starting to recognize that we’re more than just robotic bodies maneuvering through some rando time-space continuum. We have hearts and souls and our emotional health is truly just as important as anything else.
But could you imagine losing the sensation of your body for a bit? Or, more specifically, for a few hours? The experience of a sensory deprivation tank serves to essentially make you lose sensation of your body. “You’re a brain in a jar” as one woman described it in the video. You lay in water that is the exact degree as your body temperature, so you don’t feel it. The water is also extraordinarily concentrated in Epsom salt, so you effortlessly float at the top (the salts also detox your body while you’re laying there). Essentially, your thoughts and feelings are the only things you’re really conscious of, and because you can’t control or distract yourself with anything else, you have to face them, or more commonly…Continue Reading Here
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