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Floating Away Your Anxiety And Stress

Americans' stress levels rose significantly over the past year, according to the American Psychological Association. A doctor tries float therapy to see if it can help him feel less stressed out.
Source: Esther Lui for NPR

When I mentioned to a friend that my baseline neurosis has evolved from daily stress into anxiety, her response was – "Go for a float!"

A float?

Yes — spend an hour in a dark, soundproof room floating in a body-temperature warm pool. "The heavy salt concentration does the work for you," my friend told me. "You just lie there and meditate."

As a doctor wary

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