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Suffer from anxiety? Try a sensory deprivation tank
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Suffer from anxiety? Try a sensory deprivation tank

October 6, 2020October 6, 2020

Created By The Guardian Developed in the 1950s by a psychologist interested in hallucinogenic drugs, sensory deprivation tanks are now back in vogue When was the last time you really stopped running around and just stood still? At a time when work, endless emails and a million distractions vie for our attention, the idea of...

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Getting Tanked: One Writer’s 60 Minutes in Sensory Deprivation
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Getting Tanked: One Writer’s 60 Minutes in Sensory Deprivation

October 6, 2020October 6, 2020

Created By Vogue It hadn’t really occurred to me to be afraid of floating in a pitch-dark, top-sealed tank until a braver and better-adjusted friend said that she’d always felt a secret hankering to try it but was scared. “Scared of what?” I asked, although by then my mind was running to extremes: the heavy...

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I Survived My Terrifying Hour in a Sensory-Deprivation Tank
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I Survived My Terrifying Hour in a Sensory-Deprivation Tank

September 23, 2020November 9, 2020

By New York Before I visited Brooklyn’s new Lift/Next Level “float spa,” my entire understanding of sensory-deprivation tanks was limited to an episode of The Simpsons: In “Make Room for Lisa,” Lisa Simpson floats in a coffin-size tub and hallucinates that she’s entered the body of her cat, Snowball. So, as I waited in the Lift/Next Level lobby, I was...

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Sensory Deprivation Tanks Find New Converts
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Sensory Deprivation Tanks Find New Converts

September 23, 2020September 23, 2020

By The New York Times By Courtney Rubin Gina Antioco will try almost anything once, from sky-diving to posing naked in the woods for the photographer Spencer Tunick. So in 2012, when a friend told her about sensory deprivation — floating in darkness, naked in a soundproof tank of warm water and Epsom salts — she immediately...

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