Chronic pain is a silent epidemic. A persistent pain lasting longer than six months, it’s an affliction that often draws devastating consequences for its sufferers. If left untreated, this disease can cause patients to isolate themselves, struggle professionally, and cause difficulty focusing. How chronic pain progresses Evoking both physical and psychological elements of pain, the […]
Outside the tank:
I’d choose compassion and forgiveness instead of fear/anger more often. I breathed easier more often.
I could even trust Life/Presence/God/Spirit to support me more, something I wanted to believe instead of “I’m alone and don’t know what I’m doing.” This trust was like trusting the salty float water to hold me, the tank to cocoon me safely.
When I first moved here a few years ago, every time I walked by the Float Shoppe’s sign, advertising “sensory deprivation tanks, acupuncture, and counseling services”, I would always joke about how convenient that was, since I would absolutely need those things in that order if I ever took a dunk myself, which I never, […]