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Faces of High Street

Water temple is the Isle of calm, a place of rest where you can experience inner peace and reconnect with yourself. Founder and Director of Utopia Health Centre, Mychelle is a fully qualified and registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner with over 20 years experience. Passionate about the benefits of TCM for maintaining overall wellbeing [...]

Faces of High Street2018-08-02T05:38:26+00:00

How Floatation Therapy Affects Your Brain

Each of us floats for different reasons, but one common goal is to achieve a deeply relaxed, meditative state. This happens when our brain reaches the more desirable lower brain wave frequencies known as Alpha, Theta and Delta. To first understand how we can enter this state of calm, let’s look at the different frequencies [...]

How Floatation Therapy Affects Your Brain2018-07-31T03:03:10+00:00

Floating Towards Educational Success

There’s no denying that student life can be demanding, even overwhelming at times. Between studying, exams and juggling other commitments, students often leave their mental and physical health on the back-burner. Thankfully, healthy practices are becoming more popular. Students realise that the benefits of activities such as meditation and floating outweigh short-term fixes like skipping [...]

Floating Towards Educational Success2018-08-02T05:40:37+00:00

Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is something we are all seeking to achieve. What does it look like to you? Do you work 8 hours or more? Do you get the 8 hours recommended sleep? Does sleep make you feel rejuvenated? Do you play for 8 hours a day? What is your favourite way to relax and recharge [...]

Work-Life Balance2018-08-02T05:43:03+00:00

History Behind Labour Day

A little bit of history of Labour Day The first Labour Day parade was held in Melbourne on April 21st, 1856. It commemorates the granting of the eight-hour working day for Australians and remembers those who struggled and succeeded to ensure decent and fair working conditions in Australia. Known as Labour Day in Queensland and [...]

History Behind Labour Day2018-08-02T05:41:57+00:00

What Is a Sensory Deprivation Tank?

Sensory deprivation is achieved through floating in a type of isolation tank that cuts off all sources of sensory experience: sound, sight, smell and touch. Another way floating is referred to in research studies is "Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique," or floating-REST. Float tanks that are used for inducing sensory deprivation are filled with water that [...]

What Is a Sensory Deprivation Tank?2018-11-12T06:27:22+00:00

A Sensory Education

sensory /ˈsɛns(ə)ri/ : CONVEYING NERVE IMPULSES FROM THE SENSE ORGANS TO THE NERVE CENTERS : CONNECTED WITH THE PHYSICAL SENSES OF TOUCH, TASTE, SMELL, HEARING AND SIGHT Our senses are apart of our information receptors, whether they come from hearing sounds or smelling fragrances. These senses are correlated to our Nervous System, which is like a web [...]

A Sensory Education2018-08-02T05:46:26+00:00

How does floatation therapy support recovery?

How does floatation therapy support the body in recovery? Magnesium absorption plays a huge role in the supportive qualities obtained through Floatation therapy. It has finally become more recognised for its importance in our daily lives. As an essential mineral required by virtually every cell, it is incredibly important for our muscles and their many [...]

How does floatation therapy support recovery?2018-08-02T05:49:06+00:00

Magnesium and Zero Stimuli

THE BENEFITS OF FLOAT THERAPY ARE RECEIVED MAINLY THROUGH 2 AVENUES: 1 PART MAGNESIUM ABSORPTION X 1 PART RELEASING THE SENSES OF ANY STIMULI = 1 HOLISTICALLY HEALING EXPERIENCE Why do our bodies NEED Magnesium? Magnesium activates over 300 enzyme reactions in the body, translating to thousands of biochemical reactions happening on a constant basis [...]

Magnesium and Zero Stimuli2018-08-02T05:52:53+00:00

15 Amazing Health & Beauty Benefits to Drinking Water

Every system in the human body counts on water to function. Just a 5 percent drop in bodily fluids will zap your energy, and a 15 percent drop could have dire effects. Before you head off to work or on any long driving trip, you most likely will stop and fill up for a tank [...]

15 Amazing Health & Beauty Benefits to Drinking Water2018-08-02T05:55:55+00:00