The Magic of Three
Today was float #3. Float #2 happened so late in the day (I didn’t get home until 11:30 pm) that I didn’t have time to blog about it, so this is two for one special.
Interestingly enough, it is recommended that you float at least three times before you decide if it is for you or not. There are many reasons for this, but the truth is that I loved floating from the first time, so it was only in theory for me, #untilnow.
I already blogged about the fact that my first of 90 floats in a row was a bit tough for me mentally. It can be grueling attempting to slay our inner demons. Mine always shows up as ‘Not Enough’ or ‘Who do you think you are?’ I approached float number two as a #NewDay and was determined to relax. As fate would have it, it was lovely. There were a few moments where I completely lost track of space and time. At one point, I crossed my ankles and felt like I started to spin, ever so slowly. While this was a function of my imagination, it was gentle and enjoyable for the short time the sensation lasted. I went home and slept like a baby – peaceful and relaxed.
Today, float number three was a straightforward, enjoyable float. I chose to listen to no music but did enjoy the starry lights for most of the float. I turned them off towards the end of the session. I was able to relax fully and had long moments of ‘nothingness’ that happens when I am in deep meditation. The light came on in the cabin, signaling the end of the float. I got in the shower, aware of a giddy feeling of joy. I was refreshed and ready to tackle the daunting list of tasks for the day with a contagious smile on my face.
The thing is, after the float, after the shower, I was left with a new, tender sense of compassion for myself and a deep appreciation of the place that is my home away from home - #RedLotusFloatSpa. I thought to myself, “I love this place.” This loving feeling was the first time I felt this way since the entire process of bringing #RLFS to life has been arduous at best. I felt a tremendous sense of peace with it all, all the imperfections, all the missed opportunities, all of it. I experienced the magic of the “3 Float” suggestion.
It is my sincerest wish that all who enter @RedLotusFloat experience exactly the healing they need and leave more centered and peaceful.