1. The float tank can help us reflect on life.
  2. We are constantly connected to our computers, smartphones, and televisions throughout the day. How often do we have to be with ourselves to reflect on life?
  3. Allows you to approach problems from a different perspective.[1]
  4. Because the tank environment is unlike any other experience on earth, it provides a great opportunity to totally focus on a problem at hand without distractions.
  5. You can learn things faster in the tank.[2]</li> As talked about in the The Book of Floating by Michael Hutchison there is a phenomena known as superlearning, which allows you to learn things faster than outside of the tank.
  6. Float tanks can allow you to achieve a sense of well being[3]</li> There have been studies that show float tanks can help you live a happier life. This is probably due to the fact that you are spending time with yourself and this can allow you to deal with problems that may be bothering you.
  7. Can reduce the hormone cortisol</li> Why is this beneficial? Well, cortisol is known as a stress hormone which is released in response to stress. If you can lower this hormone it may help you feel less stressed and more relaxed. </ol>

    [1]"The Effects of REST and Hemispheric Synchronization Compared to the Effects of REST and Guided Imagery on the Enhancement of Creativity in Problem-Solving" - Baker D.A
    [2]"The effects of flotation restricted environmental stimulation therapy on learning: subjective evaluation and EEG measurements" - Taylor, T.
    [3]"Case studies on fibromyalgia and burn-out depression using psychotherapy in combination with flotation-REST: Personality development and increased well-being." - Åsenlöf, K., Olsson, S., Bood, S. Å., & Norlander, T.