The Float may look like just a fun new way to bob around in the water, says Bless This Stuff. But it may have healing powers, too. Developed in Iceland, a country rich in bathing traditions, the full Float ensemble ($135) pairs a neoprene floating cap with two float straps that attach to your upper legs. The creators claim that the near-weightless state induced by the product amplifies the health benefits of floating: reducing stress; aiding in recovery from injuries; increasing mental clarity; and reducing the effects of insomnia, anxiety, and depression. "Go ahead, enjoy a blissful silence."
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