The Article Introducing mental health gyms discusses Mental health gyms, which offer exercises to decrease anxiety and depression, which are becoming more popular across the US. These gyms encourage people to perform mental health exercises in the same way that traditional gyms encourage people to perform physical exercise to improve their bodies. For example, at Inception, one of the first mental health gyms in the country, the founder has designed boot camps and circuit training that feature equipment such as infrared saunas, zero-gravity chairs, flotation therapy tanks, and neurofeedback therapy to help the brain relax. However, while journaling, meditation, and other self-soothing activities at mental health gyms can be useful holistic approaches to mental health, they are not replacements for treatment or working with a licensed mental health professional, according to experts.