Hot Tub to Spur Creativity and Beat Writer’s Block

Hot tubs. It’s funny how almost every conversation in life turns to hot tubs.  Does that happen to you? Or, is it just me?

I had a great talk last week with my mentor, business coach, Jon Schallert of  DestinationBootCamps that turned into hot tub talk.  Jon has a mission: to strengthen small businesses and small towns nationwide by giving top business advice. He has success stories all over the country.  He’s my hero!

As we talked I remarked that he had recorded an interview with Henriette Anne Klauser, noted author from Edmunds, Washington.  He said that her books, especially “Write it Down Make it Happen” helped him start his business. He’s a real fan of hers and so am I.

Henriette has a suggestion for writer’s block in her book “Writing on Both Sides of the Brain” that in itself is very creative: sit by falling water. Not still water like a lake, but falling water.

Since most people can’t do that on a daily basis unless they live by a waterfall, what better place to cure writer’s block than sitting in a Hot Spring hot tub with a waterfall feature!

The BellaFontanaTM in the photo which is standard on a Hot Spring Aria hot tub, for example, uses HydroOpticsTM to create three illuminated water arcs. The Soothing StreamTM water feature delivers a gentle flow of backlit water. And the Amur ® Waterfall feature is backlit with LED lighting for a stunning nighttime effect. By combining water features with the optional sound system and Luminescence light system, you’ll appeal to all your senses to create an enriched relaxation experience. These features also make a visual statement – turning your hot tub into a piece of functional art and your backyard into a tranquil oasis!

The Aria is one of our Hot Tubs of the Month for July.  If you’re seeking a creativity boost along with your relaxation, checkout the Hot Spring Aria.

The art of relaxing is important for creativity. Soaking allows you the space to relax and ideas to bubble up.  The “Aha!” moment comes when are brains are least engaged in tasks, chores, daily work.  Soak in your hot tub to enter that creative space.

SANUM PER AQUA. Latin for Health through Water.


Don Riling

Author: Don Riling

Don Riling is the President of Olympic Hot Tub and has been an active member of the hot tub industry for over 20 years. As the company’s owner since 2016, he has continued Olympic’s legacy of promoting health & wellness through hot water & sauna therapy.

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