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Feeling Knotted? Here’s Why You Need A Massage

Feeling Knotted? Here’s Why You Need A Massage

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If you are always feeling like your muscles and joints are too tight this can put a downer on your day and it can also affect your ability to do simple tasks like everyone else. When it comes to being healthy and looking after your body a massage might be a great idea for you, and here’s why.

 

Relaxes the body

 

The main thing a massage can do for you is relaxing your body and making sure that you feel rested and refreshed. The job of massage therapists is to make you as comfortable as possible and this will help your muscles and joints to relieve their knots and feel flexible once again ready for exercise. Your whole body will feel amazing after a massage and it can be just what you need to hit thang reset button and feel great again.

 

Promotes sleep

 

Sleep is a huge part of life and unfortunately, many of us struggle with sleep and this can be detrimental to our health both physically and mentally. To make sure that we are healthy and happy we need sleep, and a massage can relax the body so much that you fall asleep on the table! Make sure you get a massage before bed and this will help you get a good night’s rest.

 

Improves mental health

 

Mental health is something which affects a lot of people around the world in different ways and with many, it is linked to stress. Stress on the body and the mind can take a toll on us and it can increase feelings of anxiety and depression in many people. However, when you have a massage the tension in your body will slip away and your stress levels will come right down. You can come out of there feeling calmer and happier as a person overall.

 

Keeps muscles healthy

 

Our muscles are constantly working for us every single day and they are what help us to stay fit and healthy throughout our lives. Our muscles are a big part of us and they need some TLC sometimes too. A massage promotes blood flow and healing of our muscles and it can make them stronger and healthier overall. Our muscles spend their life supporting us, so we should give back and support them once in a while.

 

Increase circulation

 

If you are the kind of person who is always boiling hot but you also always have cold feet and hands, you have poor circulation. Good circulation is crucial for our body because as blood pumps around our body oxygen is distributed to every single cell allowing it to live and thrive. A massage is a good way to increase circulation and blood flow around the body by hitting certain pressure points and pushing the blood around. It can be a huge help for circulation and keep you feeling healthy. It will also mean that you are less likely to walk around with freezing cold hands and feet all of the time which is a big win!

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Do You Enjoy A Drink? Be Careful

Do You Enjoy A Drink? Be Careful

Life certainly does blaze past us at rocket pace. This is a huge factor on our stress levels as, frankly, not many human beings can keep up with what is being asked of us. This pace of life reflects on everything – especially our business and personal lives. We have to do so much! Was it ever like this before? The hustle and bustle of modern life can take its toll, but fortunately, through hobbies and other means – like entertainment, we have plenty of escapes on offer to take up. It is good for the mind that we get away for a little bit.

However, some of the escapes from the stresses and frenetic pace of life can be dangerous – not at first (although some more nefarious and illegal ‘escapes’ can be), but they can certainly take their toll over time. Alcohol is one of these escapes which if not managed can cause damage. Addictive substances, and not just alcohol, but others like nicotine cigarettes and junk food need to always be consumed responsibly and not with reckless abandon. Addictive substances are dangerous for a number of reasons – they can cause a physical and emotional addiction, they can waste your money and if the addiction continues it can ruin your life.

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Alcohol addiction is especially dangerous as it is a widely available substance. Alcohol is in a lot of products, from medicine to liquor and beers. It’s barely regulated, and you only need to be over a certain age to acquire it. Restaurants, stores, and bars sell it equally, and it can be quite cheap. This means that any consumption of alcoholic substances needs to be performed responsibly and mindfully, due to its availability and price, it can be all too easy to push yourself one step further and that can create a heavy dependence on the alcohol. The effects of alcohol addiction can be painful, and even when you are on the right path, the effects of alcohol withdrawal can be visible and rather traumatic. This means it can be easy to fall off the wagon and return to alcohol.

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Most of the human race enjoys a drink now and then, the key to survival amongst this is to know when enough is enough. If after one drink, you feel like you’ve had enough, then you need to quit while you are ahead. This can be easier said than done, but at least thinking about what you are consuming can help you in the long run. Alcohol can make us happy; it is when we focus on that that we develop addictions. We want alcohol to give us that ‘buzz,’ but as our tolerance towards it builds – that buzz is harder to find. This is addiction. We need to think about our external situations before consuming alcohol. Are we relying on it? If we are relying on it, we need to seek help. There are a variety of sources we can choose to help us on our path away from reliance on alcohol, but all the work has to come from you.

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