50 Ways to Stay Well #12 – Massage

Massage isn’t just for a day at the spa, it offers many physical and mental benefits.

Physically, massage has been shown to help with; anxiety, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, headaches, insomnia related to stress, myofascial pain syndrome, soft tissue strains or injuries, sports injuries, temporomandibular joint pain.

Research has shown that massage can provide mental health benefits such as alleviating depression and anxiety—and improving sleep quality.

Sometimes a little self massage at work can help ease muscle tension and provide a little relaxation during your day.

RESOURCES

Self Massage Guide

Heal Yourself! 17 Tricks for a Soothing Self-Massage

ARTICLES

Massage Therapy for Mental Wellness

 Massage: Get in touch with its many benefits

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