Sunday, 2 August 2009

Slow Down For a Hot Stone Massage

Life at the 21st century has been define as always trying to keep up with the continuously advancing technology-on the go. Everything can be done with one click of the fingers. Food delivered to your door, piping hot and ready to eat. From shopping online to travels all over the world, partying until the wee hours of the morning and everything else in between, it can be accomplished. Laundry taken care of by someone else and other menial tasks handed to another pair of hands willing to do the job.

The colored and thin glossy plastics have long replaced the green bucks as a means of trade-almost, anyway. There is not enough time to do all the things needed to be done even though all you have to do is work and work some more.

Yet, despite the convenience of the fast pace lifestyle, most of us are ending up burned out, stressed, over fatigue & depressed. In short, physically unfit. Is it because we are struggling to keep up? Or maybe the race not to be left behind is finally taking its toll-we are only humans, after all.

Having said all that, aren't we all grateful for rebirth of the modern day massage therapies? It has always been there all along but we were too occupied to pay attention. And who needs and ancient remedy when medical breakthroughs could not be defined enough and when science has all the answers. We all do, apparently.

What is a massage therapy? It is universal term used for the manipulation of the soft body tissue either by the use of hands, foot or the now becoming more popular hot stone therapy.

There are probably more than 101 reasons to see visit a massage therapist and for those who have not gone to one, do read on, it may be time for you to schedule a visit yourself.

Why visit a massage therapist?

1. Powerful relaxant-no other medicine as natural as a massage can make someone feel invigorated not to mention worry free after spending at least an hour on a massage room. Time and money well spent indeed.

2. Stress-the body can only take so much of stress. When it's too much, it screams to be let go by means of a shoulder, back and chest pain and even lead to ulcer. It lessens body tension and helps in increasing both mental and physical capabilities.

3. Soothing Effects-a good massage is good in calming nerves and muscles which reduces anxiety as it greatly helps in calming one's emotions. The daily rush completely forgotten and it all becomes a total bliss.

4. Detoxification-it is cleaning the body and giving it enough rest which results to rejuvenation resulting to healthier hair & skin not to mention the all over body condition.

5. The healthier option-since it only requires all the natural products of nature to be from the essential oils and the humans' magical touch, the body benefits from it even more.

It doesn't mean though that we need to make an appointment every so often to reap all the benefits a massage therapy entails. We also need to slow down a little. Life isn't a race to the top, it is travelling safely to make sure we get there in due time. But of course, a trip to a massage therapist for a little hot stone massage will not hurt either so slow down.

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