Perhaps you frequently hear people say that you need to relax more. Or maybe you have bookmarked numerous methods that you plan to return to when you have a moment. The reality is that people these days are always short on time. And it’s easy to put off items like self-care or meditation and relaxation when there seems to be more pressing tasks needing to be done.
At Elements Massage Scottsdale Lincoln, we are here to tell you to stop right there. Prioritizing self care is mission critical in today’s hustle and bustle. Our team is here to show you how it’s done.
The benefits of deep relaxation are as follows:
- Lowers blood pressure
- Slows breathing rate
- Can improve digestion
- Reduces production of stress hormones
- Boosts circulation
- Increases ability to focus
- Increases energy stores
- Diminishes chronic pain
- Reduces muscle aches
- Encourage better sleep
- Lowers fatigue feelings
Massage is one of the best ways to go about inducing a deep sense of peace and calm. Not to mention, it is an excellent tool to combat the wear and tear life inflicts on your mind and body.
Other ways to manage stress and relax more include doing deep breathing exercises, taking daily walks, starting a gratitude journal, yoga, cooking, and so on. The key takeaway is that knowing how to check in with yourself and get a sense of when you are overwhelmed or stressed out can inform your behavior. If you notice that you are wound up tight, book an appointment with us and we can help bring about much needed relief.