Did you know that sleep has been proven to improve mental function, reduce stress, and maintain a positive attitude? If you’re feeling a little extra irritable today, maybe you should consider getting a nap between work hours.
Did you know that our bodies are covered in millions of receptors that allow us to feel different kinds of sensation? It’s the activation of these receptors that make it possible to enjoy massages.
Did you know that when you give someone a massage, their brain increases the production of oxytocin, a hormone responsible for allowing us to create attachments with other people. So, don’t forget to give your special someone a well-deserved back rub today!
Ginger is more than just a tasty spice to add into our favourite dishes. In 2010, a study in the Journal of Pain discovered that ginger can help reduce exercise-induced pain by up to 25%.
Did you know that leaving a slab of meat in a container full of soda can melt away the meat? It can take as little as one week to completely dissolve an entire kilogram of beef in soda! It just goes to show that if you want to keep a healthy body, you should steer clear of all those sugary …
Peanut butter is one of the healthiest foods you can buy in a jar! This delicious, sweet snack we just love to eat slathered on spoons has been proven to improve numerous bodily functions and reduce belly fat.
Did you know that you consume less calories than you burn when you eat celery? Celery contains such a small amount of calories that the time and effort you spend chewing on it could cause you to spend more calories than you consume!
While some people might get stressed out while thinking about exercise, it’s actually one of the best ways to counteract stress! By exercising, we elicit a relaxation response that allows us to keep our mind off of the stressors and troubles of daily life. So when you feel stressed, make sure to exercise!
Did you know that exercise has been observed to improve brain function aside from physical ability? This is because exercise can increase energy levels which then causes an increase in the serotonin in the brain. The increased serotonin can lead to mental clarity, allowing exercise buffs to think better than the rest of the population.
The world’s largest massage happened in May of 2014, when 1,000 Indonesian massage therapists gathered with 1,000 civilians and gave each other massages. This managed to set the world record for the largest massage to have ever occurred in human history.
In many countries, especially Asian ones, blind people are believed to posses heightened senses that allow them to feel more than others. This is why thousands of blind massage centres have sprung up, allowing clients to receive massages from blind therapists.
Did you know that massage has been used through the years as treatment for numerous medical conditions? Back in 460 BC, Hippocrates was noted saying that “The physician must be experienced in many things, but assuredly in rubbing.”
Massage isn’t a contemporary invention – it’s been around since 2330 BC! Scientists and researchers believe that the earliest reference to massage came from the tomb of Akmanthor, one of the royalties in Egypt. The image depicts two men getting their hands and feet apparently massaged by enslaved workers.
Did you know that every medical condition known to man has been seen to improve when management incorporates massage? This is because massage aims to achieve holistic improvement by incorporating techniques that balance the body, mind, and soul.