De-Stress Your New Year’s Resolutions With Massage

Most Americans New Year’s resolutions focus on taking better care of themselves, and often this includes finding ways to better manage stress and achieve a better balance in our busy lives.

“Anyone who enjoys massage should consider indulging regularly,” says Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. “Of course, a single session will do great things for the body, but regular sessions seem to be even more profound.”

There is growing scientific evidence for the many beneficial, stress-relieving effects of a good massage. Massage therapy has been shown to boost the will-power hormone–serotonin. A stress relieving massage session could be just what you need to strengthen your resolve!