April 12, 2016

1. I get to help people feel better.

This first point expands so much further than just physical health and wellness.  I get to help people feel better internally, emotionally, and spiritually.  There are very few jobs out there that allow you to do this, and massage therapy is one of them.  People come to me with all different types of issues and from all walks of life.  Some people have recently been through a divorce, are extremely stressed with work and kids, or are recovering from surgery.  Whatever it is, I get to help them through it and put them on the path to a successful recovery.  I give, where so many others and other activities take. 

2.  I make real connections with people.

I don’t just talk to people over the phone, I’m working with them individually, face-to-face.  I get to have real conversations with them about what matters to them.  I also listen when so many others don’t. 

3.  I feel valued.

I can’t tell you how many jobs I’ve work...

April 1, 2016

You may be accessing this blog post through your phone or your laptop right now.  But let me ask you this, how's your posture?  If you're on your phone, chances are you're hunched over trying to read the tiny letters on the screen.  You're slouched, looking down, and depending on how long you've been sitting like this, your neck is probably starting to hurt.  If you're reading this from your laptop or desktop, your shoulders are probably up to your ears right now, as you've probably been sitting at the desk for far too long.  If you're a righty, then you can most likely feel tension in that right upper shoulder and neck area because that's your mouse hand. 

Since our species has evolved and most of our jobs have switched from hard, manual labor to time-intensive sedentary work, we've not only become less active, but our muscular and structural systems are paying the price.  We sit for hours on end, hunched over our laptops, trying to meet the deadline or please...

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