Good Wednesday, Everybody!
Everyone is doing well, I pray.
Just reading about the cold you are experience makes me shiver. Yikes!
Ms.Mod., we have talked a little bit about this before. I carry all my stress in my neck, shoulders and upper back. Have mercy, no matter how much I try to meditate or work out, I find myself with my shoulders up around my ears. And I am in pain. I have had massages and all the kinks (I call them Rice Krispies 'cause they snap, crackle and pop! OUCH!) they finds and work out...heaven. After 45-50 minutes I am a puddle of ooze on the table and whatever cares I had are far, far away. Massages are not a luxury. They are therapeutic both physiologically, physically and psychologically.
Stress kills. It's a medical fact. I have worked in the fields and I have had times of stress and I will testify. 12 hours in the fields under a relentless Sun is preferable to stress. Stress is with you 24/7. It's horrible. And if a massage can help a person with their physical pain and give them a little time to escape their stress...God Bless.
And for those insurance people, paying for a client to get a massage twice a month is way more cost effective than paying for a client blowing a stroke, having a heart attack and all the OT/PT and aftercare they will need.
Sorry, for the rant. I'm stressed and I need a therapeutic massage. Not a luxury. THERAPY!
We now return you to your regular Cantina posts.
Have a great day! Stay safe and warm.