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3 Tips for Overcoming Holiday Stress


While it’s called the “season of joy,” this time of year can be busy and taxing. Research shows that massage therapy can help relieve stress and improve your overall health this holiday season and all year-round.

Reduce holiday stress: make a snow angel.

3 Ways to Cope With Holiday Stress

1. Stick with your daily health routine

Deviating too much from your normal routine can add to your stress. Go easy on the holiday sweets and follow a balanced diet. Exercise regularly to help maintain your energy level during a busier schedule. Make sure you are getting enough sleep.

2. Don’t overextend yourself during the holiday

Allow yourself to say ‘no’ during the holidays. Doing more than you have the time or energy for is another way to add to your holiday stress level.

3. Take a me moment to get a massage – a great stress relief

According to research, massage therapy can be effective for stress relief. Research shows that massage therapy can relieve stress on physical and psychological levels including decreased blood pressure and heart rate as well as significant changes in emotional states.

There’s still plenty of time to take advantage of my holiday stress-busting gift certificate sale.

I’ve got lots of appointments available over the next several weeks. Schedule your massage online today and watch your holiday stress melt away.

Disclaimer: I am a Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) who provides mobile massage therapy in the greater Kansas City area. I am not a medical doctor and I am not licensed to diagnose any diseases. If I suspect a serious medical condition based on my past medical experience and research, I will refer you to consult with your primary care physician.

Reposted from: AMTA

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