We recently provided seated massage at a beautiful wedding at Keythorpe Manor in Leicester, where the happy couple hired our therapists to pamper guests throughout the day. Guests were also treated to ice cream from the adorable Living the Cream stall, and a caravan photo booth filled with fun props from Quirky Photo Booths – it certainly was a packed event!
The lovely day was made even more so by the weather, but each activity really brought something to the event making it that much more special.
When it comes to stress, lots of people may immediately think of massage as a great way to unwind and release that tension.
However not many consider their ears to be a particular stress reliever when it comes to massage therapy, but your ears are in fact home to some incredibly powerful acupressure points that can stimulate many benefits.
Curious? Learn about these benefits, and some techniques so you can treat yourself!
Feeling stressed? Unfortunately, due our hectic lifestyles, stress is no stranger to modern life. But you don't have to let stress take over; these simple tips will help you take back control - and the good news is, you can start right away!
At Sense Massage we're passionate about reducing stress and we work to reduce it every day with our office massage. That's why our stress gurus have put together some top tips for tackling stress, so you can enjoy every day a little more!
Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992 and during this annual 30-day period, health care professionals and health promotion experts across the country will join forces to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic.
For almost twenty years Sense Massage Therapy have been providing corporate on-site chair massage into companies across the UK & Ireland who wish to help their employees manage stress effectively.
Sense Massage Therapy provided onsite chair massage to the key note speakers, delegates, and event organisers at the Pavilion in Harrogate.
Our aim was to demonstrate the benefits of seated massage in the workplace and provide a practical tool managers can use as part of their care of duty to their employees. We had a great day and managed to speak to, as well as massage many attendees of the exhibition. After an enlightening introduction from Steve Pepper Chair of the group, he gave a short personal account of dealing with stress which was very informative He has been part of the management group of the Forum Management Team since 2009 and has taken over as chair of the Forum for 2017. The Forum runs roughly 3 times a year at Pavillions and is a valuable resource for people to keep their CPD up to date.
We recently heard about a campaign called Share The Love being run by Fairfield Care to combat loneliness.
As we approach Valentine’s Day, a time all about love, we are asking you to think about someone that's close to you. Someone that lives alone and might be feeling lonely. It might be a family member, friend or neighbour.
Did you manage a Dry January?
We all know January is the time we cut back after all the overindulgence of Christmas, we try to not drink, cut back on the chocolate and crisps, and we are really, really determined to look after ourselves, right?
If you did, then well done! If you didn’t then read on to get some helpful advice that you can use throughout 2017 to get you back on track.
The effect of constant stress on a deep-lying region of the brain explains the increased risk of heart attack, a study in The Lancet suggests.
In a study of 300 people, those with higher activity in the amygdala were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease - and sooner than others.
Stress could be as important a risk factor as smoking and high blood pressure, the US researchers said.
Heart experts said at-risk patients should be helped to manage stress.
Every year, 17 May is dedicated to World Hypertension Day, the purpose of the which is to promote public awareness of the problem. Hypertension is also known as high blood pressure and astonishingly one in three adults in the UK has high blood pressure. High blood pressure raises the risk of having a heart attack or stroke and every five minutes, someone in the UK has a heart attack. For strokes it’s one every 3.5 minutes.
Several factors are linked to causing high blood pressure:
Waitresses and nursing aides run a higher risk of stroke than janitors or teachers, according to research published in the journal Neurology. The study found that people who experience high levels of stress at work may be at greater risk for stroke.
STRESSED nurses were absent from work for almost 1,000 hours in the first three months of this year.
New figures from Sunderland Royal Hospital reveal exhausted staff nurses and specialist nurse practitioners (SNPs) were the groups most feeling the strain.
Stress levels are straining relationships and having a negative effect on wellbeing, according to Teachers Assurance survey
On reading the latest report on teachers' stress levels, weary sense of deja vu descended. The survey by Teachers Assurance reveals that 76% of teachers believe that workplace stress is making them ill, with 56% believing they would do a better job if they were less stressed. In addition, 40% feel they argue more with their partners and friends as a result of the pressures they face and 83% said they feel constantly exhausted because of work.