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Stress Awareness Day 2023

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Taking Stress in Stride: How Massage Therapy Can Help This Stress Awareness Day

As we commemorate Stress Awareness Day on 2nd November 2023, it's essential to understand why this day holds such significance. With our increasingly demanding lifestyles, stress has become a near-constant companion for many. Recognising and effectively managing stress is key to maintaining our mental health and overall well-being.

Understanding Stress

Stress, in its most fundamental sense, is the body's response to any demand or threat. While a certain level of stress can serve as a motivator and help us push through challenging situations (known as 'eustress'), sustained or high levels of stress (known as 'distress') can have negative effects on our health. The causes of stress can vary greatly, from work pressures and personal conflicts to major life changes and financial concerns.

The Impact of Stress

When we're stressed, our bodies enter 'fight or flight' mode, leading to a cascade of physiological effects, including increased heart rate and blood pressure. Over time, chronic stress can contribute to a range of health problems, including heart disease, mental health disorders, and weakened immune function.

Massage Therapy for Stress Relief

Enter massage therapy - a powerful tool in the arsenal against stress. A good massage session doesn't just help you relax in the moment; it has physiological benefits that help combat stress. By stimulating the release of endorphins, serotonin, and dopamine, massage can help reduce stress hormones, promote relaxation, and lift your mood.

Tips to Manage Stress

Alongside massage therapy, adopting a stress management routine can make a world of difference. This can include practices such as regular exercise, a balanced diet, mindfulness, and sufficient sleep. Remember, it's not about eliminating stress completely but learning to manage it effectively.

Sense's Role in Stress Management

At Sense, we offer on-site massage services tailored to fit into your busy schedule. Our goal is to help you manage stress and promote a healthier, more balanced lifestyle. Many of our clients have found that regular massages have greatly aided in their stress management, helping them to feel more relaxed, focused, and productive.


This Stress Awareness Day, we encourage you to reflect on your own stress levels and coping mechanisms. Remember, stress is a part of life, but it doesn't have to rule your life. With the right tools and techniques, you can take stress in stride and lead a healthier, happier life.

Feel free to reach out to us at Sense for more information on how massage therapy can be a key part of your stress management strategy. We're here to help you navigate your wellness journey, one massage at a time.

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About Sense

Sense Massage Therapy, established in January 2000, is a leading provider of on-site chair massage services for workplaces across the UK and Ireland. We have partnered with hundreds of companies, catering to their corporate wellness needs.

Our mission is to work diligently so you can relax. Sense is committed to delivering top-quality service, prioritising the well-being of your most valuable asset – your employees.

Incorporating on-site chair massage into your stress management programme yields immediate results. Regular sessions can help to significantly reduce absenteeism, employee turnover, and sick days. We guarantee that our services will leave your staff feeling happy, revitalised, and more productive.

To discover the benefits of office massage for your company, contact our friendly team at 0800 488 0606. Experience the difference that Sense Massage Therapy can make for your workplace.

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