October is Mental Health Awareness month in Canada. Every Canadian will, at some point in their life, be affected either directly or indirectly by mental illness. The Canadian Mental Health Association estimates that one in five Canadians will personally suffer from some sort of mental health issue.
This year, with the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s even more critical to take care of both our mental and physical health as people experience a rise in stress, uncertainty and fear surrounding the pandemic.
Did you know that one of the ways to alleviate mental health symptoms is with regular massages? It doesn’t matter what style of massage you go for, it’s all personal preference, but it’s been shown to have very good benefits not just for relaxing your body, but for your mind as well!
Here 5 mental health benefits you may not have known massages can do for you:
So for the sake of your mind, contact us at Lethbridge Massage Heroes and book an appointment with us today!
Massages are a great boost to your mental health, but it’s also important to incorporate other things into your daily life to help keep you in optimal condition. Click here to read about 10 things you can do to help your mental health.