Body Image: Massage Creates Healthy Self-Connection
According to a recent article in Massage Magazine, popular media is tearing apart our self esteem.
"The belief that we are not good enough is beginning at an increasingly younger age: More than half of girls and one-third of boys in the U.S. ages 6 to 8 believe their bodies are larger than the ideal; and by the time they are 7 years old, one in four American kids has dabbled in dieting, according to the report, Children, Teens, Media, and Body Image, released by Common Sense Media this year."
However, something we call massage (have you heard of it?) may help a person love their body again.
"Massage therapy can bring us back to ourselves. Massage can ease not only the tension in muscles, but the tension that can accrue from swimming in a sea of unrealistic images and negative messaging related to appearance and physicality. Massage can create healthy self-connection. "
Read more about the benefits of massage and self esteem here!