Summer – a season that is now sadly a distant memory. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer, and the temperatures cooling. And for many of us, this change of season can cause a change in our mood and energy levels.
But fear not, Bristol Mobile Massages (puts on my superhero cape) is here to tell you how an autumn massage can help you beat the autumn blues.
What is the Autumn Blues?
The autumn blues, for many, starts in September. September is the start of a new school year, the return to work after a holiday, and the start of shorter and colder days. And with these changes, you can experience the following autumn blues symptoms: low mood, tiredness, fatigue, comfort eating, irritability, agitation, anxiety, and lack of energy. But there is a way you can fight back against these symptoms, and one of those ways is an autumn massage.
How can massage therapy help? Well, this is what I will be talking to you about today. We will look at the five benefits of massage that can help you this autumn.
Decrease Anxiety and Depression
I’ve mentioned many times before in my other blog posts that massage therapy can reduce anxiety and depression. And you don’t have to take my word for it because studies have found that massage can help those with anxiety and depression.
When you receive a massage, your body releases serotonin and dopamine. Serotonin is a chemical made in your body that allows your brain cells and nervous system cells to talk. It has many roles in the body, and one of those roles is believed to be related to y