Why businesses are now considering office massages as a company ‘must-have’

Workplace well-being is a very real need that more and more companies realise they must invest in. Looking after employees is not just about physical well-being, keeping them free from hazards and workplace dangers, but maintaining their mental health too. As a result, businesses are keen to invest in techniques, principles and methods that work…

Workplace stress: are you heading for burnout?

Stress is not always a negative thing. It is everywhere. It is the thing that can propel us on to better things, forcing us to make changes so that life, work and so on, is better and more pleasant. But stress can be huge in its impact, especially if it is out of control, eating…

Who copes better with stress? Men Vs. Women

Stress is part of everyday life. It can be a positive thing, fuelling us on to reach bigger and better things. But, stress is balanced on a knife edge, it can soon tip from positive to negative, straining every fibre of the being. How we cope with this type of negativity, varies from person to…

Creating wellness in the workplace

The workplace is naturally a hive of activity and productivity. When the pace is frantic, the deadlines tight, the possibility of forgetting the wellbeing of employees and colleagues is all too real. There are good intentions, ‘when the next deadline is passed, we will do something nice’ and so on. Invariably, once one pressure point…

How to de-stress AT work!

  work can be, without a doubt, incredibly stressful. Some aspects can be short term distress, linked to a looming deadline, short term staff shortages and the like. Even though they can heighted the stress, people also understand that they will be coming to an end. However, there are other occasions when stress levels seem…

Why do we make the decisions we do?

I recently attended a brilliant seminar on Performing for success given by Charlie Unwin a consultant for Lane4.  It prompted me to look at their website and read their blog page.  I found this article of which a snippet is pasted below but its worth looking at the whole article if you interested in the…

Creating harmony at work

  Work is an important activity in everyone’s lives; from paying the rent or mortgage, to self-esteem and providing a sense of purpose in life, creating the right work environment is key. But, harmony is not always in balance within a team, or between one person and another. As much as we may attempt to…

The benefits of facial massage

The face is subject to everything that we do in our everyday lives; from the harsh effects of weather, to the chemicals that we unknowingly encounter every day, the pollution and so on. It also portrays everything about our inner emotions – the stress, pain or worry, tiredness and so on, as well as the…

Hand and arm massages – perfect for the weary gardener

Gardening is something many people enjoy. A gentle way to enjoy the outdoors, fresh air and wafting scents of delightful plants, whilst creating something unique, colourful and delightful. However, gardening can takes its toll on muscles, the skins and our hands and arms in particular. So, bearing this in mind, how can you avoid aches…

Get rid of cellulite with the power of massage

Cellulite must be bane of every woman’s life; regardless of how active and fit you are, the legs and bottom can be a mass of bumpy, dimpled skin that can make someone feel unattractive. But what is cellulite and why is it that we all seem to suffer with it, and what can the power…

Can you have too much of a good thing?

Can you over indulge on massage? Are there are issues or long lasting damage for over-doing it?! There are many questions that people have about massage but can be too frightened to ask but a common question regards frequency and when, if at all, it is possible to over-indulge in massage. Laying your mind to…

Try these scientifically proven ways to reduce stress in the workplace

Stress is all around us. In everyday life, in family life but more commonly that not, within the work place. Not all stress is bad – think of the thing that last propelled you to meet that almost impossible target – but there are some cases where stress becomes too much. Such a heavy burden…

Massage and the wondrous benefits for over 60s

Massage therapy is a great way to relax, and yet feel invigorated, restoring physical vitality and mobility it encourages us to do those the one thing we all need to so more of: relax. As we age, our bodies need an increasing level of tender loving care and thus, massage is the key to relaxing…

If your employees are stressed at work – this is what you could be losing out on!

Not all stress is bad. Some stress, controlled and minimal, can actually spur us on to greater things. It can help us meet that deadline, or take the step we have always needed to… BUT, there is a darker side to stress and it is rife in modern Britain. It is when stress becomes too…

What a facial massage can do for you

Happiness. Anger. Sadness. Contempt. Disgust. Surprise. Fear. The 7 basic emotions that we can go through every day of our lives, even when we dream and sleep at night. Every human emotion can be portrayed across the face, whether we try to hide it or not. Long term scientific research has found that we have…

Foot massage – here are some unknown facts!

Foot massage is possibly the most underrated of massages that we can indulge our bodies, which is a surprise when you see the list of some (hitherto) unknown facts… Your feet are probably the hardest working part of your body; not a day goes by that you will not be on your feet. They carry…

What Do Businesses Really Think About Massages

  Check out the survey below! If you are a in HR or a businesses owner we want to know what you really know about “Massage”. Each person who fills out this form will be entered into a prize draw – When the competition ends we will pick a winner at random and they will…

How to handle staff suffering from stress or depression

Businesses are operating in pressured markets and economies. Undoubtedly, some of these business stresses are passed on to staff and this can create many problems, two of which are the emotional reactions of a person: stress and depression. There has been a lot written and talked about in the media over recent years, regarding mental…

Dangers of employee of the month

Consider different reward schemes such as office massage! Reward and recognition schemes for employees are not always the most welcome of activities, which seems odd when you consider that the idea behind these schemes is to reward good behaviour –from 100% attendance to going that extra mile. In many cases, these reward schemes are subjective…

6 ways to reduce employee stress

Stress is a very real emotional issue but, not all stress is bad. When under control, it can be the force that propels us on to bigger and better things; deadlines, for example, provoke a very necessary ‘stress reaction’ in order that we get the job done! However, stress, when it is out of control…

Why Massage at Event Works

You can create an impact at your corporate event and trade shows with on-site corporate event massage therapy. At corporate events, therapeutic massage can eliminate tiredness and offers the participants restored energy and increased ability to focus. If you would like your corporate event to be what everyone will talk about. Provide massage therapy at…

Non-traditional ways to reward innovative employees

There has been much written about bonuses and rewards in the press in recent years; mainly linked to the banking industry, people have been disgusted at the millions of pounds in bonuses that employees seem to have been ‘earning’ in recent years. However, difficulties lie in the fact some employees and their performance are seen…

Stress and Your Ear: Massaging This Spot and Its Benefits!

  Some people are experiencing stress caused by an extremely overly busy lifestyle in the 21st century. Office massage is the ideal solution. Whenever you stroke, pull, unroll, lightly twist, or rub your ears, you induce many acupressure points that go through the ears and into your whole body. Massaging your ears transmits happy emotions…

A Brief History of Chair Massage

  Chair Massage is increasingly turning out to be the most used type of skilled touch for the modern-day bodywork environment. In areas, such as supermarkets, air-ports, conference centres, dentist’s surgeries, corporate and business board rooms, grocery stores, street corners, and hospital wards. Anyone can come across practitioners providing experienced massage for the good number…