12 Days of Taking Care of You!

Posted

When the holidays roll around, self-care often takes a back seat. When you take care of you, you can better take care for others. Here are 12 days of Holiday Self-care that can help you find peace in the bustle. 1. Deep Breathing – Set your timer for 3 minutes and focus on deep breathing. […]

Giving Tuesday – Supporting Salem Causes

Posted

Giving Tuesday is a day when non-profits vie for your attention and generosity. This year a lot of the “annual” fundraisers have been cancelled and the important work these groups do in the community is being challenged. At Body & Soul Massage part of our mission is to do good in the community donating our […]

Stay Local 2020 – Shop and Dine in Salem this Season!

Posted

At Body & Soul Massage we are all about Community. For every $100 you spend at locally owned businesses, $68 will stay in the community. When you shop local you are supporting your neighbor, investing in entrepreneurship and ensuring a strong community.  This year, more than ever we hope you will shop local. Here is […]

5 Questions of Self Reflection

Posted

COVID-19 may not be taking a break for the holidays, but… This holiday season may be filled with mixed emotions. For many, the “loss” of the holiday season can cause depression and extra stress on top of a very anxiety-inducing year. COVID-19 may not be taking a break for the holidays, but it’s important that […]

How Gratitude Affects the Mind and Body

Posted

This time of year is a favorite for many. It’s a time where everyone is reflecting on the events of the year and how grateful they are for their health, life, family, and friends. With this year being universally the toughest for many with COVID-19 and everything that came along with it, you might find […]

Now, gratitude is more important than ever…

Posted

Gratitude – the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. During a difficult time, gratitude is more important than ever. Research shows that gratitude can help us cope with traumatic events, regulate our negative emotions, improve our well-being and even boost our immune systems! And the best thing gratitude […]

Relaxation is Part of Therapy

Posted

Most Americans equate massage therapy to relaxation. Many consider it an added bonus; however, the relaxation aspect is actually an important part of the Massage session. Whether you’re getting a massage for the sole purpose of relaxing, or the main goal for your massage session is therapeutic or medical, you can benefit from all the […]

Dressing for Cooler Weather Fitness

Posted

How to Dress for Cooler Weather Fitness Cooler weather doesn’t have to stop you from outdoor exercise, but it is important to dress for the conditions. While New England weather can be a gamble, learning how to dress for it will help keep you prepared and comfortable while you get some fresh air and maintain […]

How Self-Care affects your immune system

Posted

Stress in America is at an all-time high. Work and Home have become one, the kids are learning from home, and governments are imposing ever changing rules in an effort to keep us safe. Stress and Anxiety attack our immune system making us more venerable for colds, the flu or this year Covid. Self-care is […]

Fall back into Wellness

Posted

Fall is a time of change, a time to release and let go of anything that is holding you back in your life. As the weather gets cool and the light begins to diminish, it’s time to slow down, reflect and rest. It’s time to renew and restore your body and to connect to peace […]