How a Spa Day Can Lead to a Healthier Mind

As much as we may dream of or desire a life that is completely without difficulty or stress, the simple fact is that normal life has plenty of challenges and plenty of ups and downs.  And while most of us can simply work through life’s difficulties, they can affect us mentally.  We may find that we are stress eating, occasionally dealing with uncharacteristic anger, carrying out physical discomfort or pain, and even working through anxiety.  Fortunately, recognizing that this can happen also opens the door to solutions–where one can take action to establish a healthier mind, and thereby a healthier body. 

How the Spa Can Help

In order to understand how a day at the spa can help an individual establish and maintain a healthier mind, one should first consider some of the more current, natural methods used to promote healthy minds, including massage, facials, or essential oils, and how these methods can correlate to similar spa services. 

  • A well-delivered massage from a Botanica therapist involves a gentle laying on of hands and addresses various pressure points on the body to help relieve stress. Delivered in a calm and relaxing environment, a massage can help an individual to quiet and focus their mind, leaving them feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
     
  • When we feel overwhelmed and stressed, our minds can become convoluted and foggy. Having someone massage and care for the skin and muscles on your face can alleviate built up tension that has accrued around your jawline and head, allowing individuals to regain a healthy mindset while enjoying a dewy, radiant complexion.
     
  • It’s no secret that when you feel pretty, you exude more confidence and self-esteem. If you are pressed for time, a quick mani or pedi can easily leave you feeling pampered and cared for during the times when you may be neglecting your important needs.
     
  • Pure, high-quality essential oils can have remarkable effects on an individual’s physical and mental health.  Using the right essential oil can help to boost an individual’s immune system, regulate their hormones, deepen their sleep, improve their metabolism, lift their mood and much, much more. 

Self-care is often an overlooked part of our physical and mental well-being. A spa day or even just a trip to the spa for your favorite indulgent service can promote a healthier you, both in mind and body.  

Love,

Gen

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