MASSAGING YOUR BRAIN

Pain science is telling us that pain is an output of the brain, not an input from the body. Similarly we can note that relaxation and pleasure are outputs of the brain, though we may "feel" them in the effected organs, muscles, and other tissues. Ironically then it turns out that soft tissue manipulation, which most states use as the definition for massage therapy, is not essentially what we ar...
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Our hands speak volumes

How many times does bodywork give rise to spiritual or religious experiences? About this level of life, the philosopher Wittgenstein said, “Whereof one can not speak, thereupon we must be silent.” Well, in the silence of bodywork, something deeper sometimes “speaks”. Call it what you will – soul, energy, bliss, spirit, God, just the right combination of neuropeptides and electrical flows ...
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