Many people associate getting a massage with emptying your mind to enjoy a total state of relaxation. Emptying one’s mind is not always as easy as it sounds, though, even when experiencing a relaxing massage.
Why is that?
Your mind simply isn’t designed to be empty. If you try to think about absolutely nothing, you are likely to experience all sorts of random thoughts that aren’t conducive to relaxation at all.
However if you practice mindfulness during your massage, you are likely to enjoy a much more therapeutic experience.
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