If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s how we need human contact. Even as the pandemic weakens and you hope your life gets back to normal, you might fear it will never be the same again.
You’re not alone in this fear. After two years of touch deprivation, isolation and mask wearing, you’re slowly emerging into a pattern of normal daily life. But, things still don’t feel right after two years of eating alone and seeing coworkers on a video screen.
You might feel detached from the people you once worked beside every day. This deepens your anxiety and loneliness. As you quarantined and practiced social distancing due to COVID, the subtle signals of touching another person faded into the background.
Touch satisfies a basic need. It’s the road to peace for your inner self. You need touch as much as you need food and exercise.
Some municipalities and businesses still have mask mandates and social distancing in place because of the Omicron variant. So, how do you get a steady dose of touch back into your life?
Massage therapy can help you decrease the negative feelings from touch starvation. It’s a safe method to nurture your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual mindfulness.
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