Author: Zen Den Massage Studio

Massage Therapy is the Answer to PTSD, Anxiety, Stress & Depression

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Treating PTSD with Massage

There are many illnesses that benefit greatly from Massage Therapy. Many People underestimate it because in this country we have been programmed that a pill or surgery is the answer. There is a time and place for everything however its in most peoples best interest to seek out a Professional Licensed Therapist who can provide a treatment plan to directly effect the specific condition that the client is suffering from.

Understanding that Massage in Fact does feel great … Look further, because the TRUTH is Massage directly effects the Nervous System, Circulatory System, Lymphatic System, Respiratory System, and more. There are many techniques that have been used for THOUSANDS of years to cure many common conditions. PTSD, Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Hypertension, Circulatory Issues, Acute and Chronic Pain, Migraines, Arthritis and joint pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Sciatic Back and Leg Pain, Fibromyalgia and more.

There are techniques that can be used to stimulate a specific gland or organ in the body to assist with the bodys ability to heal itself. Massage Cupping, Hot/Cold Stone therapies, Aromatherapy and essential oils are all used in combination to provide an atmosphere to facilitate the natural and original way to health and well-being.

Massage Therapy is NOT the “Alternative Medicine” its been around thousands of years prior to the very first pill ever being thought of and long long before prescriptions.

Antibiotics and strong pain killers have their place in the world… I would be a liar to say I have never used them however, I would encourage everyone to consider if using pain killers is the answer when the pain is really your body saying “You are tearing up your back!” pain killers shut down the nervous system allowing your body to continue doing what is hurting you in the first place, eventually enough damage will be done you will need surgery.

Massage therapy and holistic medicine is NOT the “Alternative” it is about education and prevention of illnesses in the first place… It is about reducing Inflammation, increasing the range of motion, overall improving the athletic performance of ones body and facilitating the health and well-being in clients so that they have long pain free healthy lives.

If you have a Condition, Questions or Testimony that you would like to share I would Love to interact and learn together.

I wish you Peace & Love, Namaste.

PTSD
American Soldier

Your Brain and PTSD

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8 fold Path to Zen

A practical guide for living your life in accordance with the Zen philosophy.

1. Right View
Understand the self and the world; be aware of your own actions and the reasons behind them. Know the Four Noble Truths and see the world as it really is. It is the realization that everything (even the self) changes and that clinging to the idea of a permanent self is an illusion and gives rise to unhappiness.

2. Right Intention
Be sure about what controls your actions. Are they for the good of all or just yourself ? Resist to acting upon feelings of desire, prejudgment or aggression.

3. Right Speech
Remember that words are never ‘just words’. Words can make or break lives. You must be careful with the things you say. Don’t tell deliberate lies or speak deceitfully. Avoid using harsh words that offend or hurt others. Speak friendly and only if you have something positive to contribute.

4. Right Action
This one is simple: Don’t do wrong ! It is to keep from harming or even killing people (or animals). Do not steal or (sexually) misuse others.

Dharma_Wheel
The Dharma wheel is often used to represent the Noble Eightfold Path.

5. Right Livelihood
Live an honest life by doing a job that will help mankind instead of being harmful or just for the purpose of getting rich.
These jobs should be avoided:
– dealing in weapons,
– trade in living beings for meat production, slavery or prostitution
– dealing in alcohol or drugs
– any occupation that violates the principles of right speech and right action

6. Right Effort
Effort is the driving force for the other aspects of the Eightfold path of Zen. Without the right effort nothing can be accomplished. It means to refrain from helping or starting things that can cause harm. And to actively help where good can be done.

7. Right Mindfulness
Is the ability to have a look at yourself from a distance. Observe your body, feelings and mind without attraction or diversion. Keep an open mind in the present, quiet and alert. Focus on present events. Do not judge or interpret.

8. Right Concentration
The way to reach complete concentration in Zen is through Zazen (meditation). But this is only the exercise to learn how to achieve one-pointedness of mind. It is something that the Zennist must try to maintain in everything he or she does or says.

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