A recent study launched
by Health & Safety, has revealed that every day of the week at least
270,000 people are absent from work with a stress-related illness.
Therefore stress is definitely a major contributor to decreased company
productivity and therefore decreased company profits.
Because of this,
businesses are seeking out inexpensive ways of increasing productivity
and lowering health costs. Indian Head Massage is an ideal tool for
this! It can help reduce stress and fatigue, increase mental clarity,
relax and rejuvenate and therefore help productivity by reducing time
lost through absenteeism and medical appointments. As an added bonus, it
shows the company's commitment to its employees, promoting a feeling of
value and appreciation which will improve morale, as well as reducing
Many people these days
work in very stressful environments. Those who are desk bound in front
of computer monitors suffer from bad posture, muscle fatigue and aches
and pains. Employees who commute long distances are prone to 'road rage'
during their journeys. What with phones ringing constantly, crashing
PCs, deadlines to meet and conflicts with colleagues, is it any wonder
that many workers feel frazzled? On top of this, it is thought that up
to 17% of workers do not have a lunch break which could help to
dissipate this stress they feel constantly under. This stress can then
Bad decision making
Lack of organization
Anxious, irritable or even depressed staff
Lost sales or client accounts
Decrease in productivity, and therefore, profits
Signs And Symptoms Of Stress
Headaches, eyestrain, dry throat, clenched teeth, shortness of
breath, chest pains, palpitations, high blood pressure, aches and pains,
indigestion, fatigue, insomnia, frequent or repetitive illness.
Irritability, anxiety, apathy, sadness, defensiveness, depression,
anger, hypersensitivity, mental sluggishness, feelings of helplessness,
lack of direction, insecurity and low self-esteem.
Impatience, loss of appetite, over eating, increased use of nicotine
or alcohol, procrastination, neglect of responsibility, bad personal
hygiene, poor job performance,.
A 20 minute Indian Head
Massage can help soothe both physically and emotionally, refresh and
rejuvenate, allowing a person to put things into perspective and face
rest of the day with a feeling of well being. Regular massages are
beneficial to the individual, but also to the company as a whole.
The massage concentrates on the upper back, neck, arms, shoulders and
head. Clients remain fully dressed, sit in a chair, and no oils are
required. It is convenient, accessible and ideal for the work place.
Employers simply have to provide a quiet area to take advantage of this