Life + Stuff: Body
I had a Hawaiian Ka Huna and lomi lomi massage today and it changed me.
Sometimes it’s easy to forget how much our bodies affect our mood. It’s moronically obvious but I have been feeling dreadful all week. My neck and back have been killing me, I’m tired and I have a mysterious pain in my chest.
Ir’s hardly surprising that I have been feeling down.
I had a few wines on Tuesday and Wednesday night to cheer myself up.
I felt worse.
Then I had a really good massage and zing! Instantly less sore. Instantly less sooky.
The older I get, the more I wise up to this stuff. Diet, exercise and sleep are the holy trinity of baseline happiness. Get it wrong and I struggle. Over the years, I have built on this with supplements, medication and specialist treatment.
I am currently in the process of fine tuning; finding the perfect pillow, wearing flat shoes and cutting back on alcohol (it makes me depressed). It sounds very grown-up to say it but I am becoming aware. What a relief!
How does your body react to things? Are you kind to it? Do you listen to what it’s trying to tell you?
If you live in Sydney and you want to try traditional Hawaiian Ka Huna or Lomi lomi, check out the Sydney Ka huna Centre. It was one of the best massages I’ve ever had (and yes, I paid full price!).