Often we wait until we’re at the point of burnout, experiencing physical pain or have an injury before we’d consider booking a massage. Massages can feel indulgent, even selfish and we can end up criticising ourselves for not having the strength to deal with stress like our peers can. However, if we knew the surprising benefits of massage for both our mental and physical health, we might start viewing them as a necessity not just a treat.
We caught up with Chris Cooney, 28 from London, about his mental health condition and how he handles it in the workplace.
Poor mental health no doubt has a severe impact on employees, but it also has huge repercussions for employers. It’s Time to Start Talking About Mental Health in the Workplace