7 Types of Rest and How Massage is One of Them
Are you always tired?
Which one do you need most?
Finally, you got 8 hours of sleep! Still, somehow, you don't feel rested. Unfortunately, sleep and rest are not the same thing. Did you know, there are 7 types of rest? Or has the opposite happened to you? You have not had enough sleep for days but spend one afternoon with your favorite person and you're over energized?!
First one being physical. There are two type of physical rest, passive and active. Passive is actual sleeping. Massage falls under active rest! Want a facial that is active physical rest? We can just skip extractions. These restorative treatments help the body return to its parasympathetic nervous system function, which, in turn, helps the body rest, heal, and restore balance..
Check out this article on Goop that really goes inept to each type of rest.