Getting a massage is idealized as being one of the most relaxing things you can do for yourself. With that being said, why is it that some people let their mind continue to run during their massage? If you are not in a relaxed state of mind while getting your massage, you may not be getting what you paid for. We have compiled a few tips that may help enhance your massage experience. Doing some or all them will not only help you enjoy the massage more than you already would (who doesn’t love massages?), but it will also ensure that you get the best results for your money. One of the most important things that you can do to fully enjoy your massage is to communicate with the staff. If you book an appointment over the phone, make sure to let them know any special requests you have. This may include a specific therapist of your liking, what type of massage, as well as any problem areas you’d like worked on. After arriving to your appointment, it doesn’t hurt for you to double check for any specific requests you made. While in the massage, feel free to communicate with the therapists about the pressure. If it’s too hard-ask them to lighten up a little, and vice versa. The next tip is one of the most vital to ensure that you enjoy all the health benefits of massage. Arrive early for your appointment. Not only does this help your state of mind, it helps everyone else’s too! One late appointment could potentially push back subsequent appointments, causing chaos for others. Being early is primarily for your state of mind though. You don’t want to rush into the building, fill out papers, make a payment, then rush into the room and get ready for the massage. Being early allows you to take your time and go into the massage in a relaxed state, so it will make the whole experience more enjoyable. There are a couple other tips that may help your experience, including using the restroom beforehand, not being too full or too hungry during your massage, and asking any questions you may have about what to do. This is especially important if it’s your first time getting a massage. Also, don’t be afraid to take a moment for yourself once the massage is finished. Most people are typically in a trans-state-of-mind or even asleep by the end of their massage. Take a reasonable amount of time to come back to reality and get dressed before exiting the room. Massages are meant to put your mind and body at ease, so take all the right steps to ensure that happens. Getting a massage at Happy Head Massage is easier than ever. Book online at the Happy Head website or call any Happy Head location.