Business Can Be Brutal: 4 Tactics to Get Back in the Game
2. Go deep with a massage. Just ask NFL players: Massages don’t just feel good; they’re a critical tool to restore performance. “Post workout recovery. In home sports massage from Zeel,” tweeted Matthew Judon, a linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens. Mobile massage services like Zeel have taken off in recent years, which is good news for time-crunched entrepreneurs. More than 60 percent of bookings through Zeel are for appointments in the next four hours, while 21 percent occur after 9 p.m. Which stress-related conditions, exactly, can massages help entrepreneurs overcome? Although the Mayo Clinic notes more research is needed, it claims they’re a promising treatment for everything from anxiety to headaches to digestive disorders. An hour-long massage can decrease cortisol, the body’s primary stress hormone, by an average of 30 percent, while increasing blood levels of feel-good serotonin by 28 percent.