Massage & Bodywork

MAY | JUNE 2017

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care you crave? Or, do you, like we used to do, wait until you are in pain before you schedule time for some self-care? After our own repetitive patterns of pain and injuries, and the accompanying psychological distress and feelings of frustration and body betrayal, we realized we needed to shift how we were living our lives or we wouldn't be able to participate in the many physical activities we've always enjoyed. We had to make lifestyle changes. We didn't want to grow old and have our bodies fall apart in the chaotic downward spiral we've witnessed happen with so many others. About 10 years ago, we were at a crucial fork in the road: Do we keep doing things the same way and hope for the best? Or do we make a different choice? This conscious choosing required that we take action and create a new fundamental relationship with our capacity to give and receive loving attention—our ability to practice self-care. Watch Heath and Nicole Reed's accompanying webinar, "Healing Moves to Cultivate Loving Attention" on C h e c k o u t A B M P 's l a t e s t n e w s a n d b l o g p o s t s . Av a i l a b l e a t w w w. a b m p . c o m . 53

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