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Why Nothing can be Something Special

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Why Nothing can be Something Special

Why Nothing can be Something Special

I did something very unusual during the Christmas holidays. I did absolutely nothing. And it was fabulous!

Usually the Christmas season is one of the busiest and I could have filled my calendar with massage therapy appointments every day. Traditionally, I also have always been accessible to clients and rearrange my schedule when they have urgent or last minute requests. But this year, I did the unthinkable (for me!) and closed shop.

It was the first time in 10 years that I did not work between Christmas and New Years’. When people asked me why, they expected to hear that I had a grand plan or exotic holiday plans. But I was like a kid playing hooky. I had no plans and no list of things to do. Just a glorious blank slate each day.

I could have made appointments or caught up on projects or visited friends but something inside me insisted that I needed only one thing. Me. Doing nothing. No pressure. No expectations. Just a glorious gift of being alone with my thoughts. Each moment became special because it was so simple and pure. And when the two weeks were over, I felt more rested and centered than I have in years.

Nothing became everything that I needed. And I highly recommend it!

About the Author:

A certified and gifted body-worker, Susan practices holistic massage. She has been practicing in the health and wellness industry for 15 years in Classic Deep Tissue Massage, Prenatal Massage, and Lymphatic Drainage. Susan is passionate about alternative health and the healing arts. She believes that the benefits of natural healing work alongside traditional scientific approaches. Drawing from her expertise in several modalities, Susan provides an intuitive, comforting and customized treatment with each massage. Her sessions not only stimulates the muscles and lymphatic system, but also create positive effects to the heart and mind that last long after the treatments are over.
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