Thanksgiving is Coming

Thanksgiving is almost here. Although some people don’t celebrate this holiday most of us do, about 90% of us according to recent surveys. If you are one of the 280 million people that are planning on doing so here are a few Thanksgiving numbers that you might find interesting.

46.9 Million    The number of people that will travel 50 miles or more during the Thanksgiving holiday

5.5       The average number of hours it takes to prepare Thanksgiving dinner

4500    The average number of calories eaten throughout Thanksgiving Day

151 Million     The number of people that plan to shop on Black Friday

All that to say that spending time with family and eating lots of delicious food it great, but it can take a toll on you. Many people report felling stressed during the holiday season. Massage has long been proven to lower stress levels and boost serotonin and oxytocin levels. (that equals relaxation) Plus, it never hurts to take a little time away for yourself.

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