When you massage someone, the levels of oxytocin go up in the brain, and oxytocin is one of the chemicals that drives attachment.
I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away.
I have a massage when I want to relax. I love being pampered. I love island massages when you're outside in the fresh air.
If something stinks, I say it stinks. But I try to massage it a little and not be as cutting, come behind it with a joke: Hey, I cut you deep, but now let me put a couple of stitches in you.
If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread he might find it better in terms of pound per mile to go to a massage parlor.