Ep 437 – Dual Relationships in Your Massage Business: “Business or Pressure” with Allissa Haines

Two people sitting on a couch staring intently at each other.

The mix of money, business, and family can be tricky. Business or Pressure host Allissa Haines provides some tips to add structure and avoid resentment in these potentially awkward situations. 

Author links:

Website: www.deepbreathdigital.com/community

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deepbreathcommunity/

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Author Bio: 

Allissa Haines is a practicing massage therapist and business owner and columnist for Massage & Bodywork magazine. You can find her building a community of massage therapists at deepbreathdigital.com/community.

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