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Getting a Jump on Holiday Stress

Oct 13, 2018 Wellness

The stores are starting to get geared up for the holidays so now is a good time to plan how you’re going to manage a time period that is often fun but can also be stressful. Self-care tends to be the last thing on our already busy holiday lists of things to do, but it shouldn’t be. You can’t be present and enjoy the holidays if you’re worn out by November.   Start...

Experience the Karmic Effect of Being Nice

Oct 6, 2018 Wellness

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. ~ Dalai Lama   Kindness is one of those attitudes that has a positive effect, not only on those around you, but also on you too! Acts of kindness, gratitude and cooperation activate the ‘feel good’ part of the brain, called the striatum. It’s the reward center, so it will react happily to an excellent...

Staying Healthy Through the Change of Seasons

Sep 22, 2018 Wellness

As the weather starts to change and get cooler, so do viruses! They come out of their summer hibernation and begin to look for warmer hosts, like our bodies! With the start of school and spending more time indoors in inclement weather, passing those viruses along to one another becomes more likely too. There are several ways you can minimize your chances of picking up a cold...

What Massage Can Do to Help Alleviate Tension Headaches

Sep 13, 2018 Wellness

You’ve got three deadlines at work, you’re trying to pack your house for a move and your child just announced he’s not feeling well. Any ONE of those could send you down the path of a tension headache but all three together will definitely pack a punch.   What is a Tension Headache?   According to the Mayo Clinic: “A tension headache...

Five Self-Care Practices to Schedule Into Your Week

Sep 8, 2018 Wellness

Stress. It’s a part of daily living, for most of us. We’re taking care of kids and homes, work and friends but, more often than not, we forget to take care of ourselves. Self-care is vital, however. Without it, you can become unmotivated at best or burnt out and plain unhealthy, at worst. Taking care of yourself by adding some stress relieving activities into your...

ATTITUDE REALLY IS EVERYTHING: 5 Steps to Take Today to Be More Postive

Aug 25, 2018 Wellness

Regardless of what we are going through in our day, we can choose to face it with a positive outlook and that in itself will help you have more satisfying and fulfilling days. Having a positive attitude is a simple adjustment, but it can only happen with intentional choices each day.

HOW TO STOP IN A WORLD THAT DOESN'T

Aug 11, 2018 Wellness

What do you think of when you hear the word, “RELAX”? Swinging in a hammock on a warm summer evening? A warm bubble bath with your favorite book? Do these images make you laugh when you think about the reality of your own chaotic life filled with chasing children or meeting deadlines?   Relaxation is one of the greatest things you can do for your overall...

Self-Care: Learning to Say NO

Jul 28, 2018 Wellness

Our lives are filled with decisions. Big ones, small ones, ones we make without even realizing we made them. From what to eat for lunch to who you want to marry. The ability to make a decision can be both empowering and paralyzing because every time you say YES to something, you are saying NO to something else.   Saying no is often very hard to practice. We hate letting...

MENTAL HEALTH, LONELINESS AND MASSAGE

Jul 8, 2018 Wellness

It is estimated by the World Health Organization that depression will be the disease with the biggest global burden by 2030.  A survey created by Cigna found that “more than half of the 20,000 survey respondents said they sometimes or always feel no one knows them well.  And 2 in 5 felt like they lack companionship, that their relationships aren’t meaningful,...

How Massage Can Increase Flexibility

Jun 23, 2018 Wellness

Stretching and maintaining our flexibility is a critical part of our overall health. We know it’s important, but many don’t take the time to stretch daily or to include stretching in their exercise program. In addition to regular stretching, therapeutic massage is extremely beneficial to maintain and even increase your flexibility. Flexibility becomes reduced for...

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