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Feed Your Muscles to Promote Healthy Healing

Oct 15, 2014 Wellness

The old saying, “You are what you eat,” doesn't apply only when you’re looking to shed a few pounds. How you fuel your body is also important to how your muscles respond and recover after a vigorous workout or injury. To promote peak muscle performance and improve the body’s healing process, it may be helpful to evaluate your diet so you’re consuming healthy nutrients and reducing/eliminating unhealthy options.


Massage & Camping

Jul 8, 2014 Wellness

While Needham & Wellesley residents in Massachusetts are gearing up to hit the great outdoors, many are preparing their bodies for the journey by getting a massage to work out the knots and tightness. 

Keep your body active and pain-free this camping season by incorporating regular massage and healthy lifestyle choices into your camping experience. Your trips will be much more enjoyable and it’ll take a lot less time to prepare and recover for your next adventure, if you stay consistent with giving your muscles the nutrients and attention they need. 


Free to Relax

Jul 3, 2014 Wellness

You are free to relax.  It's healthy.  Take a moment and consider what it is to relax.

10 Relaxation Techniques That Zep Stress Fast

Jun 12, 2014 Wellness

You don't necessarily need a spa weekend, retreat or even a massage. Each of these stress-relieving tips can help you in less than 15 minutes.
Relax on-the-spot with these techniques: 
1. Meditate 
2. Breathe Deeply 
3. Be Present 
4. Reach Out 
5. Tune Into Your Body 
6. Decompress 
7. Laugh Out Loud 
8. Crank Up the Tunes 
9. Get Moving 
10. Be Grateful 

Reduce the Stress of Getting Through Finals

Jun 11, 2014 Wellness

As summer settles in and academic years wrap up in the last few parts of the country, stress levels for both students and their parents can be elevated. To help manage this commonly stressful transition time, parents and students can turn to the following quick and easy tension-easing tips.


13 Power Foods

Jun 11, 2014 Wellness

Research shows that it's just as important to choose foods naturally low in sodium and high in at least two of the three power minerals: calcium, magnesium, and potassium.


Benefits of Touch

May 29, 2014 Wellness

In recent years, a wave of studies has documented some incredible emotional and physical health benefits that come from touch. Dacher Keltner explains how hands-on research shows the science of touch. 


Five Daily Tips to Thrive Therapeutically

May 27, 2014 Wellness

As the stress of work, family, relationships and personal obligations pile up, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by everything that goes on in your daily life. Before you know it, you can get caught up in a vicious cycle of negative feelings, habits and attitudes.

To keep your emotional and physical health grounded, it can be helpful to maintain a healthy perspective by focusing on daily therapeutic approaches that can lead to better overall health and well-being. Whether you’re a busy mom or a stressed-out executive, everyone can benefit from pushing out the unhealthy aspects of your life one day at a time with the following five therapeutic tips. 


Spring's Best

May 22, 2014 Wellness

While amazing, bright flavors (and colors) are an obvious reason to embrace the spring season, eating fresh spring produce is good for plenty more reasons. 

Here are some of the best picks for spring, how to use 'em, and what to look for when digging through the produce aisle.


Acing Motherhood

May 6, 2014 Wellness

Being a mom is one of the most important jobs around, yet also one of the toughest and often most thankless. With job requirements of 24x7 availability, master multi-tasking, first aid skills, culinary abilities to make healthy meals with whatever ingredients are in the pantry, unlimited driving potential and the ability to drop everything at a moment’s notice to fix a broken toy, clogged toilet or tween’s emotional breakdown, it’s amazing how many women excel at this true labor of love.


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