Over the next few months I’m going to use this blog to explain some of the key differences between different types of massage. I’ll get to the common types like Swedish and deep tissue later, but … [Read more...] about What is myofascial release massage?
Even for the healthiest person, massage offers major benefits like: Calming the central nervous system Increasing circulation Elongating tight muscles Loosening toxins from the tissues for … [Read more...] about Massage for Wellness and Relaxation
My husband and I have started having planned days where we only do the things that day that bring us joy....no planning ahead, no commitments, no work. Anything we do must meet the criteria of, "Does … [Read more...] about Joy Day #3
You are overwhelmed at work, have unattended to chores at home and a calendar full of engagements. When we're stressed, self care is usually the first thing to go. But that only compounds the … [Read more...] about WHY SELF CARE IS SO IMPORTANT
There is so much confusion around this, but to really simplify it: Ice is for fresh injuries, and heat is for stiff, aching muscles. In either case, moist, not dry applications are most … [Read more...] about I’M HURTING, SHOULD I USE ICE OR HEAT?
Plantar fasciitis leads to pain (from dull to severe) in the heel of the foot, especially upon awakening in the morning and taking those first steps after getting out of bed, or after sitting for a … [Read more...] about YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIVE WITH THE DISCOMFORT OF PLANTAR FASCIITIS