Get back the spring in your step with 5 natural allergy remedies

Love the arrival of Spring but tired of the sneezy, eye-watering, nose-itching conditions that inevitably arrive too? We feel your pain. And we also know that taking meds constantly isn’t much fun either. But that pollen – and the constant headache – has got to go. So we’ve got 5...

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Find your silver lining – the power of positive thinking

Always live life looking at the glass half full. A cliché that’s easier said than done, right? We know first hand that sometimes it’s easier to focus on the problems and how we can’t fix it, rather than what we can do. But it turns out that being optimistic isn’t just...

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Benefits of Cinnamon: 5 ways cinnamon can rock your (massage) world

So is there a better spice than cinnamon? The benefits of cinnamon are so great it’s the “tough love” of the spice cabinet. It is spicy but when added to a little sweetness, it packs a punch that makes your taste buds go crazy. And as luck would have it,...

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5 Things Your Massage Therapist Should Know

Every massage should be as different as the individual receiving it. While many experienced massage therapists are very good at discovering each body’s unique set of muscular and physical issues, the quality of your massage is very much dependent on how well you inform your therapist of what’s going on...

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5 Daily Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself (When Your Job is to Rejuvenate Others)

Massage therapy and other bodywork modalities can be difficult professions. At times you may feel like all you do is give—your compassion, your empathy and of course, your skill—to your clients. You may come home tired and run-down physically and emotionally. The truth is that the people who work to...

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World Cup stirs up excitement for soccer players, need for massage

GOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL!!!! Did you see that World Cup match last night? Yeah, the one where the guys from USA actually won … and did so in rather dramatic fashion? It was spectacular – a great game of suspense, drama, injury and crazy kicks. But highlights will be on the news for...

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4 tips to stay ‘spring-y’ during stressful season

Although spring is arriving and it is refreshing to feel some warm air and see bright flowers, April is actually a very stressful month. Hence, April is also “Stress Awareness Month” – and for very good reason! In addition to “Tax Day,” businesses tend to gear up for a big...

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Eat. Exercise. Massage…then Sleep!

Sleep is a pretty mysterious concept (though we highly recommend more of it ourselves)! Although there are many theories, researchers don’t know why we need to sleep to stay healthy and alive. But it’s no mystery that sleep deprivation can be harmful to both the body and the mind. And...

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