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Massage for Pain Management

Massage for Pain Management

How Does It Help Therapeutic massage has been shown to improve joint flexibility, relieve lower-back pain, and stimulate the release of endorphins. It can also be used to treat and prevent many other conditions like arthritis, sports injuries, tension, increased blood...

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Year-End Reflection

Year-End Reflection

Self-reflection is vital if you want to live your life by design. Just as you should review each day, week, and month, at the end of each year you should set aside a block of time to review the year and reflect on it. This will allow you to do all of the following:...

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7 Simple Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

7 Simple Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

Sometimes it can feel impossible to keep calm during the holidays. As we look forward to celebrating the holidays with loved ones, there can also be triggered stress and anxiety associated with this time. Managing holiday stress will help you have a more cheerful...

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Pumpkin Carving Templates

Pumpkin Carving Templates

Download our pumpkin carving templates and carve some spooky pumpkins this fall! Once you are done, try out our recipe for roasted pumpkin seeds! Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Don't waste the seeds after cooking your pie or making jack-o-lanterns. Instead, roast and salt the...

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Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage? Lymphatic Drainage Massage (LMD) gently helps the lymphatic system in maintaining the body’s fluid balance, blood circulation, and immune mechanisms. This type of massage can help stimulate the lymphatic system. This can lead you to...

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DIY Aromatherapy Candles

DIY Aromatherapy Candles

September has arrived again which means it’s time to start preparing for the fall. And what better way to bring in the season than by making homemade candles! Not only do candles add warmth to your home and create a peaceful atmosphere, but they also provide a range...

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What is Custom Massage Therapy?

What is Custom Massage Therapy?

Custom massage therapy incorporates a variety of modalities, or types of massage techniques, to ensure the best-individualized treatment to each guest. Using different combinations of massage, allows your Massage Therapist to explore which modality is most beneficial...

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Everything You Need to Know About Office Ergonomics

Everything You Need to Know About Office Ergonomics

What is Ergonomics? Ergonomics is the study of people and their working environment. The study and practice of ergonomics began as a result of increasing costs that are associated with workplace injuries from the soft tissues of the body. The average worker typically...

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The Ultimate Guide to Hot Stone Massage

The Ultimate Guide to Hot Stone Massage

What is hot stone massage? Hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy that involves the use of smooth, heated stones. The massage therapist places the hot stones on specific points on your body and may also hold the stones while giving the massage. The localized...

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My First Massage Experience

My First Massage Experience

Like most people, I have the horrendous habit of getting way too caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life and not remembering to focus on myself from time to time. Between work and school, it seems like there are never enough hours in the day. Without setting...

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