Aromatherapy

The sweet fragrance of Lavender, the uplifting smell of Peppermint and the relaxing feeling derived from inhaling Basil. Aroma-therapy is the therapeutic use of essential oils topically or inhaled to create relaxation and balance within the body, mind, and spirit. Basically essential oils are the volatile oils derived from a plant through the distillation process.  … Continue reading Aromatherapy

Precious Time

Time to me is precious, not priceless. Priceless denotes monetary value. How can you put $$$ signs on time. Precious, on the other hand, says that time is something given to us on a daily basis. Who gives us this time? Well I think that God does. You may call it the Universe, Higher Power … Continue reading Precious Time

Close door to past, Open door to future

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

I decided.....it's time.... to take the step.....and just DO it. Just 14 days ago the opportunity came my way as an open door to a possible life change. What I wanted for so long was now staring me in the face. Do I move forward or do I stay right where I am? I'm sure, dear … Continue reading Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Value of Regular Massage

You might be thinking isn't the "Value of Regular Massage" the same as "Benefits of Regular Massage"? To me, something I value  and it gives me the benefits I desire, I continue doing because of the results/value I receive. I have found in my life, when I wake up drink a full glass of water … Continue reading Value of Regular Massage

Massage and Sleep

Do you suffer from insufficient sleep? Do you wake at various time of the night for various reasons and cannot fall back to sleep? Is lack of sleep affecting the quality of your life? Restorative sleep is necessary for wellness. Lack of quality sleep is becoming a major health concern, since most people do not … Continue reading Massage and Sleep

Massage and Myofascial Release

Have you ever wondered why you lose range of motion as you age? Did you ever ask yourself what really happens inside your body when you have surgery and why the scar afterwards is so tight and affects other areas of your body? Under our skin, our bodies have a continuous connected network of myofascial … Continue reading Massage and Myofascial Release

Benefits of Regular Massage

Maybe you are wondering, "What are the benefits of massage, let alone regular massage?" or your thoughts may be, "Why have a massage at all if I'm feeling pretty good?" A research study analyzing eight clinical trials and is entitled: Massage for Low Back Pain - Will It Benefit My Patient? from the Journal of … Continue reading Benefits of Regular Massage