Category ‘Tips’

Light Therapy to Get You Through the Dark Winter

When the days get short, many people—especially women—experience a sudden and sometimes alarming decline in energy and mood, along with sleeping troubles. This is a type of seasonal depression called the winter blues, winter depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and it typically starts in October or November and...

5 Natural Treatments for Teen Acne

Being a teenager can be tough, especially with acne. Most teens get acne and the American Academy of Dermatology recommends parents help their teens find acne treatment so their skin and the stress associated with it clear up as soon as possible. We wrote this article for teens but...

The Importance of Hydrating Before and After Massage

We all know water is good for us. It’s the foundation of life. We may survive weeks without food, but can only survive days without water. Every single one of the trillions of cells in our body needs water. It’s in our blood, helps our bodies digest food, cushions...

Massage Etiquette

Massage Etiquette – Do’s & Dont’s This article is just a general outline of what you should know before you go for your massage and will give you some ideas of what to do and what not to do. First off – do not refer to you massage therapist...

Some Self Care Massage Tips

There are several ways to incorporate self-massage at home for you and for someone else.  Here are a few simple tips that I recommend for many of my patients. When doing massage on yourself or on someone else, try to remember not to overuse your thumbs.  Your thumb muscles...