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Stand Up and Stretch

Are you working from home?  Stand Up and Stretch. When the body is stressed, muscles become tense. When muscles are taut and tense for long periods of time, this may trigger other reactions of the body and even promote stress-related disorders, such as headaches and pain. We recommend the...

The Importance of a Bedtime Routine

While you may not get tucked in with your favourite teddy bear anymore, you’re never too old for a bedtime routine. Today, we’ll explore why it’s important for adults to have a bedtime routine, the importance of sleep, and ideas for designing a bedtime routine that works for you....

The Top 20 Benefits of Regular Exercise

We’ve all heard—countless times—that exercise is good for us. We know it’s true, even before we embark on a regular physical fitness program. Some people develop the exercise habit early and stick with it for life. But many of us are late bloomers who don’t get started until we...

Workplace Wellness Programs: The Remedy for Job-Related Stress

Canadian employees are stressed out! Stress takes a physical, mental, and social toll on employees and harms the bottom line for employers. Today, we’ll take a closer look at the costs of stress, and how workplace wellness programs, including massage therapy, can mitigate its effects. A quick look at...

Aromatherapy for Relaxation

Aromatherapy is a fast, simple and low-cost way to improve your mood at home or on the go. Let’s take a closer look at what aromatherapy is, how to use it, and which essential oils can boost your mood and reduce anxiety. What is aromatherapy? According to the dictionary,...

Registered Massage Therapy: Safe, Ethical, and Effective Treatment

You may think of massage therapy as stress-busting self-care, but did you know that massage therapy is a regulated health profession? Today, we’ll explore the world of registered massage therapists, including their scope of practice, educational requirements, and common conditions treated with massage therapy. Is massage therapy a regulated...

Massage Therapy for Mothers-To-Be

Pregnancy is an exciting time for many women, but it often comes with aches and pains due to progressive shifts in posture. Fortunately, massage therapy can relieve pain, reduce stress, and help you relax. The importance of self-care for expectant mothers Pregnancy requires a lot of energy—physical, mental, and...

Self-Care Tips for Shift Workers

If you compare yourself to a zombie or vampire and you’re often unsure what day it is, you might just be a shift worker. Shift workers provide essential services around the clock but managing shift work can be challenging. Today we want to talk about the health risks associated...

4 Ways to Relieve Sinus Congestion with the Power of Water

During cold, flu, and allergy seasons, it’s common to feel clogged, congested, and tired of breathing through your mouth. Today, we want to tell you about four hydrotherapy treatments you can try at home. 4 ways to relieve sinus congestion naturally Take a hot foot bath A hot foot...

The Benefits of Decompression Cupping Therapy

Circular red marks on the backs of celebrities—including Olympian Michael Phelps and actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston—are more becoming increasingly common due to the popularity of a muscle treatment called cupping. Today we’ll explore the benefits of decompression cupping therapy. What is Cupping? Cupping is a form of...