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How to Reduce Anxiety with Massage Therapy

Anxiety is a state of uneasiness caused by worrying about possible future misfortune. But this dictionary definition doesn’t tell you how rotten it feels to be anxious. Or how expensive it is: the Conference Board of Canada estimates that anxiety costs the Canadian economy $17 billion per year. Or...

Book a Self-Care Date With Yourself

If you’ve ever thought, “I just need one minute to myself!”, you may be short on self-care. Self-care is taking care of your own physical, emotional, and mental needs with positive behaviours. In real life, it means the difference between being your best self and snapping at loved ones...

Get Sinus Relief with a Hot Towel and Cold Stone Face Massage

If you’ve ever experienced the discomfort of a sinus headache or nasal congestion, you’re likely interested in knowing how to get some relief the next time your head aches. Fortunately, a natural treatment for sinus congestion is hot and cold therapy. It works because heat therapy, like our hot...

3 Secrets to a Happier Life

Comedian Louis C.K.’s is famous for his jokes about disgruntled technology users and the fact that “everything is amazing right now and nobody’s happy.” While not everything is amazing, it’s easy to miss the good stuff when bogged down by a busy life. There are many ways to add...

How to Protect your Skin During Harsh, Cold Winters

Winter weather can be delightful, but dry skin sure is frightful. Dry skin is more common in the winter because the air is less humid than during warmer months and dry air causes your skin to lose moisture more easily. Fortunately, you can reduce the occurrence of flakey skin...

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Active Peels

Have you started to see fine lines and sun damage when you look in the mirror? If yes, you may want to know more about active peels, a safe and effective anti-aging spa treatment that transforms dull skin into a radiant complexion. What is an active peel? An active...

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...

Choosing Healthy Skin Care Products

Choosing healthy skin care products is personal because, as with food and exercise, healthy means different things to different people. No matter your definition, you’ll pick the right skin care products once you decide which health factors mean the most to you. One part of a healthy lifestyle is...

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...

5 Ways to Get Your Beauty Sleep

Your mother was right: you need your beauty sleep. Sleep is the elixir of life—getting enough sleep helps you look good, feel good, stay healthy, and fend off disease. The effects of sleep deprivation on your skin Though one night of bad sleep isn’t serious, the cumulative effects of...