In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
Each of us has a secret source of energy. You can’t hold it in your hand or see it in a book. Most mysteriously, it can boost your energy, mood and motivation without you even knowing it.
It’s a smell. Not just any smell, but a... Read more
When it comes to losing weight or making healthy choices, you probably think that it takes hours at a gym plus long nights preparing and planning nutritious meals. What you may not realize is that quick and easy changes can really improve your immedi... Read more
Just got a professional massage yesterday. First one ever. Swedish. Unbelievable relaxation. Took me out of my daily chaos and melted me right into the table. Sound faded into a shadowy haze. Muscles reawakened. Ability to speak--gone.
In... Read more
It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ... Read more
Any other massage therapists out there? I find when I'm done work I am so hungry. Not bad during the day, but when I work in the evening it's hard because I don't want to eat so close to bedtime. Any suggestions? I eat, and drink water at work.... Read more
Today I decided to spoil myself to a much needed massage (thankful for the hubby buying me one ) and manicure. Contemplated doing my workout this evening, mission accomplished! Love this app to keep me motivated!... Read more
I am a massage therapist. It is hard, physical work. I think I'm burning too many calories for a "lightly active" setting because I'm now exhausted on the days I work. I'm logging it as Tai Chi #exercise to see if that helps.... Read more
Massage is not always a luxury...Massage is a manual therapy that manipulates the soft tissues and decreases muscle tension, pain, stress and depression.However, when posing the question, "What is massage?" it is common to hear the following replies:... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
What do you think of when you hear the word "massage"? Does it conjure up thoughts of a day out with your girlfriend at a swanky spa? Unlike days gone by, massages are becoming quite popular among athletes and non-athletes alike. Until this past Jul... Read more
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