14 Ways to Love and Protect Your Body: #5 – Have Your Medicine Cabinet Stocked Before Illness Strikes

By |2019-12-08T23:18:13+00:00April 8th, 2018|Health, Massage, Natural Health, Wellness|

You have the best chances at nipping illness in the bud if you start taking medicine right at the onset of symptoms. You can help prevent getting sick by boosting up your immune system before or at the time of exposure. But at the latest you want to start attacking it is the second your head starts feeling funny, your throat gets scratchy, or you become lethargic and achy. It is very not wise to wait [...]

14 Ways to Love and Protect Your Body: #3 – Understand Basic Human Physiology & Nutrition

By |2018-01-18T23:46:45+00:00December 12th, 2017|Health, Massage, Wellness|

Confessions of a Massage Therapist In an ideal world,  we would all carry knowledge about how to care for our body. Healthfulness would be emphasized more comprehensively during our formative years. We would learn human physiology (how the body functions) and nutrition to the same degree we do math and reading. This knowledge would be passed along to us from our tribe - our parents, grandparents, siblings, relatives, and caretakers. It would be a cultural thing.  [...]

Alleviating Headaches Naturally with Bodywork

By |2020-03-09T20:48:31+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Head Pain, Headaches, Health, Massage, Natural Health, Neck Pain, TMJ, TMJ Massage, Uncategorized, Wellness|

There is certainly a time and place for consuming pain-relieving drugs to alleviate headaches quickly and easily. And then there are times when the pains calls for a wiser more involved choice. When the pain is demanding you look deeper than the loudest symptoms and when more support is needed. Not just band-aid fixes or chemical blocks to mask pain.  The more chronic tension and stress have been in our body, the more outside intervention we [...]