Best Tips to Make Travel Less Tweaky (and Buggy)


Having recently returned from a trip to Portugal which involved 24 hours of travel and a possible case of bedbugs, let’s just say that reducing travel stress is on my mind. Much as I would have liked to, I couldn’t pack my massage therapist in my suitcase (although my husband would… Read more »

It’s 3 a.m. And I’m researching insomnia — on a screen.

Sweet, sweet sleep.

About three years ago, I remember thinking how much it would suck if I wasn’t a good sleeper. And then I turned 45. Oy. So with that opener, it shouldn’t be a surprise that every now and then I can’t sleep at night. Like tonight. So, to make productive use… Read more »

Massage Therapy For A Spectrum of Needs


Most of us know of massage therapy’s ability to reduce stress, anxiety, and tension, but not everyone is aware of its entire plethora of benefits. Few people believe they won’t enjoy a massage in some way, but most are still unaware of just how many advantages massage can provide. Massage… Read more »

5 Beauty Benefits of Massage Therapy


Massage is known around the world to relieve stress, tension, and pain, but the benefits don’t stop there. Besides physical and emotional rejuvenation, massage therapy can revive your aesthetic as well. There are several ways a regular rub down can help you be the most beautiful you: Firmer, More Radiant… Read more »

5 Reasons a Warm Bath Will Make Your Day Better

  When I was growing up in the UK, baths were by far the preferred method of personal hygiene nightly rituals. And studies show the Brits might be onto something. There are many benefits of having  bath over a shower. Yes, the bath tends to use more water (it really… Read more »

5 Ways Massage Makes Your Day Better

Massage Benefits

Massage is great for many things.  It provides benefits in numerous areas of your body as well as your mind.  The benefits are not limited to those listed here, but these are some of the most common reasons people seek a massage. Headaches Some headaches are the direct result of muscle… Read more »

We’re Flunking In a BIG Way on the Four Markers of a Healthy Lifestyle


Thanks to a new study out of the University of Oregon and the University of Mississippi, researchers have been able to confirm what many of us already suspected: we’re not healthy in the USA. Researchers took four markers of a healthy lifestyle: a healthy diet, moderate exercise, being a non-smoker and recommended percentage… Read more »