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What’s In Your Bag? And How Heavy Is It?

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How much stuff do you carry around every day? Neck and shoulder pain are a main reason people come in for a massage.  There are many factors that contribute to the pain you have there.  Stress, of course, is a big factor.  Daily things we do such as computer work,… Read more »

What’s the Big Deal About Turmeric?

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Well, it looks like we’ve got a new hot health item–turmeric. Acai berries must have run their course! Often, though, there is actual science to back up the latest health fads, so we decided to see what the deal is with turmeric. What is turmeric? Turmeric is a spice in… Read more »

Five Everyday Causes of Back Pain

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The odds are you’ll suffer from back pain at some point in your life. Being big proponents of prevention rather than treatment, we decided to take a looks at the common causes of back pain and what you can do to mitigate them. Sitting Too Much Can Cause Back Pain…. Read more »

I Was a Meal-In-A-Box Skeptic. Enter HelloFresh.

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Life goes fast, and that can be stressful when you have stuff to do. Between juggling kids, job, housecleaning, grocery shopping, caring for aging parents, getting snow tires (oh shoot–yes–gotta do that soon), cooking, and a whole myriad of other stuff, it’s no wonder many people are looking at ways… Read more »

Election Have You Stressed Out? It Should.

We thought this might be a timely article to talk about stress. If you read reliable news sources, it’s quite possible that you’re more than stressed about the direction this country seems to be taking. Among other things: Our President-Elect has appointed a hero of the white nationalist movement as Chief… Read more »

Best Tips to Make Travel Less Tweaky (and Buggy)

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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 »

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 »