The holidays can be a joyous, celebratory time, or they can be stressful, depressing, and anxiety-ridden. If they’re the former for you, you don’t really need these hacks, but they’ll still smell great. If, however, your holiday experience tends to be the latter, there’s an essential oil (or several) that just may be able to […]
It’s that time of year again isn’t it? Decorations, trees, decorations on trees, shopping, food, family, more food, parties, crowds at every store, and more parties. Gaaahhh!! If I didn’t have these tricks to help me cope, I’d have cracked long ago! Today, I share the 4 things that have somehow managed to keep me […]
I don’t know about you, but I avoid big box stores like the plague on Black Friday. The stress, the crowds, the jostling, the overall rudeness of people intent on getting the items they want (even if it means ripping it out of someone else’s hands), not to mention the pure, unadulterated materialism, turns me […]
If you’ve been reading my blog for any amount of time, you may have noticed that I don’t tend to follow the crowd. So at a time when everyone is asking you to be thankful for what you’ve got right now, I’m going to ask you to look backward and be grateful for something that […]
Have you ever wished for a stress-free life? Yeah, me too! But then I remember that everything is relative and my appreciation for stress is renewed. After all, without stress, I would have no way to appreciate how great I feel in those moments when things are going smoothly. Without stress, every day would be […]Continue Reading...
You may not know it, but I have a very silly, slightly creative streak. Around Halloween it often takes the form of things like Pac Man jack-o-lanterns*. This year it blended itself with my love of massage and this is what happened… Muscle Mash (To the tune of Monster Mash, of course) I was working […]
I see a lot of people who are in a lot of pain after they’ve been traveling. When they come to my office, I help them get out of pain. If they let me know they’re going to be traveling or if they read my blog (like you are), they get helpful hints and tips […]
Vacation season is almost here! Are you ready for fun, sun, and relaxation? Or will you have a week (or 2) filled with frustration, stress, and building credit card debt? If you want the former but tend to experience the latter, keep reading because I’ve got some sure-fire ways to stress proof your next vacation. […]
Massage is a popular gift for Valentine’s day, and with good reason. The usual go-to massages are couples massage and hot stone massage. Both can be fabulous. But what if you want to go to dinner and a movie afterward without feeling all greasy or looking like the bride of frankenstein did your hair? This […]
With Valentines day only 2 weeks away, many couples automatically think to book a couples massage as a way to celebrate. Many love the experience; many are disappointed. A couples massage can be very romantic, but there are a few things you need to ask before you decide you want to receive your massages in […]
Well, Thanksgiving is over, but Christmas/ Yule/ Kwanzaa/ Hanukkah/Santa Lucia/New Year is still to come. If you’re like most people, December is way more stressful than November ever was; especially if you celebrate multiple holidays due to blended families like many people I know. Not to worry, though, because I have a few tricks up […]Continue Reading...
Happy Thanksgiving!!! Today I want to share with you a fantastic video blog that I received from Marie Forleo on Tuesday morning. In case you don’t know that name, she is a business and life coach who’s a lot of FUN!! Many people, myself included, go on and on about the benefits of gratitude, so […]
Just about everyone could use some help relieving their holiday stress. Today, I’ve got 11 (yes, 11 – I couldn’t narrow them down any farther) essential oils that you can diffuse through your home to make this holiday season much less stressful. I’ll also share a few blending tips to maximize their effectiveness. Essential Holiday […]Continue Reading...
If you’re like most people, your stress levels soar as the winter holidays approach. The amount of pressure you can feel to host the perfect Thanksgiving dinner, to throw the best party, or to give the perfect gift can be enough to either drive you mad, put you in the poor house, or both. But […]
It’s that time of year again. “The Holidays” are just around the corner, and with them comes that good old-fashioned holiday stress. You know the type I’m talking about: preparing your home to be full to the rafters with people, preparing to travel long distances to see family members you only see a couple times […]Continue Reading...