1. Use Essential Oils For Your Own Balance, Resilience & Well-Being

    Use Essential Oils For Your Own Balance, Resilience & Well-Being Massage therapists can address burnout by using aromatherapy for self-care Original post can be found here:   The physical demands of our work along with the energetic depletion that can happen Read more
  2. Earthlite® Massage Heroes – Tara is making a better world through healing

    Earthlite® Massage Heroes – Tara is making a better world through healing In order to realize our full potential both personally and professionally, self-awareness and self-care are key. The story of Tara Grodjesk expresses the importance of touch, and its impact on humanity. For 30 years she has been involved in Holistic Health and is committed to supporting clients to Read more
  3. How to Deal With Awkward Massage Moments

    How to Deal With Awkward Massage Moments Due to the personal nature of massage, awkward moments are bound to happen. What separates a true massage professional from an amateur masseuse is how they deal with these occurrences when they happen.If you were the client when one of these awkward occurrences you would, no doubt, be horrified. In Read more
  4. 12 Easy Ways to Detoxify, Energize, and Relax for Health

    I’ve seen a number of articles lately (and even written a few myself) concerning the best ways to relax; but it has become increasingly obvious (mostly through blog commentary) that relaxation is only a small component of overall health. What’s more, when people are stressed enough to research Read more
  5. Why Massage Is Worth the Money, Every Single Time

     Let me start off with a disclaimer: I get a massage once a week. Lots of people think I’m nuts. Even more think I’m made of money. I’m neither (okay, maybe a little of the first, but almost none of the latter). I am an average working mom; and the majority of my paycheck goes to bills, Read more
  6. Communicating with Your Massage Therapist

    I’ve worked in the spa and massage industry for close to a decade now, but I’ve been a massage client for much longer than that. This has given me an interesting blend of industry-client experience, a view of things from both sides of the aisle if you will. In turn, I’m often asked by my non- Read more
  7. 5 Best Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

    The holidays are in the air—and with them, stress is in the air. Unless you are somehow super human—and I most certainly am not—you are likely already beginning to feel the crunch. There are gifts to buy, parties to attend, lights to put up, cookies to bake, and family gathering to plan. And Read more
  8. Why Massage Might Make You a Better Employee

    Once a week I have a massage—not in an actual spa, mind you, but right here in the office. It’s quite brilliant. Our in-office massage therapist provides me with a 15-minute break from the chaos that is occassionally my work day. And I love, love, love it. In fact, I look forward to it all Read more
  9. Massage as Medicine? Really?

    With all the talk about Obamacare going around, I’ve had health insurance (and just health) on the brain lately. It so happens that I’m also personally interested in topics of health and wellness, especially how our society addresses health collectively. So, when a friend asked me the other Read more
  10. Massage: Why You Must (and How You Can) Fit It in Your Busy Schedule!

    Occasionally my friends joke that I must have cloned myself if I’m able to fit a weekly massage in my schedule. Ethics aside, I sometimes think it wouldn't be a terrible idea to clone myself. Life can be tough; more accurately, it can be exhausting. If you’re a parent, make that exceedingly Read more

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