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I get many questions from clients daily. Some I spin into blog posts. Some of the blog posts just come from things I need to get off my chest. Typically it’s a brief view into things that I go further in-depth on in the online classes.
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Where was this when I needed it 7 years ago? When I went from a junk food junkie to a Primal Food/Clean Eater, it was no small feat. Back in those days Paleo and Whole 30 were still on the outside looking in and it was all fat free all the time. Gluten Free and...read more
7 Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You to Know I have massaged a lot of people over 25 years. I have been fortunate to only deal with a handful of not-so-nice people. After all these years, here’s a quick primer on massage therapy etiquette and the answers to the...read more
Time to talk toxins. It’s not just about what goes IN you. It’s also about what goes ON you. It’s a lot to process, but change things out as you can. Your skin is an organ. It does absorb things. There are many articles and lists of the best things out there. ...read more
Virus Killing Soup One chicken Appx 15-30 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1 Tbs salt 3-4 Thyme sprigs ( I idn't have tyme so I used fresh sage and oregano) Cayenne pepper (to taste. I use about a tsp) Fresh Rosemary sprigs Fresh ground pepper Place chicken and other...read more
Getting a massage makes everything a little brighter. You are chill, smooshy, feel great and the world is a prettier place. THEN you walk out of the door and reality hits. Here's how to prolong the sensation and how to keep treating your body gently. HYDRATION As...read more
Editing Ruthlessly It’s spring cleaning time. My Mum used to drag EVERYTHING out of its place, disinfect the entire area and then put it all back to rights. Even she would giggle at the thought of me doing ACTUAL spring cleaning as a dining room table of laundry is...read more
I feel you. That was the recurring theme in my yearly attempts to start meditating. Over the years, I would create a pretty space, read some blogs/books/articles and carve out some time. Repeatedly I would be tough on myself. I was that person who said, "Meditation...read more
Dearest Reader, Back in the dark ages, when King Arthur ruled and I was a newly minted massage therapist, this was an easily answered question. RICE It was lovely. We had a great acronym to help out with new injuries called, RICE. Rest, Ice, Compression and...read more
Beware, this was written after a client with A LOT of health problems asked me to help them, then proceeded to tell me all the reasons why they couldn’t make changes. So it’s very tongue in cheek. I’m Too Busy. I’m too busy to take time to prepare food. No worries,...read more
I'm a Little Obsessed with Feet: Are you having back, hip, knee, ankle or foot pain? Here's a little adjustment that may EASILY help you out. Let's Talk About Flip Flops: When you wear a backless shoe, mule or a slide in, you must grab the shoe with your toes to make...read more