Treating Depression with Massage

Physical pain that is often chronic goes hand in hand with psychological depression. Often, clients who come for massage for pain relief also suffer from depression. Of course, as massage therapists we do not do psychotherapy. However, depression has major physiological and anatomical components; it is in this area that massage can truly have a significant and profound effect. It . . .

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5 Signs that You are Vitamin Deficient

  Running Low on Vitamins? When your body is trying to tell you something—for example, that you’re skimping on critical vitamins—it may go to some strange lengths. “With today’s diet of processed foods, it’s easy to become vitamin-deficient, either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due to digestive issues,” says Dr. Susan Blum, . . .

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4 Ways to Fight Depression, Naturally

As we enter in to day light savings time and begin to experience less light and more darkness, many of us start to exhibit signs and/or begin to suffer from seasonal depression. The sunlight fuels our souls, producing more energy within us. Creativity, ideas, taking actions and steps, living an active and better life becomes less and less prominent and one begins to feel . . .

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Winter~ The Season of Stillness

Winter teaches us that the only way to fully enjoy the powers of the season is to surrender to it and learn from what it has to offer us. In winter the earth lies fallow; nature appears frozen and dead. In this deep stillness of nature, winter calls us to look into our depths, to reconnect to our inner being, . . .

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Energy Healing & its Benefits

Energy healing has been around and practiced for centuries. Although referred to by different names, the term used most often in our modern day is Reiki. Reiki, pronounced, Ray~ Key, received its official name by Dr. Mikao Usui. Located in Japan, after many years of meditation, study and world-wide searching, he discovered the key to Reiki in the Sanskrit Sutras. Reiki is defined . . .

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