My favorite definition of success, which I’ve cited on numerous occasions, was offered by Henry David Thoreau in the mid-19th century at Walden Pond: “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” I’ve italicized two words in Thoreau’s . . .
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 . . .
, Metaphysical Science
, New Age
, Self Healing
, Self Help
, Stress relief
You’ve probably heard that yoga is good for you. Maybe you have even tried it and discovered that it makes you feel better. A regular practice can offers all kinds of mental and physical health benefits. Some, like improved flexibility, are clearly evident. Others, including mental clarity and stress reduction, may be more subtle but are just as powerful. When . . .
(or be or have) this year?? By Maureen Clancy Even though it’s the time of year when resolutions are made, I do something different. Instead, I create intentions for myself for the year. For the last 15 years, one of my intention has been for radical self-care. Each January, I renew my intention (and my commitment) to radical self-care . . .