Why Does a Head Massage Feel So Good?

I was in the shower this morning; washing my hair and giving myself the best head massage. Oh the power of touch! I came across some of points on my head that were a little tender, as i continued to investigate i found that others were a little itchy. I was working on my neurovascularContinue reading “Why Does a Head Massage Feel So Good?”

5 Minute Refocus

I was called to action this week on Social Media. A good friend of mine challenged me to give  a few Tips and Techniques for all the people working from Home. I too have caught myself sitting at the computer for hours this week, research, reading and learning. Somewhere between 45 minutes and 1.5 hoursContinue reading “5 Minute Refocus”

Mind Your Mind-Braintapping

Tips and Tools-Meditations for stress Yesterday I listened to Justin Trudeau give his daily update on Covid 19 I heard alot of things… Some of them gave me reassurance. The one thing that resonated with me was the mention of our mental health. The Stress of not knowing and the grief that is hidden underContinue reading “Mind Your Mind-Braintapping”

Online Consultations- my self care tools

Click to find out more about Online Consultations Yesterday was tough for me; I was pulled into the uncertainty and became, hungry anxious, irritable, isolated… I shed some tears(it was very helpful) and after a few calls to my friends and family (they can always make me laugh) I realized that community is just soContinue reading “Online Consultations- my self care tools”

Rise and Shine; A Morning Ritual

101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 9 As I opened my eyes this morning a smile crossed my face; I wasn’t being pushed by a schedule or the traffic. There was no rush to have a coffee, pack a lunch and get my sheets folded for the day ahead. There was this silence,Continue reading “Rise and Shine; A Morning Ritual”

Fluid Bones

101 Things I’ve learned from my Massage Therapist- Day 8 Imagery is such an amazing tool; as a man thinks so he is. This week I have been writing a presentation for students of massage therapy. I was called to share my gratitude with them. How lucky are we to know the muscles and bonesContinue reading “Fluid Bones”

My Plantar Fasciitis

101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 7 This week my patients are once again dictating the education. I found my self clarifying the difference between plantar fascia and plantar faciitis. After all our thoughts create our reality. In the book “The Genie in your Genes by Dawson Church, PHD we are reminded thatContinue reading “My Plantar Fasciitis”

Day 7- The 3 Brothers

101 Things I have Learned from my Massage Therapist I was really trying to talk about the body from head to toe as i worked through these posts. However, after teaching my patients how to stretch and strengthen gluteus medius every day this week; I realized that the universe has another plan. When i conductContinue reading “Day 7- The 3 Brothers”

Day 6- H.A.L.T (Hungry Angry Lonely Trapezius)

Trapezius commonly referred to as the traps, are really just hungry for some love. Most of us think of this muscle as the “Hulk”, or a small triangle that runs from the side of our neck to the shoulder. You probably know this muscle well; feel like your walking around with your shoulders hunched upContinue reading “Day 6- H.A.L.T (Hungry Angry Lonely Trapezius)”

101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 5

Tooth Pain I Woke up this morning with pain in my teeth. My first instinct was panic; I  took a deep breath and cradled my face. The “heat” from my hand felt so good. The exhale that followed brought me back into the moment. I was in a panic; Two or three of my teeth wereContinue reading “101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 5”