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?”

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”

Cold and Flu? My Tool Box

101 Things I’ve Learned From my Massage Therapist- Day 10 I am so grateful and happy to have a little time to spring clean my house, finish paperwork and projects that i have been putting on the shelf, read, walk, plan, create and most of all explore my garden. What are you grateful for today?Continue reading “Cold and Flu? My Tool Box”

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 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”

101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 4

Breathe Just take one breath. Is your instinct to inhale? Reread the header and pay attention. Does your stomach move when you breathe? Does your rib cage move from the bottom to the top or from the top to the bottom? Does it feel relaxing? Is there an equal in and out to your breath?Continue reading “101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 4”

101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 3

Eye Exercise As we sat at the dinner table reading cards and opening gifts a pair of family reading glasses were passed around; we also have several pairs at the front desk in the clinic. Many of us know if we are near sighted or far sighted. We might have a pair of glasses forContinue reading “101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 3”