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February Essential Oil of the Month: Peppermint

First of all – HAPPY LOVE DAY!  ((1000X heart emojis)).  We start our Valentine’s Day blog post with our Essential Oil of the Month and end with a fun suggestion for a way to show your dear one (or yourself) some love, in the coming weeks.  Read on, pals:   February’s featured Essential Oil is…

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January Essential Oils of the Month: Geranium and Grapefruit

Well, well, well, January. It looks like you’ve been officially dubbed our month to blog about alllll the feels, haven’t you? (Am I talking to a month? I am). But honestly. What better time? We’re still just post holidays, it’s still snowing out (I mean it’s literally snowing out right. now.), and, we have still…

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder In this post we discuss a condition that, if you have it, you know exactly how it feels (it feels like “ouch”, and “yuck”, and “no thanks”).  Perhaps however, you know not what it is commonly called. It is a condition of the shoulder…so let’s start there. Like virtually everything else on our…

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Understanding Chronic Fatigue

What is Chronic Fatigue? Chances are that you have at some point or another experienced fatigue: that listless, lifeless feeling of way-beyond-tired, seeping down to your very core.  We have almost all felt fatigue at some point in our lives. But what is chronic fatigue?  Chronic fatigue is, at its most simple explanation, the inability…

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Lymphatic Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage This month, let’s tackle a topic that can certainly be filed under, “so THERE’s something I never think about….but now that you mention it, that IS pretty impressive…:” That topic?  Your lymphatic system. Here’s the scoop: your lymphatic system helps eliminate your body’s waste.  A healthy, active lymphatic system uses the natural…

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Mind Body Connection: Massage helps you focus

How does massage therapy help you focus?  There are many reasons your concentration could be suffering.  Some of the most common explanations include: Anxiety Depression Insomnia drug use ADHD Chronic fatigue Sleep apnea Hormonal imbalances Anaemia Alzheimers/Dementia How massage increases concentration An overwhelming amount of doctor visits are connected to issues that deal with stress,…

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Heat Therapy

Heat therapy does the opposite of cold therapy. It brings warmth and blood circulating to the muscles, instead of constricting and chilling the inflammation. Heat therapy is the use of heat in therapy for pain relief. It can take the form of a hot cloth, hot water bottle, hot stones, ultrasound, heating pad, hydrocollator packs, whirlpool…

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