3 Toxic Behaviors And Habits That ROB You Of Energy Every person has certain behavior patterns and habits that are, in some way, toxic for the overall quality of life. One of the crucial things (in the context of maximizing life quality), is to recognize those habits and work on them. Without further ado, allow … Continue reading 3 Toxic Behaviors And Habits That ROB You Of Energy
Relaxation techniques are a great way to help in your pursuit to reduce stress. Relaxation isn't just about peace of mind or enjoying a hobby. Relaxation is a process that decreases the wear and tear of life's challenges on your mind and body. Whether you have a lot of stress in your life or you've … Continue reading Relaxation Techniques Tips.
Ways to practice mind-fullness
Body and Mind The following is an excerpt from the book The Shaolin Workout by Sifu Shi Yan Ming. I found it truly interesting and it really helped me to focus on relaxing both mind and body so I thought you may like a read too. ‘As I go through my day today, I will … Continue reading Body and Mind
Keywords: sun exposure, cancer, sunburn, UV exposure, home remedy, UV rays, alternate remedy, natural remedy, Each of us most likely has at least one memory of nasty sunburn. Whether experienced personally, or by a close family member or friend, the symptoms are likely to include anything from red hot skin, either tender or painful to … Continue reading 5 Low Cost Ways to Soothe the Sting of Sunburn
Let’s start off with what the WHO (World Health Organization) says about health. Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, … Continue reading 8 Dimensions of Wellness.
What does it mean to be mindful?
Hot stone massage incorporates heated stones as part of the therapy. The therapist will uses the smooth stones as either an extension of their hands or by placing them on the body. The stones are typically very smooth-surfaced basalt stones, in which the high iron content in basalt helps the stones retain heat during the … Continue reading What is Hot Stone Massage?
Are you planning an event and looking for a way to make it fun and interesting? Have you thought about hiring a therapist for chair massage? It’s a simple and really popular way to make your next event special and introduce your friends, co-workers and family members to all the benefits of a massage – … Continue reading Make Your Next Event Special with Chair Massage!
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Being a fibromyalgia or ‘fibro’ sufferer can feel miserable. There is no cure, so all you can do is learn to manage your symptoms as much as possible to try and avoid it impacting on your everyday life. This can be easier said than done. What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a condition which affects around … Continue reading How Massage Can Help Fibromyalgia?
Massage therapists can benefit from making yoga a part of their self care regimen. By Donna Shryer, February 22, 2016 Outside Yoga is Amazing Physician, heal thyself. From its biblical origin to today’s modern interpretation, the proverb’s essence still rings true—and a 2013 study conducted at Duke University reinforces its message. The study concludes that … Continue reading Learn & Grow: Yoga for Massage Therapists
What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda, a natural system of medicine, originated in India more than 3,000 years ago. The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge). Thus, Ayurveda translates to knowledge of life. Based on the idea that disease is due to an imbalance or stress in a … Continue reading Ayurveda
Nearly half of women report a rise in stress levels over the past five years. And while women and men tend to cope with stress differently, we know that chronic stress contributes to a range of health problems in both sexes, including mental health disorders, heart disease and obesity. Integrative treatments like meditation and acupuncture … Continue reading Stress Busters: 4 Integrative Treatments.
If you’ve decided that now is the time to make a real commitment to your wellbeing, and you’re thinking of including regular massage in your schedule, congratulations! You’ve made a real great decision.With so many massage centers and therapists to choose from, how will you know if you’re booking in with a great therapist or … Continue reading What’s The Difference Between A Good And A Fantastic Massage Therapist?
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Massage has been around for a very long time and enjoyed by a huge amount of people, but there are always new things to learn. Here are a few things that you might not realise about your favourite massage therapy! Bob Hope got a massage every day and lived to be 100If that isn’t a … Continue reading 10 Massage Fun Facts About Massage!
Could Massage with Oil Help Treat Restless Leg Syndrome?
https://anchor.fm/recharge-relax/episodes/Make-Self-Care-A-Priority-This-Year-e1l38t2 2022 is the year of self-care! Are you in the habit of making New Year’s resolutions and then not keeping them? We’ve all been there of course; we set goals to lose 20 pounds, to go to the gym, or to stop procrastinating…but it’s so easy to let the big ideas fall by the … Continue reading Make Self-Care A Priority This Year!
If you’re in need of a bit of a boost, and want to combine a delicious massage with an invigorating, skin reviving body scrub, why not give a body scrub treatment a go? Salt scrubs are fabulous for brightening up dull skin, and a good scrub will help give your skin a zing while giving … Continue reading The Beauty of a Body Scrub.
Massage therapists everywhere will agree that a regular massage is certainly great for your health and wellbeing, but can you claim a massage as a legitimate medical expense? Well, actually, yes you can. Here are three ways you may be able to get that massage paid for.If you have a flexible savings account (FSA) or … Continue reading Is Massage Therapy a Medical Expense?
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Your core is your center of balance and strength for almost everything you do.Your core muscles are a group of muscles running down the center of your body. These include your abdominal muscles, back muscles, and your pelvis. These core muscles work together to help you maintain balance, posture and strength. A strong core is … Continue reading Strengthening Your Core.
These are great reasons. People everywhere, especially women, seem to feel guilty about taking time out to look after themselves. It’s OK when it’s a gym session, because that’s virtuous and ‘hard work’ – but if all we’re investing our time in is an hour or so of being relaxed beyond belief at the hands … Continue reading 5 Reasons Not To Feel Guilty for Having a Massage.
Humans love to be touched. It’s an undeniable fact, and it doesn’t matter if it’s a full on squishy bear hug or a massage, touch is one of the most important things you can give to your body.The skin on skin contact from a hug, massage or even a session in the bedroom can be … Continue reading The Importance of Skin-To-Skin Contact.
Massage and Stretching go together!!
If you’re a regular to massage, the concept of a muscle knot is probably something you’re well aware of, but what are they exactly? And what’s the relationship between a muscle knot and a trigger point? What’s a trigger point?Trigger points are simply tender spots on your body that ‘trigger’ or cause discomfort. These tender … Continue reading Trigger Points and Muscle Knots!
According to the CDC, 30% of Americans (or 40 million of us) are not getting adequate sleep (six or fewer hours per night). Night-shift workers, especially those in logistics, transportation and healthcare, are at the highest risk of sleep deprivation. Those who work more than 40 hours per week are more likely to be sleep … Continue reading Sleep Statistics You Need to Know.
Suffering from neck pain? You’re not alone. Hundreds of thousands of Americans suffer from chronic neck pain daily, and most of them aren’t aware of what they’ve done to bring it on. The first step is understanding what the initial cause of the pain was. What Causes Neck Pain? It’s generally not a difficult question … Continue reading How to Stop Neck Pain at the Source.
Often first triggered after a major surgery, an infection, a physical trauma, or profound psychological stress, fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes significant musculoskeletal pain and other symptoms. For some people, the symptoms seem to come on over time with no connection to one single triggering event. The good news is, massage therapy can help; … Continue reading Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia.
Getting a massage can be a great experience! It is important to know what will take place and how it will happen. Read below to learn what happens before a massage, during and after the massage. You will get a chance to learn more about the full process and how enjoyable it can be. So … Continue reading What to Expect on Your First Massage Therapy Visit!
A massage has many benefits. It helps us to release stress, and to work out the kinks. When you ask how often you should have a massage, you really need to ask yourself a couple of questions. First, how do you feel? This is a great question, because of the proven health benefits, and the … Continue reading How Often Should I Get A Massage?
Sometimes after a long day at work and or busy week, we don’t always want to get in the car and drive to our appointments. Well if massage is one of those appointments on your list, there is no need to even leave the house because an in-home massage therapist can come to you. In-home … Continue reading In Home Massage Therapy: 7 Good Reasons that will Make you Try it!
Massage therapy has been medically proven to help with a variety of aches pains and even medical conditions. This is a great natural treatment to a variety of problems that can come from living a full life. There are medical and non medical reasons to improve your health, one of which is that it will … Continue reading How Can Massage Therapy Improve My Health?
It seems like a great time to make the point that as far as we are concerned, this is an all-welcome, judgement free zone. There has been too much in the news in recent times about setting people apart so we just want to make it very clear to all of our current and potential … Continue reading All Inclusive – Everyone Is Welcome Here!
If you are not extremely busy in today’s society, you are the exception and not the rule. We are all in high gear; we overextend, overachieve, and overstress ourselves to the point of breaking. This can have lasting negative effects on our health! Here are a few ways to break the cycle:Gratitude!It is so easy … Continue reading Three Tips to Quiet Your Mind!
From a handshake to a long embrace to a therapeutic massage, touch is more than just a love language, It’s a proven way to enhance both physical and mental health and wellness. Here at MassageBook, we do not believe that massage therapy is a luxury. We believe that massage therapy is a necessity. There is … Continue reading Wellness Reminder: Importance of Touch!
I wish I would have gotten more massages during my competitive lifting years! Yes that’s really me! Whether you’re an elite athlete, weekend warrior or just very busy, you have likely experienced inflammation due to overuse or injury. And if you suffer from asthma or rheumatoid arthritis, you’re probably very familiar with chronic inflammation. The … Continue reading Can Massage Control Inflammation?
We can all help prevent suicide. Every year, the Lifeline and other mental health organizations and individuals across the U.S. and around the world raise awareness of suicide prevention during September. About National Suicide Prevention Month. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite … Continue reading Promote National Suicide Prevention Month.
All of the changes your body goes through while you are pregnant can mean that as well as the obvious things like an ever-growing belly and some sleepless nights, you can also find you suffer with unexplained and unusual aches and pains. The last trimester in particular is well known for being a little uncomfortable … Continue reading Prenatal Massage and It’s Benefits!
Massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being. See if it's right for you. Massage is no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in businesses, clinics, hospitals and even airports. If you've never tried massage, learn about its … Continue reading Massage: Get in touch with its many benefits!
Don’t worry it all ties in together, hence the blog about Swedish Gymnastics! Seeking Balance Identifying decreases in range of motion can be an important tool for massage therapists to help determine possible sources of pain. To test range of motion, the client should wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes. The therapist needs to be aware of … Continue reading More Hip Talk!
Swedish massage (also known as classic massage). It is a massage modality that is based on the anatomy and physiology of the body and uses the following strokes: Swedish gymnastics, effleurage, petrissage, friction, vibration/jostling, and tapotement (see definitions below). It is usually a full body massage and incorporates a number of different types of massage … Continue reading What is Swedish Massage and Gymnastics?
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Where did your name come from? My mother named me after her father, Andrew Jackson, Moore. All of his friends called him, Jack or Jackye, and that is how I got my name after someone who personifies all that is good and moral in this world, and was loved immensely by his family.
What activities do you lose yourself in? Meditation, Singing Bowls, and Reading!
Are you superstitious? Yes most definately so!
Have you ever heard of or attempted to keep a gratitude journal? Maybe this is a new approach for you, but if you give it a go, you'll be hooked and want to keep writing down things you're grateful for every day. What exactly is a gratitude journal? You may be exceedingly cheerful and in … Continue reading Why You Need a Gratitude Journal.