I got started with massage therapy in 2009. I was working as a transportation aide for children with severe disabilities and had graduated with my BS in Psychology the year before. I wasn’t sure where to go next and massage just fit into the next step. I found something that fit me and how I … Continue reading Why Become A Massage Therapist?
If you have received a professional massage, chances are the therapist instructed you to drink water afterwards. Did you wonder why that might be? During a massage, your body conducts a sort of internal cleanse. Tight muscles can trap excessive amounts of salt and lactic acid in and around them. Kneading these tense areas can … Continue reading Why Drink Water After a Massage?
Just like any other activity, positive thinking exercises must be practiced regularly and consistently in order to see results. Set reminders for yourself on your phone, write sticky notes to yourself in places you go often (at your computer, the fridge, etc.), or write with a dry erase marker on your bathroom mirror! Training your … Continue reading Exercises in Positive Thinking
I’ve always made big goals. I went to college, massage school, and then grad school. I participated in extra curriculars, extra research projects, & internships. I worked while I was in school, waitressing, babysitting, retail, you name it I probably did it at some point. I believe in the power of working hard and going … Continue reading My Why’s For My Business
We Weren’t Born to Sit, Movement is Critical to Our Overall Health We sit a lot these days. We sit in our cars, at our work desks/stations, in school, in front of our TVs and video games, in front of our computers, with our phones, think of all the times you sit! There is a … Continue reading Sitting is Hurting Us
The Circle of Courage, is a model of empowerment supported by contemporary research, and born from the heritage of early youth work pioneers and Native American philosophies of child care. The model is centered around four core values: belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity. This model asserts that a set of shared values must exist in … Continue reading Circle of Courage
I had one of those days today. Nothing was going right. I’m tired. I’m hormonal. I’m sore. The weather is icky. The stresses of our life piled up on me today. I cried a bit. I got angry and snippy with my family. I didn’t answer friends texts. I avoided writing today. I paced the … Continue reading Allow The Bad Days To Be