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Muscle Cramps

A muscle cramp is an involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscle that does not relax. Almost everyone experiences a muscle cramp at some time in their life. There are a variety of types and causes of muscle cramps. Numerous medicines can cause muscle cramps. Most muscle cramps can be stopped if the muscle can be stretched. […]

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Beautifying Green Smoothie Recipe

Green and Glowing Smoothie Recipe by Jim Perko, C.E.C., for the Cleveland Clinic Lifestyle 180 program Ingredients: 1 cup cleaned spinach leaves, firm packed 1 cup cleaned kale, rough chop, firm packed 1 cup green seedless grapes 1 Bartlett pear, core, stem and seeds removed 1 orange, peeled and quartered 1 banana, peeled 1 teaspoon […]

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Massage On Valentine’s?

    Massage on Valentine’s Day? The perfect gift Idea! Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14. The name is referred to the Christian saint “Valentine”, and is traditionally celebrated with expressing romanticism towards your loved ones. When we think of Valentine’s Day, we often think of red roses, Valentine’s cards, gifts such […]

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The Secrets to a Super-Happy Winter

Embrace the season Freezing temps? Check. Gray skies? Check. Crabby mood? Check again. But not for long! It may be gloomy outside, but your outlook doesn’t have to be. “There are simple things you can do to stay positive,” says Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, and author […]

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Giving a massage can be a great gift this Valentine’s Day

    Looking for a gift to show that special someone how much you care? Something different to the usual flowers or chocolates? Why not consider offering to give them a massage? There are great benefits for giving a massage (or receiving one!). Here are just a few – Massage can be adapted for almost […]

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Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You To Know

  It’s no surprise that a massage can seriously soothe your mind and body, and you already know a solid rubdown has impressive health perks, like better blood circulation, amped immunity, anxiety relief, and even improved sleep quality. But beyond the obvious, there’s a lot to wonder about the magic of massage. Few therapies are […]

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Hair Care Tips

  1. To minimize breakage, make sure that your hair is thoroughly wet before applying shampoo. Use no more than a quarter-size dollop, and rub the shampoo between your        palms first. Lather for no more than 30 seconds 2. After shampooing, rinse your hair with cool water to seal moisture in the […]

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The Benefits of a Scalp Massage (The Thinker)

  Scalp massage can help relieve tension headaches. When performing a scalp massage on someone with a tension headache, spend extra time on the base of the skull, near the hairline, because tension often accumulates in this area. It can also help to include a massage of the forehead and temples when massaging to relieve […]

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Two Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

  For many of us, relaxation means zoning out in front of the TV at the end of a stressful day. But this does little to reduce the damaging effects of stress. To effectively combat stress, we need to activate the body’s natural relaxation response. You can do this by practicing relaxation techniques such as […]

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Benefits of Vitamin C facials

    Vitamin C, which is one of the better known antioxidants, helps treat and prevent acne by nurturing and protecting your skin, according to Acne-Resource.org. Vitamin C works as a skin barrier to fight against free radicals caused by such toxins as bacteria and pollution. Take advantage of the benefits of vitamin C for […]

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