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How to Stimulate All 5 Senses Through Massage

Picture this: You're lying down with your eyes closed, blissed out and as relaxed as can be. You're inhaling crisp, sweet air as layers of pillow-y softness cradle your body. Strong hands are strategi…

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10-Minute Tip for Sore Muscles: No Painkiller Required

Exercise has amazing benefits, but the soreness that follows can be unkind. Of course, you could pop an ibuprofen for quick relief, but it does come with side effects. Scientists suggest a drug-fre…

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How to Relieve Tight & Painful Muscles

Knots. Tension. Discomfort. Tight muscles are fun for no one. They can be responsible for headaches, injuries, and amplify feelings of stress. Day by day, as stretching and muscle health is neglected,…

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5 Things I Have Learned About Tackling Stress

A Buddhist monk once said, "If a problem can be solved, why worry? And if it cannot be solved, what's the good of worrying?" Wise words, but admittedly difficult to practice. Problems are inevitabl…

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Sensual Massage Moves to Make Your Partner Melt

Sight, hearing, taste, and smell each have their own small body part where the sensory magic happens—but not touch. Touch happens all over. A kiss on the neck. A finger tracing circles on the small…

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11 Ways to Boost Your Lymphatic System for Great Health

The lymphatic system, or lymph system as it is also called, is a system made up of glands, lymph nodes, the spleen, thymus gland and tonsils. It bathes our body’s cells and carries the body’s cellular…

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Sitting Is Killing You

Recently I've come across a few articles on the negative effects sitting has on your body. Most notably, "Sitting is Killing You." The graphic has some startling information we should all be aware of.…

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6 Alternative Treatments for Anxiety

When seeking anxiety treatment or depression treatment, many look to alternative therapies. Some people may try herbal supplements, like St. John's wort, chamomile, or valerian. Others prefer acupunct…

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Massage & Meditation During Pregnancy

Do meditation and massage relieve pregnancy stress and pain? Yes! Find out what you need to know before you go to your therapist's.…

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Getting Back to the Body in Sexual Healing

After scanning the literature on the human relationship with sex, I have come up with this very deep and profound conclusion: “Sex is hard.” And it may very well be the gateway for us humans to being …

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