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how to prepare for your first massage

Have you gone for a professional massage lately? Is it something that you are uncomfortable with? If you have never gone for a massage because you are worried about the experience and not knowing what to do when you get to the spa, you are in luck. My site is filled with tips and advice to help you get through your first few massages with little to no anxiety. You will learn about the types of massages available, how to dress, what to do about gratuity and so much more. It is my hope that you will learn everything you need to know to make your first massage as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

So, You’re Not Feeling Your Best?

Do you feel sluggish? If you're not actually sick, maybe your body is just not at the top of its game. It might be that you can't even pin point what the problem is, or it might be that several things are adding to your discomfort at once. With that in mind, here are some ideas that might help you, from assessing what you can do to make yourself feel better to arranging for wellness services. Read More 

4 Tips To Help You Heal After A Car Accident

Despite your best efforts and careful driving, an automobile accident is always a possibility. Car accidents can have lasting repercussions on your physical, emotional, and financial well-being. If you've been involved in a car accident, here are four tips to help you heal: 1. Visit your doctor. Even if you feel fine immediately after a car accident, it's best to get checked out by a doctor. Directly following a car accident, you may be in shock, which means you may not be aware of all your injuries. Read More 

Stress And Chronic Pain And What You Can Do About It

Stress is often one of the factors that can make chronic pain worse. However, when you have chronic pain, it's harder to manage your stress levels, because the pain itself can contribute to the stress. If you actively work to reduce your stress, however, you could find that your chronic pain is easier to manage. Here are some tips for helping to reduce stress for pain management.  1. Get regular massages Read More 

Why Massage Works For Fibromyalgia Patients

Few medical conditions are as frustrating as fibromyalgia. Although there are medications that ease some of the symptoms, many of these medications cause unwanted side effects. Even on your good days, you may feel fatigued and exhausted. Increasingly, fibromyalgia patients are turning to massage as an alternative treatment option. Here are three reasons why massage works so well for patients with fibromyalgia. Massage stimulates the release of serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that is known for helping people feel relaxed and at ease. Read More 

Winter Approaching? Offer These Warm And Cozy Elements For Your Massage Clients

When you work as a massage therapist, your chief priority is to give your clients a positive experience from the moment they arrive until they depart. Of course, providing a top-notch massage is integral, but there are a number of ways that you can further make your clients comfortable. During the winter months, when people may be cold upon arriving or there may even be a draft in your clinic, there are a number of elements that you can incorporate to keep your clients cozy and comfortable. Read More