Kale, Peach, and Cabbage Salad Full of vitamin C-rich kale, peaches, and red cabbage this salad boosts your collagen.. 1 bunch kale, preferably dinosaur/lacinato 1 cup finely shredded red cabbage 1 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced 2 scallions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Continue reading “4 SAVORY, HEALTHY AND EASY RECIPES!”
Category Archives: massage and bodywork
8 SIMPLE SELF-CARE TOOLS
MEDITATION: Believing that mediation requires an hour of silence in a zen-like atmosphere is a common misconception. A mere THREE MINUTES! of stillness and focused breathing has proven to quell anxiety, ease depression and ignite a positive mental state. Anywhere, anytime – one can “meditate”. 2. LAUGHTER: Let it be thy medicine. Why? Well, firstContinue reading “8 SIMPLE SELF-CARE TOOLS”
Adrenaline, (aka adrenalin or epinephrine), is a hormone, neurotransmitter, and in modern day – a medication. Epinephrine is normally produced by both the adrenal glands and certain neurons. Specifically it is secreted by the medulla of the adrenal glands. It plays an important role in our body’s fight-or-flight response by increasing blood flow to muscles,Continue reading “ADRENALINE”
PREVENT OR GET OUT OF NECK PAIN FOR GOOD!
Listen to this short audio recording to learn WHY EXERCISE IS SO IMPORTANT FOR NECK PAIN: In short, you will hear that when our neck and upper back muscles become weakened, our head leans forward. This misalignment puts a ton of strain on our cervical spine which results in neck pain. I have providedContinue reading “PREVENT OR GET OUT OF NECK PAIN FOR GOOD!”
Could it be Adrenal Fatigue?
What are adrenals? Our adrenal glands are endocrine glands that sit right on top of our kidneys. They produce hormones that aid our body in controlling blood sugar, burning protein and fat, and regulating blood pressure. They as well produce hormones in response to stress – playing a huge role in the flight or fight response. Continue reading “Could it be Adrenal Fatigue?”
Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself?
Love thy neighbor as thyself? I think we can all agree this suggestion at times can be challenging as we race about our day, determined to complete the task at hand and focused on our individual path. We see reality through our perspective alone. So when we get thwarted by someone on their own trajectory,Continue reading “Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself?”
Day 75 – Relish in Receiving
Wish I could do today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days”new years resolution for the next 25 days and call the mission complete! My first on this fine day was an unexpected treat at the gym I go to – Free Massage by Alexis. As a licensed massage therapist, IContinue reading “Day 75 – Relish in Receiving”