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Tips to a better massage energy

Image by teachingsagittarian via Flickr As mentioned last week, massage is energy exchange. This makes it important that the therapist is aware of the mechanisms and takes that into consideration both before, during and after a massage. There are different approaches, many depending on personal beliefs and experiences. The preparations and practices can be very … Continue reading »

Massaging children

Massage isn’t just limited to adults. Children can benefit greatly from receiving massages, and this is true from infancy and throughout all their lives. It’s beneficial for their sense of self and knowing their body, for knowing and learning to express what they like and dislike. It bonds parents and infant in a loving way … Continue reading »


Image via Wikipedia When you use the chest instead of with the stomach (diaphragm) to breathe, you can cause trigger points and tensions the upper chest and back. This can result in headaches, numbness and pains in chest, arm, shoulder and hand. For instance the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by tensions … Continue reading »

Massage tips for you

Image by madaboutasia via Flickr We often want to give a friend or a loved one a massage that’ll help them deal with a current soreness, or merely make them relax and feel good. Not everybody can take classes in massage, though finding a brief class to teach you basic techniques for a good back … Continue reading »

Wellness – starting small

It doesn’t take much to begin to increase your wellness. By starting small you can engage in good habits and one small step at a time improve your wellness to a level where it just takes easy maintenance. It’s important to start small. To focus on only a couple of things at a time so … Continue reading »

Dealing with headaches

Many headaches are caused by tensions in the muscles, especially those which seem impossible to get rid of. They’re caused by tensions in the muscles of the neck, and sometimes also from upper back and even jaw-muscles. Research has shown a clear connection between active trigger points and various headaches, the location of the headache … Continue reading »

A few wellness tricks

It doesn’t take that much work to get started on actively caring for and improving your wellness. By starting small and in small steps you can get into the good habits easily without it becoming a big struggle that you need to force yourself to do every day. If you follow through with these few … Continue reading »