Let’s face it…. We’re all getting older. As our bodies change, so do our needs when our muscles are sore and achy. Because of our ever-changing body compositions as we age, what a college kid requires from their masseuse may differ from those of more mature ages. And as we grow older, our reasons for needing massages change as well.
We all love sports and staying active but most of us wake up sore in the morning. While there are steps to loosen the muscles and warm up your body before strenuous exercise, soreness is almost always an after-effect of a good workout. But don’t get discouraged! Just like warming up, there are steps you can take to relieve the ‘good sore’ – tense muscle knots you may be experiencing.
Reflexology is an ancient Chinese practice that believes in the life force that flows within the body. When there are disruptions or imbalances in that natural flow, pain will reside at the blockage. Going even deeper, each organ and body feature is energetically attached to a point within the hands and feet. If you’ve ever heard of referred pain, this is the perfect example.
Halloween is a beautiful time of year filled with so much imagination, candy, and ghouls…. but what’s truly scary is the amount of stress and anxiety many of us carry with us every day. Sometimes it just weighs us down so much that we lose all motivation to be productive and keep moving forward. So, what can we do when we feel like there’s nothing to do?
You know the feeling. That squeezing headache that just won’t quit, unsure if it’s a sinus, cluster or migraine hitting you. But do we really know what type of headache we’re having when we’re having one? Before you reach for those OTC pain relievers, there may be a better treatment with longer term benefits.