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Life Hack: Hot or Iced Coffee; Which has more kick?

In June I suggested a life hack on making the most out your iced coffee by making your ice cubes from brewed coffee. This definitely provides an extra boost to your refreshing beverage. However, if you are planning on getting the same amount of ‘oomph’ from your iced coffee that you get from hot, think…

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Raising our “Cups” to Olympians

If you have been watching the Olympics, I’m sure that you’ve seen and/or heard about “those strange purple marks” on Michael Phelps and some other Olympians. Those marks are not hickies. Those are marks from a technique known as “Cupping.” Cupping is a form of holistic medicine that has been around for centuries. It has…

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The Power of a Pose

If we are fortunate enough as a country, we will see the universal expression for victory many times over the next few weeks from our men and women representing the USA in Rio. We have all (I hope) at some time or another instinctively raised our arms in victorious celebration after achieving success, whether it…

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Life Hack: Stop All Your Crying!

We all do it! We cry when we cut onions. Is there any way to avoid this? Yes, but not without looking like a complete nut job wielding a sharp knife….or is there? The following video goes into great depth (a bit too much) about why onions make us cry. The abridged version is to…

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Making America’s Day Great Can Really Stink!

This being the birthday weekend of America and all the politicking that surrounds us, I felt an appropriate blog post would be a blend between something that is unbelievably great, yet really stinks. If you swap out our country and politics and replace them with Asparagus and pee….well, you see where I’m headed with this.…

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Chill Out this Summer!

Sitting still has never been a strong point of mine. Even while getting a massage, I tend to fidget. This is likely why I have always had a strong aversion to meditation. As you can imagine, meditation and massage are often synonymous with one another. I assure you, that is not the case in my…

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Life Hack: Iced Coffee!

Last week I was surprised to learn that I missed “National Iced Coffee day”. The surprise wasn’t really that I missed it, but rather that there is actually a nationally recognized day for iced coffee. I know, I know, there are national holiday’s for pretty much everything these days. To say that commercialism has sucked…

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Grill Out this Summer!

One of my favorite summer past times is grilling. The simple idea of taking the kitchen outside is a slice of heaven. With the official grilling weekend behind us now, I thought I would spice up your summer meals with some yummy grilling recipes that go beyond the modest burgers, dogs and steak tips. Don’t…

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How do you “Feel”?

One of the most frequent topics discussed at The Boston Bodyworker is “tightness”. Patient ask us all the time; “Does my (hip, neck, shoulder) ‘feel’ tight?” What YOU “feel” relates to an actual sensory (S) experience. What WE “feel” is more of a palpable (P) experience. Both patient and practitioner throw around the word “feel”,…

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Life Hack: How to tie a bowtie!

With the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby this weekend, I thought some of you may need the same help I’ll need getting ready for the big race…and that usually entails looking up how to properly tie my bowtie!

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