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Passion Reboot

The month of June had me on a South-North-South tour of the US. From New Orleans to Chicago, I am fortunate to be courted as a presenter at national massage industry events. This is something that I enjoy immensely. I consider myself to be very fortunate to be recognized by my peers as a professional…

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Don’t Stress over Stress

Everywhere you look these days, you see different ways to ‘avoid’ stress. This may sound strange to most, but stress is actually good for you. How you manage it is where the problem lies. Stress is a naturally occurring response that all of us possess, but ultimately need in order to survive. How we handle…

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Life Hack: Homemade Mosquito Repellent

With summer here, we all love to enjoy the splendors of the New England evenings. However, those pesky little mosquitos can take a perfectly great night and turn it into a scratch fest. Here is a simple solution to ward off these little blood suckers. Ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon vegetable glycerine 14 oz Witch Hazel or…

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Good For You. Now I’m Hurt!

When I started my career as a massage therapist, one of the most helpful tools I had at my disposal was the fact that I had experienced many of the injuries that my athletes were presenting with. As I grew my practice, this was likely one of the key connections I could make with my…

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Keep Calm and Drink Water

After the winter we all endured, it’s been refreshing to have such warm weather. It feels like we are in the midst of summer after experiencing one of the warmest May’s on record. That said, I thought a quick reminder about staying hydrated would come in handy, as we seem to be headed towards a…

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Life Hack: Your Garden Can Use a Diaper

This months Life Hack is one that has received a lot of raised eyebrows. I didn’t believe it at first either, so I set out with my daughter to test out this would be cool hack for those of us who are horticultural challenged. It was both fun and has been effective in keeping the…

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Life Hack: Stay “Cool”

I know the weather has not been the best indicator, but spring is here and summer is just over a month away. Before you know it, you will be longing for the cooler days and complaining about the heat (that’s what New Englanders do). Here is a simple and fun way to brighten up your…

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The Mind of a Marathoner

This years Boston Marathon was yet another one for the ages. Mother nature determined that she would leave one last impression of her humbling power by casting dark rainy clouds over a cold Patriots Day in Boston. She even changed her mind and turned the anticipated silver lining of a tail wind into a fierce…

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Know Pain. No Pain.

Know Pain. No Pain. Last month I wrote a blog post that opened our eyes to the ‘actual’ healing process of the human body as well as some research that educated you about what is really happening with your injuries. Understanding is the first step in an effective and efficient recovery. This month, I want…

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Life Hack: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

In this new section of our monthly newsletter, we thought we would offer you some life hacks that may help you to lead a more efficient lifestyle.   Time and again, we have all seen or read about ideas that once they are brought to your attention, you think to yourself; brilliant. Simple. I’m going to…

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