Tag Archives: pain

8 Things You Must Give Up to Find Peace

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 “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” –Albert Einstein Peace of mind transpires and thrives when you let go of the things that limit your growth and happiness. You work for this peace every … Continue reading

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Just One Thing: Minimize Painful Experiences

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There is a place for painful experiences. How to minimize the harm they can do to our mental and physical health. Painful experiences range from subtle discomfort to extreme anguish—and there is a place for them. Sorrow can open the … Continue reading

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Understanding the Healing Process – How the Body Repairs Damaged Tissue

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Many people arrive at my office injured, afraid, frustrated, bewildered, and in pain. Occasionally, they view their bodies as enemies that have betrayed them. My job is to act as a liaison between my clients and their bodies. One of … Continue reading

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Do You Need A Massage? Yes, Of Course

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The short answer is, yes, of course–you need a massage. Who doesn’t? You deal with deadlines, long lines, short tempers, and your dog’s distemper. We’re all at the receiving end of things we would rather not deal with. Massage can … Continue reading

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To the Heart of the Matter – A Massage Experience

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All beings want to be happy and secure. All beings want to be free of pain and suffering. But how do we attain this ideal, earthly goal? Massage goes right to the heart of the matter. It can elevate us … Continue reading

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Foods for a Healthy Back

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Inflammation often causes pain and swelling. If you cut your finger, it usually doesn’t hurt very much at first. A day or so later, though, your cut and the somewhat swollen area around it feels worse. That’s because your body’s … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Help you Feel and Heal

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What a long journey from the ancient healing traditions of massage to an hour of blissful care at the spa down the street. Massage has been intertwined for so long with the way we live, work, and play that a … Continue reading

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Bioenergy Research: The Capacity to Heal – Somatic Research

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Bioenergy, the assumed basis of what is now commonly called “healing,” is a complicated subject for many of us — and an even more complicated subject for research. In this evolving field of science, experts offer a variety of definitions, … Continue reading

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Massage. What’s in it for You? Everything!

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It could be that ache in your back, or that pain in your hip. It could be what the doctor prescribes for your postsurgical recovery. It could be because your 10 work deadlines, five appointments, and three kids’ soccer games … Continue reading

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The Power of Self-Healing – A Client’s Journey To Wellness – A Repeat, But Well Worth It!

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Following a hit-and-run, head-on car collision in 1997, I joined the ranks of millions of Americans living with chronic pain. Turning to both the conventional and complementary healthcare system, I soon found myself spinning through a nightmare common to those … Continue reading

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