Perspective

Let's take our thoughts a little different direction today. I want you to take a moment to think about the last time you had an argument with someone special to you. What was the tipping point that caused you to lose your cool and really got the conversation heading in the "wrong direction?" ______________________________________________ Now, … Continue reading Perspective

“I Need a New Diet”

No! You do not need a new diet, or any diet, unless you are training for something specific  or if your doctor called your nutrition plan a "diet." Personally, this word is horrendous and should not be used by anyone. If you are adjusting your "food plan" or nutritional intake for whatever reason, please refer … Continue reading “I Need a New Diet”

Yes, Look Back

People often say, "Don't look back, you're not going that way." I'm going to disagree. Yes, it is important to not dwell on past experiences or live with regret about how things could have been different based on different choices or situations of the past. However, it is also important to look back and appreciate the … Continue reading Yes, Look Back

Hope for Humanity

I was unsure of what to do with myself a few days ago, so I grabbed a large garbage bag and went for a walk. I picked up trash along the road while I walked. All the chaos in my mind calmed and I felt at peace while I continued along the road. It was … Continue reading Hope for Humanity

Massage Therapy School- Theraputic: Part 1

My experiences at massage therapy school were life changing. The environment was welcoming, my peers were encouraging and open-minded, and the instructors were brought in from throughout the United States because of their knowledge, experience, and passion to share with others. My tendency to take a lot of notes served me well as I extracted copious amounts of … Continue reading Massage Therapy School- Theraputic: Part 1

Chronic Pain: Bodywork Considerations

The following is a compilation of my notes from ABMP's Webinar entitled "Body-Mind: Topic 5, Chronic Pain: Body-Mind Considerations for Hands-On Work" by Til Luchau On pain... "We are often more frightened than hurt, and we suffer more from imagination than from reality." ~Seneca, 4BC-AD65 *Back surgery and talk therapy can improve chronic pain the … Continue reading Chronic Pain: Bodywork Considerations