Short answer: Yep. It’s just the best thing to do. Long Answer: Yep. Massage is great. You know this. But it’s not always a great idea. As cold and flu season approaches again, it’s important that you know when
You make a first appointment with a new massage therapist. Have you even wondered why the heck it is necessary to answer all these health history questions? Maybe you take some medication for a low thyroid or the occasional Advil. But you’re
Daily meditation is one of the most valuable activities for your health, productivity, and happiness. There’s a huge amount of research now about its many benefits. Meditation is simple, portable, free, transformative, and much easier than you might think. It’s
Meditation is one of the simplest and most powerful ways to transform all areas of your life. And that’s all there is to it! No, really, meditation is an essential component for good health. It’s a simple, free, and powerful
For many massage fans, finances are the biggest obstacle to getting regular massage. It’s uncomfortable to talk about money. But I’m addressing the issue because I like to be direct, and finances underly so many of our daily decisions.
Before I became a massage therapist – OK, pretty much starting at age 3 – I would get a cough/cold every few months and the flu at least once a year. And I’d get uglysick for at least 10 days,
AKA, how to get the ideal massage appointment slot and avoid communication burnout to boot! How many times have you thought to yourself, “oh, my neck is tight and achey again, I need a massage asap”? Then the phone rings, the
I’m often asked if I accept gratuities (just the French word for tips, don’t you know!). Or why I don’t, if I have politely (and gratefully) declined. I’ll be honest, I actually prefer not to receive them in addition to my published
Or: Enya makes me crazy! Is that OK? I love listening to NPR / Rock’n’Roll / Buddhist podcasts when I relax, could we do that during the session? The short answer is: yes, whatever you’d like!
This post is part of a series on Frequently Asked Questions that I hear from my clients or friends. If you have any other particular questions about the massage experience, always feel free to reach out! I use all effective