How Self-Care affects your immune system

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Stress in America is at an all-time high. Work and Home have become one, the kids are learning from home, and governments are imposing ever changing rules in an effort to keep us safe. Stress and Anxiety attack our immune system making us more venerable for colds, the flu or this year Covid. Self-care is […]

Fall back into Wellness

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Fall is a time of change, a time to release and let go of anything that is holding you back in your life. As the weather gets cool and the light begins to diminish, it’s time to slow down, reflect and rest. It’s time to renew and restore your body and to connect to peace […]

Self-Care Is A Mindset, Not A To-Do List

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Who needs another to-do list? Self-care is something we need to do, but it’s not rooted in performing tasks. Self-care is behavior that follows the mindset of treating yourself with the love and respect you deserve as a human being. Proper Self-Care Starts With Looking Inward There’s an entire world going on inside of us […]

How to Transition Your Body to Fall Weather

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The long days of summer fade and the evening encroaches earlier and earlier as the length of the night grows. As the seasons shift, you must make bodily adjustments to feel your best. That means adjusting your diet, sleep patterns and routines to best suit you as you change seasonally, too. Here’s how to transition […]

Massage and Anxiety

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Let’s face it, life can be stressful. There are to-do lists, deadlines to meet, people to take care of…the list goes on and on. While some may handle the pressure just fine, many people struggle with being overwhelmed daily, leading to sometimes crippling anxiety. It’s a serious issue and it’s important to know what you’re […]

Best types of Massage for Pain

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More and more people are turning to massage therapy to treat their chronic pain. Muscles that are overused or used incorrectly can become shortened and bound to other tissues in the body. These adhesions can cause weak muscles, tendinitis, and compressed or trapped nerves. All of these consequences can be addressed through massage, but not […]

Get a monthly massage at Body & Soul!

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Why should I get a monthly Massage Membership? A Therapeutic Massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being. Massage has many health benefits and Membership allows you to get into the habit of receiving massages on a regular basis, at least one massage a month. Our muscles and organs need oxygen to […]

4 Steps to Being Well on a budget

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Taking Care of Yourself So You Can Be Your Best. Self care is a vital part of maintaining good health and a vibrant life. It’s a way of living that incorporates behaviors that help you to be refreshed, replenish your personal motivation, and grow as a person. Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware […]

How Massage interrupts The Stress Response

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Stress management is important for health and disease prevention. In a medical or biological context Stress is a physical, mental or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. Stress can initiate a complex neurologic reaction often known as the ‘fight or flight’ response. The stress response begins when a real or perceived threat arises. […]

Knee Replacement Surgery

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More than 4.5 million Americans are living with at least one knee replacement. While there’s numerous reasons you may need a knee replacement, arthritis – the degenerative wear and tear on the joint over time – is the most common. Whether you’ve recently had a knee replacement or your doctor just mentioned it as a […]