Human Touch

With the current practice of social distancing, which really should be called physical distancing, those of us in the healthcare and healing professions have already noticed the recent trend of our patients losing the human touch. Some of you may remember the stories from the 1980s and 1990s about Russian orphanages where babies were left…

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Stress Explosion

  Stress Explosion   We’re just about a month in to being quarantined.  The news is driving us mad.  Working from home is more stressful than you could ever imagine, especially if you have students suddenly learning online and you have no idea what they are learning to be any help.  Maybe you’ve lost your…

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Quarantine Fatigue

We have been in a Quarantine for 7 – 8 weeks now.  We had to adjust to a “new normal” of sheltering-in-place to slow the spread of the virus and not overwhelm our healthcare systems.  At first, we had plenty of celebrities entertain us on our computer or phone screens, and we even had some…

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Aromatherapy & The Empowered Patient Series

Back in the year 2000, I was still pretty new in my massage therapy practice when I became pregnant in November.  I had received some aromatherapy training during my massage school, so I knew there were some properties in essential oils that would not be safe to use during pregnancy.  Thank goodness for the internet…

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The Empowered Patient

The Empowered Patient The patient that is highly in tune with the subtle energies of the body is an empowered patient. We tend to wait until our symptoms are overt and overwhelming before we seek assistance. By this time we are deep in the throws of ‘need of care’ and recovery can seem overwhelming and…

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Human Barometer

Are you a human barometer?  Have you ever wondered why you have a unique talent for knowing when a storm is coming?   Do your joints ache when it’s cold and rainy outside?  You may be a human barometer. Barometric pressure is the effect of air on the environment.  Think of this as a heavy blanket…

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