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By Lisa Lane

Why Do People Seek Alternative Medicine

What do you consider 'alternative medicine'? I would say in the last 20 years, alternative medicine would be anything other than the usual western...

Ouch, I’m Active But My Feet Hurt

A few weeks ago my foot was killing me. Particularly my heel. Earlier in the year, I started working out doing high-intensity interval training....

Shoulder Pain Relief

This week, I’m the one that needed the massage. I made an appointment with Brian Millen, he works with me at Massage Sanctuary and...

What’s the Key to Full Life?

What is the key to a full life? I'm biased, I'll say massage is one. When I get up in the morning I write...

Massage and Seasonal Affective Disorder, Part II

In last week's column I spoke of Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, a condition that pushes a lot of people into a...

Winter Blues and Massage

January is here. For some of us, that means the excitement and rush of the holidays have ended and the new year starts with...

Massage and the holidays

I know what you're thinking: 'I'm too busy for a massage...I've got too much on my plate. I've too many things to do. My...

Massage For Life

The power of massage: I have spoken about it, I certainly believe in it and now I am living proof that in a span...

Standing on your feet all day, what does it do to your body?

I’ve seen numerous clients who stand all day in their professions: hair stylists, landscapers, even massage therapists (!) and we all share the same...

A Body in Motion

A body at rest wants to stay at rest. A body in motion wants to stay in motion. I heard this from a neurologist...

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Book Review: Magic Tree House

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Social media seems to be the bad guy all the time, always being blamed for changing society and especially our youth in a negative...

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Sarcoma Awareness Part 1 – Join the Move for Jenn Movement

Cancer.   The word stops you dead in your tracks.  For Jenn Andrews, the word ignited a flame to create a foundation to ensure...

Landscape tips for the 1st Quarter

By Marysia Coyne January and February Mulch to keep moisture even and weeds away. Prune non-flowering evergreens shrubs. Winter (up until the end of May) is a good...

Why Mulch/What to Use

Even though all varieties of mulch, whether hardwood bark, pine bark, cedar, cypress and even pine straw produce much of the same benefits, retaining...