Do you know how much sugar you are eating daily? Most people don’t. Not only do we think we are eating far less sugar than we are, but we may not understand what sugar does to our bodies. Here we will cover how your body reacts to sugar and how to eat less of it.
Is this a familiar story? Let’s say you have a new client schedule an appointment with you. They arrive for their appointment, and you feel that the massage treatment went well. As the client is exiting and paying for the session you ask if they would like to reschedule. They reply, “Not at the moment; I need to look at my schedule—I’ll call you.”
The type of repetitive motions that massage therapists engage in often leads to chronic pain, which can surface in just about any area of the body, from the feet and ankles to the upper back and neck.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20% of small businesses survive beyond their first year, 50% beyond their fifth year and only a third are still active at the 10-year mark. How does this happen—and how do you avoid this in your own business pursuits?
In any relationship, at home or at work, the balanced and harmonious exchange of energy is important. Adam Grant, professor of organizational behavior at Wharton Business School, offers an evidence-based, useful way to think about balance in relationships, whether at home or at work. Grant divides people into three categories: Givers, Takers and Matchers.
If you are trying to slow down and enjoy life or cultivate more mindfulness in your life, mindful eating is one practice that can help you do either. There are numerous health and wellness benefits of practicing mindfulness in your personal and professional life.
A recent nationwide poll showed 71% of adults oppose animal testing, and in another poll respondents said that they would stop purchasing their favorite skincare and makeup products if they involved any form of animal testing. These viewpoints emphasize the importance of turning your massage practice into a cruelty-free space.
Massage marketing can sometimes be maddening in its lack of diversity; you’ve undoubtedly seen marketing materials using stock images of young, beautiful, thin white women with serene smiles, often with a flower blossom tucked behind an ear, enjoying their massage.