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Talking With Kids About the Coronavirus

As the effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to seep into everyday life, it can be hard to stay present rather than focusing on the myriad of concerns and questions everyone has. Unfortunately, this can be true for kids too. 

Younger kids can perceive their caretakers’ stress and older kids are better aware of what’s going on for their

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Acupressure for Stress

We are all experiencing some strange times.  Our daily lives have changed and change is uncomfortable.  Stress related symptoms like chest pressure, insomnia, palpitations, nervousness and anxiety can be overwhelming.  There are some acupressure points that can be helpful in reducing symptoms.  When you find the point, it is likely to be tender.  It’s important that you apply a strong

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Benefits of Using Coconut Oil for Massages

When you get a professional massage, the therapist typically applies some sort of oil or cream that lubricates the skin, making it easier for the therapist to manipulate the area and more comfortable for the patient. It may come as a surprise to learn the most common choice by massage therapists is coconut oil. There are several reasons that coconut

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3 Acupressure Points for Low Back Pain

Statistics show that almost eight out of 10 people experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. However, once the damage is done, the recurrence of back pain

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5 Pain Relief Trigger Points You Can Use at Your Desk

The number of desk chairs advertised to support low-back health and reduce neck and shoulder pain should be an indication of the strain sitting for so many hours a day can put on your body. Sitting at a desk for eight hours a day places between 20 and 30 extra pounds of pressure on your neck and shoulders each day.

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What is Pressure Point Massage Therapy?

There are dozens of different types of massage therapy, each of which has its own purpose and unique characteristics. However, among the most effective forms of massage therapy for pain relief is pressure point. Whether you suffer from occasional or chronic pain, you should consider pressure point massage therapy. It’s a safe and effective way to relieve pain while improving

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Acupressure Point to Remember During Cold and Flu Season

The point called Tai Yuan or Lung 9 can be very effective in fending off cold symptoms.  This point tonifies Lung Qi and Defensive Qi (in Western terms we call this the immune system) and therefore can relieve symptoms of a runny nose, cough, chest tightness, digestive issues, and similar symptoms.

This point is located at the depression at the

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