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6 Ways to Catch Up On Lost Sleep

The number of hours a person needs to sleep will vary across ages and are especially impacted by lifestyle and health. To function optimally, it is suggested that most adults need between 7-9 hours of sleep each night. About thirty percent of people say that they...

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

If you find yourself trying to work or study but failing to keep your attention on the task at hand, you’re not the only one. These days it’s becoming more difficult to keep your attention on one thing only for a fixed period. Indeed, a 2019 study has shown that our...

7 Different Types of Massage

When you are feeling tired, stress, sore, or overwhelmed, which massage techniques would give you the most benefit? One of the main goals of massage is homeostasis or balance. When you are balanced in body, mind and heart, you feel lighter on your feet, your mood is...

Tantric Massage Techniques & Poses for Beginners

Massage is one of the best ways to get rid of redundant tensions in the body, improve the circulation of the blood and spread healing good-vibe energies all throughout the body. In the case of tantric massage, there's the added benefit of sensually turning on your and...

A Beginner’s Guide to Earthing

Earthing, also known as grounding, is the simple act of consciously connecting our physical bodies in direct contact with the Earth. In other words, earthing is making the effort to touch our skin (our biggest organ by far) to the soil, sand, water---any conductive...

The Benefits of Dry Skin Body Brushing

On the surface, dry skin body brushing is an effective and quick addition to any self-care routine for smoother skin. But the effects can go deeper. Dry skin body brushing, or garshana, is a cleansing ritual performed in Ayurveda, the natural healing system...

The Remarkable Benefits of Foot Massage

Foot massage is an ancient art, having been practised across many different cultures for hundreds, probably thousands of years. It dates back to Ancient Egypt, India and China, but was introduced to the Western world only in the early 1900s when Dr William Fitzgerald...

The Joys of Head and Scalp Massage

I love the art of massage. Truly, absolutely, entirely. The anticipation if I book a professional treat for myself, the amazingly profound sensations during the time with the therapist, and the feeling afterwards – so calm, so serene, such great sleep that night, such...

Antiviral Herbs & Plants: How to Fight Viruses at Home

Viruses are crucial to many of the ecosystems on the planet and key to maintaining its wonderful biodiversity. Of course, the microscopic particles have also historically caused health challenges for humanity. A large collection of herbs and plants are shown to have...

How to Choose The Right Mattress

In a world that loves staying awake, sleep often goes overlooked. Sleep is wonderful, we all know and feel it intuitively, and the best thing you can do for your sleep is getting a good mattress. While there are many great mattresses to choose from, the question,...
The Joys of Head and Scalp Massage

The Joys of Head and Scalp Massage

I love the art of massage. Truly, absolutely, entirely. The anticipation if I book a professional treat for myself, the amazingly profound sensations during the time with the therapist, and the feeling afterwards – so calm, so serene, such great sleep that night, such...

Antiviral Herbs & Plants: How to Fight Viruses at Home

Antiviral Herbs & Plants: How to Fight Viruses at Home

Viruses are crucial to many of the ecosystems on the planet and key to maintaining its wonderful biodiversity. Of course, the microscopic particles have also historically caused health challenges for humanity. A large collection of herbs and plants are shown to have...

How to Choose The Right Mattress

How to Choose The Right Mattress

In a world that loves staying awake, sleep often goes overlooked. Sleep is wonderful, we all know and feel it intuitively, and the best thing you can do for your sleep is getting a good mattress. While there are many great mattresses to choose from, the question,...

Tools for Facial Self-Massage in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Tools for Facial Self-Massage in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional holistic healing techniques from the East are fast being adopted by the modern West to address a range of skin and healthcare concerns. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has incorporated self-massage and tools to gently manipulate the body and skin for...

How to Forage Healing and Medicinal Herbs and Plants

How to Forage Healing and Medicinal Herbs and Plants

People have used plants for healing and medicine for millennia. There is a large amount of knowledge and information that has been lost over the last several decades with the rise of a more commercial pharmaceutical industry. There are safe and practical ways we can...

Self-Massage and Essential Oils

Self-Massage and Essential Oils

The therapeutic qualities of physical touch have been used in healing and medicine throughout human history. Massage - or "The Therapy of Touch" - can bring about a state of deep relaxation within the body. When we are stressed (physically or emotionally), the body is...