For most of us, one of the hardest things about the measures we’re having to take to contain the spread of COVID-19 is social distancing. Human beings are sociable creatures; we thrive on connections, and physical connection through touch (which is why massage is so vital). While we can’t do much about the physical distance that this virus has put between us all, there are things that we can do to maintain our emotional connections.
Have you ever gotten out of bed first thing in the morning only to feel a sharp pain in your foot when taking your first steps? Sometimes that pain lingers for a while but then goes away after you’ve walked for a bit. If you’ve experienced this scenario, you may have been dealing with Plantar Fasciitis.
It seems like it should be easy. Our bodies and minds require sleep, so it should just happen naturally, right? But for many, tossing and turning, lying awake for hours staring at the ceiling, and overall struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep is a nightly reality. So here’s my 5 tips to get a better night’s sleep.
For many couples, Valentine’s Day consists of an expensive dinner and a fun-filled night out. But the pressure to make the day some big romantic event often takes over and it’s not nearly as enjoyable as it could be. So, what would it look like if you made Valentine’s Day a fun, relaxing experience for your bodies, minds, and souls while bringing you closer together at the same time? Here are a few unique and relaxing ideas to avoid the busy night out and enjoy your time together, showing each other just how much you care.
When your back is hurting, it’s common practice to stretch it. That usually means bending forward at the hips and allowing the low back muscles to stretch a bit. This can also help to stretch out the hamstrings, calves, and with the right arm position, the shoulders and upper back as well. But what if this sort of stretching is actually doing more harm than good?