Pain, in addition to causing physical distress, can cause significant emotional distress, making you mighty cranky, depressed, stressed and anxious. It can turn an ordinary day into a minute-by-minute challenge and shadow you into a sleepless night. While pain sufferers may not concur on just one type of treatment, there is one thing they all agree on: Chronic pain impacts their … [Read more...] about Five Out-of-the-Box Ideas for Pain Relief
Mother's Day is approaching, and if your celebration includes gifts, it's not too early to start dropping some hints (or better yet, ask for what you want). Yes, I love surprises, but I also love getting a gift that I’ll use and love...and to ensure that, I've learned to ask. After all, a gift is worth asking for: It’s something special; something you wouldn’t normally buy or do for yourself; … [Read more...] about Moms and Massage, a Perfect Marriage
There are plenty of things to disagree about these days, ranging from the complex and global – like political views; to the mundane and personal - like whose turn it is to take out the garbage. Yet, if there’s one thing almost every single person can agree upon it’s how important sleep is, and how lousy we feel when we don’t get enough of it. Without adequate shuteye, we compromise things like … [Read more...] about 5 Things That Sabotage Your Sleep
Our lives are filled with so much motion that can strain our body, a complex, amazing machine. Just thinking about all the possibilities is enough to make us dizzy: we turn, bend, lift, walk, run and move. And even when we’re not in motion, that brilliant machine with all its moving parts is still being challenged: It’s possible, after all, that sitting, standing or even sleeping in the wrong … [Read more...] about Is Your Everyday Life Setting You Up for Pain?
Most of the time, we go about our days routinely and with little thought; we wake up, brush our teeth, pour ourselves some coffee or tea, eat breakfast (or not) and head off to work (or play). Wash, rinse and repeat. Sure, having a morning routine – or any routine for that matter – is an essential part of living a healthy life. But, did you ever stop to re-examine those everyday habits? You may … [Read more...] about Five Little Changes, Five-Plus Big Results
No one will ever know you’re enjoying a massage…except for you. Wahl has come out with a Pulsing Massage Patch that you can wear on-the-go and under your clothes. I don’t know who first uttered, “If we’re not in pain we’re not alive,” but lately the word “pain” has become one of the most common and popular topics at many dinner conversations. It isn’t easy being pain-free. We may be an active … [Read more...] about You Need to Add This Pain Reliever to Your Wardrobe