Reblog: All Natural Relief for Vaginal Yeast Infections

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Hello! This week I have another reblog for you. This post is THE most highly trafficked post on my blog, so I hope some of you find it useful. If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that I’ve been really busy with my daughter starting Kindergarten and I’ve started massaging in the clinic as […]

Reblog: Bug Bite Relief Oil

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Hey Friends! I’m currently plugging on with life, my new journal course (more on that later!), and school and am giving myself a much deserved break!  For today I’m reblogging my post Bug Bite Relief Oil for you guys. Since we are in the midst of summer I thought this was a perfect post to […]

A Meditation on Noticing

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Hey guys! I’m going to be honest and say I’ve had a really hard time settling down on what to share this week. I have two finals next week for my massage program and my right thumb/wrist have become very inflamed from overuse. I actually have it wrapped right now, which is making it more difficult to […]

All Natural Menstrual Cramp Relief

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Hello everyone! I hope you’re all having a great week so far. We’re at the halfway point to the weekend now! Today I’d like to share some of my favorite all natural techniques for relieving menstrual cramps. I’ve used several of these techniques myself and they’ve worked wonders and others have been recommended to me […]

The Importance of Core

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What do you think of when you hear the words core work? Crunches? Sit-ups? 6 pack abs? When I hear the words core work I think “yes!”. Having a strong core is essential if you want to advance into more difficult asanas and, I believe, even more important to being safe in your own body.

Self-Massage for the Upper Back

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Hi guys! If you follow me on Instagram (@enthusiastic_joyful_life) you’ll know I’ve been talking about self-massage lately. I posted a quick video on how to use a foam roller to massage your SI joints and today I uploaded a video on self-massage using racquet balls.

Homemade Bug Bite Relief Oil for Kids

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Update 11/23/15: Since we’ve moved to HI I’ve been getting mosquito bites very frequently. Not only does this stuff stop the itching, but the bites actually shrink more quickly when compared to using nothing AND when using the commercial Benadryl Itch Stick. The strength as described below is perfect for adults as well.  Summer is almost here! For a lot of […]