Therapeutic Massage: Steps to Get Insurance to Pay for Yours

Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Additional reported health benefits of therapeutic massage include:...more

Tendonitis and a Double Scoop of Hope

I’m struggling lately with bouts of negativity and fear....more
I was at the MS Walk 2012 in Los Angeles this morning. I couldn't help but feel how utterly ...more

White Lies and Valentines

Every once in a while, one of my clients innocently asks, “Are you married?” This always stops me in my tracks. Even if I see it coming, it forces me to pause, to think about how to answer. Image: ish called wanda via Flickr ...more
@Karen Milling Wow. I don't expect people to be that nosy. I suppose you could equivocate and ...more

Grief: Life After

Generally, an illness or injury is what forces me back into my body. Like any structure left unattended, my body starts to break down. My blood sugar rises. I gain weight. My pap smears come back wonky. I get shingles or start to consume bottles of liquid ibuprofen at a truly alarming rate...You know, the sirens to pull over and get my collective self together. ...more

I'd not been entirely conscious that what I was feeling WAS grief until it rolled through my ...more