Scientific Research Points to the Health Benefits of Massage

If you think getting a massage is relaxing but without significant health benefits, you would be wrong. A recent study has found that people who receive a massage have measurable health changes that can be detected in their blood. Not only does getting a massage feel relaxing, but the benefits can actually increase your body's immune response, and lower the levels of stress hormones in the blood. ...more
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Yes, Childfree Is Normal: Why I Moved From "Can't" to "Won't" Today

When I saw the headline, Not Wanting Kids Is Entirely Normal—the number-one post on The Atlantic today—I clicked right away. It's not every day that mainstream media publishes a positive story about being childfree. The first paragraphs put me off with horrible tales of child abandonment and comments by unhappy moms. But I kept reading... and soon came a statement I really loved:...more
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