6 self-renewal suggestions for the busy practitioner June 12, 2018 By Jules Torti Self-care. Self-renewal. They are vague concepts we push on our clients for their ‘take-home’ after a massage treatment. It all seems so achievable at the moment – but where to begin? Axe-throwing? A grown-up bouncy castle? As massage therapists, are we taking note of our own homework? Are we implementing our grand ideas for meditation and Epsom soaks? A quick poll among colleagues usually reveals how infrequently we follow our own advice. When did you last have a massage? Sleep-in? Exercise four times a week? Eat mindfully? It all starts with a ‘To Don’t’ list. As a Virgo, I’m notorious for making lists. It’s my default setting. To Don’t lists are even more satisfying, though, because they give you permission to say no and be the centre of attention. Don’t turn on your phone. Don’t get sucked…Read More.
A Thorough Guide to Declutter Your Home Learn How to Declutter with Professional Organization Tips Everyone has a little ‘junk’ lying around the house. OK, some of us may have more than a little. Regardless of how much stuff we have, we can all benefit from getting rid of clutter and excess things we don’t need any more, or things we haven’t even seen in a while. According to Psychology Today, clutter can be bad for your health as people tend to feel life is out of control when they are surrounded with more things than they can manage. The mess causes stress. If you’re not taking care of the clutter in your home, you may not be taking care of yourself either. When is clutter a problem? For many people clutter can be an energy zapper or they waste inordinate amounts of time looking for things they can’t find. In extreme cases,…Read More.
Cleanse VS Detox Is there a difference between a cleanse and a detox? Do you know which one you are supposed to do? A detox is cleaning your liver and kidneys If you want to detox your liver and kidneys, it will remove the toxins and chemicals that are harmful in your body. Your body will elevate the detoxification alleyway so the negative effects of food additives and pesticides in our food are flushed away. There are many environmental chemicals found in cosmetics, cleaners and with added cortisol and estrogen a detox helps keep our bodies in harmony. Since the liver and kidneys main function is to work all day long detoxing, it is beneficial to keep them functioning at a high level. Certain herbs such as dandelion root and milk thistle help the detox advance. If you increase the intake of fruits and vegetables and healthy fats like olive…Read More.
SST COSMETICS has A NEW LOOK Sunrise Wellness Spa has a new look for the SST Cosmetics. The streamlined shelves make shopping and browsing so much easier. With the ability to try on products before you purchase them makes decision making that much easier. There are many great colors of eye shadow, lipsticks, lip pencils, blush, Oil free foundation, powdered foundation, BB Cream, CC Cream, tinted primer, mascara, and brushes. A LOOK BEHIND THE FOUNDER OF SST Sharon SharpTitus The face behind SST Signature Series. 16 years as a professional makeup artist and beauty business owner have given Sharon Sharpe-Titus an extensive background in formulation and colour selection, which she brings to her line, SST Cosmetics Inc. From her early days working as a model to a decade educating for a major cosmetic line, to co-founding and heading up one of the most successful beauty distribution operations in Canada,…Read More.
When do you use Tea Tree Oil? Here are some great uses for tea tree oil. Acne Treatment Tea tree oil can be used as a preventative measure, but more impressively as a cure when it comes to those dreaded pimples. It serves as a natural alternative for over the counter products, and possesses unique disinfecting and soothing properties which won’t strip the skin of its natural oils. Dab it on – for a quick spot-reduction, pour a few drops onto a cotton bud or pad, and dab the affected area. Don’t rinse for at least a few hours, ideally leave overnight. The oil should easily penetrate into the sebaceous glands and unblock them, wiping out infection-causing bacteria and reducing redness and swelling. Slather it on – Add a few drops to a face mask, preferably clay, and slather it on. Ideally leave it for 20 minutes before rinsing. Pat face…Read More.
DO YOU TAKE A HOLIDAY? Holidays and vacations mean different things to different folks. Your time away from home should be a joyous event for you. As a family or solo. Destress Before you go, take the time for a massage to destress, so everyone can enjoy your company. Especially you! Holidays may be a time to reflect, journal and plan for some changes and improvements in your daily life. Celebrate what has gone well, whether alone or with a partner. Take time to connect to know what works in your life and what needs change. Plan it! Holidays offer great benefits for your health. Getting extra sleep, soaking up a little extra sun and enjoying the tastes of different food can make your holiday burst with memories. Lowering high blood pressure and weight loss makes a holiday a great idea and the benefits can last…Read More.