How to Stay Balanced and Healthy with Reflexology

Everything in life is about balance, and our bodies are no exception. Our bodies are always striving for balance. They may feel out of balance at times - our backs, hips, neck and shoulders ache, but that sense is because we've done something to disturb the natural balance, and the body is trying to compensate. When we abuse our bodies with alcohol, drugs, inactivity, poor food choices, poor sleep habits, etc., we feel "off" or just plain miserable. It's a wonder that we can ever get back to "normal"! But we can, and we do! I find this to be utterly amazing and miraculous! It's my opinion that when we give the body what it needs, then it has an easier time of coming back into balance. This

How to Get Nature's Antioxidants by Grounding Your Feet

I had a client come to me today who said, “I need you to help me ground”. With so much going on in her life, she was feeling scattered and pulled in too many directions. Her request reminded me of the concept of using our feet to help us ground by being in direct contact with the Earth. I’ve seen this referred to as “grounding” or “earthing”. We don’t often think about our feet as we stand and move about (unless, perhaps, they hurt), but our feet not only propel us through life, but they help keep us grounded. Our feet are our direct connection to the earth, unless they are covered up by the rubber soles of our shoes. Shoes (unless they have leather soles) disconnect us from the Earth’s natu

Tired of Being Sick and Tired? Try Reflexology

Did you know that 75% of disease is caused by stress? Have you noticed, for example, that when you have been on the go for too long, or when work and/or home life is stressful, that you get sick, tired, have headaches, back pain, neck and shoulder pain, stomach problems, insomnia, restlessness, anxiety... you fill in the blank! Then, throw in the holidays, and it's no wonder why so many people get sick! This is caused by prolonged periods of your nervous system being in the "fight or flight" mode. Our amazing bodies are continually working to keep us in a state of homeostasis (balance), but if there is too much stress for too long without a way to release it, physical signs of pain, fatigue

20 Reasons to Try Reflexology

Not sure what reflexology is or why you would want to add it to your lifestyle? Here are 20 reasons why more and more people are turning to reflexology: 1. Reflexology is a great complementary modality to other types of care, such as chiropractic, acupuncture, physical therapy, massage therapy, and traditional medical care. 2. Helps control pain 3. Provides a non-pharmaceutical type of assistance to many types of problems 4. Reduces stress 5. Improves general well-being 6. Improves circulation 7. Detoxes the body 8. Strengthens the immune system 9. Improves sleep 10. Helps with foot issues, such as plantar fasciitis 11. Promotes relaxation 12. Calms the mi

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