Self Care Sunday Well, mother nature sure seems to be stressed out this weekend. Bad weather is a great excuse to stay inside and be a homebody. Last week I shared with you the importance of taking time to plan for your week ahead so hopefully this weather allowed you to do so. I use Sunday [...]
Why Massage can help improve your sleep Sleeping pills seem to be given out like candy in our society these days. Pharmacists in Canada can fill as many as 5.6 million prescriptions for sleeping pills in a year. WHOA! Now, this article isn’t suppose to draw emphasis to pharmaceuticals. I threw that number in there [...]
Why you should plan for the week ahead Have you got a pretty planner sitting on your desk that you’ve never opened but purchased with intentions of being more organized? Did this planner cost you an arm and a leg because it was so pretty but yet again, it sits on your desk, under stacks [...]
Chinese Herbal Medicine 101 In Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine herbs are used to treat a variety of conditions in carefully crafted and personalized formulas. In general the main goal of the herbs is to treat the underlying root of the problem from the inside, while external therapies like acupuncture or massage help to treat from [...]
Did you know along your external ear there is a ‘micro-system’ or a map of your entire body? It is this theory – that a part of the body (the micro) can influence the whole (the macro) – in which many Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) techniques are based upon. Ear acupuncture involves the stimulation of [...]
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Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM as it is often called is a medical system that dates back more than 2500 years. It encompasses many components such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, body therapies, and tai ji. TCM is uniquely different from yet in complement of western medical therapies. According to TCM theory the energy [...]
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Michelle Ratz-McGuire is a massage therapist registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Prior to graduating from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2010, Michelle earned a degree in Social Development Studies from the University of Waterloo, and worked with differently-abled adults and homeless youth. Michelle has experience treating clients with [...]