self-care

A Balanced Schedule

The end of the year is here and is often a very busy time for Massage Therapists. During the busy season it becomes increasingly important to ensure you remained balanced between your work schedule and your personal life. Increasing demands at work can easily lead to neglecting oneself. Ensuring a balanced schedule will help you to avoid becoming both physically and mentally overworked.

Some simple tips to help you balance your schedule include:

* Ensuring to schedule time off to recover and relax.

* Do not feel guilty for taking the time off. You need to be rested and restored in order to better serve your clientele.

* Learning to say no, having a […]

Do You Practice Self-Care?

Do you Practice Self-Care?

   As Massage Therapists we spend our working hours taking care of our client’s well-being. We work to preserve health, prevent injury and restore balance to the body. We empower our clients with preventative home care in forms such as remedial exercises, stretching and hydrotherapy. However, often times we may neglect to take the same approach to our own well-being. Our profession is a physically demanding one and it is important that self-care be a priority. You can only provide the best treatment to your clients if you are at your best.

The following are some known tips:

*  Remain as upright as possible, avoid leaning over your table for prolonged […]