• . I have been plagued by intense tension headaches for a number of years, so I set out to discover how saunas might benefit me in easing my neck pain/tension headaches. I also have some other muscular pain that I was hoping to ease. So, I wanted to know exactly how long I should stay […]

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  • The other day, I was about to step into a dry sauna, with the intent of relaxing and listening to a guided meditation on my iPhone. Before stepping in, I suddenly stopped and wondered if it was ok to take my phone into the sauna. I do not mean “ok” in the sense of a […]

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  • I am a fairly anxious person. I have been for as long as I remember, BUT I am getting better. I am learning to cope and to take better care of myself. For a long time, one question confounded meĀ “How do you practice good self-care when you are feeling anxious?” I always felt like there […]

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  • The use of essential oils confounded me for years. It was unclear to me how to use them, or if I should use them, or what I should use them for. I bought a few bottles on one optimistic afternoon, resolved to use them for soaps or… something. After 5 years of them sitting in […]

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  • I have persistent muscle pain including tension headaches, foot pain, hip pain, back pain… you get the idea. Honestly, for a long time I have been sort of half-heartedly trying to reduce my pain; for example, I got exercises from the a physiotherapist, but then never complete them. I have gotten pretty tired of being […]

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