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Wiring A Happier Brain

One of the secrets to wiring our brain toward happiness is in the simple understanding that what we practice and repeat starts to become more automatic, writes psychologist, Elisha Goldstein, PhD. Call it happiness or resiliency habit, and it’s something that anyone can create, he says. The fact is we all have thoughts and behaviors in our lives that influence states of unhappiness or…

Drink More Water!

Drink more water!

About 60% of the human body is made of water, and staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do. Here are some benefits of water and ways to increase your intake!

• Cartilage—the rubbery material that coats our bones—is about 85% water. Keeping well hydrated helps keep the cartilage around our joints healthy and lubricated.

• Water moisturizes skin and increases…

Come To Your Senses

Just lying down and letting ourselves drop into body awareness is a poignant and potent way of affirming that we are slowly but surely coming to our senses and that the world of direct experience, behind all the thinking and all the self-absorption, is still intact and utterly available to us for our succor, for our healing, and for our knowing how to be.

And, when we return to the doing, for…

Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger Point Therapy utilizes various methods to relieve and eliminate a hypersensitive area—known as a trigger point—in the muscle, its tendon, or fascia. Usually the trigger point is not in the area of pain, but digital pressure over the point will elicit pain in a referred area. Trauma is a common cause of trigger points, either by direct injury or excessive stretching and contraction.

Meet Andrew Nguyen, Advanced Therapist

Andrew Nguyen, CMT

Andrew graduated in 2004 from Trinity College School of Massage. With extensive experience working in chiropractic offices, his specialty is alleviating shoulder, neck, and back pain with Deep Tissue and Acupressure work. Each session is customized to fit the needs of individual clients.

A former mechanical engineer, Andrew is well aware of chronic pain caused by sitting in front of computers…

The Joy of Life

the joy of life

The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than
to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
~ Christopher…

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