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Massage for Pain Relief – an Alternative to Opiods

According to the CDC, 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, and it affects more people than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer

Creating Positive Change

There are times in life when you may feel stuck. You may be in a situation that is making you unhappy, however

Use Meditation to Relieve Stress

Meditation is a form of alternative medicine that promotes relaxing and mental calmness through the use of controlling or suspending thoughts for

The Beginner’s Guide to Meditation Exercises

Is the daily stress or the permanent problems you have at work or at home getting to you, affecting your life, health

Face Masks and Hydration for Clear Skin

Clear skin might seem out of reach, but it is attainable if you start with the right skincare routine. This all begins

The Benefits of Using Guided Visualization

Find your Zen with Guided Meditation   Meditation provides a lot of amazing benefits for your mind, attitude, and physical health. If

Updated CDC Mask Guidelines

On May 13, the CDC released new guidelines for masks for fully vaccinated people that state that you no longer have to wear

Massage and Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Did you know how effective massage can be for your mental health and well-being? Research is

Mindfulness and Mental Health

You may have heard the term ‘mindfulness’ bounced around in mental health discussions and forums, especially in recent times. But what is

Great News! Now Accepting New Clients!

I am so happy to share that as of March 1, Holistic Healing & Wellness is now accepting new clients for massage

Introducing Massage Cupping!

I am excited to announce a new service at Holistic Healing and Wellness! I am now offering massage cupping. Also known as

COVID Update: Tier 3 Mitigation/Restrictions

On November 17, Governor Pritzker announced new COVID Tier 3 restrictions for the state that take effect tomorrow, Friday, November 20.  I

Great News!!! Reopening this week!

We have great news!!!! I hope this finds you well and your family in good health. While many things have changed, one

How To Boost Your Immune System

The human body is an amazingly complex and resilient thing. Our immune systems are generally a force unto themselves, but there are

Different Ways You Can Exercise at Home

Whether you self-isolating right now or you’re simply an avid introvert, there are loads of great workouts you can put together using

Essential Oils 101

What Are Essential Oils? You’ve seen them on store shelves, you’ve smelled them on the person sitting next to you on the

Essential Oil Spotlight : Wild Orange

7 Ways to Use Wild Orange Oil Have you ever tried Wild Orange oil? What about any of the other citrus essential oils

How To Make 2020 Your Year of Productivity!

Do you have goals for the new year? Do you always struggle to achieve them, or worse yet, feel like you have

Essential Oil Spotlight: Lemongrass

Have you ever tried Lemongrass essential oil? While some think this is an obscure oil, Lemongrass has dozens of benefits and can be

Get your Free Guide to Easing Holiday Stress

The holiday season is upon us – a time for gatherings, gift giving, family……and STRESS! How can you ease in the holiday

Essential Oil Spotlight: Grapefruit

Grapefruit oil is becoming one of the most popular essential oils on the market. The bright, energizing aroma and many benefits of Grapefruit essential

Celebrate Massage Therapy Awareness Week!

  Happy October!   Fall is here and so are cooler temperatures!     October 20-26th is Massage Therapy Awareness Week!   I

Essential Oil Spotlight: Eucalyptus

6 Reasons to Use Eucalyptus Oil People often ask, “What are the benefits of Eucalyptus oil?” If you haven’t experienced the tranquil yet

Why I Don’t Eat McDonalds Anymore….

I am embarrassed to tell you that—before I discovered that nourishing my body with food was important—I ate like a teenager with

All your Questions Answered! Plus…..a great bonus!

  I have been talking a lot lately about the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle!  The reason is simple: I care about my

Essential Oil Spotlight: 5 Ways to Use Rosemary Oil

  Are you wondering how you can use Rosemary oil?  While some think Rosemary is only useful for cooking, this herbal, energizing

Healthy Living Bonus Offers!

Wednesday, I introduced you to the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle, but there’s one thing I haven’t told you about yet… The BONUSES!

My favorite and most popular bundle is back!

  The 2019 edition of the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle is HERE! If you have grabbed a copy in prior years (which

Do You Have Fall Wellness Goals? Here are some of mine!

Fall is right around the corner and it is the perfect time to set some goals for your health and wellness.  My

Are you Addicted to Sugar?

When you think of addiction, you might think about gambling, substances and alcohol, but there are many other addictions as well. One

Why you need to take care of you!

30 Self Care Ideas You know the old saying: you can’t fill the cup of others if you can’t fill your own.

How to Treat Chronic Back Pain

One of the most difficult things to deal with can be chronic pain, especially when it never seems to go away. A

Aloe and More Ways to Treat Sunburn

Summertime is here! And so is sunburn…….read on for some tips to ease the pain and irritation when you’ve spent too much

Why get a Massage? Here’s 25 reasons!

There are countless benefits to getting a massage on a regular basis.  Massage therapy has grown from a simple luxury to a

Tips for Improving Your Sleep with Fibromyalgia

If you suffer from fibromyalgia, you are more than aware of how much it can affect your life, including your sleep. Chronic

Fibromyalgia and Handling the Flare-Ups

  Fibromyalgia is a type of chronic pain that can lead to long, unexpected flare-ups of severe pain that keep you immobilized.

What is Reiki?

How can this ancient healing art help you manage anxiety, stress and depression? There are a wide range of alternative and natural

How to Go From Stressed to Zen!

Today we wrap up the Stress Awareness Series with a great special offer to help you end the overwhelm by learning about

How to Stop the Negative Self-Talk!

How Mindfulness Helps with Overthinking and Negative Thoughts Everyone has negative thoughts occasionally, but if you feel like you are constantly talking

How to Practice Mindful Breathing

Reduce Your Stress with Mindful Breathing In our fourth installment of the Stress Awareness series, we are going to talk about how

Are you an Emotional Eater?

Is stress causing problems for your diet?  In our 3rd blog of the Stress Awareness Series, we are going to look at

Using Guided Meditation for Stress Management

  In our second of the Stress Awareness series this week, we will explore guided visualization and meditation.  If you are new

The Stress Awareness Series is here!

This week is Stress Awareness Week and I will be posting a daily series on managing stress, how stress affects us and how

Lavender Essential Oil: A Must-Have for your Collection

  All About Lavender Essential Oil There are many amazing essential oils to choose from, but lavender is definitely the most popular

Enhance your Spiritual Wellness with Crystals

Meditation Tips: Utilize Healing Crystals   March is Spiritual Wellness Awareness Month and today, I’d like to share some tips for incorporating

Want more time to do what you love??

If you could free up 1 – 2 hours a week, how would you spend them? ⌚️⌚️   Would you enjoy more

Celebrate Good Nutrition and Get Moving!

  We are now halfway through National Nutrition Month! Let’s eat right and get moving!   I am so excited from the

10 Healthy and Clean Snacks

Do you love healthy snacks? With so many people being able to share amazing ideas for delicious tasty treats online, people looking

March is National Nutrition Month!

Celebrated every year during the month of March, National Nutrition Month, run by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, focuses on the

Enhancing your health! Find balance with wellness coaching

I am so proud to have been featured on the International Association of Wellness Professionals website with my student success story! Check

How I changed my life and cut my stress

The Day my life changed was just like any other day since I become a stepmom 4 years ago. Both of my

Something special for my readers only!

  A few days ago, I wrote about the Ultimate Productivity Bundle.   I want to share a little more, and offer you,

Essential Oil Spotlight: Spearmint

  Spearmint is frequently used in salads, drinks, and desserts, but did you know that it has been used for centuries for

Productivity Tips for Real People!

What would you do with a 25-hour day? Squeezing more time out of the ol’ 24 hours a day – especially if

5 Important Health Benefits of Essential Oils

Ah, I LOVE my essential oils!! I carry them everywhere and there are a few I just cannot live without.  My family’s

Why I Became a Wellness Coach

In August of 2017, I made a huge decision.  I knew it was a decision that would change my life, but I

Join the Self-Love Challenge!

  Do you ever stop and notice all the things you say to yourself about yourself? I’ve gained weight…. I’ll never meet

Four Healing Herbs for Women

4 Healing Herbs for Women There are many herbs out there, that provide a long list of health benefits. Some herbs are

Meal Plan your way to better health!

  What if there was just one thing standing between you and a healthier life? I know it seems hard to believe but hear

Yummy Smoothies: 4 Health Concerns that Can be Supported with a simple Smoothie

Smoothies are so much more than the sweetness of the fruit, and the convenience of having a “breakfast to go”. They pack

Welcome to Holistic Healing & Wellness and the Wellness 360 Blog!

A New Year and a New Blog! Welcome to Holistic Healing & Wellness Studio’s Wellness 360 Blog! I am excited to jump

Four Steps to a Less Busy (But More Fulfilling) Life

Being busy can be healthy, but being “too busy” is not healthy. Being active and engaged and inspired, yes that’s healthy. Being

What’s Your Why?

Contrary to popular thought, there’s no one way to achieve health. While every expert has an opinion and every internet search tells

Finding Fitness You Love

Have you ever noticed that when you love to do something, you don’t spend time trying to figure out how you’re going

Healthy Eating On-the-Go

If you’re like most people, you’re busy. And when you’re busy,  food can fast, too. So how do you eat healthy while

Are Happy People Healthier?

Creating balance is a widely used catch phrase these days for having a picturesque perfect life with all corners of it working

What is Wellness 360™?

Have you ever noticed how when things are going really great in your life with your relationships or your career, that food

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