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A Place of Peace

We all feel stress from time to time, whether due to family, work, finances or health issues.  And when that stress builds to a level that makes us feel as though we will break, something needs to change.  This can be particularly true during the Holiday season when we strive to do all the “shoulds” […] Read more…

September 2018 Workshops!

Save the dates: Exploring YOU in a new way!  Monday, September 10th  7 – 8:30pm Join Olivia to learn the fundamental principles and practices of Ayurveda to gain and maintain a Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit!  Find a deeper Understanding of Yourself and how Foods and your Daily Practices affect your Health according to your personal Dosha or […] Read more…

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The Confusion About Turmeric!

Turmeric is that beautiful golden spice, ground from a root, that turns curries yellow and stains your fingers and wooden spoons!  It has become well known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, it is also said to help stabilize blood sugar levels.  However, some confusion has arisen.  Folks have heard that it is necessary to […] Read more…

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Winter Wellness, a Workshop

We all know that winter is the season for colds and flu, but do you know why?  Join Olivia for this Winter Wellness Workshop to learn how the cold, dry winter weather affects our health and what we can do to prevent illness at this time.  Learn simple, preventative practices and how to give your […] Read more…

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A Thought on New Year’s Resolutions

It is that time of year again.  The time that we think up resolutions so that we will turn out to be better people by year’s end.  Healthier, Lighter, Smarter, Calmer.  The problem is, many times our resolutions are not kind to us and end up making us feel more stressed than anything else. What […] Read more…

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Massage for Winter Wellness!

As the seasons change, many of our wellness practices change as well.  We wear heavier clothes in winter and cook up those “comfort foods” like chili, stews and hot chocolate to warm our bodies.  But did you know that your massage can also offer you ways to stay healthy during flu and cold season? Our […] Read more…

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How Stress Affects the Mind!

When stress takes over and becomes chronic, the mind becomes like a monkey, hopping from one concern to the next without focusing on, or resolving, any.  The mind can tell us stories and alter our reality, misinterpreting things said or the actions of others.  This misinterpreting may become our new “normal” so that life is […] Read more…

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Kick Stress to the Curb!

Stress Relief through Massage in Raleigh NC

We all live with stress in our lives, and actually, some stress is necessary to ensure that we accomplish our goals. Healthy stress gets us moving, but Chronic Stress is the cause of 80% of all disease! Stress ages us more quickly as it damages the digestive and immune systems.  It brings sleepless nights filled […] Read more…

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Getting to Know Cedarwood!

I have discovered a new scent and am really enjoying using Cedarwood Essential Oil day to day, directly on my pulse points as well as diffusing in my home.  It has a different kind of scent, spicy.  To me it is very fresh, woodsy but not like my mother’s old cedar chest – not that […] Read more…

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Lemons for Your Health!

Think “Lemons” and you think refreshing.  But did you know that lemons have also been shown to fight cancer, to lower blood pressure and to help with liver problems and muscular aches and pain.  Lemon juice is an antifungal and antioxidant and has been used in everything from flavored water to furniture polish!     […] Read more…

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