Love

I was speaking to one of the ladies I help with caregiving for her family. When I speak to her, I try to validate the good things I know she did in her life. I intentionally remind her of the love she  poured into her work and family, and how that  love she poured out in turn went on to … Read more about Love

Massage Can Be Different For Each of Us

Massage Can Be Different for Each of Us. Is that really true? Does every massage have to begin with a person lying face down on my massage table and me standing over them. The answer is NO. Recently I was struggling with how to help my elderly massage client who lives in a small room in a … Read more about Massage Can Be Different For Each of Us

Why Am I Still Here?

"Why am I still living? What does it matter if I'm here or not"? Recently I had an elderly friend express this to me. This is not the first time I have heard a senior ask this question. I seriously pondered it because I really love the seniors that I work with and I wanted to give an example of a … Read more about Why Am I Still Here?

The Spiritual Side of a Massage Therapist.

In my 36 years as a Licensed Massage Therapist, my practice mainly consists of families. If you ask me why, I will have to say that it sort of happened as natural course of things. Because my massage practice takes me into people’s homes, I get to interact with everyone in the household. From … Read more about The Spiritual Side of a Massage Therapist.

This and That

Over the years, I have shared with you my many stories about the experiences I have had with clients in massage and caregiving. I often joke that my best accomplishment has been going this long with out having to have a job. I have always worked on my own terms, in my own business. Several years … Read more about This and That

Morning Stiffness

What do you do when you wake up in the morning and and the simple movement involved in getting out of bed has put your spine into a breathtaking painful spasm? The first thing I do is I reach for one of my fabulous rice bags, pop it into the microwave and heat it up. Then put it on my back as I … Read more about Morning Stiffness

Small Acts of Kindness

There are plenty of problems and issues to go around these days. From pandemics to Grandparents raising Grandchildren, to people who are caretakers for their parents. It can be overwhelming to say the least. I have been working with Sarah Care in Melbourne for a few years now, and I understand … Read more about Small Acts of Kindness

The Crone Stories – Edna

The beauty of doing house calls as a massage therapist is you often get to meet your client’s extended family. Not only that, but there have also been quite a few times when my clients would treat their guests to one of my massages.   I met Edna because her dear daughter in law would treat her to … Read more about The Crone Stories – Edna