Margaret Mead was a famous anthropologist. She is most well-known for studying human behavior. In her studies, she noted the plasticity of human nature and the variability of social customs. ... Mead's famous theory of imprinting found that children learn by watching adult behavior. I … Read more about What Makes Us Human?
Maria Schriver was on the Today show a short while ago. The four on-air personalities were chatting about the fact none of the current Presidential candidates have brought up the issue of caregivers. Caregiving is an important issue. … Read more about Caring for the Caregivers
I can't help but notice all the great advice regarding how to cope with the situation we’re in. … Read more about Coping During COVID-19 -Self Improvement or Just Let It Be
This quarantine has been stressful for many people. It is especially so for me for two reasons. The first is, I am self-employed, so, not working with my clients means I make no income. Secondly, because I am so used to working with people all day, every day. I am experiencing a people … Read more about How To Cope With Stress
As a massage therapist, I have an understanding of bodies. I know how they work and how they compensate for what is not working properly. When I work on a body I try to ascertain just what kind of training the person has already participated in. If they are not in sports, then what lifestyle habits … Read more about For Athletes
In the early 1980s, I worked in a hospital as a unit secretary. While I was working in the hospital, I had the good fortune to meet a woman who was being cared for on the floor that I worked on, her name was Alice Heister. … Read more about Alice
I love family massage time. One of the nice things about having an outcall massage practice is working on families. Over the years I've learned a lot from working with families. Parenting is a big job. At times Parents can get overwhelmed with all the responsibilities of raising child. … Read more about Family Massage Time
Who amongst us doesn't resolve to lose weight, exercise more, earn more money and be a better friend, Mother, Father or Grandparent? Even if you no longer commit those resolutions to paper, somewhere in your head you have at least one of these goals swirling around in your head. How about making … Read more about Make Massage Part Of Your New Year’s Resolutions
This is a reprint of a post written by fellow exercise and massage therapists, Julie. From time to time, my friend Julie Klutinoty shares some of her experience and expertise with us. Today, she is examining the differences between Pilates and Yoga. As a Certified Pilates and Yoga … Read more about Yoga or Pilates?
We are lucky. Our Valhealing blog has lots of readers and sometimes they even ask us to print a post they write. It's a nice compliment that people take time to let us know they like what we write. Today, we received a request from Levada Elrod to post this on our blog, and to supply a link to their … Read more about Dealing With Stress During The Holidays
Another year is coming to an end. It's been a great year, and a hard year, and a year of changes. But it's been another year that I have been able to walk this earth. To be able to watch the amazing sunrises we have here in Florida and drive home while watching the sunset. It's truly beautiful here … Read more about The End of Another Year..Preparing to Say Good Bye to 2019
Did your Mom tell you to "Sit up straight", to "Stand up, don't slouch" and make you walk with a book balanced on your head? … Read more about Why Posture Is Important