Tag: massage

Q Tip # 17: Taming a Dry Cough

June 17, 2014 0 Comments
Q Tip # 17:  Taming a Dry Cough

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been in a movie theater, or in church, and experienced a pesky dry cough.  Typically, I rummage through my pockets or purse and come up empty-handed.  No cough drop, no lozenge, not even a stick of gum within reach.  “hack, hack, swallow, eyes watering, hack, hack” — dirty look […]

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Q Tip # 16: Crown Pulling

May 15, 2014 0 Comments
Q Tip # 16:  Crown Pulling

I read a lot.  I curl up.  I slouch.  I stay in the same position way too long.  I lose track of time.  And then, I  get a stiff neck. After I turn the last page and emerge from my mini-retreat, I need relief and relaxation for my poor neck and head. The Crown Pull […]

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Q Tip # 12: Hug It Out

September 13, 2013 0 Comments
Q Tip # 12:  Hug It Out

We spend hours hunched over steering wheels, computers, our smart phones, and even eating.  Of course this results in unnatural postures.  Our heads are down, our necks and shoulders are pushed forward, and our breathing is constricted.  Is it any wonder we have headaches, back aches and trigger points of pain? Well, just hug it […]

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Q Tip # 10: The Ears Have It

July 11, 2013 1 Comment

Our ears are laced with acupressure points for virtually all organs in our bodies.   If you gently massage your ears for as little as two minutes, you may notice pleasant sensations and relaxation throughout your body.  Try this. Put a bit of lotion or coconut oil on your fingers. Gently grasp the top, outside […]

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