Ritual: everyday practices for a better quality of life Everyone has their own ritual, it can be waking up and scrolling or making food before you get ready for work. Either way we all have things we enjoy doing because they are practical or bring us joy. Some things that I, Ashley, love to do is make coffee or tea and do one of my “activities”. I keep a list.. Read More

Natural Ways to Manage Pain With Few to No Side Effects

Being in constant pain is debilitating, but treating pain is tricky. Pharmaceuticals often have side effects that can either enhance a pain problem over time, become addictive or both. Let’s explore some natural ways to create positive and natural pain management. Supplements Before the time of pharmaceuticals, natural ingredients were used to control pain. For instance, curcumin, made from the turmeric root, has anti-inflammatory properties. Being outside in sunlight produces.. Read More

How to Get the Professional Help You Need After a Sports Injury

Sports injuries can take a long time to heal, especially without proper care and medical attention. It can be hard to know exactly where to go for treatment for sports injuries, especially for less severe injuries, like sprains and pulled muscles. There are two main types of treatment to seek when it comes to sports injuries. The first is pain management, and the other is rehabilitation. Both types of treatment.. Read More

How Massage Can Help You Recover From a Brain Injury

Recovering from a brain injury takes time and help. Luckily, there are ways to use holistic approaches to feel more like yourself again. Massage is one way to help with recovery. Here are a few things you should know when it comes to using it to treat brain injuries. Kinds of Brain Injuries A brain injury means something happens to a person which causes a problem for the brain. A.. Read More

How to Put More Emphasis on Your Personal Wellbeing

Many of us have it ingrained in our nature to put others first. We serve others at our jobs, take care of our families, and leave little time to take care of ourselves. It is time to take back your life and focus on your own personal wellbeing. Improve Your Mental Health Our mental health is as, if not more, important than our physical health. Our society has not always.. Read More

How to Deal With Pain From a Desk Job

Sitting all day is hard on your body. From constant spinal pressure to an increased risk of heart attack, if you’re stuck in a chair for hours at a time, you may be putting your future at risk. To reduce the risk of back and neck pain, you will need to make some habit changes and get some help. Massage Therapy Massage can help to reduce muscular tension that builds.. Read More

Philadelphia massage workshops, now available!

Massage workshops in Philadelphia

Philadelphia massage workshops Learn about self massage and self care or bring a partner and learn thai massage! Now and days you don’t always have time to get on a regular massage or self care schedule. You need quick things to do on the go, in the office, or in those rare “free minutes”. Philadelphia massage workshops, could be exactly what you’ve been looking for! In one hour you can.. Read More

“Massage after a move” guest post

Massage After a Move by Erik Hill It’s no secret that moving is a physically demanding task. Your Pennsylvania realtor can help youthrough the mental and emotional parts of finding the right home for yourself and your family andthen actually closing on the home, and he or she might even be able to help you with the physicalpart of moving by referring you to a moving company. But your realtor.. Read More

somatic psychotherapy

Somatic Psychotherapy in Philadelphia Tranquil therapy is proud to recommend Kelly to help aid in your wellness journey somatic psychotherapy can help in a variety of ways and we hope this helps!   Kelly is a somatic psychotherapist in private practice in Philadelphia, PA.  She believes therapy is based on the relationship between therapist and client, where the client is the expert on their own lives.  Her goal is to provide a collaborative, non-judgmental.. Read More

How to live with a difficult diadnosis

Article submission by Jackie Waters 11.30.17 How to Live Strong: Dealing With a Difficult Diagnosis All of us, at some point, in some way, will receive news that will change our lives. Some people might receive it in the form of a painful diagnosis. Perhaps you have been informed of a difficult condition or one that might mean living with chronic pain. This type of news might initially be met with.. Read More