A.S - This is a brief post of personal sharing. I used to work towards Fridays and weekends. Now, I work on weekends. Weekends are the time when most of my clients book their “me-time” with me. At the beginning, I was missing the weekends. After all, I have been in the corporate world for … Continue reading “Missing my weekends no more”
As individuals, our body responds to massage differently. For example, some of us fall asleep easily during a massage, while some of us are able to stay awake throughout. In most cases though, we feel thirsty after a massage. Our good therapist would always have a glass of water ready for us when the rub-down … Continue reading Why we are thirsty after a massage.
Marilyn Monroe once said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world”. The bold feat might exist in my dreams. Meanwhile, I would be more keen in lovely heels like the ones above. Ever since switching out from the concrete jungle, my collection of office footwear also made its way out … Continue reading Heels – Lovely yet unfriendly
After a grueling workout or race, some of us look forward to a massage to reward our overworked body. While massage is beneficial for recovery after intense training or competition, it can also be applied before the activity to prepare the body. The term pre-event massage and pre-workout massage can be used interchangeably. As the … Continue reading Pre-event massage: An introduction
As massage therapists, our professional satisfaction is closely linked to providing a safe, appropriate, and comfortable massage, through which you enjoy therapeutic benefits. It is often assumed that the whole responsibility falls on the therapist. In fact, the receiver (you) has a part too. In case you are not already aware, here are some points … Continue reading Your massage therapist would like you to know…
A recent report in The Straits Times (February 22, 2018) ran this title, "Ultraviolet radiation in Singapore hit highest 'extreme' level of 15 twice in last 2 weeks". It was referring to a high one-hour average ultraviolet (UV) reading of 15 that was recorded at 1pm and 2pm on February 19. Similar high UV readings … Continue reading Sun alert : Don’t shun it.
A picture speaks a thousand words, or not. This photo shows a stark contrast between the usage of escalator and that of stairs. I regret not capturing the queue of commuters squeezing to get up the escalator (bottom left corner). Mention stairs climbing, and many of us would think of it as what we turn to … Continue reading Why stairs climbing is my cup of tea.
How was your weekend? I started mine well with a haircut and I love my new look. Whenever I wanted more than a trim, I will skip my regular hair stylist and braced myself into a new hair studio, despite the high chance of being bombarded by new products and services. I do not face … Continue reading A weekend of haircut and DIY shampoo.
Are you in pain? Are you having an injury? Do they mean the same thing? According to the Oxford Student Dictionary, the definitions of both pain and injury are as follows: Pain: (noun) an unpleasant feeling that you have when a part of your body has been hurt or when you are ill. Injury: (noun) … Continue reading Pain vs Injury
One of the most common reasons for getting a massage is the relaxation that it brings about. Many of us have a hectic lifestyle. A 60 or 90 minutes massage session is like treating ourselves to a well-deserved "me-time". A massage session is typically passive on your part. However, you should also involve yourself to … Continue reading Massage: Getting the most out of it.