Keep your hands clean and free from your face, eyes, nose and mouth. Since its initial reports in late 2019, the situation has well evolved into the first quarter of year 2020 with growing numbers. Health authorities are focused on providing the immediate care and treatment for the infected, as well as containing the spread … Continue reading COVID-19 and your self care
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…
Just the other evening, I was all hyped to get back running again, with my gear, running app, and all. Alas, it started to rain. In no time, it escalated to a thunderstorm. Growing up in the tropical island of Singapore, we are more or less used to heavy downpours be it during the late … Continue reading When rain gets between me and my run.
In the past weeks, many of us have been occupied with spring-cleaning, stocking up of goodies, getting new clothes, decorating our home, to get ready for Chinese New Year (CNY). Here in Singapore, the official two days public holidays correspond with the first two days of the lunar new year. As they fall on Friday … Continue reading CNY and how I survive it.
A little humour usually helps in our day to day business. Our affair with good old Mr Poop might be the last of conversation topics. Even so, it is hard to ignore that Mr Poop often gives some of the best clues of our state of health. The best place to start is none other … Continue reading Why did the toilet paper not cross the road?
2017 has come and gone. So has the first weekend of 2018. What were you up to? I had a mini version of digital detox (digitox). It started with a random move to leave the phonie at home. Little had I expected it to turn out into a refreshing experience. My housemate and I went … Continue reading A DIGITOX Sunday
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.
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.
At a recent 2-day hiking trip, my room mate was amazed to see my barely-there toiletries pouch. She shook her head in bewilderment, alternating her sight between my pouch and hers. I shared with her that, having survived a decade-long battle with acne, I observed that the fewer things I apply on my face, the … Continue reading Skincare Labels: Read with Caution