After the holidays, I expected life to slow down a little, but it really hasn’t. It’s the New Year, full of new resolutions and plans to be made
The moss has replaced the green foliage of the trees, the mornings shroud themselves in fog, and the rain begins to fall. Samhain, All Hallows Eve has just passed, marking the midway point between the longest and shortest day of the year.
Broths are oh-so-easy to make, nourishing during a chilly autumnal evening, and a wonderful way to use up the carrots forgotten at the back of the crisper. As the days get shorter and our proclivity to be inside is higher (meaning more chances to catch a cold), our immune systems could use a little boost as well!
In the same way that it’s important for massage therapists to receive bodywork to maintain our physical ability to do this work, we’ve got to make sure we’re taking care of our mental and emotional health. To do so while protecting client confidentiality can require some extra work or creativity, but in the end it’s more than worth it.