Emma Simpson | Sciatica

Sciatica: How to Get Rid of The Pain in Your Butt

Carol came to see me after returning from her most recent vacation. While she looked lovely and tanned, she was also in a great deal of pain.

She and her husband had gone on a road trip and the long hours spent sitting in the car had wreaked havoc on her back.

When I asked her about the pain, she described it as being “a sharp pain that starts at the top of her butt and goes right down her leg”.

I knew what it was right away – and it’s quite literally a pain in the butt.

SCIATICA.

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Emma Simpson| Intraoral TMJ Massage

Intraoral TMJ Massage Therapy: You’re going to do WHAT in my mouth?!

When you think of massage therapy, you think neck and shoulder pain alleviation, right? Well, there’s so much more to it than that!

You might even be shocked to learn that many Massage Therapists are trained in massaging and doing manual manipulations inside the mouth.

Umm, what? And more importantly, WHY?!

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Emma Simpson | Simple Meditation | Stress Response

Simple Meditation: A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation for Real People

When I am feeling super anxious and stressed, I have this cool little tool that helps me chill out and come back down to earth within minutes. You too may have heard of MEDITATION and all the benefits that come along with it.

Meditation can be an amazing tool to help us slow down and be in the moment. However, it often gets a bad rap. There are a lot of ideas about what meditation is (and what it isn’t) that just simply aren’t true.

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Emma Simpson - Self-care makes me a better mother and health practitioner

How looking after myself makes me a better Mother & Health Practitioner

This has been a hot topic to say the least these days… self-care, self-love, me time, putting yourself first before others.

No matter which way you want to spin it, it’s become a “thing”. 

But, here’s the definition of Self-care that I identify with the most:

 

“Self-care is any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. Although it’s a simple concept, in theory, it’s something we very often overlook.

Good self-care is key to improved mood and reduced anxiety. It’s also key to a good relationship with oneself and others.”

~ World of Psychology

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