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Having a Therapeutic Spa Day at Home

Having a Therapeutic Spa Day at Home IMAGE: https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1540555700478-4be289fbecef CREDIT: Camille Brodard via Unsplash [No changes made to the image.] Being able to have a spa day even at home can do you wonders. Not only will you get to relax, but you’ll also get the many benefits that come with going to the spa. The […]

Heated Blankets as a Sleep Aid for Children with ASD

Heated Blankets as a Sleep Aid for Children with ASD About 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). With a wide variety of complex treatments available it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But, helping your child cope with one of the most common difficulties parents can face (bedtime) – could be simpler than […]

Heat Therapy and Essential Oils for Pain Relief

Toothache and Sensitivity During Winter In most cases, tooth pain is caused by a cavity or an exposed root, but believe it or not, cold weather can also trigger sensitivity and pain, and even worsen the symptoms of pre-existing dental problems. Furthermore, 1 in 8 adults may have tooth sensitivity to cold, which only intensifies during the […]

How To Choose Essential Oils for A Better Sleep

How To Choose Essential Oils for A Better Sleep Anyone who has spent a sleepless night knows the toll that it can take on both the mind and the body. Regular, uninterrupted sleep is a critical component of good health. Unfortunately, though, around 1 in three individuals experience mild to severe forms of insomnia. Many people try sleeping pills, […]

Top 5 Reasons to Try a Weighted Blanket

Top 5 reasons to try a weighted blanket or weighted lap pad   What is a weighted blanket? It is a heavy blanket filled with pellets that help distribute weight evenly across the body to promote relaxation. Weighted blankets have long been used in the occupational therapy field as an aid for children on the […]

Sweet Dreams: 7 Reasons Why Sleep Is Good For You

A recent study revealed that one in three Canadians is sleep-deprived. Given the known links between quality of sleep and mental and physical health, this is a very worrying statistic that needs to be addressed. Raising an awareness of the importance of sleep is vital, together with ways in which you can regularly sleep well. […]

10+ Uses of Lavender

Lavender and its many uses Lavender: Do you remember as a child walking past lavender and pulling off a few of the flowers and squeezing them between your fingers and smelling the sweet aroma all the way home? Now when you do the same thing in milliseconds it takes you back to your childhood. A […]