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According to the great American inventor, Thomas Edison, "Time is really the only capital any human being has, and the one thing he can't afford to waste." The perception of not having enough time for the things we must do or, just as importantly, the things we want to do is a leading cause of stress in society today. Continued exposure to stres...
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5 Tips on Retailing Products in Your Practice

Do you need some ideas on how to generate new income from existing clients by selling retail products? If so, follow these five easy tips.   1. Start Simple Once you have decided to offer your clients retail products, start with one product or one product line. Get to know it and love it. Try products that are blogged about on organic bea...
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Cupping: The Basics of an Ancient Chinese Technique

Cupping is a bodywork technique that utilizes a glass or plastic cup or bamboo jar that is suctioned onto the body and allowed to sit for about 10 minutes or is moved around with oil used for lubrication. This technique stimulates circulation and relieves swelling—and it can be used alone or to enhance other treatments, such as acupuncture. &n...
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About is the online publication for student and beginning massage therapists. An educational resource from MASSAGE Magazine, it contains articles contributed by practitioners, educators and industry experts on topics such as financing an education, study skills, test-taking strategies, self-care, student advice, projecting a professional image, résumé writing, interviewing, finding employment and launching a first practice.