Entries by Wellspring

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Essential Oils for Sleep

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SLEEP There are many healing benefits of essential oils.  They can help support every system in our body.  Many oils are great to assist calming and sleep:  lavender, frankincense, bergamot, cedar wood, as well as some blends made by Young Living such as stress away, peace and calming, and vetiver. These can […]

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Yoga Sequence for Sleep

YOGA SEQUENCE FOR SLEEP: by Suzanne Koster PT, DPT, RYT Yoga poses that lead to sleep place emphasis on breath awareness, particularly the exhalation portion of breath.  Poses that emphasize the exaltation are typically forward folds and twists.  Forward folds are accompanied by “hip-opening” poses, so we may “hinge” at the hips instead of placing stress […]

Three Points to a Better Night’s Sleep

3 COMMONLY USED POINTS FOR SLEEP AND HOW TO APPLY ACUPRESSURE AT HOME ON YOURSELF: All three points shown below are great to get started with at home.  Simply apply pressure using your thumb or finger to each point for one minute each.  As you press the points, breathe in deeply and relax your mind. […]

National Random Acts of Kindness Day

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Mark Twain Just three days after Valentine’s Day, I find it fitting to have a day that celebrates “random acts of kindess”! How easy is it to be kind to our family and friends? How easy is it to show love […]