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Wellness: What It’s All About

In recent years, the term “wellness” has been trending. But, what is it? There’s a wonderful website,, that is worth your surf time. According to this site, “wellness” is defined as a “conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving full potential” that is “positive and affirming…encompassing lifestyle, mental and spiritual well-being, and the environment.” […]

When In Montclair, Try This…And Go Here

  Montclair, home to the Lenape Native Americans, translates to ‘clear mountain’ in French. With its rich history spanning the Dutch to the Crane Family pioneers to Washington’s Headquarters and ultimately, becoming a sanctuary town of sorts for thriving New York entrepreneurs  who wanted an easy escape from city to country, Montclair is one of […]

Do You Make Contact? With Nature?

We can’t escape nature, no matter how hard we try. It’s all around us. The clouds. The trees. The birds. And then, there’s more. There are mountains, rivers, creeks, the woods, and even the desert. Take It From NatGeo Make sure to click and read this article about how some contact with nature changes […]

How Deep Is Your Massage?

Massage therapy helps relieve tension that nestles in our muscles. It also helps restore our sense of oneness with our body. Yet, when we call to call book a massage, we often forget that there are many types from which to choose. Let’s pick one that we specialize in at Health In Hands: Deep tissue […]

How Massages Help Reduce Pain

How Massages Help Reduce Pain

We’ve all experienced pain. From a simple headache to a full-on body ache, we know how it feels and how so much we want it to go away. In a position statement by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), it mentions that “more than one-quarter of Americans (26%) age 20 years and over…report that they […]