Essential Oils and Heat

Essential Oils and Heat Sarah McCallum from North Lake massage and Skin Care Essential oils make wonderful alternatives to chemical household cleaners.  I typically keep a spray bottle full of water and 10 drops of my favorite antibacterial oil on hand for cleaning counter tops and doorknobs.  My laundry detergent has long been replaced with…

Naturamed's Essential Oil of the Month: DigestZen

written by: Naturamed Natural Family Medicine Essential Oil of the Month – DigestZen® DigestZen® is one of my very favorite essential oil blends. DigestZen® contains seven powerful essential oils ~ ginger, peppermint, fennel, tarragon, caraway, anise and coriander. All of these are known for their calming, anti-carcinogenic, anti-bloating and anti-intestinal spasm qualities. This oil blend…

Synergy Series: Cypress and Grapefruit

By: Sarah McCallum from North Lake Massage and Skin Care Synergy Series: Cypress and Grapefruit Quite an amazing change occurs the moment you mix two different essential oils together. The aroma that results when freshly scented Cypress is combined with uplifting Grapefruit is the perfect anecdote to the dreaded afternoon slump. Cypress has long been…

10 Tips to Building a Thriving Email List

Info from Jim Kaspari of Summit Business Marketing If you have a small business then I’m sure you know the importance of building a relationship with your customers. One of the most important ways to extend this relationship is through optimizing your email list and building a relationship right in your customer’s inbox. For this…

Benefits of Eucalyptus

Author: Nick Hughes- owner and massage therapist at Well Being Massage & Skin Care. EUCALYPTUS Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus is my go-to essential oil for staying well during cold and flu season. If I start to feel congested or have trouble breathing due to constriction or excess mucus in my nose, throat or chest, I immediately diffuse…

The Wonderful Healing Art of Thai Massage

By Crystal McGuinness Massage therapist at North Lake Massage & Skin Care If you have never been given a Thai massage before, then I highly recommend you give it a try. Thai massage is an incredible and ancient healing art which unfortunately many in western culture haven’t experienced. As a giver and receiver of this…

Lake Tahoe Wellness Center: When the Cure Is Worse than the Disease

Chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes have increasingly high prevalence in world populations.  Such prevalence is rising despite extensive use of prescription medications. Problematically, many people have two or more concurrent chronic disorders and are taking multiple medications. But frequently the various physicians are not in contact and are not aware of the patient’s complete…

Even Little Kids Can Make a Difference!

This holiday season Great Futures Early Learning Preschool Center not only collected food items for Project MANA, a local food bank for the North Lake Tahoe/Truckee area, but also in the American Red Cross – Holiday Mail for Heroes. The goal according to Susan Perkins, the preschool director, was to teach their students that they…

Submit Art Proposals Kings Beach Roundabouts

Tahoe Public Art (TPA) has released a Call to Artists calling for proposals of art to be installed in each of the two new traffic roundabouts in Kings Beach, CA. The Call, which is available online at www.tahoepublicart.org, and on Tahoe Public Art’s facebook page, details the requirements for the two site-specific pieces, some of which…