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Report from the FSMTB Meeting

I spent this past weekend in Los Angeles at the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards meeting. It was a great gathering of regulatory board members from all over the US and Puerto Rico. As my own term as a…

FB: IMHO

It’s no secret that I’m a FB addict. Well, maybe that’s a strong word. I couldn’t run my business, write my blogs, teach my classes, take care of my home and husband and dog, and everything I do if I…

Do 1 in 10 Children have ADHD?

child with ADHD

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),  close to 10 percent of children aged four to 17 in the United States have ever been diagnosed with ADHD.  This number has continued to rise in recent years.   The…

Is Saving Money COSTING You Money?

Strange question, Angie! How on Earth can SAVING money actually COST you money? As improbable and counter intuitive as that statement may seem, there is some truth in there that can be easily overlooked, and cost you big bucks on…

Assume the Position

   A few days ago I was going through security at the airport, on a great high after sharing a fantastic infant massage teacher certification course.  As I’m making my way through the line, I automatically take off my shoes, then unpack…

in·de·pen·dence

independence

in·de·pen·dence Defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary noun \ˌin-də-ˈpen-dən(t)s\ the quality or state of being independent  (not dependent) Synonyms: self–sufficiency, self-dependence, self-reliance, self-subsistence, self-support   We just celebrated the Fourth of July, which many know, is celebrated nationally in honor and gratitude of…