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Are you seeking a fun new way to get more exercise this summer? Are you open to any and all options?

If so, you should consider the many benefits of swimming. While this may not be your preferred method of exercise, this could change once you jump in the pool for the first time.

There are many benefits of swimming when compared to other forms of exercise, such as jogging or running. For example, swimming puts less strain on your body. As a result, you’re not causing harm to one part of your body as you attempt to improve another.

Here are some of the other benefits:

·      Improve strength and muscle definition

·      Improve flexibility

·      Build bone mass (perfect for older individuals)

·      Reduce inflammation

·      Burn calories

·      Help lower stress levels

With all these benefits in mind, there is only one thing left to do: find a swimming pool and jump in.

At first, you may not know what you are doing. Over time, however, you can develop a swimming regimen that allows you to get the exercise you’re seeking.

Final tip: don’t shy away from swimming because it takes a bit more work to get involved. If you keep an open mind, you’ll find it easy to locate a pool so that you can swim on a regular basis.

What do you think of swimming as a form of exercise? Is this something you have tried in the past? Will you experiment with this in the future?

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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Are you seeking a fun new way to get more exercise this summer? Are you open to any and all options?

If so, you should consider the many benefits of swimming. While this may not be your preferred method of exercise, this could change once you jump in the pool for the first time.

There are many benefits of swimming when compared to other forms of exercise, such as jogging or running. For example, swimming puts less strain on your body. As a result, you’re not causing harm to one part of your body as you attempt to improve another.

Here are some of the other benefits:

·      Improve strength and muscle definition

·      Improve flexibility

·      Build bone mass (perfect for older individuals)

·      Reduce inflammation

·      Burn calories

·      Help lower stress levels

With all these benefits in mind, there is only one thing left to do: find a swimming pool and jump in.

At first, you may not know what you are doing. Over time, however, you can develop a swimming regimen that allows you to get the exercise you’re seeking.

Final tip: don’t shy away from swimming because it takes a bit more work to get involved. If you keep an open mind, you’ll find it easy to locate a pool so that you can swim on a regular basis.

What do you think of swimming as a form of exercise? Is this something you have tried in the past? Will you experiment with this in the future?

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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If you suffer from allergies, this isn’t your favorite time of the year. Unfortunately, it won’t be long before your skin is itchy, your eyes are running, and your nose is clogged.

With all this in mind, there are a few basic skin care tips you can follow to ensure that you still look your best. Consider the following:

·      Use a daily serum. With this, you can strengthen the top layer of your skin to keep allergens on the outside looking in. Furthermore, don’t wait to wash your skin after entering your home from the outside.

·      Use a moisturizer on your nose. Does your nose always turn red during allergy season? Not only should you use a moisturizer, but make sure you only rely on high quality tissues. You don’t want to rub your nose with something irritating, such as a paper towel, as this will only worsen your situation.

·      Rely on eye drops. One of the top symptoms of allergies is red eyes and dark circles around the eyes. You can help combat both these concerns through the use of eye drops.

There is no denying the fact that the spring season will bring allergens to the area. Although you may be concerned about what this means to your health, there are steps you can take to protect your skin.

By following the advice above, irritated skin doesn’t have to drag you down this year.

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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With the hot summer months closing in on us, it’s safe to assume that you’ll be spending more time outdoors. While there is nothing wrong with this, it’s important that you take care of your body along the way.

Heat exhaustion should always be in the back of your mind, as this condition should never be taken lightly.

In short, heat exhaustion comes about when you’ve been exposed to high temperatures for an extended period of time. Without the right approach to treatment, this can soon turn into heat stroke. As a result, it’s not out of the question for your body to suffer serious injury, such as damage to one or more organs.

The most common signs of heat exhaustion include:

·      Dizziness

·      Confusion

·      Fatigue

·      Fainting

·      Headache

·      Muscle cramps

·      Diarrhea

·      Vomiting

·      Nausea

·      Extreme sweating

·      Rapid heartbeat

If you’ve been exposed to heat, if you’re suffering from any of these symptoms, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

There are two things you should do at that point: hydrate yourself and move to a cooler place, such as an air conditioned home.

It can be a lot of fun to spend time outdoors during the summer months. Just make sure you’re health always comes first. Heat exhaustion is a serious health concern, and it should be treated as such.

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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With warmer weather moving into the area, it won’t be long before bees and wasps begin to swarm.

While most people can avoid being stung, this doesn’t hold true for everyone. If you find yourself in this unenviable position, it’s important to do a couple things.

First off, realize that a bee sting could cause a severe allergic reaction. For this reason, you need to watch for symptoms such as:

·      Difficulty breathing

·      Hives

·      Severe itching

·      Dizziness

·      Rapid pulse

·      Swelling of the throat and tongue

·      Loss of consciousness

If you have any reason to believe you’re suffering an allergic reaction, it’s imperative to receive immediate medical attention.

Conversely, if you don’t suffer a serious reaction, you can treat the sting with one of these home remedies:

·      Honey. This can help with healing the wound, as well as the itching and pain. Apply a small amount of honey to the site, cover it with a bandage, and leave it be for 30 to 60 minutes.

·      Baking soda. By mixing bake soda and water, you’ll end up with a paste that can help reduce the pain and swelling. After applying, cover the area with a bandage and leave it sit for 15 to 20 minutes.

·      Toothpaste. This sounds silly, but many people claim that it can reduce the pain and itching associated with a bee sting. All it takes is a little dab on the site of the sting.

So, there you have it. You now have a better idea of the steps to take should a bee sting you this spring or summer.

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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Do your feet ache, day in and day out? Is this hindering your ability to live your life? Are you ready for a change?

If you find yourself in this position, there are a few things you can do to relieve the pain in the near future.

First and foremost, you should pinpoint the location of the pain and discomfort. Is the pain in your heel? How about the arch of your foot? What about the ball? Once you pinpoint the location, you can then move forward with implementing the right treatment plan.

Here are a few things to consider:

·      Soak your feet in warm water for 15 to 30 minutes every night.

·      Get a professional massage.

·      Try physical therapy.

·      Give your feet some rest (stay off them for a day).

Some of these treatment strategies may generate positive results. Others, however, may not do much for your pain. Your job is to find out what works so you can use that particular treatment plan to your advantage in the future.

If all else fails, don’t hesitate to consult with your doctor. There may be a good reason for your pain. Once your doctor diagnoses the problem, you’ll then know exactly how it should be treated.

Have you experienced foot pain in the past? How did you deal with this?

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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Can you believe allergy season is closing in on us? While the cold weather may not be out of the area for good, the winter season is quickly coming to an end.

For many of us, this means looking forward to spending more time outdoors. It also means something else: allergy season.

Fortunately, with a proactive approach, you can stop allergies before they start. Here are a few things to consider:

·      Consult with your doctor. Don’t wait until your allergies kick in before you speak with your doctor about the measures you can take to find relief. Instead, now’s the time to have this discussion.

·      Get your home ready. What can you do around your home to stop allergies from impacting you this spring? This can include everything from getting a doormat to replacing carpet with hardwood.

·      Take what you need. If you know you’ll be outdoors during allergy season, take the necessary supplies with you. For some, this can include something as simple as eye drops.

With these tips in mind, you should be able to stop allergies before they start. As the days go by, don’t be afraid to adjust your strategy to ensure that you’re doing everything possible to live an allergy-free life! 

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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In a perfect world, you’d never have to set your alarm clock. Instead, you could sleep until you were good and ready to roll out of bed.

Unfortunately, this isn’t the real world for most. Instead, you have places to be, things to do, and people to see – all in the morning hours. For this reason, you need to get out of bed on time. Here are some tips that will allow you to do just that:

1. Review Your Health

Is there a reason why you can never seem to get out of bed in the morning? For example, you may have sleep apnea. Or maybe your diet needs adjusted. Speak to your doctor about potential causes.

2. Drink Water

Rather than dream of that first cup of coffee, keep a fresh bottle (or glass) of water on your nightstand. Once your alarm goes off, reach for the water and drink every last drop. This has a way of waking you up in a hurry.

3. Get Creative with Your Alarm Clock

Rather than set your alarm clock beside your bed, place it across the room. This forces you to get out of bed. If that doesn’t work, try an alarm clock that lights up. With this, you can experience “sunrise-like” conditions, even if it’s pitch black outside.

With these tips guiding you, you’ll find it much easier to get out of bed fast. As a result, you can start your day on a positive note for once!

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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Are you on the search for a wellness studio? For example, you may be interested in a high quality massage or facial in the near future.

While you could simply choose the first wellness studio that you come across, this approach may lead you down the wrong path. Instead, you should focus on these three key details:

1. Services

The more services a wellness studio offers the better chance you have of finding the one that is right for you.

For example, there is more than one type of massage. With multiple options, you know you’ll get what’s best for your mind, body, and soul.

2. Team

It goes without saying that a wellness studio is only as good as its team.

Do the therapists have many years of experience? Are they able to provide a variety of services based on your needs?

Don’t hesitate to learn more about the team before scheduling an appointment for service. This will clear your mind and give you the confidence you need to move forward.

3. Pricing

It may not be the most important thing to look for when choosing a wellness studio, but it’s a concern that most people face.

Once you know what type of service you want, contact your preferred wellness studio to discuss pricing. From there, you’ll have a better idea of how much you’ll pay for the service you require.

If you focus on these three details when comparing and choosing a wellness studio, you’ll end up making a confident decision.

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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Are you tired of your dry and damaged hair? Have you purchased and experimented with every hair care product imaginable?

If you’re ready to put this behind you once and for all, it’s time to get creative. It’s time to experiment with these home remedies:

1. Avocado

This super food can do more than improve your overall level of physical health. By combining it with one egg and applying to your wet hair, it can also restore moisture and shine.

2. Butter

You’re seeing that right: apply a small amount of butter to your dry hair. From there, leave it in place for approximately one hour. Once you rinse your hair and dry it once again, you’ll find that it has more moisture than ever before.

3. Olive Oil

This is one of the easiest remedies, as all you need is a half cup of warm olive oil and a little bit of time. Once you rub the oil into your hair, cover with a shower cup for 30 to 60 minutes. After that, you can shampoo and rinse.

So, there you have it. If dry and/or damaged hair is getting you down, one of these super easy home remedies may be just what you’ve been searching for.

Have you experimented with any of these ideas in the past? How did your hair respond?

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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If you’ve ever experienced a muscle cramp, you know just how painful and uncomfortable it can be.

With this in mind, you should do your best to prevent this situation in the future. Here are two of the top ways to prevent muscle cramps:

·      Stay hydrated. This is job number one, as a lack of hydration can quickly take a toll on your muscles. Make sure you drink enough water before and during physical activity, such as working out or running.

·      Stretch your muscles. Do you make it a habit to stretch before using your muscles extensively? If not, this is a habit that can have a positive impact on the health of your muscles.

Despite your best efforts, you may face a muscle cramp at some point. In this case, do the following:

·      Stretch the muscle and gently massage the area. Yes, it may take some time for the stretching and massage to kick in, but soon enough you’ll begin to feel better.

·      Apply cold or heat. For example, a warm towel can do wonders for a tight muscle. Also, don’t overlook the use of ice as a means of relieving pain.

A muscle cramp is not the worst pain you can experience, but it definitely has a way of causing extreme discomfort. If you’re susceptible to cramping, these prevention and treatment tips will go a long way in allowing you to avoid trouble in the future.

Do you have any other tips for preventing and/or treating muscle cramps?

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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Many people think they have to spend hours on end at the gym in order to improve their overall level of health and well being.

While there’s nothing wrong with a good gym workout, it’s not the only type of physical fitness to consider.

Did you know that there are many benefits of a regular walking routine? Consider the following:

·      Walking can help you maintain a healthy weight.

·      It can prevent a variety of serious diseases, including but not limited to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

·      With the right approach, walking can strengthen both your muscles and bones.

·      Walking can have a positive impact on your mental well being.

Along with all of the above, there’s one last thing to consider: it’s easy to get into a walking routine.

You don’t need any special equipment to get started. Furthermore, it doesn’t matter where you live. As long as you’re dedicated, as long as you have a few minutes of time, you can get started.

If you’ve never experienced the benefits of implementing a regular walking routine into your life, now’s the time to do so. You may be surprised at the benefits it can have on your physical and mental well being! 

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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There is nothing worse than an earache that just won’t go away. After a couple hours of this pain and discomfort you may find yourself searching for any type of solution.

Fortunately, you don’t have to run to the doctor to ease the pain. Instead, there are a variety of home remedies for this ailment.

Here are several ideas to consider:

·      Hot water bottle. This is as simple as wrapping a hot water bottle in a towel and holding it against your ear. After a few minutes the pain will disappear (even if only temporarily).

·      Olive oil. Not only can it help eliminate the infection in your ear, but it can also stop any buzzing that may be driving you crazy. All it takes is three drops of olive oil in the ear that’s giving you trouble.

·      Garlic. The antibiotic properties of this commonly used food can help reduce the ache associated with an ear infection. Add one teaspoon of minced garlic to one to two tablespoons of sesame oil. From there, heat the liquid and wait for it to cool. Finally, filter the oil and place a couple drops in your ear(s).

These may not be the only ways to treat an earache at home, but they have been proven effective over the years. If you can’t stand the pain and discomfort any longer, try one of these methods. You may be surprised at how quickly you get relief.

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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Are you seeking a natural and nutritious way to energize your body?

Rather than rely on unhealthy foods and beverages, it’s time to turn your attention to fruit. Not only does it give you the energy you need, but it benefits your health in a number of ways.

Here are five fruits to consider adding to your diet:

·      Bananas. Thanks to the high potassium concentration, bananas are a great addition to any diet – especially if you’re seeking an energy boost.

·      Apples. A high fiber content goes a long way in providing a sustained energy source, which is more than can be said for alternatives that require constant consumption.

·      Oranges. From potassium to vitamin C, there’s a lot to like about oranges. Just the same as apples, this fruit provides sustained energy.

·      Pineapple. The high level of sugar means that pineapple isn’t the right choice for everyone. Even so, with a variety of health benefits, such as vitamin C and manganese, it’s a fruit to consider.

·      Strawberries. One of the tastiest fruits in the world, strawberries also provide natural energy. Eat it alone or eat it with other food, just make sure it’s part of your diet.

The next time you’re looking for an energy boost or quick pick-me-up, turn your attention to one of these fruits. You’ll be glad that you did!

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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The flu may not be the worst sickness you can get, but it has a way of holding you down for a couple of days (or longer in some cases). For this reason, it’s good to know which steps to take if you think you have the flu.

First things first, become familiar with the most common symptoms:

·      Fever

·      Sore throat

·      Cough

·      Body aches

·      Headache

·      Nausea

·      Vomiting

·      Fatigue

The next step to take is getting yourself away from other people. This isn’t always easy to do, but you don’t want to spread your germs. If possible, quarantine yourself for a couple days in order to keep others healthy. This is a particularly good idea if you’ll be around young children or adults over the age of 65.

From there, it’s time to begin the treatment process. There is no magic pill to cure the flu, so the best thing you can do is stay hydrated and get as much rest as possible. Along with this, there are a variety of natural home remedies that can help suppress your symptoms.

As unfortunate as it may be, the best remedy for the flu is time. With each passing hour, you’ll begin to feel better. Then, after a couple of days have gone by, you’ll hopefully find yourself back to normal.

There’s always the chance that you could get the flu, especially during the winter season. If this happens, follow these basic tips.

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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There are far worse injuries than a pulled muscle, but if you’ve ever suffered this setback you know just how painful and uncomfortable it can be.

While there is no guaranteed way to prevent this injury, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk.

Here are several precautions that can minimize the likelihood of this injury:

·      Always warm up. Before taking on any type of physical activity – from working out to shoveling snow – make sure you warm up. Warm muscles are less likely to be injured.

·      Start slow. There’s no point in getting ahead of yourself. For example, you can perform several lighter sets of an exercise to ensure that you’re warmed up and ready to go.

·      Don’t push yourself too hard. There’s no denying the fact that you want to reach your goals and feel good about the progress you’re making. Even so, you don’t want to push yourself beyond your limits. Doing so is one of the quickest ways to pull a muscle.

Even if you follow these tips, you could still find yourself dealing with a pulled muscle. Fortunately, this advice will improve your chance of remaining safe and healthy throughout your physical activity.

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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The winter weather can bring forth a variety of challenges in regards to your skin. With lower humidity and strong winds, it’s common for surface dehydration to set in.

If this happens, the skin will begin to produce more oil. On top of this, when skin becomes overly dry, it creates an environment in which bacteria can live.

Unfortunately, all of this can cause winter acne.

Here are some things you should and shouldn’t do in regards to preventing and treating winter acne:

·      Use non-drying treatments. The most harsh products, such as those containing benzoyl peroxide, can make your issue worse.

·      Use a moisturizer. Even if you have oily skin, this is something you should consider using – especially during the winter months.

·      Put abrasive products out of sight. For example, scrubs and alcohol based toners will worsen your condition during the winter.

Many people believe that they have to simply deal with winter acne. Others are under the impression that only a doctor can help. Neither of these points are true.

When you follow the above advice, you can put winter acne in the past and enjoy clear skin until the weather breaks (and beyond)!

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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There’s no denying the fact that severe winter weather will move into the area at some point in the near future. With this, you must change your daily approach to ensure that you avoid an accident.

This holds true both when driving, as well as when you’re walking on snow and ice. Here are some tips that all pedestrians should follow when encountered with these conditions:

·      Leave extra time. Many accidents happen when you don’t leave yourself enough time to reach your destination, thus putting you in a rush. For example, you arrive at work late, meaning you have to run through a snowy parking lot in order to reach your office in time.

·      Choose the right shoes. In short, you only want to wear shoes that are both comfortable and provide good traction.

·      Slow down. Just the same as your vehicle, you need to slow down when walking on snow or ice. Doing so will go a long way in helping you avoid a slip and fall.

·      Stick to walkways that are clear. Why trudge through snow and ice when you don’t have to? Instead, stick with the areas that have been cleared.

When you follow these tips, you will find it easier to stay safe when walking on snow and ice.

If you do find yourself involved in an accident, make immediate note of your injuries. From there, don’t hesitate to receive treatment. For example, if you strained a muscle, you should rest the injured area while also icing it on a regular basis.

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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Now that Christmas is over and the new year is on its way, it’s time to think about the future.

Although it can be disappointing when the holiday season comes to an end, there’s always next year.

For now, it’s time to get your life back in order. This means something different to everyone. Like many, you may have stressed out during the holidays to the point of exhaustion. If this was the case, here are three things you can do to put holiday stress in the past (without waiting another day):

1. Get Some Sleep

Did you run yourself ragged during the holidays? If so, you need to take a day or so to catch up on your rest. Sure, this may mean putting some important tasks on the back burner, but it’s essential that you are well rested as the calendar turns.

2. Look Forward to the Future

One of the best ways to put the holidays in the past is to look toward the future. This can go a long way in eliminating stress, as you realize that there is plenty of fun and good times on the horizon.

3. Get a Massage

Are you seeking a way to treat your mind, body, and soul? If so, it’s time to schedule a professional massage. After a few minutes on the massage table, the stress of the holidays will melt away. Soon enough, you’ll realize that the past is in the past and the future is bright.

What other types of things can you do to put holiday stress in the past?

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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With no warm weather in sight, it goes without saying that cold and flu season has arrived.

Like many people, there may come a time (or two) over the next few months when you have the sniffles. While this isn’t the most serious ailment, it can definitely hold you down for a few days.

Fortunately, there are several home remedies that can help you find relief without delay. Consider these ideas:

1. Salt Water

Irritation and a runny nose go together hand in hand. If you want to put an end to this, a salt water spray is a great place to start.

All you have to do is mix a half teaspoon of salt with a cup or two of warm distilled water. From there, use a dropper or sprayer to insert into each nostril.

After doing this a few times, the mucus will thin and your sniffles will begin to disappear.

2. Steam

Does it get any easier than this? By breathing in steam, you can effectively clear excess mucus that is causing you to sniffle all day long.

One of the easiest ways to get started is to drape a towel over your head and hold your face over a hot bowl of water (or the sink).

Breathe in the steam for five minutes and wait for relief to arrive!

3. Mustard Oil

An overlooked yet effective home remedy for the sniffles, this entails heating mustard oil until it warms. From there, insert two drops into each nostril.

After doing this a couple times per day, relief will arrive. Not only can mustard oil provide relief from the sniffles, but it also has antibiotic properties.

What do you think about these home remedies for the sniffles? Have you used any of these in the past?

Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.

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