self care

8 Tips for Keeping you Healthy in Winter

As a Chinese Medicine practitioner I am a bit obsessed with keeping people from getting too cold. I admit it. Guilty. I’m like the cold police. Which means that despite my husband’s strong pleas that I stop concerning myself with his winter weather gear I still went searching high and low for the scarf and hat he was most likely to wear in below freezing temperatures – just in case. He rolled his eyes when … Read More

Guest Blog: An interview with Maureen Rieras, Nutritionist

By Tyler Hebron I had the pleasure of interviewing Maureen Rieras, Nutritionist at Third Space Wellness. Maureen is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Specialist and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist who specializes in health, wellness, and fitness. She first found a passion for helping others better their health and overall quality of life after she overcame a personal health setback in her early twenties. She now uses her years of experience, education, and wisdom to help enrich the … Read More

Constipation: The Hard Truth

By Maureen Rieras, MS, CNS, LDN The word constipation is usually used with a hushed tone. People make sure no one is looking before saying in a low voice, “I’m constipated.” Society pokes fun by telling people with a certain concerned look on their face, that they look constipated. Before getting to solutions, let’s start with a definition. Constipation is defined as having less than three bowel movements a week, in which the stools are dry, … Read More

A $9.99 nutrition boost!

Hang tight folks, this post may not be for the vegetarian faint of heart. At TSW we talk nutrition. A. Lot. Not everywhere, not every time. And we’re not preachers of one particular way – that would completely undermine our belief that each person is unique and no one way is the right way for everyone. So no worries, you won’t be ambushed by any of us with a lecture on being Paleo, Vegan, Pescatarian… … Read More

What you need to know about drinking H2O

Proper hydration isn’t always as simple as drinking enough water. WHAT?! Whether or not you are hydrated can be a bit more complex than what color your pee is and whether or not you are thirsty! Sometimes “my pee is super clear” actually means your water is running right through you – like a dry plant where the water runs right through or off the soil. Many of us are full of pride and proud … Read More

Be well this summer.

We are big on learning from nature about how to be well. Part of this is taking note of what each season, uniquely, has to offer us in learning to live our lives with more ease. Here we are in summer; the season of the heart. For some of us, it’s this time of year that we look forward to – we can’t wait for it. It’s the best time of the year. For others … Read More

It’s OK to rest.

For me 2015 and 2016 have been full-on lessons in remembering my mortality. It’s easy sometimes to forget how precious health is and to take it for granted or alternately it’s easy to operate in a state of stress (aka in our sympathetic nervous system which equals fight or flight) and not really be present to how healthy we feel or not, but to keep going anyway. These few years have been a keen reminder … Read More

5 tips for a great spring and a great year.

Springtime reminders to help you feel healthier all year long: #1 This is the time of year for moving your muscles! If you’re already a fitness buff then keep at it. If you and your couch or your desk chair have a better relationship than you do with moving your muscles this is the best time of year to start moving. You don’t have to run a marathon or try out for the Olympics unless … Read More

Guest Blog: I am not my flaws.

Have you ever felt resentment or anger towards someone who hurt you in a relationship? If you have, you’re not alone. I have too. Let me tell you the story of how I got through it. In 2012, I met the most amazing guy on match.com. We’ll call him David. He was tall, dark and handsome, a Texas native, proud veteran, boisterous, and he made me laugh until it hurts. That’s what got me, the … Read More

5 big lessons in entrepreneurship (aka what we learned during our first year in business)

    It’s April 2016 and we are officially celebrating an entire year of Third Space Wellness having an open location. For a few years we searched the 20910 high and low, we had late night meetings around a kitchen table, we taught classes on the go, and saw clients in a one-room office. Then it happened, the stars aligned and everything fell into place. We opened the doors to a beautiful center. It hasn’t … Read More