self care

Taking Care of Baby = Taking Care of Me

This entry provided by guest blogger and resident Mommy, Amanda. I look at my son and am amazed.  It’s difficult for me to remember what the world was like without him in it.  Two days after he was born I remember feeling like he’d always been there.  But I haven’t always been a mommy, and although it’s the best thing I’ve ever been, it’s not always been easy. ———- When my first son was born, … Read More

Take a break today! 4 ways to slow it down.

This is just a friendly reminder from us to you to make sure you take a little time for yourself today, and every day! Busy life includes work, laundry, who’s making dinner, getting ready for vacation and then recovering from vacation, more laundry, more work, too many Facebook posts to read and more! If you’re finding yourself caught up in the busy bee-ness of life you might notice some things like: I want to sleep … Read More

Summer is chock full o’ lessons; part deux

Summer is all about expansion and partnership so this is the perfect time of year to spread your wings, literally! And to spend time with the people you love. It’s all about being in the present moment. Here are some ideas for having an amazing summer: Fresh Air and Sunshine – Get outside and stretch your arms as far as you can just like the branches of the trees. If you are with a buddy, reach out … Read More

Oxygenate, that’s what it’s all about. 7 easy tips for breathing on purpose.

I’ve been reminded by a close friend and colleague of the importance of breathing. And I see it all the time in the treatment room, and in my life – lack of breathing. It’s so important that I’ve even written about it before. Breathing is something we do so unconsciously we do not even think about it; and in some cases we even forget to breathe altogether – we’re accidentally holding our breath. Here’s the … Read More

12 tips for choosing your acupuncturist

Choosing an acupuncturist, or any healthcare provider, is an important part of your healing and wellness process. It’s all too often that we are quick to trust “the expert” more than we trust ourselves, especially when it comes to our health. A good acupuncturist is looking to empower you to own your wellness and that’s what we are all about at Third Space Wellness. In fact, from the rich conversations we have on a regular … Read More

12 ways to have a good day

You know that perpetually upbeat person who greets you with an obnoxious “Make it a nice day!”? And then you add not kicking that person to your list of personal successes? Well, he (or she) may have a point. Bad or unpleasant things happen that can ruin our day. We can’t entirely control our environment but there are ways we can make it easier on ourselves – just little things that we can do, along … Read More

Yielding in-between.

We’re in a funny kind of in-between seasons here in Maryland. Just a week ago it was 7 degrees, and today the warm sun is tricking the buds on trees outside of my door to get ready to sprout and come alive. Even the sunlight is changing. I’m recognizing it in myself too. In the mornings I’ve been ready to go, like an engine revving up. In the afternoons I am still sleepy – a … Read More