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5 lessons to help you navigate big change (aka things we’ve learned while making big change).

Since we opened our doors in April 2015 you’ve known us to be full of fun and wise with wellness tips. Most importantly though, you know us as regular humans who drink milkshakes, swear and also mediate, and who have just as much real life to handle as anyone else. As wellness people who also happen to be business people, you’d think we might be exempt from stress and tough decisions because we can be … Read More

This week’s post brought to you by the letter “C”.

For champagne. Now that we are officially in May we can claim that we have completely completed our first full year in business at Third Space Wellness. Amongst all of the things we have learned, one additional thing is that celebration is key! Hence, champagne. Here is us last year (with the husbands), celebrating our opening: Here is us all this year, celebrating our first anniversary (a little older, wiser and hopefully more gorgeous): Turns … Read More

The art of being thoughtful.

If you live in the MD/DC/VA Metropolitan area you’ve possibly noticed a bit of a subtle shift in the weather… a bit more heavy feeling with the humidity and cooler evenings. And if you are a friend of the farmer’s markets like we are you may have also noticed an abundance of juicy produce including peaches, tomatoes, plums and so much more. All this signifies a special time of year that in Chinese Medicine we call … Read More

The TSW Guide to Prepping for A Party

As you know it’s been busy times for Third Space Wellness. With our new location open we’ve been managing tons of logistics on a daily go. Our plates are full with fun, laughter, learning and tasks. We decided long ago that when we opened our doors we wanted to host some great events for our community. So some of the items on the “get it done” lists are around party planning and community engagement. Thus … Read More

Why community?

A community that sticks together stays well together. At Third Space Wellness this is one of our guiding principles. In everything we do we are making sure that our commitment to helping people forge relationships that result in a greater sense of having a community is present because it’s our stance that this is key to well being. Community is a popular buzz word and theme right now…Why does it matter and why is it such a popular concept? … Read More

Tis a gift to receive

Thanksgiving and Christmas are my favorite holidays of the year. It’s a time where we take a moment to reconnect with loved ones, rest, give thanks, and give gifts of love. I am especially thankful for this holiday season because it comes at the end of a year filled with both joys and trials including the loss of a long time larger-than-life family friend to ALS. She was diagnosed before the ice bucket challenges started … Read More

Do I really need to listen to my doctor? Yes, and…

We’re receiving amazing questions from people for the Q & A portion of our podcast, Wellness Unlocked. Some we are not able to address during an episode and we will periodically be answering these here on our blog. Here’s the gist of an important set of questions we received that inspired this post: How do you politely disagree with your doctor’s recommendations about lifestyle habits due to a particular diagnosis you’ve received? And also, what do you do when you … Read More

Loss: my greatest teacher.

We are settling more deeply into autumn with each day which is a season particularly associated with grief and awe in Chinese medicine. These two expressions are energetic matches as it is our capacity to know something is valuable that leads to our expression of grief when something is lost. In loss, the preciousness of what we value is illuminated and can inspire us to move forward after the loss with greater intention and respect … 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