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Taking Care in Winter Weather

Taking Care in Winter Weather

Lake Tahoe Wellness Center – is a wellness center unlike any other. They do more than just “coach” you – they get results by providing personalized attention and customized strategies regarding your health and future care. Sign up for their newsletter or check out their Wellness Links for more articles like this. Taking Care in Winter […]

What is the Secret to Unlimited Business Growth?

What is the Secret to Unlimited Business Growth?

From PEAK Business Coaching – Jim Kaspari has been a business coach and consultant with entrepreneurial business owners and startups since 2005 and has coached over 300 clients in 8 countries. View more posts like this on the PEAK Business Coaching Website.   Don’t things get too complex and break down as businesses grow?  Who wants […]

What Matters Now in Marketing

What Matters Now in Marketing

What Matters Now in Marketing From Milena Regos – Marketer, Freelance consultant and Creator of the “Simple Marketing Blueprint” online marketing video course. For more blog posts like this, visit milenaregos.com  Marketing trends come and go especially in the past few years.  Marketers are always looking for the next big thing that will change the […]

Tip of the Week: Try an Ergonomic Workstation Setup

Tip of the Week: Try an Ergonomic Workstation Setup

Tip of the Week: Try an Ergonomic Workstation Setup From  Carl LeBlanc at Tahoe Tech Group. For more blog posts like this, visit tahoetechgroup.com. Sometimes you feel exhausted when you get out of work, but you have no idea why. It might be because you’re straining your eyes too much by staring at the computer screen. […]

7 Ways to Save Time Each Day, Grow Your Business and Be Happier

7 Ways to Save Time Each Day, Grow Your Business and Be Happier

From Milena Regos, full ebook can be found at www.milenaregos.com. Business owners and entrepreneurs all share the same challenge – not enough time in the day. These are habits I have created and have proved to work over the years. I’m the happiest I have ever been and can honestly say a lot more productive in […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Health in 30 Seconds

5 Ways to Improve Your Health in 30 Seconds

5 Ways to Improve Your Health in 30 Seconds Jenna Granger Well Being Massage & Skincare Blog Are you using the excuse that you are too busy to be healthy? I don’t buy it. We have this idea that healthy living takes a lot of time and energy. It can, but if we are feeling drained […]

Kelly Brothers Painting Paint-It-Forward Program

Kelly Brothers Painting Paint-It-Forward Program

        How Paint-It-Forward Works Each year we ask our local community to submit stories of a nonprofit or people they know who are in need of painting but can’t afford it due to some difficulties in life that they may have experienced.  Once these stories are submitted, the Kelly Brothers Painting, Inc.  team […]

Remote Possibilities: Sally Park of SPARK Empowerment Coaching

Remote Possibilities: Sally Park of SPARK Empowerment Coaching

Remote Possibilities As a relatively new resident of Tahoe City, I am relentlessly curious about the people I meet here, and how they found their way to calling Tahoe their home. I have been consistently surprised to meet such a variety of people – creative professionals, health practitioners, tech entrepreneurs, “joy surfers” and more..  I […]

The Art of Ascension: Meditation to Raise Your Vibration

The Art of Ascension: Meditation to Raise Your Vibration

The Benefits of Practicing the Art of Ascension include: Are you interested in practicing meditation but have been overwhelmed in the past by the constant stream of thoughts running through your mind? Would you like to learn simple tools that help to quiet the mind, enabling you to get deeper into your meditation practice? Does […]

Why Do We Toast?

Why Do We Toast?

Content provided by Allison Nemir Robinson of WineTahoe.com Why Do We Toast?   Humans throughout history have made a habit of basing a great deal of our traditions and customs around food. The curious practice of raising our drink containers is one of the most ancient of these. To answer your question, for starters, we’ll dispel […]

Setting Intentions

Setting Intentions

Setting Intentions Written by: Marianne Schneider of Reiki Tahoe.  Each day, I start by doing what I call “opening space”.  I invite in the energies of the four directions and set my intentions for the day.  I do this so that I have taken a moment to stop, think about what I want to create, […]

Essential Oils for Valentines Day

Essential Oils for Valentines Day

Essential Oils for Valentine’s Day Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC As we approach Valentine’s Day I thought it would be quite fitting to cover a few of the more luxurious essential oils.  Certain aromas bring our minds into a more relaxed, open and loving space.  When presented with chocolate and roses many women are floored by […]

Five More Reasons to Love Mourelatos

Five More Reasons to Love Mourelatos

Happy New Year  from Our Family to Yours Tahoe Vista Trolley New Ski Shuttle Our latest service for our guests – ski shuttle service to Northstar, Diamond Peak and more! Relax and enjoy the best of the lake and the mountain without the hassle of driving and parking. We’ll drop you off right at the resort […]

Essential Oils for Yoga

Essential Oils for Yoga

Essential Oils for Yoga Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The world of healing arts and self-care is full of so many ancient modalities.  Massage therapy, meditation, yoga, reflexology, and aromatherapy are all very helpful in cases of anxiety, stress and fatigue.  These types of treatments have encouraged civilizations for millennia to connect with one another on […]

Tahoe Biltmore’s New Wedding Website!

Tahoe Biltmore’s New Wedding Website!

The Tahoe Biltmore is one of the last true vintage Tahoe locations on the lake. At the Tahoe Biltmore, we build your event to match you; you can do as much or as little as you want. For a no-hassle experience check out our new all-inclusive wedding packages for groups starting at 50 people up to 150 people. […]

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The winter solstice marks a time of introspection and renewal. Here we begin to slow down and focus on building up our immunity for the cooler months ahead. Many of us can attest to the drop in energy level we feel around this time of the year. Our bodies […]

Essential Oils for Overindulgence

Essential Oils for Overindulgence

Essential Oils for Overindulgence Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care We all know how easy it is to stray from our healthy eating habits while vacationing over the holidays.  We are typically bombarded with sweets, desserts and heavy foods filled with gravy and salt.  All of these ingredients tend to lead to […]

Caring for our Skin During Winter

Caring for our Skin During Winter

Caring for our Skin During Winter Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The importance of a healthy skin care routine during the dry and harsh winter months should not be overlooked.  In order to maintain smooth and supple skin we need to not only moisturize daily but also keep our bodies hydrated and free of dead skin […]

Essential Oils: Lets Be Thankful for Healing

Essential Oils: Lets Be Thankful for Healing

Lets Be Thankful for Healing Sarah McCallum Blog NLMSC My most favorite essential oil right now is wonderfully grounding Rosemary.  While the foods are being prepared for Thanksgiving feast my diffuser is emitting lovely holiday scents throughout our home.  These oils help not only to curb tension in the air but also clean the air.  […]

Essential Oils: Knee Pain and Frankincense

Essential Oils: Knee Pain and Frankincense

Knee pain and Frankincense Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The Reno Tahoe area is chalk full of avid winter sports enthusiasts.  Once the snowfall commences the locals are geared up and ready to ride the slopes.  Highly active individuals are more prone to injury due to overuse of joints and muscle groups needed to ski or […]

Big Things Happening at Tahoe Flow Arts Studio!

Big Things Happening at Tahoe Flow Arts Studio!

Big Things Happening at TFAS! We are excited to announce that we are exanding our space! At the end of this month, we are renovating to construct a larger creative space in our lake front studio making dreams a reality with our community. Rates are rising come the new year so purchase your 10 packs now to save! […]

Essential Oils: Tension in the Hips and Thighs

Essential Oils: Tension in the Hips and Thighs

Tension in the Hips and Thighs Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The area surrounding the hips and thighs is quite powerful and very in tune with the root chakra.  When we feel grounded in our life and supported we tend to have good flexibility in this area with healthy joint mobility.  However in times of financial […]

Stomach Discomfort and Patchouli

Stomach Discomfort and Patchouli

 Stomach Discomfort and Patchouli Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC There is an old adage that goes something like, “if it doesn’t feel right don’t do it”.  I am a firm believer in following the gut both physically as well as emotionally.  If I experience an upset stomach after eating certain foods well I just don’t eat […]

Essential Oils and Tension in the Chest and Arms

Essential Oils and Tension in the Chest and Arms

Tension in the Chest and Arms Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC We all tend to experience some sort of tension or stress in certain areas of the body and often times it can be a chronic problem.  There are various events like sports accidents or trauma that may leave injury but these issues can also stem […]

Diffusing Essential Oils Aromatically

Diffusing Essential Oils Aromatically

Diffusing Essential Oils Aromatically Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC Are you aware of how powerful the sense of smell can be on your emotional and psychological wellbeing?  Our noses are able to pick up on thousands of different odors all at once.  When something fowl smelling comes into our system we immediately react with a sneeze […]

Head and Neck Tension

Head and Neck Tension

Head and Neck Tension Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC As an Aries (rules the head) with the moon in Taurus (rules the throat) I typically suffer from pain and tension in my head and neck.  I have experienced many a night where I used acupressure and yoga in order to avoid a full-blown migraine.  While pain […]

Essential Oils for the Autumn Season

Essential Oils for the Autumn Season

Essential Oils for the Autumn Season Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care  There is something in the air this time of year and it smells divine.  The sights and scents of fall are not only comforting and delicious but they can be quite healing as well.  Take Clove for example, this spice […]

Essential Oils: Topical Application for Children

Essential Oils: Topical Application for Children

Topical Application for Children Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC I would like to discuss the process of applying essential oils to adolescents and children.  The typical amount and usage of certain oils on adults is not at all appropriate for youngsters because of their sensitive skin and delicate constitutions.  When using essential oils on a child […]

Essential Oils: Pisces and Clove

Essential Oils: Pisces and Clove

Essential Oils: Pisces and Clove Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC As we embark upon our final astrological sign in the zodiac it seems fitting to explain how we have come full circle.  Pisces, ruled by Neptune, is a water sign that governs the liver, lymphatic system and feet.  As we began this series with Aries and […]

Essential Oils: Aquarius and Grapefruit

Essential Oils: Aquarius and Grapefruit

Aquarius and Grapefruit Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care As we delve into the last of the air signs let us focus on the difference between the Aquarian versus the other air signs. While Gemini likes to make connections among friends and discuss smaller social situations and Libra prefers to act out […]

Sagittarius and Melaleuca

Sagittarius and Melaleuca

Sagittarius and Melaleuca Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC I have found that those days I fill with adventure and travel tend to be my best days.  There is something so very liberating about stepping out into the unknown with no itinerary whatsoever.  The fire sign known as Sagittarius would understand this statement quite well.  The Archer, […]

Essential Oils: Scorpio and Clary Sage

Essential Oils: Scorpio and Clary Sage

Scorpio and Clary Sage Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care As a Scorpio rising I tend to gravitate towards the intense and mysterious in life.  This water sign is known for powerful, sensual and intuitive actions.  Here we have the phoenix rising out of the ashes for this sign is above all […]

Essential Oil: Libra and Juniper Berry

Essential Oil: Libra and Juniper Berry

Essential Oil: Libra and Juniper Berry Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The golden rule to leading a healthy life is everything in balance.  The astrological sign most familiar with this idea is diplomatic and peaceful Libra.  This air sign is portrayed as the scales and seeks fairness and justice above all else.  The Libra typically battles […]

Essential Oils: Virgo and Rosemary

Essential Oils: Virgo and Rosemary

Virgo and Rosemary Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care As we move on through the signs of the zodiac we begin to notice an interesting link between one sign and the next.  As I have previously mentioned, every astrological sign governs a particular area of the body.  For instance, Aries rules the […]

Essential Oils: Leo and Rose

Essential Oils: Leo and Rose

Leo and Rose Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care View the full blog here.  Sunshine and sweet flowers always make for such a beautiful summer season.  We currently have three large Rose bushes growing in our front yard and the aroma is completely divine.  The Rose is a confident and regal bloom […]

Essential Oils: Gemini and Sandalwood

Essential Oils: Gemini and Sandalwood

Gemini and Sandalwood Sarah McCallum Blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care The power of the mind can be quite astonishing.  It even seems at times that our mental powers outweigh those of the body.  As a human species we have moved away from mental exercises and stepped into an era chalk full of physical […]

Taurus and Lavender

Taurus and Lavender

Taurus and Lavender Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care Astrology has a beautiful way of depicting each sign through the description of an animal or entity.  In this weeks entry I dive head first into the stubborn and pleasure seeking Bull.  The typical Taurus individual may display signs of tension in the […]

Aries & Peppermint essential oil

Aries & Peppermint essential oil

Aires & Peppermint essential oil As we embark upon this journey called life many of us encounter obstacles through which we learn a deeper understanding of ourselves. In my experience, astrology has opened my eyes to many of my gifts as well as my shortcomings. Working with essential oils, herbs, foods and various forms of […]

The Crown Chakra and Lavender

The Crown Chakra and Lavender

The Crown Chakra and Lavender Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC Previously I spoke about my issues related to certain Chakras and how I have enabled my body to open up with the use of essential oils. The seventh Chakra also known as the Crown Chakra may be the one Chakra I feel has always been balanced […]

The Third Eye and Peppermint

The Third Eye and Peppermint

The Third Eye and Peppermint Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC As a child I always had very vivid dreams and on certain nights even nightmares.  My nighttime fear may have stemmed from a bit of a blockage within my sixth chakra, also known as the ‘Third Eye’.  This area of the body is where much of […]

Throat Chakra and Eucalyptus

Throat Chakra and Eucalyptus

Throat Chakra and Eucalyptus Sarah McCallum blog  NLMSC I have always struggled with speaking my truth.  In times where I felt the need to withhold my real feelings for the sake of another I typically ended up with a sore throat or neck ache.  Whenever I tried to be strong and avoid letting the tears […]

Heart Chakra and Basil

Heart Chakra and Basil

Heart Chakra and Basil Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC So much of what we feel throughout life is experienced within the heart.  This powerful muscle keeps our blood circulating and never misses a beat.  When we begin having issues in this area they can arise in the form of arrhythmias or chest tightness.  On an emotional […]

Solar Chakra and Bergamot

Solar Chakra and Bergamot

Solar Chakra and Bergamot There has always been this idea of listening to ones own gut when trying to navigate changes in life.  I often times remember being in situations where I was unsure of my next step and when I felt that twinge in my belly I knew it was time to go the […]

Sacral Chakra and Sandalwood

Sacral Chakra and Sandalwood

Sacral Chakra and Sandalwood Increasing ones ability to connect with the creative forces in the world is quite important in leading a fulfilling and loving life.  We can all benefit from creative activities like drawing, painting, dancing, writing, singing and many more forms of art.  These practices will begin to encourage growth while renewing the […]

Essential Oils and Root Chakra

Essential Oils and Root Chakra

The Chakra system is quite ancient and used today as a means by which people balance both internal and external ailments of the body and mind. The Chakras are described as subtle energetic fields located along the spine. Each is associated with emotions as well as physical expressions and colors. Today I will focus on […]

Essential Oils and Heat

Essential Oils and Heat

Essential Oils and Heat Sarah McCallum from North Lake massage and Skin Care Essential oils make wonderful alternatives to chemical household cleaners.  I typically keep a spray bottle full of water and 10 drops of my favorite antibacterial oil on hand for cleaning counter tops and doorknobs.  My laundry detergent has long been replaced with […]

The Advantage of Knowing Why a Client is Calling Before You Answer

The Advantage of Knowing Why a Client is Calling Before You Answer

Written by: Carl LeBlanc of Tahoe Tech Group Check out the full blog post here The Advantage of Knowing Why a Client is Calling Before You Answer Are your employees trained to answer the phones in a helpful and professional manner? If you’re not intentional about this, calls made to your company will be fumbled, […]

Naturamed’s Essential Oil of the Month: DigestZen

Naturamed’s Essential Oil of the Month: DigestZen

written by: Naturamed Natural Family Medicine Essential Oil of the Month – DigestZen® DigestZen® is one of my very favorite essential oil blends. DigestZen® contains seven powerful essential oils ~ ginger, peppermint, fennel, tarragon, caraway, anise and coriander. All of these are known for their calming, anti-carcinogenic, anti-bloating and anti-intestinal spasm qualities. This oil blend […]

Synergy Series: Cypress and Grapefruit

Synergy Series: Cypress and Grapefruit

By: Sarah McCallum from North Lake Massage and Skin Care Synergy Series: Cypress and Grapefruit Quite an amazing change occurs the moment you mix two different essential oils together. The aroma that results when freshly scented Cypress is combined with uplifting Grapefruit is the perfect anecdote to the dreaded afternoon slump. Cypress has long been […]

10 Tips to Building a Thriving Email List

10 Tips to Building a Thriving Email List

Info from Jim Kaspari of Summit Business Marketing If you have a small business then I’m sure you know the importance of building a relationship with your customers. One of the most important ways to extend this relationship is through optimizing your email list and building a relationship right in your customer’s inbox. For this […]

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