Live Pain Free Video Blog Part 2

In this video, Dr. Borten discusses more ways to manage your own pain, including hydration and electrolytes, how to use visualization to dissolve your discomfort, and the benefits of massage… Read More

Sunscreen Rocks!

I recently went to Hawaii and had a sample of this sunscreen in my bag for quick emergencies and it was totally worth it.  Went to watch my partner paddle… Read More

Epicuren Colostrum Mist

When it comes to any type of product, supplement, or food that is supposed to be “AMAZING” and “WORK WONDERS” I am very skeptical.  It is my Mid-west up-bringing and… Read More

The Oil Cleansing Method

We had a very cold and dry spell in Portland a few weeks ago.  Before that, I spent a VERY cold and dry week in New England.  I love this… Read More

Giving Myself A TIME OUT!!

As a massage therapist and the mother of a burgeoning teen aged daughter, it can be all too easy for me to feel as though I need to be in… Read More

What is Massage Therapy?

What is Massage Therapy? Massage is the manipulating of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease… Read More

Rest Well, Be Beautiful

Rest Well, Be Beautiful Time flies so fast and we all have so much to pack into our days that we are all guilty of perhaps not taking as much… Read More

Dragontree Apothecary – Peace Tea

Have you tried our own Peace Tea? It really is quite delicious. Our tea contains all organic, caffeine free ingredients that combine surprisingly well into a unique taste sensation. Flowers… Read More

A Star is Born

A Star Is Born! On Wednesday, February 6th, our beloved receptionist, Angela Sarac was recognized as a Portland International Airport CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERSTAR. She was invited to the annual PDX… Read More

Arnica Montana

Arnica Montana, also known as Leopard’s Bane, has been used for medicinal purposes since at least the 1500s. It is used as a topical analgesic, usually prepared from the petals… Read More

Epicuren’s Brazilian Propolis Lotion

Brazilian Propolis Lotion by Epicuren has become my new favorite facial product.  Aside from the fact that it smells amazing, sort of like a sweeter smell, the results are fabulous…. Read More


As we begin this new year, I am first reminded on how fast 2012 went by!  Too many things wanting to be accomplished and not enough time to do them.  … Read More

Epicuren Pro-Collegen

My new favorite product recommended during my last facial….Epicuren Pro Collagen.  Been using for the last month and starting to feel a difference in the elasticity of my skin.  I… Read More