Aromatherapy… Ahhhhh


Aromatherapy may be thought of by most as a luxury spa experience when it should be considered a daily practice that can heal, solidify and strengthen your health. Aromatherapy is the art of using of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils to boost health and or mood. They are often used in massage, applied directly or mixed with carrier oils. They may also be dripped into an infuser allowing the molecules to be released into the air so they can be breathed in. Both can have relaxing and purifying effects. Essential oils are more than relaxing, they are “essential” - Dual meaning: They … [Read more...]

Laughter & Its Benefits on the Body


We all know that feeling we get when we have a giggling fit, laugh with friends, or even see something funny on Facebook that makes us guffaw. What you are feeling is a physiological change in your body. With laughter, your body releases hormones and uses muscles that benefit your body and mind. Laughter has recently been compared to the positive effects that exercise has on the body. Many studies have been conducted on this topic, all concluding the same results. Here is how laughter helps your body and mind: Overall wellbeing: laughter has been shown to release endorphins, just like … [Read more...]

September is National Yoga Month! Naples Yoga Classes

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Yes, it is the month that we here at Monarch Wellness just LOVE! September is National Yoga Month. We believe in taking that special time for yourself by doing something healthy and learning new skills. Naples yoga classes give you the opportunity to do both. And meet some new friends! Those who are not knowledgeable on the topic of yoga might think that we just stand in different poses and stare into space. Well, it is not like that at all. It can actually be very rigorous exercise and engage muscles that you did not know even existed. And that “staring into space”? That is actually … [Read more...]

Join Men Support Groups for Healing and Advice

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Our society places men and women into specific roles with expected outcomes for each group. A man is taught the unacceptability of the release of emotions. For example, it is more socially acceptable for a woman to cry than a man. Having an environment in which to express emotion and discuss men’s roles in our society in a safe environment is crucial. Men support groups have popped up around the country to fill this need. Financial burdens and everyday life stressors can be overwhelming for anyone. Men have been programmed to “be tough” and to hold their thoughts and emotions inside of … [Read more...]