7 Anti-Aging Foods for Beautiful Skin

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. Have you ever heard the expression, “Eat the Rainbow?” Eating the rainbow encourages us to enjoy a full range of colourful foods for their nutritional value and flavour that come straight from Mother Nature’s imagination! By nourishing ourselves with fresh, delicious, and nutritious foods that come from plants (instead of the …

What’s My Workplace Wellness Program?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. I’ve been encouraging people to start their own workplace wellness programs for years and I truly believe that being proactive about your health and wellness is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. So, as a self-employed wellness professional with a mobile spa and a wellness coaching business, …

Numbers on the Bathroom Scale Don’t Tell the Full Story

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. It’s time to rethink our relationship with bathroom scales. They may not be so useful after all. Take for example, this photo of this vintage Sunbeam bathroom scale — it doesn’t even start at zero! Some people use bathroom scales for motivation to lose weight or gain weight but often …

Which Type of Spa is for You?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. Are you planning a trip to a spa in the near future? With thousands of different spas all around the world to choose from, each with their own signature spa treatments and philosophies, how do you choose which type of spa experience is best for you? First, I’d like to …

Happy Garlic Day!

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. When you think of a spa, you probably don’t think about garlic at the same time, but did you know that garlic is actually a supernatural spa ingredient? In honour of National Garlic Day on April 19th, here’s a quick snapshot about how garlic is used in cosmetics and how …

9 Ways to Manage Stress During the Holidays

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. The holidays are just around the corner and for many of us, the winter season means extra food and drinks and finding the time for decorating, shopping, gift wrapping, office parties, travelling, and getting together with friends and family. Although the song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the …

Creating Wellness ebook on Amazon.

Sharing a Tip From My Creating Wellness Ebook on How to Sleep Better

by Maria Koropecky, Author of Creating Wellness I’m so excited to announce that my Creating Wellness ebook is now available on Amazon.com and I’d like to share a tip on how to sleep better to give you a taste of what’s inside. First a few words on the importance of being healthy. As Count Tyrone …

Creating Wellness ebook on Amazon.

I’ve Just Published My “Creating Wellness” Ebook!

by Maria Alexandra Koropecky, Homespunspa owner I’m super excited to announce that I’ve just published my “Creating Wellness” ebook! “Creating Wellness” is the short title; the full title is actually, “Creating Wellness: 3 Massive Mistakes Foodies Make That Keep Them Unhealthy, Overweight, and Uncreative.” My interest in health and wellness started in childhood. Unbeknownst to …

Help, I’m Losing My Hair!

by Maria Alexandra Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Linda gathered some of her shoulder-length, strawberry-blonde hair, ran her fingers through it, and pulled out several strands to show us. “Look,” she said. “But this is nothing compared to what normally happens when I brush my hair and check the brush.” My friend Linda was recently talking about …