Would You Like to Host a Spa Party in this Home?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. How would you like to host a spa party in this million-dollar, ocean-view home in Sidney by the Sea, BC? Well, it’s certainly possible! This dream home can be yours if you play and win the MILLIONAIRE LOTTERY 2018/2019 in British Columbia and choose this Sidney home from the 8 …

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, …

colourful beeswax candles.

Healing Powers of Beeswax Candles

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. If you want to brighten and enhance your home spa day, light some beeswax candles! Did you know the Ancient Romans generally get the credit for inventing candles with wicks? In order to light their homes, light their path at night, and light their spirits in religious ceremonies, the crafty …

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 …

Celebrate Labour Day with a Spa Party

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. In Canada, Labour Day was first introduced in 1872 to give workers the chance to campaign for better working conditions and pay. We’ve made a lot of progress in 146 years! But even in 2018, the workplace can be a very stressful environment for many people. While there’s no such …

Last Minute Summer Spa Reading List

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. Even though the lazy days of summer are starting to wind down, there’s still time to squeeze in one more good book! But out of all of the juicy books out there, which one would be the best choice? May I suggest a good novel that you can get lost …

27 Ways to Use Floral Waters

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. One of my mobile spa clients recently asked me if I knew of any good ways to stay cool this summer and I immediately suggested spraying floral water directly on the skin like a perfume! Floral waters are popular in esthetics and spa treatments and are a safe and effective …

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 …

survey says 48% have missed work because of stress related illness.

Survey Says 48% Have Missed Work Because Of Stress-Related Illness

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. I have a Workplace Wellness Survey on Survey Monkey where I’m asking people about stress. Because April is National Stress Awareness Month, I thought I’d analyze the results of my survey, which has been active since 2013, though I haven’t managed to collect that many responses. Although I don’t claim …