psychology

How To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

Oh, the holidays. We look forward to them all year, but they can also stress us out. And we’re not just talking about the stress of organizing. The abundance of unhealthy food and overeating can be a source of anxiety. Most people gain 1 to 3 pounds over the holidays. Not a big drama on its own, except that many people never lose those extra pounds. How do we make the holidays a little healthier, so we can enjoy it guilt-free. Here are 7 tips… […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

We all get stress, anxiety, sadness, anger, frustration, annoyance and jealousy. Mindfulness can decrease these negative emotions in your life. If you’ve ever been to SpaSophia we’ve probably shared mindfulness based life lessons and advice with you. While mindfulness may sound a bit vague, it’s actually one of the few philosophies that has been validated by science. Mindfulness based therapies have been widely adapted in schools, prisons, hospitals, rehab facilities, mental health clinics and other places. Spa Sophia is a big fan of mindfulness and has seen it work miracles for our clients. So what is mindfulness, and what are the benefits? Let us give you a little introduction… […]

8 Tips to Make Your Home & Office Stress-Free

Our environments are a reflection of ourselves. We are in our homes and offices for huge portions of our time, and the way they’re designed and decorated have a big influence on our lives. At Spa Sophia we know this all too well, which is why we’ve put a lot of thought into the interior design of our treatment rooms and lobby. Want to make your home and office a calming place as well? Here are 8 tips to make your home and office stress-free… […]

Sleep Tips: 5 Natural Ways to Improve Your Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important things when it comes to staying healthy, both mentally and physically. During sleep our bodies and brains recover. Sleep helps with processing memories, growth, and restoring the immune system. Making sure you get an adequate amount of sleep every night is therefore very important. Modern life can make this challenging sometimes though. Many people therefore opt for sleeping pills, but sleeping pills come with dangerous side effects, plus the risk of developing a dependency.  Luckily there are also many natural ways to improve your sleeping habits. Spa Sophia selected the five best sleep tips… […]

How To Be Happy: 5 Ways To Become a Happier Person

Happiness comes from within. Although external things can make you feel happy temporarily, no career success or exotic vacation can sustain a long term, resistant feeling of contentment and happiness. Therefore, in order to be a happier person, you have to look inside and work on yourself. So how do you become a happier person? Spa Sophia spoke with psychologists and clients, and found the following six way to be happy… […]

Ten Tips For De-Stressing

Stress is not only unpleasant, it’s also very unhealthy. Stress breaks down your immune system and can lead to depression, digestive problems, heart disease, sleep problems, weight gain, and memory and concentration impairment. On top of that stress can make your skin thinner and less capable of restoring itself.

At Spa Sophia we therefore place a lot of emphasis on making our facials and waxes completely stress free, and we also offer a variety of healing and relaxing massages. To help you continue to feel stress free at home and at work, here are ten tips for de-stressing… […]