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Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional

Atlanta, Georgia
My name is Shelley Fondren and I'm a licensed and certified massage therapist (LMT) living and practicing in the Atlanta area. My passions currently are integrative massage techniques and therapies, including: Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Thai Massage, Swedish Massage, Reiki, Crystal Therapy and... Full Bio
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Need more sleep? Try these tips by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Sleep seems to be one of the things that most people don’t do enough of. Adequate sleep can make an lasting impact on your life and assist you with handling daily stress ... Read on »
Easy way to ease foot pain by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Here’s a simple solution that I often suggest to clients to address that nagging foot and heel pain: Press out the bottom of your foot with a spiked rubber ball—a comm ... Read on »
Kitchen and nutrition reminders by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa The following are some helpful tips that you may have known before but forgotten and stopped practicing (like I had). That is until Shape Magazine published these gems to ... Read on »
Eat blueberries to lose weight by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa There’s new word that those yummy, antioxidant rich blueberries–that are a wonderful, handy snack–may also be the link to controling weight and cholesterol. Read on: (mor ... Read on »
Stop spring allergies by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Tis the season for the sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes that mean nothing other than spring is in the air. For those of you who suffer from allergies, the following tip ... Read on »
Beware of weight loss products by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Be aware of the weight loss products you may choose to use. Some dangerous ingredients with unfamiliar names may be lurking within your favorite products. The FDA has ... Read on »
Obesity linked to restless leg syndrome by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Here’s an interesting result to a study done on the mysterious ailment: restless leg syndrome (rls) as reported by HealthDay : Having a big belly or being obese appea ... Read on »
Know your alternative medicine by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Think you know about alternative medicine? Like what is cupping? Hatha yoga? Qigong? Here’s your chance to test your knowledge with this handy quiz . I got seven out o ... Read on »
Take care of your aging body by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa There’s no getting around aging but you can do it well with the following tips from Real Simple: Taking Care of Your Brain What aging can bring: Forgetfulness, dec ... Read on »
Proof that high fructose corn syrup is bad by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa You may have seen the recent commercials promoting high fructose corn syrup (hfcs) as a healthy sweetener when used in moderation. These commercials are an attempt to dis ... Read on »
Five ways to get your zzzs by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Having trouble getting the sleep you need? Try these tricks and tips on for size: 1) SKIP THE SECOND ROUND Alcohol is probably the substance used most often for sleep ... Read on »
Use these neck stretches to ease tension by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Neck and shoulder pain seem to be the most common ailments especially amongst those working at computers every day. Here are six basic stretches that, if done daily, can al ... Read on »
Good sleeping posture can help you avoid pain by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Considering we spend a good portion of our time sleeping (if we’re lucky!), it only makes sense that we make sure not to strain ourselves while doing it. I often have to tr ... Read on »
Do magnets work? by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa You may be aware that magnets as therapy for pain and relaxation are an increasingly growing alternative phenomenon. But are they effective and should you consider investin ... Read on »
How to breathe deep by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Deep breathing is the missing link to lasting stress relief yet it is one of the most under-utilized techniques that should be incorporated daily. Trust me! If more of my ... Read on »
Which massage for which aches? by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa This a great article highlighting several different types of massage that are best for some common aches and pains. I’ve posted on massage descriptions before but thanks to ... Read on »
Instant stress relievers by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa When in a high stress pinch, you need relief–and fast before the adverse affects of this oftentimes silent killer starts to reek havoc on your health. Self Magazine put tog ... Read on »
How stress ages the body by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Here’s an interesting fact about stress: the longer you are affected by it the more damage it does to your body. That shouldn’t be a shock, of course, but the following det ... Read on »
Say no to Splenda by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Splenda came on the scene as a popular alternative to sugar and other non-calorie sweetener. It gained in popularity over time because of mass marketing towards dieters and ... Read on »
How to tell if you’re buying Genetically Modified food by Shelley F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa The following is invaluable information that could prevent you from ever inadvertently purchasing Genetically Modified (GM) produce. Personally, I prefer foods that have ha ... Read on »