Did you know that, according to a recent study, most Americans are sleep deprived? Sleep shortage could wreak havoc on your health (and appearance). If you’re one of the sleep-deprived, you’re not alone.
Some people fall asleep easily and then wake up at 3 in the morning while others take many hours to fall asleep. These are the two common patterns. Anything less than 7 hours of sleep is considered not enough. Even those of us who are good sleepers may not be getting enough rest.
Visiting Spas Has Other Than Spa Benefits By Susie Ellis, SpaFinder Insider The family appreciates me these days. Am at a family gathering in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico for the 4th of July weekend. Peter and I are with his nephew and wife, their two cute little girls (ages 3 and 6), his sister and his [...]
The Economic Climate Rains on the Spa Industry TooBy Susie Ellis, the SpaFinder Insider My twin sister, Katrine, gave me a verbal rap-on-the-knuckles the other day (sisters are good for such things.) I probably deserved it. Since she is on my blog list that automatically receives an email with my posts, she will often email [...]
Wii Shoulder Treatment on Spa Menus to join Blackberry Thumb Massage at Spas? by Susie Ellis I felt really ‘out of it.’ Sitting at lunch with my niece Christa (17), my brother Rolf (49), his girlfriend Stacey (40), my step-daughter Courtney (30), and her girlfriend, Tana (28ish). They are all talking about the Wii and [...]
A Father’s Day Surprise: Dads & Spasby Susie Ellis Quite a Father’s Day surprise. Yesterday I received an email from Steve Kane, who is a senior vice president at SpaFinder, with some extremely interesting data. Apparently Father’s Day gift card and gift certificate sales this year have increased quite dramatically. That means that most day [...]
A Spa Moment of Balance with Hubby…by Susie Ellis My husband is a gem. Sometimes I mention him in my blogs – especially when I can poke a bit of fun – but today I feel like telling you why it is so great to live with him and what makes him the best husband [...]
Mandara Spa at Atlantis – A True Sanctuary by Susie Ellis Peter and I did something this weekend which we were never able to do while living on the West Coast – hop on a short flight to spend the weekend in the Bahamas. It sounds so “East Coast” doesn’t it? Actually Peter is on [...]
Dr. Richard Carmona Speaks About Spas and Their Vital Role in Global Health: Spas Matter! by Susie Ellis Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th U.S. Surgeon General (2002-2006), was a keynote speaker at the 2008 Global Spa Summit held at the Waldorf Astoria here in New York City last month. He received a standing ovation! Here [...]
Global Spa Summit 2008: Spa Industry’s Key Questions Answeredby Susie Ellis Want to know the #1 problem facing the global spa industry today? We know the answer – thanks to an instant audience response system technology which was used at the Global Spa Summit last month here in New York. Here is a visual example [...]