How to Make the Most of Your Summer Weekends

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While some are preparing for cozy Thanksgiving dinners and choosing Xmas presents while wearing the warmest scarves and coats, others, on the other part of the globe, are thinking about what they could do during this hot December and January. It’s summer in Australia, so if you’re an Aussie, let us ask you if you have any plans for the upcoming season. If you’re from another part of the world and you still have to wait six or so months for the summer to begin, you could bookmark this page and reread come June or July. So, how to make the most of your summer weekends, you ask?

1. Relax your muscles

Since summer is all about relaxation and actually enjoying yourself, the best option would be to opt for a men’s massage. Not only will it make you feel hella good about yourself but it’s also quite healthy as it can cure your anxiety in the best possible way. Since there is a wide range of types of massages you can choose from, we suggest you just go for the one that you would like the most and simply enjoy it. So, if you’re from Melbourne, for example, you can choose between a relaxation, deep tissue or remedial massage, or call and book a mobile massage Melbourne if you’re too lazy to get out of your house.

2. Garden relaxation

Who says that summer weekends should be spent far from your house? Definitely not, as some of the best weekends can be spent in the comfort of your own home, or even better, your garden, especially if you have a pool! But regardless of that, sometimes all you need is to sit comfortably in your favorite armchair, reading a book while drinking the strongest coffee you can make. If you’re up for company, you can always invite your friends or family and organise a barbeque or any other sort of a gathering in your garden or home – perhaps a cocktail party, why not? Speaking of that...

3. Bond with friends and family

The summer weekends are a great opportunity for all of you to hit a different destination that’s close by, or even organise a team-building activity. Who says that team-building activities are just for business purposes? Planning a weekend away in a cabin in the woods or a house on the beach, or even signing up for a visit to an adrenaline park or a game show are all things you can consider. Depending on the experience that you choose, this type of weekend is definitely something that all of you will remember forever, and it is more fun than any other generic activity.

4. Quality time by yourself

However, the time comes when you would like to spend some time by yourself. And when this time comes, it’s your job to actually grant yourself that. This could either be staying at home, binge-watching your favorite TV show, going on a weekend getaway by yourself or even taking a day off from your friends and family and hitting the shopping mall all alone. All of us need some alone time – it can help you solve your current problems and it’s very healthy for your well-being as well.

5. Go camping

Finally, many tend to go to the beach or the pool during the summer months, but why not go camping? You can kill two birds with one stone and go camping on a beach – that’s always a very interesting option. It’s different and it’s unique. However, if you’re up for something classic, you can always hit the mountains with a couple of your friends and roast marshmallows over a campfire – this is also a great summer activity and can be quite cheap if you find an affordable but still beautiful campsite. If you lack camping equipment, rent a cabin and stay there.

Summer is for new adventures, so put those activities you’ve tried a million times on pause for now and indulge in something new and interesting!

Peter is a health writer at Essential Men's Clinic blog. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.

Aromatherapy for Men

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Elite Male Massage is excited to announce AROMA MEN, a sophisticated and healthy personal care line for men. The handsomely packaged men's grooming products include a Face & Body Mist to keep your skin hydrated and balanced and a Hydrating Beard Oil to improve the touch, feel and appearance of your beard.

Face & Body Mists for Men

Boost your senses and hydrate your skin with our refreshing, 100% natural, Face & Body Rose Mist. Made from floral and herbal extracts, it is packed with antioxidants and rich nutrients for an instant fresh face.

Elite Male Massage Rose Mist contains 100% Australian Certified Organic rose water that is free from artificial ingredients. It is every bit organic, using purified water distilling processes and infused with Damask Rose, cultivated in "Rose Valley", Bulgaria, where one can find mother nature's Rose Essential Oil produced at the highest quality.

The origins of Damask Rose are ancient, and the aroma of the rose is an oasis of calm healing. For centuries, its therapeutic qualities are known to cleanse, maintain, and protect skin. It is naturally rich in minerals, with soothing and antioxidant properties.

Face & Body Rose Mist can be sprayed anywhere on your skin, and there's no wrong time or place to mist. It is made from ingredients that promote hydration and water retention—hyaluronic acid, rose water, and 100% pure essential oils.

Beard Grooming Oil

Elite Male Massage has developed a lightweight beard oil formulated with the highest quality blend of carrier oils and 100% Pure Essential Oils. Our beard oil contains certified organic ingredients designed to soften, hydrate, and condition your beard while preventing and eliminating dandruff. Dominating woody notes, including Sandalwood, Cedarwood and Eucalyptus, provide a masculine, earthy, aromatic experience.

The Magic of Aromatherapy for Men

Aromatherapy for men through essential oils has the extraordinary power to influence both the physical and mental state of an individual, offering relief from stress. Elite Male Massage understands that men appreciate the benefits of 100% pure essential oils even though they aren't experts in aromatherapy. We have taken the guesswork out for you and formulated a fresh, confident, and sophisticated collection of 100% pure essential oil blends.

Masculine 100% Essential Oil Blends for Diffusers

We will also be introducing FULL CIRCLE 100% Pure Essential Oil Blends. The range will include six blends that can be diffused in every room in your home or office for an authentic aromatherapy experience.

I'll share more about aromatherapy for men in the new year, but for now, here is a sneak preview of our first prototype packaging for our brand of men's aromatherapy. Things can only get better!