Wellness Blog

Health Inspired

Our health and wellness blog is a great way to stay informed and be inspired when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. Blog posts are added regularly.

The Power of Love

The Power of Love

February is heart month and in searching for the right angle I decided to spotlight a surgeon in Berks County. My whole occupational life flashed before my eyes as a knife slipped out of my one hand and cut deeply into the base of my opposite pointer finger. I had...

read more
Healthy Relationship to Self

Healthy Relationship to Self

Healthy Relationships There is no such thing as an "easy" relationship.  Each one has their unique highs, lows, and everything in between.  The fact of the matter is relationships need your constant attention in order to stay strong. As Valentine’s Day approaches...

read more
Top 3 Ways to Improve Heart Health

Top 3 Ways to Improve Heart Health

So, you’ve heard that exercise can help improve your heart health and reduce the risk of many other diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, and the list goes on. A 2012 research paper has shown that physical inactivity was a...

read more
Allowing the Heart to Adapt to Activity

Allowing the Heart to Adapt to Activity

We all know the heart is a muscle. Most people know that in order to make a muscle stronger, we must use it and challenge it so the muscle can adapt. I could bore you with numbers indicating ideal heart rate during exercise or how often to increase your heart rate....

read more
Heart Health & Mental Wellness

Heart Health & Mental Wellness

Heart Health Last year, during heart health month, I chose to share with you all information on Cardiac Psychology.  This was filled with a lot of medical background on the link between depression and anxiety in individuals who experience A-Fib or who have had a...

read more
Healing the Broken Pieces and Reclaiming Wholeness

Healing the Broken Pieces and Reclaiming Wholeness

Multifaceted Beings When getting to know another person, if we explore with curiosity we often discover that we are multifaceted beings. No two people are exactly alike. We all have our own ways of doing things. For example, different daily routines, different...

read more
Integration and Functional Medicine

Integration and Functional Medicine

Functional Nutrition In the Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition Model, integration is of paramount importance to the success of helping the client achieve wellness.  Functional Medicine takes into account the pillars of health: Physical health, Mental health,...

read more
Working Together

Working Together

One Stop Shop It’s the ideal situation that makes our lives easier. Wouldn't you like to get everything you need at one place - yes please! It’s a popular concept but why doesn't this seem to apply to health care? At Ampersand we believe in just that, one place for...

read more
Support Team of Professionals Advocating for YOUR Wellness

Support Team of Professionals Advocating for YOUR Wellness

Understanding Clients and Their Body Needs As a personal trainer, my duty and responsibility to my clients is to empower them to achieve their physical fitness goals and beyond. I accomplish this by getting to know my clients: their wants, their needs, their goals,...

read more
Wellness in Harmony

Wellness in Harmony

Music Therapy and Integrative Health I have been passionate about integrative wellness since before I knew what “integrative wellness” meant. Three years ago, I was lucky enough to develop a music therapy program in a hospital setting. As I was exploring my own...

read more
Integrative Wellness from a Personal Trainers Perspective

Integrative Wellness from a Personal Trainers Perspective

In 2016 I worked as a personal trainer at a gym. I was hopeful in growing my business and the gym’s business. Trying to climb the corporate ladder, I thought I might have an influence over a bigger pool of people. My previous experience has led me to value an...

read more
Integration as a Healing Tool: Trauma Touch Therapy

Integration as a Healing Tool: Trauma Touch Therapy

This months blog topic is integration. While this word holds many meanings, I am choosing to discuss it as a healing tool used in TTT.  Integration is one of the most important pieces of our work because it pivots to change and transformation. A traumatic event is...

read more

Get In Touch

Visit Us

7 Bristol Ct. Wyomissing, PA 19610

Hours

Mon thru Sat · 9am - 5pm
Sunday · Closed

Contact Us

    Pin It on Pinterest