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Mindfulness Meditation: Helping Us Find Focus in the Present Moment

    What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is having a conscious awareness of the present moment. Yet, in this modern day world, as we try to juggle work, school, kids activities…LIFE, it may seem like we are living in our “to do” list. This makes us lose focus and not really experience the NOW.   How to start practicing mindfulness. Using different anchors are a way to come back to the present moment and allows us […]

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Natural Ways to Improve Our Sleep

Sleep is important for every aspect of our health- it affects our physical health, hormone health, insulin, memory, and growth. It is common sense that we need adequate sleep, yet so many people still do not get the sleep that they need. Sometimes we become so busy that we don’t have the time to get a full night’s rest, but sometimes we have the time but can’t fall asleep. Some people take sleeping pills for […]

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5 Reasons Social Media is Ruining Our Physical and Mental Health

Social Media is the most powerful communication tool of our generation, and it enables people to grow personally, relationally, and professionally through various apps and websites. But, like all good things, social media is only beneficial in moderation.  When it becomes a problem, is when it is used in excess, and we are all starting to become familiar with the addictive power of social media. A recent study at Harvard University provided evidence to why […]

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3 Reasons To Let Your Mind Wander

There’s a reason why people say that they get their best ideas while exercising or in the shower. With a clear mind and the opportunity to think freely, we are able to generate our most creative thoughts. The wandering mind is typically perceived negatively, as a weakness or an inability to focus on the task at hand. The assumption is that a restless mind is a troubled mind. However, despite daydreaming’s bad reputation, there are […]

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An Overview: Identifying and Managing Anxiety

Anxiety is a coping mechanism in our body that helps us deal with dangerous situations. Experiencing anxiety, your “fight or flight” response is triggered and prepares the body to defend itself when in danger. All of these symptoms of anxiety, such as the urge to leave a dangerous or uncomfortable situation, are in our bodies to protect us from danger.   So when does anxiety become a problem?    Anxiety is a problem when your […]

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Five Yoga Poses to Beat the Heat

Summer is officially here. The time of year with the longest daylight hours, and the hottest sun. In the summer, our yoga practice should be quieting, cooling, and calming. If you noticed a strong desire to remain in child’s pose throughout your last yoga class, your body is guiding you in the right direction. Here are five simple poses to remain calm, cool, and relaxed this summer:   1. Sitali Breath The word Sitali means […]

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The Benefits of Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies

It’s that time of year again. We shed our winter coats, turn off our furnaces, and embrace the warmth and sunshine of the summer months. However, with the warmer weather comes seasonal allergies, and some of us end up not being able to enjoy the sunshine without a stuffy nose and itchy eyes. Some of us take Claritin or other allergy medications each morning, but those can make you feel dull or groggy. While allergy […]

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7 Simple Ways to Improve Physical and Spiritual Wellness Every Day

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The truth is, there is no single task that will improve physical and mental wellness, but it is achievable through doing little things that make us feel happier and healthier each day. Here’s a list of seven simple and realistic tips to improve mental and physical health:   1.Wake up early Being an early riser has the potential to lower your stress level for the entire day. You won’t feel rushed in the mornings, you […]

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Welcome to the Partners to Empowerment Wellness Blog

PTEWC, as we affectionately refer to ourselves, is a holistic wellness center offering services for men and women. The philosophy of our center is based on the eight dimensions of wellness. The eight dimensions represent a balanced approach to living. A wellness lifestyle is a commitment to living more fully. It is about the choices we make in our daily lives, living with intention and awareness, and being self-directed. It is an active way of […]

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Testimonials

“I am so glad I found Partners-to-Empowerment! The atmosphere is warm and inviting and creates a feeling of calm and peace. The staff is wonderful and very open to new ideas and suggestions. I love the class offerings which span the range of types of yoga. I truly look forward to the classes I take there. My two favorites right now are Dana’s Gentle Yoga and Lorna’s Therapeutics. I have also really enjoyed Mary’s Mindfulness […]

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