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Sep 29, 2016 3:05:24 PM

Why I Love the American Herbalists Guild Symposium (and You Should, Too!)

My first American Herbalists Guild Symposium (AHG) was in Calloway Gardens, Georgia. I figured since it was only a few hours away from my home, I would check it out and see if it was worth the time and money. I wanted to see what it was all...

Sep 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Why You Should Add Writing to Your Self-Care Routine

When you think self-care, you may not automatically think writing. You’re not alone. But writing is actually a deceptively simple and powerful practice you can use to up your self-care game.

True, when our favorite wellness influencers talk...

Sep 21, 2016 1:36:30 PM

Seek First to Understand: Personal Responsibility in Communication

In the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey coined the phrase, “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” Such a simple and powerful phrase. But how can we understand someone else’s point of view when we haven’t looked...

Sep 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM

5 Delightful and Work-Enhancing Essential Oils for the Office

If you commute to your job, you spend a lot of time at your workplace. The average American spends about 1,600 hours per year at the office. Even though you’re thriving in a career and workplace that is fulfilling and allows you to live out your...

Sep 9, 2016 4:30:51 PM

Can Essential Oils Improve Customer Experience?

Twenty years ago, aromatherapy was known only to a very limited group of people. Today, it is one of the most popular holistic health modalities.

Essential oils have entered daily life. Folks use them to create non-toxic cleaners and bug sprays,...

Sep 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Study Abroad: What is Ayurvedic Medicine Like in India?

Last April, ACHS President Dorene Petersen and I traveled to the beautiful country of India. One of the highlights of my trip was Prajna Kuteera, a center for Ayurveda and yoga outside of Mysore. As we drove through the crowds and dry, dusty...

Sep 1, 2016 3:55:28 PM

21 Must-Have Natural Travel Kit Basics

For many families, warmer weather means play time! But when kids are out running around for the summer and fall, bumps and bruises are bound to occur. That’s why you need a natural first aid kit. There are many different ways to make them, but...

Aug 30, 2016 3:10:11 PM

How to Know If You’re Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

Starting a business sounds so glamorous, doesn’t it? We can call our own shots, set our own hours, have it be just what WE answering to anyone.  

Sounds easy, right? Wrong. Passion aside, starting and maintaining a business takes a lot...

Aug 26, 2016 2:47:53 PM

3 Tips on Financial Success for Holistic Spa Professionals

If you’re a spa professional, most likely you’ve entered the industry with a passion to help people to be their best. But to nurture your own wellbeing, it’s important to keep your financial wellness in mind as well.

As a spa director, I’ve...

Aug 25, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Email Marketing: 5 Painless Tips for Writing Outstanding Emails

It’s the start of your workday. Your coffee or herbal tea is steaming next to you. You’re clear-eyed, motivated, and ready to take on the day! You open your email and… 

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About ACHS

Our flexible, online programs, highly qualified faculty, diverse student body, and commitment to exceptional online education make ACHS the perfect choice for you. Your ACHS education is accredited by the DEAC ( and recognized throughout the holistic health community. Read more about the importance of accreditation here

Programs include:

  • Aromatherapy
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Natural Products Manufacturing
  • Spa Management
  • Homeopathy
  • Health and wellness

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