ACHS Health and Wellness Blog

    Melissa McNulty /  
    Dec 28, 2016 2:33:03 PM
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    Be Creative with Your Health Resolutions and Improve Success

    Many of us start the New Year by making a resolution, and many times those resolutions relate to diet and activity. Unfortunately, only 8% of people are successful in achieving their resolutions (Statistics Brain, 2016). While that statistic may...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Dec 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM
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    4 Holistic Recipes for Silky Smooth, Healthy Hair

    It keeps us warm, protects us from the elements, and can make us feel attractive and stylish. Yes, we’re talking about hair!

    With all the wonderful things your locks do for you, skip the harsh commercial hair products and give them some natural...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Dec 21, 2016 8:00:00 AM
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    Community Aromatherapy: 5 Ways to Reach Out and Recharge for Winter

    Winter wellness is always a hot topic for aromatherapists. How do we provide our clients with affordable, effective solutions to winter woes during one of the most challenging (not to mention priciest!) times of the year?  

    It’s something I...

    Lucy Alessio /  
    Dec 15, 2016 2:20:04 PM
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    Comfort and Joy: A Holistic Approach to a Vibrant Holiday Season

    The holidays are a special time of love, laughter, and celebration. This is the time of year when we meet up with family and friends to share food and make memories. But unfortunately, the holiday season can be rough on our bodies.

    Amanda Lattin /  
    Dec 9, 2016 8:30:00 AM
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    How to Create Successful Essential Oil Blends

    One of the great joys of aromatherapy is the process of crafting and experiencing essential oil blends. Each combination is unique in its aromas, therapeutic actions, emotional connections and inspirations, as well as its appropriate...

    Oleg Maksimov /  
    Dec 5, 2016 12:43:33 PM
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    Sports Nutrition: Adaptogenic Herbs for Well-Being and Physical Endurance

    If you’re an athlete preparing for a competition, you want to make sure your body is at an optimum performance level. Just like a car runs best when the tank is filled with the proper grade of gasoline, your body needs the right kind of food....

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Dec 2, 2016 11:00:00 AM
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    5 Dangerous Ingredients in Your Vitamins and Dietary Supplements

    Have you ever seen research questioning the value of vitamin and mineral supplements and wondered what the whole story was? Yes, ideally, we’d get all our holistic nutrition from food. But since most soils are deficient in nutrients, (especially...

    Mary Ernsberger /  
    Nov 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM
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    Holistic Parenting: How I Supported My Child with ADHD

    No one knows your child like you do.

    No one is better equipped to identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses.

    No one is more important in your child’s life, especially when it comes to the support you provide, when others have decided...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Nov 22, 2016 11:00:00 AM
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    Kale Stir-fry and Thanksgiving: A Love Story

    Even though I am from New Zealand, I love American Thanksgiving. It is a holiday dedicated to gratefulness, family, and of course, delicious food. But for vegetarians, choosing recipes for our Thanksgiving meal can be tricky. One way I create...

    Susan Yirku /  
    Nov 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    Why You Should Try a Virtual Challenge to Reduce Your Business’s Carbon Footprint

    Since sustainability is part of the ACHS mission, we set the bar high and actively advocate for the planet and a healthy lifestyle. Just this fall, we launched several new Holistic Spa Management courses. If you’re like us, you want to get your...

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