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    Kerrie Seeber /  
    Oct 10, 2016 8:30:00 AM
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    Halloween Treat: Lollipop Recipe with Essential Oils

    Halloween is a spooky time of year. And I’m not just talking about the ghosts, ghouls, and goblins roaming the streets for tricks and treats. I’m talking about the high fructose corn syrup, artificial colorings, and additives loaded in...

    Donna Shroyer /  
    Oct 7, 2016 2:59:42 PM
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    5 Tips for Staying Young

    Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”[1] I agree wholeheartedly.

    But, there are some additional things you can do to help yourself along the way. Here are my...

    Heather Baley /  
    Oct 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM
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    Ditch the Chemicals in Starbucks: Enjoy a Holistic Pumpkin Spiced Latte

    By Heather Baley and Renee LongAutumn is here, and if you’re like many of us around the ACHS offices, you love a toasty latte sprinkled with fall-spices and steaming with deliciousness in the morning. And we have to admit, we have a bit of a...

    Lauren Shapiro /  
    Oct 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    Aromatherapy + Yoga: A Practice for Mind, Body, Spirit

    By Oleg Maksimov & Lauren Shapiro

    Aromatherapy and yoga are both ancient healing practices focused on physical, mental, and spiritual health. They have developed in close connection for thousand years, and historically have been used in tandem to...

    Brian Robben /  
    Oct 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    Never Do Homework In Bed: 3 Reasons Why

    If you’re a student studying online, you probably spend a lot of time thinking about how and when you’re going to get all your work done. You’ll consider your schedule and then find an open window to hit the books.

    Some students will even map...

    Mary Gleason /  
    Sep 29, 2016 3:05:24 PM
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    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...

    Lauren Shapiro /  
    Sep 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    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...

    Stephanie Torres /  
    Sep 21, 2016 1:36:30 PM
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    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...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    Sep 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM
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    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...

    Oleg Maksimov /  
    Sep 9, 2016 4:30:51 PM
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    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,...

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